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Green hills, ancient towns and cities make up what is the territory of Arezzo.

 

MEETING PLACE OF THE VALLEY NEAR AREZZO

The confluence of three of the four valleys that are part of the province of Arezzo, is surrounded to the North by the Valle del Casentino, to the South by the Val di Chiana, East of the Valtiberina in which flows the first stretch of the Tiber and finally, Northwest from the upper Valdarno with his caracteristic landscape "balze" consisting of yellow pads due to stratification of clay, gravel and sand which creates picturesque scenery and colorful.

 

ARETINO, HOME TO GREAT ARTISTS

But the Aretino is primarily home to great artists such as Piero della Francesca, Petrarca, Michelangelo who left signs of their art in various sites of the area. For lovers of Romanesque art, the different churches and castles of the area allow a full immersion in the middle ages although several centuries before most of Italy was inhabited by the ancient and charming Etruscan population, reflecting the great importance of the city of Arezzo in Etruscan.

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Traditions and typicality

An inevitable path in the Arezzo area is also the discovery of the characteristic vineyards adorning the slopes of the province; the cultivation of this area offer a wide selection of reds, whites and even sparkling wines; Since the 500 Arezzo area is known for the production of delicious white wine Trebbiano, very fruity.

The Arezzo territory is rich in artistic itineraries but also famous: the grifi all’aretina prepared using calf's snout and portions of cooked stew with herbs and spices and gattò aretino, wet socket with alkermes (sweet red liquor) and stuffed with cream, chocolate often.

Arezzo, finally, contains techniques and methods of Goldsmith. From Sansepolcro, Cortona, Cortona and Anghiari come the most beautiful jewels and unique in the world. Two demonstrations were born with the intent to promote and enhance this tradition: OroArezzo, held annually in the spring, and the Biennale d'Arte Orafa.

 

Municipalities

The municipalities included within the territory of Arezzo, Capolona, Castiglion Fibocchi, Laterina Pergine Valdarno Arezzo and Castiglion Fiorentino.

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Typicality and traditions

Arezzo

Capolona

Castiglion Fibocchi

Castiglion Fiorentino

Laterina Pergine Valdarno

Loro Ciuffenna

Montevarchi

Terranuova Bracciolini

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