Arezzo

The region of Arezzo has a long history having changed hands from as far back as the Roman Empire on up to present day. It’s this long and rich history of this town, situated on a plateau that will have your travel visit sparkling with delight.

Because so many people visit the town of Arezzo, the town hosts many festivities to keep their tourists talking for years to come.

Arezzo, Piazza Grande

Arezzo, Piazza Grande

Arezzo is home to such luminaries throughout history as Leone, Leoni, Francesco Petrarca, Pietro Arentino, Guido d’Arezzo and more. It’s long history of arts and craftsmanship of fine quality means you’ll find quite enough to thrill.

You’ll find such sites a the Archaeological Museum, the Etruscan Academy, Museum of Peasant Art and Traditions known as the Anghiari. The Caprese Michelangelo aka the Michelangelo Museum. There’s also Sansepolcro where you’ll find factories such as pasta and green technologies for the environmentally interested.

More culture and sites can be found a the Costanti Academy, Vasarian Museum and Archives, Medieval and Modern Museum and Gallery, Petrarca Theatre, Mecenate Archeological Museum, Petrarca academy of Scince, Letters, and Arts and more. You’ll be up to your eyebrows in fine culture and history.

Arezzo cathedral

Arezzo cathedral

Put your shopping shoes on when visiting Arezzo because it’s so abundant in agricultural products. That’s fresh vegetables, meats, wines, breads and more. There’s nothing like strolling through history and eating good while you do it and that’s one of the high points that Arezzo has to offer. You’ve got fashions, hand made at that as well as shoes and boots, jewelry, beauty products, tools and more. You may well find that unique and special one of a kind item and have it hand made at that!

It’s this legendary fine craftsmanship that brings shoppers here to Arezzo. Don’t forget the spices and oils to purchase and send home for safekeeping too.

Don’t worry about places to stay while on your visit to Arezzo. There are hotels, motels and out of the way places that you can find. They range from major modern with all the bells and whistles to cozy places only the inside know about.

You shouldn’t have trouble traveling around the area as once you’ve arrived as there are cabs, many buses, car rentals and on foot. Your favorite car rental companies are there as well as the local ones and you will want to try to get the travel solution around Arezzo that affords you to see the sites and not miss out any of the fun and opportunities there.

Arezzo Chiesa della Badia facciata

Arezzo Chiesa della Badia facciata

So if you’re going to visit this central Italy town you expect to be transformed into a town that brings both romance and history right to you and you to it’s doorstep.

Now if you want to travel out to the rural side of Arezzo you can visit the Arno Valley. The Arno river is here and is quite the picturesque as it’s quite a ride amongst the beautiful countryside that coats the Arno. It’s like a trip through time where you can imagine what the great artists and intellectuals and religious figures felt as they dwelt in this beautiful and historic region of Tuscany.