Basilica di Santa Margherita
There's a stupendous view over the Val di Chiana to Lago Trasimeno in Umbria from the remains of this Medici fortress, which stands atop...
Chiesa di San Domenico
Close to the belvedere at the eastern end of Via Nazionale is this 15-century church, which is home to a 1515 painting of the Madonna...
Coffee is the main drawcard of this modern cafe on the main passeggiata route, although many visitors end up staying for a light meal...
Gelato is served in generous portions here, starting at €1.50 for a small cone.
Piazza Santa Margherita · interesting places nearby
Basilica di Santa Margherita information
For the most effective cardiovascular workout in Tuscany, hike up to this largely 19th-century church through the warren of steep cobbled lanes in the eastern part of town. Inside, the remains of St Margaret, patron saint of Cortona, are on display in a 14th-century, glass-sided tomb above the main altar.