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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Walk into Town

I loved the views of Bramasole and the Tuscan countryside while enjoying a lovely walk with friends... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Tova L
Bloomington, Indiana
Connect to Frances Mayes!

Both the book and the movie "Under The Tuscan Sun" put Cortona and Bramasole on the map. If you're... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
New York City, New York
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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy

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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

1  Thank Tova L
Reviewed 2 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

3  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

1  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......

Thank sansa31
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Loved seeing the place that represents the film although much was shot using a different house - got to see that too!

Thank Karen9838
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My mother, sister and I traveled to Cortona this June. We drove for 6 hours from Florence just to see this gem! The reviews scared me as I feared that we may not be able to find it....but we did!!!! Contrary to the reviews I...More

6  Thank Cory L
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Must see for the lovers of the book and fans of Frances Mayes. I usually jog by each year when visiting Cortona. There isn't actually much to see, it is a private property, but yes you might see the lady herself (although some rumours say...More

2  Thank KItaly
Reviewed 13 May 2016

It's a nice hike outside of town through a beautiful park. Road is ok to walk on, not that much traffic. If you liked the movie, you will enjoy seeing Bramasole.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 24 April 2016

There's probably nothing much decidedly wrong with going to Los Angeles and taking a bus tour of the homes of the celebrities and stars. For one thing, they tend to be much more protected and insulated than needed be the case generations ago. For another,...More

2  Thank preglad
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Pina C
can we stay at the house Bramasole
26 April 2017|
Response from Tova L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is a private residence.
How close can you get to the house? I was just there in November and our guide just pulled up on the road. I plan on returning next month and want to know what I can really see? Thanks
13 March 2015|
Response from TrekkingStu |
Hi QldAussie, sor I may not have the best answer for you, but from what I can see if that you can actually stay there as it is now accomodation. As for getting close while driving by, not too sure myself, but I am guessing... More
Samantha S
Olá Ana, vc foi a Bramasole a pé?é fácil, tranquilo? grata beijos
2 April 2016|
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