Tours & Experiences Multi-day Tours

Vasari in Arezzo

Vasari and the Modern Manner in Arezzo and surroundings

A unique itinerary dedicated to Giorgio Vasari, an authentic well-rounded Renaissance artist whose lesser-known artworks can be found everywhere in his hometown Arezzo and its province.

Schedule

Day 1
Arrival to your accommodation and check in.
Have a guided walk through the lovely historic center of Arezzo with a passionate local guide with focus on Giorgio Vasari, including Casa Vasari, squares and churches, such as the Parish Church and the Badia delle Sante Flora e Lucilla.
In the evening, enjoy a dinner in a local restaurant or at your accommodation's restaurant.

Day 2
Breakfast.
Spend a morning dedicated to the visit of Cortona, where Vasari was involved in the building of Santa Maria Nuova, in the restoration of Santa Maria delle Querce and some other projects.
After a delicious lunch at an olive oil mill in Valdichiana, visit to the charming village of Castiglion Fiorentino, located right between Cortona and Arezzo. There, in the Church of San Francesco there is the painting by Giorgio Vasari “Madonna and Child with Saints Anna, Silvestro and Francesco”.
Return to your accommodation.
Free time for dinner.

Day 3
Breakfast.
Reach Casentino area and join an unforgettable guided hike through the National Park of Casentinesi Forests. Immerse yourself in the enchantment of an emerald green, in the forest guarded for centuries by the Camaldolese monks.
Free time for lunch (you will have the possibility to buy local products for a picnic or just a panino before your tour beginning).
At the end of the tour visit the church of the two Saints Donato and Ilariano, where it’s possible to admire some Vasari’s paintings that are free from the influence of the Medici family.
Return to your accommodation.
Free time for dinner.

Day 4
Breakfast and checkout.
Arrivederci!

 

Please note:
Hiking shoes, rain jacket, suitable clothes, backpack and water are recommended for the hike. The hike is not recommended to people with mobility issues or breathing difficulties. Trail: About 10 Km.

All fields marked with (*) are mandatory

What's included








Cancellations:

Any cancellation by you must be notified by email to info@acrosstuscany.com .

We will acknowledge your cancellation by email.

Cancellations received UP to 72 hours BEFORE experience beginning: FREE OF CHARGE.

Cancellations received LATER THAN 72 hours BEFORE experience beginning, late arrivals and no shows: NO REFUND.

This is applicable to any participant that fails to arrive, or arrives after experience beginning.

 

Rain policy:

This experience runs rain or shine.