Arezzo, Etruscan city, boasts a medieval city with monuments of great value as Piazza Grande, the square in the Gothic style built on a slope and living in the city and known to be resumed in the film by Benigni, La Vita è bella, Curch of Santa Maria delle Piave with its characteristic bell tower called “the hundred-hole”, the Gothic church of San Domenico, where inside and look after the young Cimabue’s crucifix, the church of San Francesco, which houses one of the major masterpieces of art in Italy with the frescoes of the Legend of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca.
Arezzo is a destination for tourists all year round thanks to the many events that this city organizes throughout the year: The first Sunday of each month in Piazza Grande Vasari in the Loggia takes the “Antique” paradise for lovers of antiques.
The second and last Sunday of June will be held in Piazza Grande, games and tournaments that mention medieval atmosphere and then watch the third Sunday of June and the first of September to the famous Giostra del Saracino, with historical re-enactment shows and parades in costume era, which sees the four quarters of the city lined with his faithful knights who try to win the tournament by throwing their spears against the effigy of the Saracen located in Piazza Grande.
Do not miss the Arezzo Wave Festival of Music that the city of Arezzo is home to 5 days in between the months of June and July and which features artists and famous Italian and foreign groups with free entry.
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