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Bramasole

| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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For Fans of the Movie!

Apparently the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” put this lovely hill town in the spotlight, so we could... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
SuzyQu15
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Brooklyn, New York
Under the Tuscan Sun

We're not movie freaks but we love the movie and had to see the inspiration for the villa. And of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
runningwalk
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Woodside, 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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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Apparently the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” put this lovely hill town in the spotlight, so we could hardly come all the way here and not stop at this lovely villa. Longed to see it ever since the book and movie! Gated and up on...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We're not movie freaks but we love the movie and had to see the inspiration for the villa. And of course, take a photo of the Bramaole placard.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Bramasole with family and friends.There is such a lovely athmosphere around the house. We fell in love with Cortona, its such a relaxing charming little town.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We took pictures from the exterior part of the villa it was a great experience . The home is very well kept

2  Thank Italiana1968
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Why not leave this woman alone? I am a lover of Cortona. I have been there a handful of times. My first visit left me in awe of the area. After reading the book, of course, I left the area with my head spinning, desirous...More

6  Thank elmettehead
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped at Bramasole on our departure after twelve days in Cortona. Ms. Maye's account of buying and renovating her house in Tuscany, and the life they discovered there, was what inspired me to want to go to Tuscany. This is her private home, so...More

2  Thank Tophergirl
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Like a previous reviewer, we also got to see the outside of both the movie and real Bramasole during our tour of Cortona with Get Tours. We were not lucky enough to actually see Frances Mayes, which we are told sometimes happens, but we did...More

Thank Ani K
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We chose Cortona to stay in due to the beauty of Under the Tuscan Sun so it was imperative that we find Bramasole. It is a lovely area and the house is gorgeous. Remember that it is a functioning living space so do be respectful....More

2  Thank Jenipher L
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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

6  Thank Tova L
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Reviewed 3 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

5  Thank BRIANandRONNIE2010
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Pina C
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Response from Tova L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is a private residence.
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