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A week in Cortona

Cortona is a beautiful, quaint town in the heart of Tuscany. We stayed in a great 1 bed, 1 bath, 2... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
scottandfam2017
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Seattle, Washington
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Loved our stay

Spent a week in Cortona in a 3rd floor apartment villa in middle of town. Together in Tuscany was... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
karink640
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Corvallis, Oregon
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Together in Tuscany. If you have the opportunity to stay with them or just tour with them - take it!

We had a week stay in a lovely home in Cortona. They ensured we were settled in the home and familiar with the surroundings. We had two pre-scheduled tours - a walking tour of Cortona and a cooking class at a nearby winery. Both exceeded expectations.

Our guide for the walking tour was exceptional. She was so knowledgeable, but also kind to indulge in our many questions. We learned so much about our home base of Cortona.

The winery and cooking demonstration was one of the highlights of our visit. Helping to prepare a delicious meal, while enjoying the locally produced wine was a real treat. Our host and chef were patient with our questions and generous with portions - much appreciated!

We also requested an additional tour - to Assisi - with only a day's notice. The Together in Tuscany team really impressed us by making this happen on such short notice. They did a remarkable job securing a driver, a lunch stop and a phenomenal tour guide for our day trip. Daniela was one of a kind and the perfect person to guide our group through the city.

Would not hesitate to use them again - highly recommend. Thank you so much to the whole group!

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DENYSE_PERATHONER, Owner at Together in Tuscany & Umbria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Making vacations memorable (for all the right reasons) it’s what fills us with joy, so it's always great to hear you had a great time! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind words. We'll make sure to pass on your compliments to the lovely guides, hosts and chefs too. Thank you for staying with us, we wish you all the best and we look forward to having you as a guest again.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stayed in Cortona for a week and had the team at Together in Tuscany & Umbria plan 4 excursions for us. The excursions were incredible and the team was flawless. We loved every minute of our trip and this team made it all the more enjoyable.

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DENYSE_PERATHONER, Owner at Together in Tuscany & Umbria, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Terri,

The team and I are delighted that you had a great holiday in Cortona. Thank you for staying with us and for leaving such a nice review. Really appreciated.
We look forward to having you as a guest again!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

When we travel to Italy, we always visit Cortona. The rustic beauty of this Etruscan town is not just a trip to Tuscany, it is a trip through time and rich history. Every day brought us new and amazing discoveries, the winding streets and shops along the roads, the churches, museums and parks – everywhere you looked there was something new to learn.
We had a family trip and we stayed at Casa Nobile, it was a wonderful place close to town. It was an amazing space, 2 master bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with spacious showers and one tub. It was heaven. Our daily trek to the butcher, the baker, the produce market and local grocer was reminiscent of a time long lost.
Not to say we just stayed around town, team at Together in Tuscany arranged an adventure of a lifetime for us – again! From cooking lessons in our flat, to a trip to a Chianti castle, a walking tour through Sienna, wine trips to Chianti and Sagrantino areas with lovely lunches, an Olive Mill tour, we learned so much. We had a day adventure in Monte Del Lago and a wonderful lunch in San Feliciano with a beautiful view of the lake and old castles on the islands. We also rented a car had a few day trips to Assisi and Perusia and the town outside the walls of Cortona with local wineries and a beautiful view.
We keep going back, year after year though Together in Tuscany & Umbria. When they arrange the trips and activities, they are arranging an adventure tailored just for you. What you make of it is up to you, I would suggest getting lost, having fun and enjoying an espresso on the steps of town hall. We embrace each day, and maybe make a few u-turns, but we wouldn’t trade it for the world. Sometimes, when you get lost, you find the most beautiful places and views.
Denyse, Giulia, Chiara and the rest of the team are always available to help and provides maps, directions and good places to eat. They even saved my cell phone from the train! I can’t say enough wonderful things about them – they are our Italian family (you too Ivan!) and we look forward to our trip every year. Thank you, Team for another amazing adventure. There are no words.

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DENYSE_PERATHONER, Owner at Together in Tuscany & Umbria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Julie,

It was incredibly lovely having you and your family as a guest. It truly fills us with joy to know that you had a splendid time on your holiday! Thank you so much for you kind words and for taking the time to leave such a beautiful review.
Please pass on our best regards to Dirk, Dan and Cathy - we look forward to the next time you’ll visit Cortona.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Our group had a wonderful time visiting Cortona. The staff from Together in Tuscany was absolutely wonderful in managing our many demands and shifting plans. The highlight was our chef dinner that allowed us to get to know Chef Ivan and Giulia. They were amazing in showing us how to prepare classic Italian dishes as well as provided us insights into real Italian people. Perhaps it was the amazing Tuscan wine but they would be invited to our next cocktail party.

I truly recommend that groups take advantage of Together In Tuscany's many offerings, especially if you are not comfortable arranging trains, tours, and other activities in Tuscany, Rome and Florence. Thank you so much my friends!

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DENYSE_PERATHONER, Owner at Together in Tuscany & Umbria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your travel experience with Together In Tuscany here on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave this review and we’re so pleased that you had a great vacation in Italy.
The team and I loved reading that you enjoyed all the destinations and activities without having to think about any logistics, because that’s exactly what we aim to deliver to all our guests.
It’s also great to hear you had a great time with Ivan and Giulia, I’ll make sure to pass on your kind words (and the invitation!).
We wish you all the best and we look forward to have you as a guest again!

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stayed in a villa in Cortona, arranged by Together in Tuscany and Umbria.... Denyse and her staff could not have been more helpful. They have thought of everything, and it's clear they look at their business from the customers' side. EVERYTHING flowed extremely well, and they were accomodating and communicative on all our requests. This is the way to see Italy... the tours and events we scheduled with them were well executed, and were very very enjoyable. Nothing was missing... I'd work with them again in a heartbeat... they make working with them a pleasure!

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DENYSE_PERATHONER, Manager at Together in Tuscany & Umbria, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Dear William, thank you for taking the time to leave this review and for your kind words.
We're so happy you had a great your time in Italy and that you enjoyed the villa and tours. We wish you all the best and we look forward to have you as a guest again.

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