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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Under the Tuscan sun

We took pictures from the exterior part of the villa it was a great experience . The home is very... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Montreal, Canada
Well, This Might Not Be the Review You're Looking For....

Why not leave this woman alone? I am a lover of Cortona. I have been there a handful of times... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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200-year old farmhouse lovingly restored by travel author Frances Mayes.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We took pictures from the exterior part of the villa it was a great experience . The home is very well kept

Thank Italiana1968
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Why not leave this woman alone? I am a lover of Cortona. I have been there a handful of times. My first visit left me in awe of the area. After reading the book, of course, I left the area with my head spinning, desirous...More

1  Thank elmettehead
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped at Bramasole on our departure after twelve days in Cortona. Ms. Maye's account of buying and renovating her house in Tuscany, and the life they discovered there, was what inspired me to want to go to Tuscany. This is her private home, so...More

Thank Tophergirl
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Like a previous reviewer, we also got to see the outside of both the movie and real Bramasole during our tour of Cortona with Get Tours. We were not lucky enough to actually see Frances Mayes, which we are told sometimes happens, but we did...More

Thank Ani K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We chose Cortona to stay in due to the beauty of Under the Tuscan Sun so it was imperative that we find Bramasole. It is a lovely area and the house is gorgeous. Remember that it is a functioning living space so do be respectful....More

2  Thank Jenipher L
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I loved the views of Bramasole and the Tuscan countryside while enjoying a lovely walk with friends into the town of Cortona from the nearby town of Torreone. We parked near the cafe in Torreone, grabbed a quick espresso, then continued on foot down into...More

6  Thank Tova L
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Both the book and the movie "Under The Tuscan Sun" put Cortona and Bramasole on the map. If you're a Frances Mayes fan, it is the closest thing to a pilgrimage you'll get. Some people walk here, but we drove. It's rather easy to get...More

4  Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Our driver Stefano from GET tours kindly showed us both Bramasole's - the one purchased and renovated for the movie and the real one where the acclaimed author actually lives. Very happy to have seen both

2  Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went there on a guided walking tour in Cortona. It was an easy walk, once you get to the house, there's not much to see. It's a privately owned home. We were able to take a few pictures from the distance. I wouldn't recommend going...More

Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 29 September 2016

if you are in upper Cortona.. why not take a walk and check it out. so gorgeous. The place they filmed is Casa Lara . they are very different so......

3  Thank sansa31
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Pina C
26 April 2017|
Response from Tova L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is a private residence.
13 March 2015|
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Response from Victoria L |
What is the exact address for Bramasole?