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Alternative Flight The exploration of the beautiful Tuscany province usually starts with Florence. After that, classic traveler’s guides suggest visiting Chianti and explore its vineyards, admire the hill towns in the area of Montepulciano and Montalcino, visit Siena or move to Pisa. At the same time, the eastern part of Tuscany often gets little attention. That can even be an advantage as the vibrant capital of the region, Arezzo, is not too crowded and not spoiled by endless hordes of tourists. It’s a great place to experience the authentic life of the province, see beautiful landmarks, and enjoy various activities.
Valdichiana Outlet Village is the most popular outlet in Arezzo, where your favourite brand clothes is available with big discounts at any time of the year. The outlet presents clothing … Open
The city is incredibly rich in architectural landmarks, but there are almost no crowds. Its relaxed atmosphere is ideal for a family vacation or a romantic breakaway. Medieval castles, Romanesque chapels, Franciscan monasteries, and fine restaurants – tourists will find many places to attend in Arezzo. In addition to sightseeing, there are places to explore for fans of natural landmarks. The Wood Sarge is an incredibly beautiful forest located close to the Convent of Sarge. Visitors can attend short excursions or simply choose to make a stroll and admire the perfectly preserved nature. If you stay there till night, you may see common raptors of the region, such as Barbagianni owls.
Tourists, who seek adventure, are recommended to visit the Park of Lignano. It’s a gorgeous nature reserve on Mount Lignano. Between Arezzo, Laterina, and Civitella in Val di Chiana, there is one more nature reserve – Ponte Buriano. It covers an area of 665 hectares that are mostly covered with forests and lush vegetation. Oakwoods have become home to various animals. Ponte Buriano also attracts fans of birdwatching. It’s a great place to see osprey, cormorants, and many other species in their natural habitat. Copyright
Arezzo is a small and cozy town that has managed to keep its medieval glory tenderly and cover it with wonderful modern tendencies. The most notable place from the historic point of view is … Open
It’s not hard to reach Ponte Buriano, so the park is suitable for families. The Visitor Center helps tourists to find the most suitable means of transport. Moreover, there is a direct Setteponti route from Arezzo to the nature reserve. If you have a full day to spend, consider making a trip to Monterchi and Sansepolcro. These towns are a must-visit destination for fans of art as it’s a fabulous opportunity to see precious frescoes by Piero della Francesca. For everyone else, it’s a great way to get acquainted with the beautiful rural part of Tuscany. All the areas are easy to reach by bus.
unalba The charming village of Monterchi is located approximately 24 kilometers away from Arezzo. This small settlement possesses one of the greatest works by Piero – the Madonna del Parto. The precious work was carefully restored twenty years ago and is now kept in a protective glass box with climate control. The next stop on the way is Sansepolcro that is located approximately 16 kilometers away from Monterchi. The hometown Piero, Sansepolcro is an ancient town with many beautiful churches and palaces. Museo Civico exhibits a collection of precious works by the maestro, including the famous Resurrection fresco. While exploring the gorgeous architecture of the town, visit one of the local restaurants to enjoy home food and old-fashioned service. Local food specialties include tortelli with potato, cherry tomatoes, and basil.
Minimalism is the main distinguishing feature of local cuisine. Local chefs pay attention to the taste of dishes first and foremost, while beautiful décor and unusual serving are considered … Open
Fans of shopping simply cannot fail to visit The Antiques Market in Arezzo. It’s a major event that draws nearly 20,000 visitors including sellers and tourists. The market is open on the first Sunday of every month and the Saturday before it. This is the time when Piazza Grande is filled with stalls that offer virtually everything – old furniture, coins, music instruments, antique clocks, silverware, paintings, and many more. The market started working in 1968 and currently attracts more than 500 exhibitors and over a hundred of smaller shops. Both connoisseurs and bargain hunters will easily find something to fit their taste and budget there.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Arezzo and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Arezzo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna' , 55 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dei Monti Sibillini' , 115.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Arezzo
♥   Amusement park 'Fiabilandia' Rimini, 86.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Ravenna, 101.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Arezzo
♥   Water park 'Aquafan' Riccione, Rimini, 85.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 101.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Acquavillage' Follonica, Livorno, 106.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Arezzo
♥   Restaurant 'La Tagliatella' Arezzo. Type - Regional cuisine. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Antica Trattoria al Principe' GIOVI. Type - Regional cuisine. 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Corte dell’Oca' SUBBIANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Antico Borgo' CIVITELLA IN VAL DI CHIANA. Type - Regional cuisine. 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Locanda di Montelucci' MONTELUCCI. Type - Tuscan. 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Historic Center of Florence

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Another name of Florence is ”the second Rome”. It has more unique historical things than the Eternal city. The Ufficio Gallery is the oldest European museum in the world. There you can see thousands of beyond price works of art. Visitors can adore wonderful antique full sculptures, Medieval Gobelins and portrait sculptures of Roman Emperors. The gallery’s decoration itself has huge artistic values. … Read further

Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore

From the series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
At the period of the Early Middle Ages in Florence lived about 90 000 people. That’s why the cathedral looks like a large roofed square. Its length is 153 meters and width 90 meters. The height with the cross is 114 meters. The cathedral’s façade is decorated with a great number of wonderful statues. The graining of marble walls with the sculptures make the church look magnificent. The church’s interior is rich with stain-glassed artworks of the 15th century. Also, there were saved wonderful frescos of the 16th century with the depiction of the Day of Judgement. The main peculiarity of the cathedral is the Paolo Uccello’s clock. They were made in 1443 and work until now. … Read further

Ponte Vecchio

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
According to the historical data, the first bridge has appeared on this site much earlier, in the 10th century. In 1117, the brittle wooden bridge was completely destroyed during the heavy flooding. The reconstituted bridge has also existed for a short time, the flood has destroyed it in 1333. The third bridge charms the city dwellers and guests Florence for more than 600 years. Remarkable that the name of the architect who developed their design remains unknown. According to one of the versions, it was Taddeo Gaddi, according to the others - Neri de Fioravanti. … Read further
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