The Church of San Francesco is filled with the most amazing frescos telling stories of the history of the church and key biblical moments. Although expensive to see it is well worth a visit.
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What a beautiful place. I really enjoyed this Church. A wedding party was beginning to show up when I arrived, so I guess this ancient place is used by the locals.
San Francesco is a huge barn of a church that houses the Piero della Francesca’s Legend of the True Cross frecoes. The frescoes are a unique and unforgettable experience, a highlight of any visit to Italy. There are twelve feecoes in all - I partcularly...More
The San Francisco church is a famous church in Arezzo that you should visit once you are there. The walls and ceiling of the church, which Piero Della Francesca painted for the Franciscan church between 1452 and 1466, tells the fresco cycle of the Legend...More
The art of the Renaissance period is amazingly presented in the Church of San Francesco. The frescoes are brilliant in content as much as in colors. It is highly recommended to take the audio guide as it explains each fresco in details. Note: you can...More
We visited on a quiet day in early August so there was no waiting line for the ticket-access area behind the altar from where you have the closest views of Piero della Francesca's frescos. They are of course worth the stop for any fan of...More
If you're a devotee of Piero Della Francesco, you know this is a must. But even if you don't know his work, the frescoes in this church are a spectacular example of great Renaissance art. The church can be entered free of charge, but there...More
We visited Arezzo on a Friday in late July expecting it to be busy. We parked in one of the signposted parking garages (it would have been better if I had researched which was the best, so it was a little bit of a walk,...More
We booked a timed entry months in advance, but that might not have been necessary for our late May visit, as the church was not busy then. We managed to tag along with a guide who explained several features of Piero's design that might escape...More