What you will see
Discover the beautifulCortona that was the magic frame for the "Under The Tuscan Sun".Under the Tuscan Sunis a2003Americanromantic comedydrama filmwritten, produced, and directed byAudrey Wellsand starringDiane Lane. Based onFrances Mayes' 1996 memoirof the same name, the film is about a recently divorced writer who buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will lead to a change in her life. The film was nominated for theArt Directors GuildExcellence in Production Design Award, and for her performance in the film, Diane Lane received aGolden Globe Awardnomination for Best Performance by an Actress.
Youd touch by hand an extraordinary atmosphere of a land rich of culture, preserved hamlets and precious products that this earth has been giving since centuries. The tour starts fromFlorence and the road to theVal d'Arno and Val d'Orcia landscapes.
Last but not least, lets move into a movie set, the stunning Piazza Grande in Montepulciano whereTwilight Saga: New Moon, commonly referred to asNew Moon, is a 2009 Americanromanticfantasy filmbased onStephenie Meyer's 2006 novelNew Moon. It is the second film inThe Twilight Sagafilm seriesand is the sequel to 2008'sTwilight.Directed byChris Weitz, the film starsKristen Stewart,Robert Pattinson, andTaylor Lautner, reprising their roles asBella Swan,Edward Cullen, andJacob Black, respectively.Melissa Rosenberg, who handed in a draft of the film script during the opening weekend ofTwilight, returned as screenwriter forNew Moonas well.
- Visit Montepulciano (time to taste the famous Nobile Wine and see the underground cellars)
- VisitCortona (time to taste the famous extra virgin olve oil)
- We suggest you lunch in Montepulciano (Pecorino, Tuscan Wines, Truffle, Olive Oil)
- Stop to see the Under The Tuscan Sun Villa
- Stop to see thefamous Piazza Grande