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The best destinations near Arezzo: Tuscany




Guide written by the community written by Cedric Mills

In Cortona the Franciscan ideal has found strength in the figure of Saint Margaret, whose spirituality is kept unchanged in his sanctuary. Within the city you can admire the church of San Francesco. The route is to stop the pilgrimage to the hermitage of the Celle also to do it then go to the Isola Maggiore on Lake Trasimeno, where St. Francis lived an important moment of his life. The pilgrim is then invited to go... continue
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Roberto Benigni was born in Misericordia, a village in the province of Arezzo, on the 27th October 1952, still young, he moved to Vergaio, a village not far from his home in Prato. Benigni is still attached to his beloved Tuscany and it shows by choosing it as the location of most of his masterpieces. The cult film 'Berlinguer I love you' is, in fact, shot entirely in Prato and 'Johnny Stecchino', the... continue
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Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

If you are looking for a good spot to rest a while and soak up some views, the cathedral backs on to the town park, the Passeggio del Prato, with the ubiquitous ruined Medici fortress at the far end.It is the oldest and most suggestive park of Arezzo, in an area of high archeological interest. The secular trees lie on a vast and natural depression, which some centuries ago used to separate the two hills with the... continue
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Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Pieve di Santa Maria is one of the main Romanesque churches in Toscana. It was built in 1140 over a church dating of before 1000; it was enriched with Gothic elements in the 14th century and restored in the 19th century. Its Romanesque façade of the 13th century has five blind arches and three series of loggias. The bell-tower of 1330 is called campanile delle cento buche ("hundred-hole bell-tower") due to its twin... continue
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Guide written by the community written by Cedric Mills

Piazza Grande is the main square of Arezzo, where the traditional Giostra del Saracino takes place, where medieval knights joust and compete. This feast dates of the 13 century, which make it one of the most ancient folkloric celebrations in Europe. It was once the main marketplace of the city but still is a high pedestrian traffic area. The square is surrounded by palaces, some of which have porches where people... continue
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Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

The church of San Francesco, originally erected in the 13th century, was rebuilt in Gothic style between 1318 and 1377. It was restored at the beginning of the 20th century. The façade was left unfinished. The inside contains the famous Leggenda della Vera Croce ("Legend of the True Cross"), a great cycle of frescoes by Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca. It is just breathtaking! You can see the fresco... continue
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Guide written by the community written by Dave Mitchell

Arezzo is a beautiful art and cultural rich in art city which awaits you to make you live wonderful moments in your Italian trip. Arezzo is an ancient city of Etrurian origin, location of many craft arts linked to gold and silver works and hosting a rich historical, artistic and cultural heritage.If you love art and craft made works Arezzo is a city for you absolutely worth of a visit. Town of culture, history and... continue
Arezzo: Complete List Of Travel Guides


Guide written by the community written by Dave Mitchell

Arezzo, located in the valley in which there is the first part of Arno river, is a wonderful Tuscan city famous for its medieval atmospheres which even today are still vivid. Located about 80 miles in the south of Florence, one of the best tourists attractions of Arezzo are undoubtely the charming walls surrounding it. This small and beautiful city became famous all over the world for having being the set of the... continue
Arezzo: Complete List Of Travel Guides


Guide written by the community written by Cedric Mills

Cortona was one of the twelve cities of the Etruscan League. Of its primitive cyclopean walls one can still look at the impressive features incorporated in the medieval walls. Apart from a few fine Renaissance palaces, the prevailing character of Cortona's architecture is medieval, conferring on the steep narrow streets a strong atmosphere. Given its altitude (600 meters above sea level) from every point of Cortona... continue
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