Experience

Arezzo and Val Tiberina: between tradition and innovation

Holiday dedicated to fans of art, culture, tradition and innovation. Arezzo and Val Tiberina contain priceless treasures and traditions that have been carried on for hundreds of years and which have managed to survive over time thanks to the care and dedication of passionate minds. In these two intense days you will be able to see how the meeting between tradition, innovation and design redesign the life of these enchanted places.

In this package, we offer an experience dedicated to art, history and innovation. You will get to know the immortal art of Piero della Francesca and his most famous works in depth, also creating a small fresco that you can bring with you as an indelible memory. You will visit Sansepolcro, one of the most fascinating villages in the province with its narrow streets and the wonderful stories it contains, such as that of the Palio dei Balestrieri. Anghiari and its valley will be one of the photographs that your mind will not be able to forget and the Busatti weaving that has been carrying on its work for almost two centuries, will kidnap your eyes and your heart. You will conclude with a visit to Monterchi, a very small village that houses the Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca, one of the most enigmatic works of the Renaissance.

PROGRAMMA

Day 1:
the morning will begin with a guided tour of the city of Arezzo and its greatest treasures. We will start from the Basilica of San Francesco, one of the oldest and most beautiful in the city and which houses the famous fresco "The Legend of the True Cross" by Piero della Francesca. We will continue with the Pieve di Santa Maria and Piazza Grande. Piazza Grande is located in the heart of Arezzo and is one of the most beautiful square in Tuscany. We will proceed with the visit of the Cathedral and end up in Piazza del Comune.
Lunch at the Logge del Grano: a closed market where fresh, organic and local products are sold and which proposes them in the restaurant located on the balcony. After lunch, the fresco workshop awaits you where you can finally discover the technique used by the great Renaissance master and propose it with your own hands.
Dinner at the Cattivino one of the restaurants in the historic center that managed to bring together the tradition of Tuscan cuisine with the high techniques of contemporary cooking.

Day 2:
transfer to Sansepolcro for a guided tour of this wonderful medieval village and its Civic Museum, refuge of some priceless works such as the Resurrezione of Piero della Francesca but also works by the Della Robbia. A very interesting visit will be that of the Balestrieri headquarters where you will be told the passion that these populations have brought with them for centuries.
Special lunch at one of the most particular restaurants you have ever seen. The owner and chef BIB Gourmant created dishes by studying the works of some Renaissance artists by bringing together the past with the present and creating a truly unique atmosphere. After lunch we will move again to reach the beautiful Anghiari, surrounded by imposing thirteenth-century walls and designed by Leonardo Da Vinci in a wonderful fresco of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Here you will visit the Busatti textile craft shop which still preserves the machinery and weaving procedures of the 19th century and the refined textiles that they manage to create today. Leaving Anghiari, visit of Monterchi and of the now known Madonna del Parto.
Return to Arezzo and dinner in the most famous braceria in the city.

  • 3 nights stay in the center of Arezzo
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Guided tour of the city of Arezzo
  • Entrance to the Bacci Chapel
  • Guided tour of Sansepolcro
  • Entrance to the Civic Museum of Sansepolcro
  • Guided tour of Anghiari and Monterchi
  • Guided tour of Busatti
  • Tourist tax to be paid on the spot
  • Extra meals in addition to those mentioned
  • Special lunch with animation in Sansepolcro to be requested optional
  • Transfer (on request)