Florence & Tuscany - Eastern Tuscany (Chapter)
This is the Eastern Tuscany chapter from Lonely Planet's Florence & Tuscany guidebook.
The rewards in eastern Tuscany are many and varied: spectacular mountain scenery and walks in the Casentino; magnificent art and architecture in the medieval cities of Arezzo, Sansepolcro and Cortona; and Tuscany's best bistecca alla fiorentina (chargrilled T-bone steak) in the Val di Chiana.
- join the locals for a passeggiata (evening stroll) through the photogenic streets and squares of Arezzo
- admire the work of Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca in his birthplace of Sansepolcro
- restaurants & accommodation
- explore a well-preserved medieval castle in the hilltop hamlet of Poppi
Coverage includes: Arezzo; Sansepolcro; the Casentino; Castello di Romena; Stia; Poppi; Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna; Val di Chiana; Castiglion Fiorentino and Cortona.
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