IT IS A RICH LITTLE CITY LOCATED IN THE SOUTH-EAST PART OF TUSCANY
The city develops on a hill at the crossroads of four valleys: Val Tiberina, Casentino, Valdarno and Valdichiana and has ancient origins, demonstrated by the discovery of stone tools and the so-called Paleolithic “Elm Man”. The Vogue Hotel is located within the historic walls, a strategic position to start guided tours into the center and around the city. Bus / train station at 300 meters Church of San Francesco, famous for the Legend of the “True Cross by Piero della Francesca” at 200 meters Piazza Grande at 500 meters The Duomo at 600 meters Church of San Domenico, famous for the Christ of Cimabue at 600 meters
It always maintained an important and prestigious role in Tuscany thanks to its location along the Via Cassia.The city certainly has a lot to offer to those who visit it. Not only the historical center but also the close countryside is full of towns, villages and castles that have played an important role in the history of Tuscany. Cortona, Anghiari, San Sepolcro, Poppi are just some of the most beautiful places in the province of Arezzo that deserve to be visited.
Although part of the medieval city was destroyed during the Second World War, the city center preserves original monuments, intacted churches, magnificent palaces and museums. The Basilica of San Francesco is perhaps the most famous church in the area. Inside it preserves the cycle of frescoes of the Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca, a Renaissance masterpiece of inestimable value.
Furthermore the Medici Fortress, the Roman Amphitheater and the Church of San Domenico, with the wooden Crucifix of Cimabue, are all well preserved and easy to be visited Many famous people were born in Arezzo, such as Giorgio Vasari, Piero della Francesca, Guido Monaco, Francesco Redi and Petrarca