Chianti drivers – Limousine Florence Service offers you best Limousine tour Tuscany. The town of Cortona is situated on a hill-side overlooking the Val di Chiana; from where you can also see the Trasimeno lake. Having become very popular ater the book “Under the Tuscan sun”, Cortona is a gem preserving beautiful buildings and Etruscan remains. Limousine tour Tuscany is the best way to understand the tuscany culture. You can learn about the town’s ancient origins by visiting the Etruscan tombs or the Etruscan Museum preserving ornaments and jewelry found in tombs. In the town there are numerous historic buildings including the Town Hall, the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo and the the Bishop’s Palace. You can also explore the castle which can be accessed only by foot along a narrow road that climbs the steep slope to the top of the hill. Religion has also played an important role in the history of Cortona: St. Francis of Assisi had stayed there several times with Brother Elijah who, in 1247, built a church dedicated to the saint. St. Francis is the patron saint of Italy and founder of the Franciscan order. His birthplace is the town of Assisi located further south of Cortona. Despite being a predominantly religious site, it is worth visiting for the many artistic treasures and its Roman ruins. Assisi’s main attraction is the the thirteenth century Basilica of St. Francis. It contains the sacred relics of Francis and a beautiful series of frescoes depicting his life, partly damaged by an earthquake.
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