Address
Piazza Signorelli, 6
52044 Cortona (AR)
Booking
tel 0575 62555
or book a table with a mail
info@ilcaciobrillo.it
Opening Hours
from 10.30 to 1.00
closed on Tuesday

Cacio Brillo winebar, wineshop in Cortona

Cortona

Height: 494 meters above sea level
Zip Code: 52044
Population: about 23,000 inhabitants
Area Code: 0575

From its 500 meters high overlooking the whole Valdichiana gaze is lost horizon to find the peaks of Mount Amiata..
It 's all surrounded by walls which are an interesting element of the landscape as well as a monument of outstanding archaeological importance.
Its medieval buildings and narrow streets give the city an evocative atmosphere. The Basilica of Santa Margherita and the Franciscan sanctuary Cells invite tourists to discover from Cortona, offering a journey of art and faith within walking distance from the center.

Walking, however, Ruga Piana, Via Nazionale, the only flat street in town, meets on Republic Square, dominated by the medieval Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo Casali, the former residence of the noble family from Cortona is now the Museum of the Etruscan. The castle houses an interesting collection of Etruscan and Roman archaeological finds.
North end of town, opposite the Cathedral, the Renaissance is the Diocesan Museum, a small chest which contains works by great local artists such as Luca Signorelli and one of the most beautiful Annunciation by Beato Angelico.
Out of town at the foot of the hill are the Meloni I and II of Sodo, Etruscan tumulus tombs of the sixth century BC.