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Bramasole

| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Bramasole find

Our driver Stefano from GET tours kindly showed us both Bramasole's - the one purchased and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Vicki R
via mobile
Just a glimpse

Went there on a guided walking tour in Cortona. It was an easy walk, once you get to the house... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
ncjc2013
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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200-year old farmhouse lovingly restored by travel author Frances Mayes.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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"frances mayes"
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"under the tuscan sun"
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"cypress trees"
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"private home"
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"lovely walk"
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"author"
in 7 reviews
"movie"
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"pilgrimage"
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"villa"
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"glimpse"
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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
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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

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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......

4  Thank sansa31
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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!

2  Thank Karen9838
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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

11  Thank Cory L
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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

3  Thank KItaly
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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 W
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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

3  Thank preglad
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

For the true romantics. If you loved the book, the movie and Diane Lane in the movie, make the time to visit Bramasole. You cannot enter the villa, it is not a tourist attraction per se, but tourist are still drawn to it - my...More

11  Thank Wenovo
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

After asking for directions from several people and quite a hike, we finally found our way to Bramasole, the home of the author of Under the Tuscan Sun. I'm so grateful for this opportunity as the movie is my all time favorite as well as...More

10  Thank mjp2363
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Response from Tova L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is a private residence.
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