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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Bramasole 09/2016

Loved seeing the place that represents the film although much was shot using a different house... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
via mobile
Worth the walk!!!!!

My mother, sister and I traveled to Cortona this June. We drove for 6 hours from Florence just to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Cory L
Worcester, Massachusetts
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200-year old farmhouse lovingly restored by travel author Frances Mayes.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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| Private Home - street view only, 52044, Cortona, Italy

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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
Reviewed 31 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

10  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

3  Thank KItaly
Reviewed 14 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Cortona has two Villa Bramisoles: France's Mayes pink-hued hill home made famous by her popular books, and the site utilized for the movie version of "Under the Tuscan Sun." To view the real one from Piazzale Garbaldi we walked past the WWI monument, then past...More

7  Thank 2015JTF
Reviewed 19 November 2015

When I tried to find Bramasole several years ago, no one would give away its location. My friend and I took several wrong turns up hills and down until some construction workers clued us in to exactly where it was located. This past October when...More

1  Thank CAPainter
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Unlike the movie which gives you the feeling that Bramasole is located right near the heart of it all, we enjoyed a lovely 1/2 hour stroll to its locale on the hillside. The view is stunning along the way and the restored villa is beautiful....More

5  Thank KAS001
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Pina C
26 April 2017|
Response from Tova L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is a private residence.
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