A luxury hotel reflecting the character and traditions of Cortona
History & culture
Situated just a few kilometres from Cortona in Tuscany, in a small valley surrounded by rolling hills, Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an oasis of peace and tranquillity and is perfect for those seeking both culture and tradition. You will be seduced by the traditional fine food and comforted by the elegance of this authentic Tuscan villa.
Relais La Corte Dei Papi is a country residence dating back to the 1700’s where long-standing tradition and luxury are brought together to offer our guests the wonderful experience of wellness and relaxation.
Beautiful suites enhance the feeling of wellbeing. With an excellent restaurant and warm and genuine Tuscan hospitality, your stay will be completely unforgettable. This country residence is owned by the Papi family and has remained in the family for many generations. Most recently restored with love and respect by David and his mother Gabriella, original features have been maintained and well preserved.
The restaurant is in the old cellar of the country house. A romantic area, characterized by stone walls, a timber roof and terracotta floors. The menu offers a wide selection of Tuscany specialties, together with modern and gourmet preparations.The chef and his staff personally prepare all the dishes, including bread, pasta and desserts, as well as the products of the breakfast, such as cakes, home-made pies and fruit marmalades. Each recipe is perfected with the quality and freshness of its ingredients, and the elegant presentation of the plate by the friendly service. In summertime, the restaurant is moved near the swimming pool, surrounded by an expansive park, full of flowers and pines, from which you can enjoy the quiet and the magic atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside
The country residence, rich in history has transformed into a romantic luxury hotel, where you will feel right at home and are able to delight in luxurious comfort throughout your stay. Surrounded by large grounds; rich in flora including olive and pine trees. At the centre of the grounds sits a wonderful swimming pool and the glorious restaurant, from where you can truly appreciate the beauty and peace of the surrounding valleys.
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