Arezzo is a city famous for its art, in the midst of the luxuriant Tuscan hills. Situated in the southern part of the region, in a valley between Valdarno and Valdichiana, its origins are Etruscan. Over the centuries it has been visited by many famous artists including Cimabue, Piero della Francesca, Giorgio Vasari, Francesco Redi with exhibitions of their works and more. The city is well known for its antiques fair on the first Sunday of every month. Cortona is one of the biggest municipalities of Arezzo, and thanks to its strategic geographical position and fine works of art, is a popular destination for visitors. From Cortona in fact, you can easily reach also Florence, Siena, Perugia, Assisi, Pienza, Montepulciano and the Trasimeno Lake.