The proprietors and all the staff of the Alla Corte del Sole are completely at your disposal and are looking forward to offering a stay that fulfils your wishes and dreams.
Swimming Pool and Light Lunch
The Swimming Pool is located in gardens immersed in olive trees, lawns and flower borders. Adjacent to the pool is a Jasmine covered terrace, from where you can enjoy a relaxing drink or eat light food from our lunch menu.
There are two parts to our Restaurant, the outside terrace overlooking the beautiful landscape and the refined atmosphere of the dining room. The interior of the Restaurant is warm and welcoming with soft lighting, floral motif wall coverings and sublimely elegant table settings.
Our Wine Cellar is the place to enjoy a glass of wine from a selection of more than 500 labels from the most outstanding vineyards from around the world. The warmth of the open fire and the relaxing sofas create an undeniably inviting atmosphere.
La Limonaia della Corte is a wonderful Location for Weddings and special Events, located on the border between Umbria and Tuscany.
To the main hall of our Banqueting Suite, you find a bright and elegant atmosphere, as well as outside terraces overlooking the gardens and the impressive Tuscan countryside. The Limonaia can host up to 300 people and there is a car parking area closed to the banqueting hall.
We can offer different kinds of Menù (Tuscan, Umbrian but also Indian, Russian and International). Each Menù includes a fantastic Aperitif, a First Course Dish, a Second Course with a Side Dish, the Buffet of Desserts and the Wedding Cake.
All the experienced Staff of Alla Corte del Sole is available to assist and help the clients to realize their requests and dreams.
A former greenhouse, this conservatory is a bright lounge in our gardens. During the day we offer a selection of teas, coffees and fresh pastries, and in the evening it is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet drink and listen to soft music.
Our guests also have the opportunity, with the assistance of an experienced guide (including transportation) to visit historic places such as Cortona, Montepulciano, Castelion del Lago, Siena, Montalcino and Pienza.
These particular towns and cities have their own individual cultural characteristics such as museums, ancient streets, Etruscan tombs, historic monuments and piazzas for your interest and enjoyment, but more importantly their one common characteristic is that from all there are spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.
It is possible for us to organize with a trusted tour guide Pino Teresi daily excursions for singles, couples, small and large groups. Pino is a mind of information and will happily assist you in answering any questions or requests you may have. Pino, was formally a teacher of A. Vegni Agricultural School in Cortona, and has owned since 1970 a 45 acre vineyard close to Cortona, and therefore has an extensive knowledge of wine growing and wine making. For the last 4 years he has taken tourists on daily excursions to the most famous wine regions of Tuscany and Umbria, creating personal itineraries that are pleasing and interesting. In addition to his expertise in the production of wine, Pino also has extensive knowledge of local culture, art and cooking traditions not only of Tuscany, but also of neighbouring Umbria. He is available for any kind of tour. Pino is married to Angela, a Canadian from British Columbia. He speaks fluent English and has sufficient knowledge of Spanish and French.
Our Traditional Tuscan Cooking School is dedicated to those who love the true taste of tradition and culinary culture of Italy. We offer to you three three-day programmes to introduce to you the ancient flavours and reveal the secrets of home cooking from both Tuscany and Umbria. Step by step lessons in the preparation of homemade pasta and other local delicacies will coincide with exceptional dining in our Restaurant, the tasting of typical wines of the area and guided tours of Cortona and ancient vineyards of Montepulciano.
The wine cellar is perfect for parties, private dinners, business lunches and wine tasting. The warmth of an open fire in winter, music, soft candlelight and luxury furniture create an ambience of extreme relaxation and the peace is perfect for reflective moments. We have, at the moment, more than 500 labels from many of the most prestigious vineyards around the world.
Our Tuscan decorated Breakfast Room will surprise you each and every morning. There you will enjoy a traditional Italian or international breakfast buffet in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We endeavour to make this a pleasant and relaxing moment of the day.
Thanks to the kind collaboration of DREAM IT we have the possibility to make you rent auto for your moves, to be able to freely visit the country Tosco-Umbra and the more important historical centers as Cortona, Montepulciano, Assisi and Castiglione del Lago. Besides transference is organized from and for the most important cities and from the aereoports more transited.