About the Hotel


Surrounded by olive trees and vineyards in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, the Relais Il Falconiere & Spa stands on a hill around Cortona, at about 3 km from the city centre.


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, and offer their guests the most modern comforts. Five Classic rooms, nine de luxe rooms, four junior suites, two suites, two executive suites and a unique winery master suite are the complete offer for Guest who wish to feel our Home as theirs.

Wellness Centre

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. Assistants and experts of the wellness, will advise and guide you on this journey, according to your particular needs and inclinations.


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 discover of the flavours 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, among which are also those produced by the same winery of the Baracchi family. Upon request, it is possible to book the half board (with a minimum stay of 3 nights) with an extra charge of € 70,00 p.p. (drinks not included).

Services & Activities

Guests can relax with a drink by the pool, the terrace or in the garden, enjoying the tranquillity of the countryside, 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 more closely the secrets of this earth; it is possible to participate to the tour of the vineyards of the area lasting six days. Il Falconiere offers nature walks, visits to local farms, sports activities in the nearby village. The cooking lessons will help to better understand and appreciate local products, which are a basic aspect of local tradition.

Why Do We Love It?

  • 23 beautiful rooms designed with Tuscan elegance
  • Soothing spa with naturally inspired treatments
  • Local arts on display throughout the hotel
  • Family-owned with warm, helpful service
  • Renovated 17th century home

Departure Lounge Travel Clients Receive

  • Early check-in / late check-out if available
  • Upgrade on arrival if available
  • Breakfast for two daily
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • $100 spa credit

Ready to Plan Your Trip to Italy?

Departure Lounge is ready to be your travel advisor. For the same price you would pay directly, we’ll add value and upgrade your stay at Relais IL Falconiere & Spa. Contact a Departure Lounge Travel Advisor today!