Arezzo, located in southeastern Tuscany, clearly visible on a hilltop at the crossroads of four valleys: the Val Tiberina, Casentino, Valdarno, and Valdichiana. An important player in the history of Tuscany you will find that the area houses many artifacts, in fact, its ancient origins are verified by the stone tools and the so-called Man of the Elm who was discovered here, dating back to the Paleolithic era.
Arezzo boasts a wide range of sites to see including fortresses, monuments, churches, and museums which all offer visitors a chance to step back into history. There are even the remains of a Roman amphitheater! The Church of San Francesco is probably the most famous in Arezzo, with the incredible Early Renaissance fresco cycle by Piero della Francesca depicting the Legend of the True Cross. Followed by the impressive Piazza Grande, where they hold a jousting matching twice a year. Be sure to include the newly restored Medicean Fortress, and a visit the Cathedral dedicated to San Donato, as well as the Church of San Domenico with the wooden Crucifix by Cimabue. For more ideas, take a look at our suggested itinerary for a day in Arezzo from top to bottom.
After you have explored the city of Arezzo, you can enjoy several day trips to the many nearby cities, like that of Cortona, Anghiari, and Poppi. For those who are curious about the talented artist, Piero della Francesca, you will absolutely enjoy following his footsteps in Arezzo. Drive along the route of the Setteponti or stop in the countryside for a wine tasting experience.
From 123.00 € per night
Charming barn conversion with private swimming pool located in Tuscany, a short distance from San Giovanni Valdarno. The property has been recently restructured and transformed into a comfortable country dwelling.
From 269.00 € per night
This beautiful Tuscan villa with private pool is situated a short distance from the town of Castiglion Fiorentino, between the historical centers of Cortona and Arezzo.
From 221.00 € per night
Beautiful spacious Tuscan villa situated in quiet and panoramic location in Casentino surroundings (close to Arezzo) with extensive views on the Arno valley.
From 412.00 € per night
Villa Cretole is a two hundred year old independent country house, renovated, and including a spacious two hectare garden with private pool.
From 143.00 € per night
Villa Gloria is perfectly located and would suit an extended family group or two families holidaying together. It has every thing necessary for a wonderful Tuscan holiday as well as a few extras that ensures it’s guests return year after year.
From 237.00 € per night
Tuscany holiday home with private swimming pool located 8 km away from the centre of Castiglion Fiorentino. Villa La Foce offers to its visitors all the local beauties, a landscape well knowed in the world for the history.
From 412.00 € per night
Villa Palazzo is a private Tuscan villa at only 3 km from Monterchi, where Piero della Francesca painted one of his most famous frescoes “La Madonna del Parto” towards the end of the 15 hundreds.
From 236.00 € per night
Villa Ripoli was originally a lookout guard tower, built about the first half of the 1600 by Ferdinand II of the Medici, used by a small group of soldiers to guard against the arrival of the enemy.
From 122.00 € per night
The property, recently restored, offers beautiful and welcoming interiors carefully finished as well as private outdoor areas reserved for the exclusive use of the guests.
From 199.00 € per night
Villa Ulivi has it all, the great views, the wonderful location, a bathroom for every bedroom and a private pool. The owners are a half American and half Italian couple that have made sure that the villa fulfills every ones expectations from both sides of the Atlantic. The villa is walking distance from the town of Lucignano.