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il sole del sodo Italy

Bed and Breakfast in Tuscany, Italy

Property Details of Tuscany Bed and Breakfast

Located under the walls of the old town of Cortona-at only 2 km from the center,"Il Sole del Sodo" take his name from the area in which is located and from the warm sun that brigths everyday and that warm it up during all day from the sunrise to the sunset. Surrended by olives's camps and dominated by a peacefull atmosphere that marks the valley around,"Il Sole del Sodo" is costituted by an old main house of the end of nineteen century with five duoble rooms and by 6 cousy appartements made cleverly from the old stable. The five rooms,finestly decorated with a stile that joint some of the classic country to the modern,make the guest been feeling part of a particular atmosphere,also because excentric and unique lamps created during the restoration of the house by Claudia (hostess/owner). So you could accomodate in the "THE VEILS ROOM" with warm colors like orange,yellow and red,with ligth veils that come down from the baldacchino bed. The room of Veils dispose ,by request,of an adiacent room with two more bed. Then there is "THE ROOM OF DOVES"ispires by whom used to live there,with a romantic loft bed and a wonderfull fireplace. "THE ROOM OF THE PAST",with a decoration that remind you of sixtees/seventees decade. And if you feel up to date why don't you refuge to "THE ZEN ROOM", small but bright,enrich by precious details. Then also you could choose "THE TREE ROOM", called like that cause duirng the restoration is been found a a fresco with an olive tree,the room is also provide of a terrace. The 6 little apparments of "Il Sole del Sodo" were at the time smalls stables ,but now they have been restored carefully,and they became comfortable little apparments. You could enjoy the Villini as for a longer period of time to spend in the beatifull Tuscan landscapes,either for comfortable vacation respecting your privacy. THE GREEN VILLINO (1 double bed + double sofa bed) overlooks to the wills,and has his own terracce with lots of lights ,is ideal for who likes to have a nice barbeque and enjoying it by the fresh air or in front of the beautifull kitchen. THE YELLOW VILLINO (1 double bed + double sofa bed) THE RED VILLINO (2 single bed) the smallest is dotated of an beatifull handmade fireplace. THE BLUE VILLINO (1 double bed+double sofa bed)is the biggest ,cause has an a big room ,kitchen with a wonderfull fireplace. THE ORANGE VILLINO (1 double bed + duoble sofa bed). At the end THE WHITE VILLINO (1 double loft bed+ french bed). "IL SOLE DEL SODO" has also swimming pool, satellite tv and internet plages.

Local Area Details

The city Virgil wanted founded by mythical Dardanus, was probably a fortified Umbrian city, passed to the etruscan between the 8th. and the 7th centuries b.c. Of these it became an important Luvumony.
During the social war it was granted Roman citizenship, after with ascertainable information is lacking.
Cortona fluorinshed during the Comuni period and under the domain of Ranieri-Casali.
Sold to the Florentines by the king of Naples in 1411, it followed the destinies of the Gran-ducky of Tuscany.

Built on the spur of the Monte Sant'Egidio, Cortona is surrended by powerfull walls, smoothed down by centuries and winds, along which the ancient gates open in correspondence to the roads coming up from thevalley. The visitors looking around from the top walls can admire one of the widest and harmonious views in Italy: the rich and immense Val di Chiana, limited on the horizon by Siena mountains foremost the Amiata an the Cetona; and closer up the wide expanse of the Trasimeno lake. Cortona's Etruscan power is witnessed by the still standing imposing segments of the city walls. Several Etruscan tombs were found in the valley. We will mention the Tanella di Pitagora, The Melone in Camucia and the Meloni at Sodo. Very rich archaelogical findings are exhibited in the Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca in Palazzo Casali,foremost the renowned Etruscan lamp of the 5th century BC. On the top of the hill dominates the Medici Fortress. Immediately below the fortress is the recostructed Sanctuary of Santa Margherita from which descend the city steep streets,paved with lerge stone slabs.Of high praise is the civilian architecture with Medieval and Renaissance buildings. Splendid the many churchs, from the Romanesque-Gothic of Sant'Agostino and San Francesco, to the Renaissance jewels of Santa Maria delle Grazie al Calcinaio and Santa Maria Nuova,to the quiet church of San Niccolò.

Cortona gave birth to th epainters Luca Signorelli and Pietro Berrettini, known as Pietro da Cortona. Gino Severini was also born here.

Exceptional is the pictorial patrimony of this art city preserved in the Museo Diocesano an the famous "Annunciazione" by Beato Angelico. Many other paintings are in the Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca in Palazzo Casali and in the sevral churches. Cortona is in the province of Arezzo, at a height of 650 metresa.s.l, right in the middle of Central Italy. The town is distant from Siena 45 minuts by car, from Florence 1 hour, from Perugia 30 minuts, from Assisi 1 hour, from Montepulciano 40 minuts.

If you are visiting Cortona in th emiddle of August you could enjoy the Sagra della Bistecca, an important manifestation of the local deliciuos steak tipical of the Valdichiana. After few weeks for 10-15 days in Cortona is the show of the antiquary. Cortona has became for sure one of the most important center for the antiquary dealer.


il sole del sodo Italy Property Information

Type:Bed and Breakfast
Location:Tuscany, Italy
This Property Sleeps:25
Minimum Price Per Night:€65
Maximum Price Per Night:€100
Nearest Airport:
High Season * Low Season ** Double room + breakfast ? 75 ? 65 Double room for 1 person ? 70 ? 60 Suite "Stanza Colombe" ? 85 ? 75 Suite "Stanza Bianca" ? 95 ? 85 * High season: 15-30 April, May, June, July, August, September, October, 21-31 December, 1-7 January ** Low season: 1-20 December, 8-31 January, Febraury, March, 1-15 April High Season * Low Season ** Double room + breakfast ? 75 ? 65 Double room for 1 person ? 70 ? 60 Suite "Stanza Colombe" ? 85 ? 75 Suite "Stanza Bianca" ? 95 ? 85 * High season: 15-30 April, May, June, July, August, September, October, 21-31 December, 1-7 January ** Low season: 1-20 December, 8-31 January, Febraury, March, 1-15 April

Property Features

  • Has a Pool
  • Close to a golf course
  • Pets are allowed
  • Children are allowed

Contact Information for il sole del sodo Italy

Name: claudia
Telephone: 0575612692
Alt Telephone: 0575611991
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Bed and Breakfast in Tuscany, Italy