Sansepolcro, in the past called Borgo San Sepolcro, dominates the high Tiber Valley and still presents its medieval structure, with some Renaissance and baroque additions. You can spend a whole day visiting this town, as its artistic heritage is remarkable and it is filled with small shops, delicious pubs and restaurants. There is even a new museum which shows the herbs and plants used yesteryear and still today for making medicines and teas.
Piero`s indisputable masterpieces, the Resurrection of Christ. Painted in 1463, Piero was one of the first to use Alberto Alberti`s treaty on color to create an almost 3D imagery. Aldous Huxley dubbed it the best picture in the world. and with this was instrumental in saving Sansepolcro from destruction. In 1944 a British commanding officer had orders to bomb Nazi troops occupying the city. The officer, having read Huxley`s words, held off the attack until the Germans withdrew on their own.
Civic Museum, houses the lovely work of Piero della Francesco is open June-Sept daily 9am-1:30pm and 2:30-7:30pm; Oct-May daily 9:30am-1pm and 2:30-6pm; Admission 6.20€ ($7.15) adults, 4.50€ ($5.20) seniors over 65, 3€ ($3.45) ages 10-16; Back side of the former Palazzo Comunale on Piazza Garibaldi.
Sansepolcro lies where the SS73 from Arezzo intersects with the SS3bis from Perugia. You can park outside Porta Fiorentina along Viale Vittorio Veneto to the east, or north outside Porta del Castello.
HAVE A LOOK IN OUR VILLAS WITHIN SHORT DISTANCE FROM SANSEPOLCRO: