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"Arezzo - under rated & charming" Top 5 Page for this destination Tuscany Things to Do Tip by rubbersoul75

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  Piazza Grande - preparing for the festival
by rubbersoul75

We were pleasantly surprised with our Visit to Arezzo. It is not really hyped up as a town that offers a lot to the traveler… good... that keeps some of the larger crowds away. And by the way, the city has a lot going including a solid and charming old quarter, Italy's largest monthly Antique Market (it must be said), and one of the renaissances most artistic frescoe cycles by Piero delle Francesca in the Basilica di San Francesco (see my next tip).

If you are planning a visit to Arezzo, watch Roberto Benigni’s film “Life is beautiful” as many scenes hare filmed here, particularly in Piazza Grande, in his hometown. Well, watch the film even if you don’t plan a visiting Arezzo as it is just a wonderful film.

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  • Written Apr 17, 2006
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