Guided tour of the works painted by Piero della Francesca in Arezzo

Piero della Francesca in Arezzo

The restored masterpiece: the Legend of the True Cross

A tour to discover the places associated with Piero della Francesca

max 3 hours


entrance ticket to the Church of San Francesco and the Bacci Chapel (advance booking required)

This guided tour of Arezzo led by Cortona Tourist Guide is entirely dedicated to Piero della Francesca, one of the greatest Italian painters of the 15th century, a humanist, a Renaissance intellectual, a master of light and perspective.

The tour with our accredited tourist guides is held in the historic center of Arezzo. Starting from the Cathedral, where the beautiful and evocative fresco with Mary Magdalene is preserved, we will visit the Basilica of San Francesco, which was built in the 13th century and hosts inside the Bacci Chapel the spectacular cycle of frescoes representing the Legend of the True Cross, the real masterpiece painted by Piero and brought back to its former beauty with a long and accurate restoration.