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Magnificent Tuscan villa in the middle of a wonderful Chianti winery
Quaint restaurant, great wine list and in the summer time an incredible panoramic terrace. Worth the visit to this little town to see the fortress and walk the streets, its like living in yesteryear.
This restaurant is situated in Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo. The particularity of this restaurant is the ambient, decorated with frescos. The staff is friendly and funny. Here you will taste typical Tuscan dishes.
CHEF AT HOME: Tuscan menu prepared at your vacation home (dinners / lunches from a minimum of 4 people to a maximum of 100 people), cooking classes (in english, spanish or italian language), organization of events, banquets, buffets, romantic dinners, wine tasting (in english, spanish or italian language), buffet service and much more ... visit the Chef´s website for more infos.
Tuscany overflows with restaurants, its a national past time! However restaurants that still make their own pasta, that is a little less likely to find. Here you will find traditional meals, just like the Nonna (Grandmom) would make. No frills, just good plain pasta with sauce and meat dishes.
Al Fogher is a typical Pizzeria / Restaurant very close to the centre of Arezzo, that offers quality food and reasonable prices. The main specialty is PIZZA but you find a rich menu composed of typical Tuscan cuisine, specilly meat and appetizers. The desserts are also inviting, like "panna cotta", "cremino" and sweet pizza! There is parking, tables in and outside and accepts credit cards.
Located on a hill above the town of Arezzo, this restaurant is a must for many connoisseurs thanks to the simplicity and the great taste of excellent local meat and home-made ​​pasta dishes. The panoramic restaurant is equipped with sufficient parking places. What is special about this place are the rich and hearty dishes that are typical of a traditional Tuscan restaurant. The right atmosphere, excellent service, friendliness and professionalism characterize the restaurant with 50 years of family tradition and it is certainly one of the most charming and historically interesting restaurants of Arezzo.
Cozy little restaurant with good solid menu held in the Tuscan traditional located on the main road out of Arezzo in the direction of Cortona. Perfect place to stop for a pick me up before you hit the touristic sites in Cortona.
A charming restaurant located in the centre of a cosy Tuscan village - GIOVI - only 6 km from Arezzo, the building is a historic farmhouse that has been completelly renovated. The specialties are dishes of the traditional Tuscan cuisine, local cuisine and specially fish. There is parking and facilities for handicaped clients available.
The restaurant is housed in an old customs house, a monumental building that was built by the famous Giorgio Vasari. Originally it was a simple, typical guest house and year after year, developed into an elegant restaurant. At the beginning of the new millennium it was carefully restored, keeping the ancient stones, the original frescos and the charming oil press. The restaurant is decorated in Renaissance style, and nothing is left to chance. Also in the kitchen the owner family Fazzuoli decided to keep the taste of the past, with the original tuscany tomato soup, Tuscan bread soup, the liver with laurel, the original Chianina "Bistecca alla Fiorentina" and all refined by typical traditional ingredients, such as for example mushrooms and truffles of the region. In order to study some of the delicacies of the menu, visit the website of the restaurant.
A majestic medieval tower is home to this little hole in the wall right off of the beautiful town square in Arezzo - small, cozy, great food and even better wine.
Fattoria di Presciano is a prestigous winery in the Arno valley. You will enjoy the view over the stunning vineyard while sipping a glass of wine. Here you can have a wine tasting tour and discover how it's produce.
The best time to arrive at Prada Outlet is before it opens at 9.30. You take a number and wait at the bar inside till your number is called. Later in the day there will be a longer time to get into the shop. The fanciest items are the first to go so be quick in your choices. You can reselect them finally when you pay. The shop is open 7 days a week.
The Dome of Arezzo is dedicated to its Bishop Donato. At first the cathedral was situated in another place. It was where the Saint Donato was buried, he was decapitated in 363. In 1203 the Pope Innocenzo the 3th ordered to transfer the cathedral inside the walls of the city, where the Dome stands today. The actual Dome was built between 1278 and 1511.
This is a day dedicated to the wine. On this day all the cellars are open for winetasting. This event take place every year all over Tuscany. Check on the website the date and the map of the cellars.
During the night of San Lorenzo in the park of Villa Severi, Arezzo, you can enjoy a wine tasting while trying to see some falling stars. You will find also gastronomic stands with typical products, shopping stands and much fun.
La Giostra del Saracino is an historical festival, which lasts one week, two times per year: June and September. During this week you will enjoy the tradition of this Joust which is a revocation of the fight against their enemy: the Saracen. You will see the participants dressed with historical costumes, jugglers, typical food and music. In this week the city of Arezzo is divided into 4 groups. Each group represents a part of the city. This festival was born as a training for the warriors to fight the enemies. Today each group has to do its best to win the joust by making the highest score. The goal is to hit a puppet with a wooden lancet while galloping on a horse.
The Porchetta is a typical Tuscan dishes. It's pork roast and people used to eat it inside 2 slice of bread. The town of Monte San Savino really love the porchetta. They love it so much that they have a guinness for the longest one! This festival is on September. Check the dates on the website.
In the village of Olmo, which is located a few kilometers from Arezzo, takes place every year in July the usual country fair with the famous Steak Festival! You can enjoy fabulous grilled steaks accompanied by good Tuscan wine, as well as Maccaroni with sauce Chianino - simply delicious! And then there are the classic COSTOLICCIO Sausages and (if you do not know what it is like, come to taste!). and of course great PIZZAS? But the party is not only for eating ....... Every evening shows, cabaret, ballroom dancing, sporting events and much more takes place to offer you an unforgettable evening for both the spirit and for the belly .....
Every first weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month, in the historic centre of Arezzo, there is a big country fair where you can buy antique furniture, pictures, photos and much more. All the historic centre of Arezzo is filled with stands where private people and professionals show and sell their products. It’s a great possibility to find some special pieces of history and to spend a day walking in a lovely city while having a typical Italian ice-cream or pizza.
Mengo Music Festival is a series of concerts where famous and local groups play their best pieces. The concerts are situated in a park organized with stands, restaurant areas, shopping areas and relaxing areas. Check the dates of the appointments on the website.
Notte Rosa, or Pink night, is a night dedicated to all the women. In the medieval city of Arezzo for this occasion there are music shows, exibhitions, cultural entertainements, trade fair and much more.
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Barberino di Mugello is the birth of Renaissance and Florence is the main fashion centre of Tuscany: both combined make Barberino Designer Outlet, created to celebrate the present Italian fashion and the re-birth of Italian culture.
In most of our Tuscan Villas, you can order a cook who comes in the villa to prepare a Tuscan meal, a lunch or dinner for the day you prefer specially for your group. All you need to do is tell us at least a week in advance to organize it.