Surrounded by olive trees and vineyards in the Tuscan countryside's heart, the Relais Il Falconiere & Spa stands on a hill around Cortona, about 3 km from the city center.
Splendid seventeenth-century mansion wisely restored, owned since 1860 by the Baracchi family, reflects the simple and refined style of the ancient Tuscan residences with its antiques, frescoes on the walls, hand-made fabrics, and wrought iron beds.
The 23 rooms, elegantly furnished according to the regional style, overlook the lush countryside of Cortona. Some are located in the Villa, some are adjacent to the Chapel, and others in the Cottage, offering their guests the most modern comforts. Five Classic rooms, nine deluxe rooms, four Junior Suites, two Suites, two Executive Suites, and a unique Winery Master Suite are the complete offer for Guests who wish to feel at home.
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, the Thesan Etruscan Spa becomes a timeless place where you will find yourself back and then get lost between massages, beauty treatments, baths, and well-being paths. According to your particular needs and inclinations, assistants and experts in wellness will advise and guide you on this journey.
The restaurant staff, proud of 1 Michelin Star, obtained from the ancient lemon house, will be happy to make its guests enjoy the best of traditional Tuscan cuisine, deeply tied to the land and its traditions, with dishes prepared with only fresh and genuine products. Guests are welcomed in this journey at the discovery of the flavors of Tuscany in three delightful rooms: the first and largest, called "La Limonaia," can accommodate up to 60 people and the other, "the Hall of Clocks" (Sala degli Orologi), with a single table, and the third, more intimate, with only 5 tables. During warm periods, the splendid panoramic terrace will receive guests for romantic dinners by candlelight. The dishes will be accompanied by fine wines, which are also those produced by the same winery of the Baracchi family.
Guests can relax with a drink by the pool, the terrace, or the garden, enjoying the countryside's tranquillity, in harmony with the surrounding nature and far from everyday stress. A stroll through the vineyards followed by a wine tasting is a great way to meet the secrets of this earth; it is possible to participate in the tour of the area's vineyards lasting six days. Il Falconiere offers nature walks, visits to local farms, sports activities in the nearby village. The cooking lessons will help better understand and appreciate local products, a basic aspect of local tradition.