Autumn and Winter Outdoors
Four wonderful valleys surround the city of Arezzo with greenery and make it a perfect destination for all those who love the outdoors. From Casentino to Valdichiana, from Valdarno to Valtiberina, here you can live unforgettable experiences.
Take your time, daydream, indulge in the sound of silence, immerse yourself in fairy-tale forests and dive into boundless grasslands: breathe with your heart. The magnificent land of Arezzo is your home.
Ponte Buriano spans the centuries wrapped in an aura of mystery. It has always been debated whether this mid-13th-century bridge is the one portrayed in the most famous painting in the world: the Monnalisa. To admire it and step back in time, just leave the centre of Arezzo and take the road that leads to Castiglion Fibocchi, the Strada Setteponti. You will find it there, majestic guardian of the three valleys of Arezzo, just at the crossroads of Casentino, Valdarno and Val di Chiana.
SASSO DI SIMONE
The Sasso di Simone is an immense and majestic limestone block, which seems to be placed among the mountains from above. The perfect place to stop and think, inspired by the landscape of the Sasso di Simone and Simoncello Regional Natural Park, and by the stories of those who have made this massif an emblem of solidity and greatness.
THE BALZE IN VALDARNO
An unusual landscape in the heart of Tuscany: the Balze del Valdarno are unique in the world, exploding out of the ground with their prehistoric charm, which you do not expect. Thanks to their ancestral yellow spiers, they offer a breathtaking scenery made of pure wonder, to be discovered step by step.
CROCE DEL PRATOMAGNO
The Croce del Pratomagno is the most characteristic place of the homonymous mountain that divides the Valdarno from the Casentino. A clearly visible and loved landmark from both valleys, the cross is located in an incomparable panoramic position, where the 360-degree view extends for miles and miles.
FORESTE CASENTINESI NATIONAL PARK
The National Park of Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona and Campigna is located between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. Inside the park, the Sasso Fratino integral nature reserve was established in 1959 and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. The highest peak of the park is Monte Falco, with its 1.658 meters, while the second highest mountain is Monte Falterona, from whose slopes the Arno river rises. The presence of the river and other streams, that flow along the mountain slopes, offers spectacular views such as the Acquacheta, Piscino and Scalandrini waterfalls or the vast artificial reservoir of Ridracoli.