Home to Vasari is Petrarca, the province of Arezzo is now the land of the antique trade, art galleries and music festivals. In its valleys crossed by the "clear, fresh sweet waters" of theArno and the Tiber there are many villages rich in art and history that revive events such as the Giostra del Saracino.
Just like Diane Lane in Under the Tuscan Sun, you can be captivated by the scents and colours of the Arezzo countryside, stay at one of our suggested farmhouses, apartments, villeor holiday houses.
Location: The holiday farm is located in the center of Tuscany, in the geographic area that stretches from Arezzo, Siena and Florence.
Location: charming farmhouse with familiar atmosphere in a very panoramic site strategically located to visit the main touristic destinations of Tuscany and Umbria and the regions of the Chianti and Brunello wines.
Position: deep in the heart of the most authentic Tuscan countryside, the property lies 250 metres above sea level at Pratomagno's declivity.
Holiday house with pool near Arezzo. Location: The holiday house is immersed in nature and located at the foot of a oak, pine, cypress and arbutus wood, this is the ideal place to spend a peaceful and quiet period.
Rooms and suites in bed and breakast near Arezzo. The Bed & Breakfast is on two levels, the lower floor is entirely dedicated to the B & B that stands at the center of a hectare of park with oak trees and olive groves.
Location: The villa is situated in the Valdichiana (Chiana Valley), at Pozzo della Chiana between Foiano della Chiana, Marciano della Chiana and Lucignano, and close to cities of
Location: the farmhouse, 550 metres above sea level, isilocated at Poppi, in a beautiful panoramic position, overlooking the splendid valley and particularly the famous Castle of the Conti Guidi.
Location: the farmhouse is located in the hills of the beautiful tuscan countryside a short distance outside the city of Arezzo and not far from Florence, Siena and Perugia.
Arezzo, Old Town, every first Sunday of the month and the preceding Saturday.
Cortona, Various locations, between May and June
Historical re-enactments, medieval dinners, Crossbow competitions, falconry shows, performances of flag-waving ... this and more for a dip into the past of the noble Cortona.
Giostra del Saracino
ArezzoPiazza Grande, penultimate Saturday of June and the first Sunday of September
Equestrian competition dating back to the Middle Ages simulating the struggle of knights against Arab marauder
From 2007 it will take place at various locations, July
Arezzo wave becomes Italian wave. The festival remains focused on rock music and sees performances by both newcomer groups and established artists.
Tuscan Sun Festival
Cortona, Various venues, August
www.festivaldelsole.com Classical music festival which every year sees the participation of the largest orchestras on the international scene. In addition to the concerts, a wide range of exhibitions, literary discussions, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, classes on physical well-being
Arezzo, Last week of August
Dedicated to Guido Monaco, high-level choirs from all parts of the world take part.