Situated in Cortona, Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an original late 17th-century family house that has been lovingly restored. It's now a Tuscan boutique hotel that caters for even the most demanding guest (including brides and grooms!). An oasis of tranquillity and peace, this small, privately-owned, boutique hotel is ideal for travellers who are after exquisite Tuscan food in an elegant countryside setting.
Perfect for tours of the villages and countryside of Tuscany and nearby Umbria, Relais La Corte Dei Papi has 15 luxury rooms with a traditional style and luxurious modern touches. Original wood beams, terracotta flooring, stonework and antique furnishings bring this historic dwelling to life, offering exceptional hospitality to those in search of a romantic hideaway.
Families are welcome at this Chic Retreat, which offers babysitting services. Small/medium pets are also welcome free of charge. Relais La Corte
This gorgeous hotel is great for exploring the pretty villages and lush countryside of Tuscany and Umbria. The hotel is within easy reach of Cortona, just 6 km away. Within the ancient Etruscan walls, you will find the Municipal Palace, the Cathedral and Diocesan Museum- home to pieces by Luca Signorelli and Beato Angelico.
For tennis, there is a professional course in Cortona, and there is a great golf club in Perugia, 30 minutes away. You can also relax by the outdoor swimming pool, which has views to the mountains beyond. For some pampering, choose a suite with its own exclusive spa, where you can request a large range of treatments to leave you feeling rejuvenated.
If you want to explore the nearby wineries, your hosts can arrange guided tours of Chianti, Cortona, Arezzo, Siena, Montepulciano, Perugia and other famed wine regions. For cooking enthusiasts, individual cooking experiences can be organized with the experienced chefs who will share their traditional (and often closely guarded) recipes with you.
Italy is renowned for its luxury sports cars, such as Ferrari and Maserati; fulfill your dreams by having a tour arranged for you. You can even take a turn at driving the newest Ferrari and Maserati models.
Looking to get married in Italy? Look no further. Relais La Corte dei Papi can cater for up to 150 people and is the ideal wedding location in Tuscany.
The Corte dei Papi Restaurant is an elegant place for fine dining. The kitchen recreates the delicate flavours of traditional Tuscan dishes, but adds a contemporary twist.
Every ingredient used in the kitchen is selected for its quality, freshness, and flavour; this creates a special experience at every stage of your meal. The Chef prepares everything fresh daily including bread, pasta, and desserts.
The dining room is laid out with silverware, fine porcelain and Flanders linen; a romantic setting for an unforgettable meal. The wine list includes Tuscan and Umbrian DOC wines and some from further afield.
There is a lovely spread for breakfast with a buffet of cheese, salamis, fruit, homemade cakes and bread. Tuck into your morning meal in the restaurant during the winter, and on the poolside terrace durng the summer.