Hotels to remember: Arezzo

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Arezzo: introduction

Arezzo Hotel

Situated on a varied terrain of lowlands, hill and mountainside, Arezzo has ancient origins. It was founded by the Umbrians, became an important Etruscan center, and subsequently a strategic point for the Romans, finally, after many a bloody battle, it fell under the control of Medieval Florence.

The numerous monuments testify to Arezzo's past: the Roman Amphitheatre, the Basilica of St Francis, the House of Petrarch, the Bacci Chapel, the Cathedral of St Donato, the Church of St Maria delle Grazie, the Church of St Annunziata, the Medici Fortress, the Town Walls, the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Medieval and Modern Art, Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo Vescovile, Palazzo Pretorio.

Arezzo was the birth place of many illustrious names such as the poet Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca). For centuries Arezzo has been producing ceramics, fabrics, leather goods, and wood carvings. Arezzo hosts a series of important festivals such as the "Giostra del Saracino", the Polifonico and a famous Antiques fair.

Arezzo: suggestions from the hotels

Lina Bartelli

(Marketing Manager)

Relais il Falconiere

4 Star Hotels

Lina Bartelli

If you want to taste the best of history, art and eno gastronomic excellences, Cortona is your goal!... inthe heart of Tuscany but also close to Umbria it's the perfect place to visit the best of both regions. (Relais il Falconiere) →

Neri Guicciardini

(Proprietario)

Castello di Gargonza

Historical Residences

Neri Guicciardini

Situated in the heart of the Tuscan hills, Gargonza is a thirteenth-century fortified village reminiscent of the toys forts that children enjoy building on the floor, spending hours moving around the tower, the wells or the castle walls. (Castello di Gargonza) →

Marco Gasparini

(Owner)

Castelletto di Montebenichi

4 Star Hotels

Marco Gasparini

Experience what it's like to live in a medieval castle, surrounded by the glorious Tuscan countryside, and explore the little villages, churches and castles which make the region so enchanting (Castelletto di Montebenichi) →

Arezzo: places to see in the area