Cortona Classic Guided Tour

Cortona Classic Tour

Cortona Classic Tour

A journey into arts and spirituality

max 3 hours

medium difficulty

entrance ticket to visit the inside of the Church of San Niccolò (the visit is available upon request)

This guided tour of Cortona begins from the highest part of the town where the Church of Santa Margherita, dedicated to the patron saint, is located in a scenic area at 600 m AMSL. We will follow a downhill paved track surrounded by greenery towards the town center that will lead us to the marvelous Church of San Niccolò.

Then we will continue our tour of Cortona with the Church of San Francesco, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture dating back to the 13th century, which has a number of valuable works of art inside. We will then stop at the Church of San Marco to admire its astounding facade with a colorful mosaic representing Saint Mark made by Futurist painter Gino Severini from Cortona.

Your tour guide will lead you to Piazza Garibaldi, where one can enjoy a breathtaking view onto the Valdichiana valley and Lake Trasimeno, and finally to the old Church of San Domenico, where important paintings of Renaissance artists Luca Signorelli and Bartolomeo della Gatta are on display.


Medium, with some downhill stretches.

What you are going to see:

the Church of Santa Margherita, the medieval district of Porta Montanina, the Church of San Niccolò, the Church of Santa Chiara, the Church of San Francesco, the Church of San Marco from outside, Piazza Garibaldi, the Church of San Domenico.