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Il Falconiere

Cortona, Italy

90 Excellent 215 Reviews
Country estate offering an authentic Tuscan experience with old world charm, winery, nature-focused spa, Michelin Star Restaurant, outdoor pool, and cooking classes.
Il Falconiere

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Excellent wellness hotel. Fantastic service. Awesome vibe.

Set in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, the Il Falconiere and Spa is a luxury hotel located where the hills give way to the Etruscan hill town of Cortona. Surrounded by countryside, the property offers an oasis of tranquility and an authentic sense of Tuscany. Charming, with haute cuisine, passion for the land, and the warm welcome you feel, a stay at Il Falconiere is an ode to the pleasures of the "bien-vivre” the art of living well, and the spark that ignites this excitement. The House transmits a vision of art and hospitality in perfect alignment, and compliments the prestigious Relais & Châteaux Association since 1997.

The philosophy of the elegant country hotel combines the love of the ancient hunt, love for nature, and for the noble arts. The essence of this is reflected in the desire to recreate the beauty of the farm, the land, and its Etruscan history of self-sufficiency and offer it as a gift to the guests. The wide array of elegant entertainment is a daily celebration of the spirit of the place, that makes each stay a memorable experience.

The hotel's 34 guest rooms and suites are spread throughout the property, each with old world charm and derived of ancient farm environments. All rooms are unique and enriched by works of local artisans, frescoed walls, antique furniture, iron and four-poster beds, and woven fabrics in soft and soothing colors. Guests are invited to choose a space that speaks to them from rooms in the old villa which preserve the intimate of a stay in the main house, the little chapel, rooms close to the spa, or romantic cottages sprinkled about the property.

Overlooking the hills of the Tuscan countryside, The Restaurant Il Falconiere is a Michelin Star Restaurant, borne from the ancient lemon tree. Showcasing a panoramic terrace, the menu offers authentic local cuisine, while the architecture has local elements of stone, brick, and framed arches. Since 2002, the restaurant shares the only Michelin star in the province of Arezzo with no other, in addition to the prestigious awards conferred by the leading Italian and international guides.

The solar kitchen and natural setting designed by Chef Silvia Regi Baracchi is a culinary vision where new and modern combinations are combined with old themes in a perfect balance. The high quality of the ingredients, respect of seasonality, and use of local products are the guiding principles of all dishes on the menu, which are enhanced by a prestigious selection of wines including those from the company Baracchi. Plus, guests can partake in cooking classes taught by Chef Silvia Baracchi herself.

The Thesan Spa offers an intimate retreat with an array of rejuvenating treatments. The water vapor and relaxation area has a heated pool with Chiana Valley views as far as the eye can see, and on cold days the atmosphere is warmed by flames in the stone-chiseled fireplace. The treatments follow the cycle of the seasons, with treatments highlighting local ingredients like olive oil and wine. While the collaboration with the Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella complete the high quality of well-being and guarantees the use of the best natural products respecting the traditional choice of Il Falconiere.
Hotel Address:
  • Il Falconiere
  • San Martino a Bòcena 370
  • Cortona, Arezzo 52044
  • Italy
  • Cortona:

    Located in the Chiana Valley in Southern Tuscany, the hilltop town of Cortona Italy is situated in the province of Arezzo. Dating back to Etruscan and Roman times, the town is home to Etruscan Academy Museum and the Archaeological Park. These luxury hotels in Cortona, Italy offer Five Star amenities close to Tuscany and Umbria. Providing upscale accommodations in the Arezzo region of Italy, these Cortona luxury hotels are close to Tuscan vineyards, Diocesan Museum, and archaeological sites. These Cortona, Italy luxury hotels are ideal for leisure travelers and wine enthusiasts visiting the Etruscan Academy Museum, Basilica di Santa Margherita, Umbria vineyards, and the vineyards of Tuscany.

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Location Summary
Il Falconiere & Spa is situated in the southern part of Tuscany. The property is centrally located for visiting the towns of Tuscany and Umbria including Siena, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza e Arezzo as well as Perugia, Assisi, and Gubbio.

Directions to Hotel
To reach Il Falconiere, set the GPS destination to "Località Il Sodo"; once you reach the roundabout on State Road 71, follow the signs for Il Falconiere.
Banquets & Meetings
2 Meeting rooms.
Disabled Access
Not available.
Fine Dining On Site
The Restaurant Il Falconiere is a Michelin Star Restaurant, borne from the ancient lemon tree showcasing authentic and locally-sourced cuisine.
Pool Outdoor
Heated outdoor pool in the spa with panoramic Chiana Valley views.
Spa Facility
Thesan Spa offers an intimate retreat with an array of nature-focused rejuvenating treatments incorporating local ingredients such as olive oil and wine.
Winery Tours
On-site winery.
Recommended Rooms
Old fashion style or new Tuscan country chic style, the rooms and suites offer authenticity of place, with the most panoramic accommodations in the Vineyards House or in the Villa Borgo del Falco.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Hunting
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing
    - Winery Tours