Christmas “Under the Tuscan Sun”: Cortona Virtual Walking Tour

Discover Cortona, the town made famous by the book “Under The Tuscan Sun” by Frances Mayes!

As the twinkling lights begin to line the streets and the scent of roasting chestnuts fills the air, there’s no place more enchanting than the hilltop town of Cortona during Christmas.
Our local guide Patrizia, will lead you through the town’s lovely and well-kept medieval centre to tell you the history and anecdotes of this undiscovered Tuscan jewel.
You will virtually walk through Cortona’s streets to discover the secrets of this Etruscan village, starting from the legend behind its origins. You’ll explore the highlights of this ancient city: Roman and Etruscan ruins, medieval churches and dwellings and the most important squares: Piazza della Repubblica, the heart of Cortona’s historic center,defined “the most romantic square in Italy” by the famous Dutch violinist André Rieu and Piazza Signorelli , home of the the Etruscan museum and Teatro Signorelli, a very elegant neoclassical theater.

If you love discovering new towns, don’t miss Cortona!

Saturday, December 16th, 2023

12.00 pm – 01.00 pm EST (New York Time)

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Time zones examples:

  • Rome Time: 06.00 pm
  • London Time: 05.00 pm
  • Los Angeles Time: 09.00 am

In case of bad weather, the virtual walking tour will be cancelled and rescheduled.

The tour will last approximately 1 hour. At the end of the tour you will be given the chance to interact and make questions just like a live tour. The tour takes place in English!

⭐PRICE⭐ How much does the virtual tour cost?
Our virtual tour is tip-based. We prefer a system where you don’t have to pay for a ticket in advance without knowing how the virtual tour is going to be, instead, you take part in the tour first and at the end, you decide the price based on your satisfaction.Support our cultural activities with a voluntary contribution. Your contribution will help us continue our initiative and support the guides. You can leave a tip here:

Can’t watch our virtual tour live due to the time zone or are you unable to join us live? Register at the virtual tour and we will send you the recording  hence you can watch it  in your own time!

How to Join:

The tour will be hosted on Zoom. After the registration, you will receive an invitation with the Zoom Meeting link.

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