Relais Il Falconiere

Relais Il Falconiere

Our Relais feels like home because that's what it was built for. With 12 hectares of landscaped gardens, vineyards and olive groves, 2 swimming pools and a health spa. This is a tranquil Tuscan haven full of "Courtesy, Charm, Character, Calm, and Cuisine".


Website URL: http://www.ilfalconiere.it/

Sunday Brunch and Spa, Cortona

Published in Day & Half Day Tours
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 13:46

The Relais Il Falconiere & Thesan Spa is offering this relaxing day Brunch and Spa proposal on Sunday's to get you refreshed and fed well for the week ahead.

The cost of the Day Gourmet Spa is €95 per person and inlcudes the following:

• COURTESY SET: dressing gown, bath towel, sauna wrap, flip flops

• RELAX & BENESSERE: Water and Steam walk: sauna, Turkish bath, cromo shower, vitality pool, area relax

• RITUALES RELAX : Face or body treatment chosen from the Spa menu

• SUNDAY BRUNCH: savory pie, selection of salumi and artisan cheeses, first course, paté, fruit and desserts, soft drink, wine included



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For a charming and romantic Christmas or New Year break 'under the Tuscan snow', Locanda del Molino near Cortona suggests the following special packages.

Do enquire directly to both accommodations for more details and to make your reservation.



The packages includes:

• 3 nights in Romantic room

• Buffet breakfast

• Welcome Aperitivo

• 1 dinner at the inhouse gourmet restaurant (beverage included)

• Entrance ticket to the Etruscan Museum of Cortona, MAEC (Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca di Cortona)


Cost per person € 270,00

Valid from 23 until 26 December 2012

The Locanda will be happy to apply 50% of discount per room on every extra nights.




A very romantic atmosphere to stay with friends and see in the New Year.

Contact the Locanda for a special New Year stay with the  Traditonal Cenone of San Silvestro in the inhouse restaurant (wine included) and Live music



Relais Il Falconiere Tuscany Weddings, Cortona

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 13:13

Relais Il Falconiere near Cortona offers a romantic old style atmosphere for an intimate and exclusive Tuscany wedding reception, but with five star luxury accommodation and catering.

22 rooms and suites can cater for you and your guests and Il Falconiere also offers a Special Honeymoon Package which includes a wine tour and tasting.

But first your wedding ceremony.



Cortona has within its walls more than 20 charming and very important churches, as well as many small and enchanting churches and abbeys scattered around the countryside.

The City Hall civic room, covered with frescoes, overlooks the main square and can be civil alternative to a church wedidng.

In Relais Il Falconiere it is also possible to arrange a religious ceremony (not catholic) or a blessing in the privat chapel of the estate. It dates from the 17th century as is decorated with frescoes and paintings.

Tuscany Cooking Courses in Cortona

Published in Cooking Holidays
Monday, 25 July 2011 14:22

Guests of Relais Il Falconiere in Cortona can also enjoy cooking Under the Tuscan Sun, an unforgettable experience between art, food, wine and fun!.

The cooking classes are conducted under the supervision of owner and host Silvia Baracchi.

They take place in a kitchen especially dedicated to lessons and teaching, and you will be introduced to authentic recipes which are not too difficult to try again back home.

All participants in the cooking classes also take home an apron and recipe book.

Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun

Published in Tuscany Itineraries
Monday, 25 July 2011 12:09

Welcome in my Kitchen! We could cook together to discover the authentic Tuscan cuisine, improving some recipes from the Tuscan Sun Cookbook

I can share with you my experience and friendship with Frances and Ed Mayes as they join me on the cover of the book!

The recipes I propose are from the Tuscan cuisine, some of them specifically from Cortona and the Chiana Valley territory.

I select from our tradition and elaborate upon the recipes to make them possible using modern techniques and to make them palatable for modern tastes. My joy is to share with our aspirant chefs our history and our folklore.

Below we highlight selected special offers at Relais Il Falconiere in Cortona, Tuscany.



Valentine’s Day as a special moment for the couple… a massage training just for you two.

From € 360,00 per person - Extra night 30% discount

A ritual of romantic love to carry with you and continue even at home: an energizing massage with precious oils gives rise to a deep relaxation that rebuilds the body, for a calming and balancing effect on the body and mind. The relaxing massage candle proves to be a delight for all the senses. The candle is made of precious wax, grape seed oil and vanilla that lead to a deeply relaxing effect due to heat leading to a state of inner peace.

• 1 night in classic room

• Welcome at your arrival with our Brut Rosè and strawberries

• Buffet breakfast or room service at your choice

• “Aqua &Vapori” circuit at our Thesan Etruscan Spa

• 1 precious couple ritual

• 1 gourmand dinner at candlelight with precious selection of Baracchi winery wines



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Locanda del Molino, Cortona

Published in Country Relais
Thursday, 14 April 2011 12:56

The Locanda del Molino is typical charming Tuscany country accommodation situated near Cortona.

With just 8 romantic rooms and a wonderful rustic restaurant, it is perfect for a quiet getaway dedicated to great wine, great food and relaxation, as well as a base for discovering nearby Umbria.

The locanda is owned by the Baracchi family of the Relais Il Falconiere and what was once an olive pressing mill by the River Esse has been transformed with the same attention to detail with antique fabrics, four poster beds and traditional furniture.

Each room is air conditioned with a private bathroom with shower or hydromassage.

Look out for the Thesan Suite with its small sitting area and parquet floor. Classed as a four star hotel, Locanda del Molino also has a garden with private swimming pool and all modern comforts expected.

Restaurant Il Falconiere, Cortona

Published in Hotel Restaurants
Monday, 11 April 2011 16:18

Ristorante Il Falconiere is the stylish one star Michelin restaurant of the Relais Il Falconiere located near Cortona in the Tuscany countryside.

It is housed in the old lemon house of this 17th century villa within a stylish glass and wrought iron conservatory overlooking an outside panoramic dining terrace.

Considered one of the best in Tuscany, it is known for its dishes based on the culinary traditions of the zone.

Diners sit in three lovely rooms which include the main dining room with its vaulted ceilings which can accommodate up to 60 people, a more intimate 5 table room which can also be set up for with a single banquet table for 18 people, and the small clock room with just one table for an intimate meal.

Relais Il Falconiere, Cortona

Published in Luxury Hotels
Monday, 11 April 2011 15:48

Relais Il Falconiere is four star luxury accommodation in a 17th century Tuscan villa in the countryside near Cortona.

But it is also so much more than this: a fine Michelin starred restaurant where guests can enjoy cooking lessons with the chef, a wine hotel courtesy of the Baracchi Winery, a Wellness Spa to destress, and a wonderful location for a wedding or family event.

Above all, what was once the home of famous poet Antonio Guadagnoli has now been completely transformed for a quality stay in Tuscany with characteristic old fashioned charm.

Choose from twenty two rooms divided by Classic, Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suite. Some are located in the antique home, others are attached to the villa's chapel, while the rest are situated in the old cottage. All are individually designed and have fabulous views of the famous Cortonese countryside.

The suites are very particular and include the Winery Suite, a family friendly suite where the children's room is in the loft, and the Wellness Suite, a room inside the Spa and 100% dedicated to your health.