We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Church of San Francesco Arezzo

Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 20630
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$282,97*
and up
Cortona and Arezzo Full-Day Small-Group Tour from Rome
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“true cross” (52 reviews)
“fresco cycle” (16 reviews)
“san francesco” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
CONTACT
Website
+39 0575 20630
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Arezzo
from US$81,40
More Info
from US$23,60
More Info
from US$175,70
More Info
from US$117,90
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (1 111)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"true cross"
in 52 reviews
"fresco cycle"
in 16 reviews
"san francesco"
in 20 reviews
"audio guide"
in 5 reviews
"timed entry"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful frescoes"
in 5 reviews
"famous fresco"
in 3 reviews
"art history"
in 6 reviews
"early renaissance"
in 4 reviews
"an unforgettable experience"
in 2 reviews
"late july"
in 2 reviews
"combined ticket"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"very special place"
in 2 reviews
"main altar"
in 2 reviews
"art lovers"
in 2 reviews
"legend"
in 39 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Memorable church full of fresco stories painted and removed at different milestones in Italy’s history

Thank Terri R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church contains the famous fresco cycle of the story of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca plus works by other artists of his era or slightly before. There is a charge for admission but if you buy the combination ticket you can see...More

Thank JHGS343
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Basilica Of St Francis if the reason one goes to Arezzo. The Bacci Chapel, has frescoes of the Legend of the True Cross, by Piero della Francesca. These frescoes are some of the most important north of The Sistine Chapel. Beware-- You need to...More

Thank David S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Surely one of the top 5 sight in center of Arezzo , cannot be missed . Inside frescos of Piero della Francesca and the life of S.Francis

Thank paolok66
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The basilica, which is a masterpiece in its own right, is home to a remarkable series of frescoes by Piero della Francesco depicting the legend of the True Cross. They are remarkably well preserved after over 700 years and it is well worth researching the...More

Thank David B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are in Arezzo you can't forget to visit this Church--museum, extremely beautyful location to see how the human beings can perfom in pictures....

Thank Zi0Bobby
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautuful churches in Arezzo, with outstanding original frescoes, depicting The Legend of the True Cross.

Thank Mararezzo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank BobBramble2013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 October 2017

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.

Thank Alicia A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 September 2017

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

Thank HaNosseah
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Arezzo
Graziella Patio Hotel
175 reviews
.04 km away
Vogue Hotel Arezzo
252 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Portici Arezzo, Tuscany
221 reviews
.26 km away
Hotel L'Aretino
450 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Trattoria Cavour 42
296 reviews
.08 km away
Gastronomia Il Cervo
961 reviews
.05 km away
Le Chiavi D'Oro
471 reviews
.04 km away
La Formaggeria
143 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Maria della Pieve
388 reviews
.19 km away
Ivan Bruschi House & Museum
98 reviews
.18 km away
Palazzo della Fraternita dei Laici
92 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Wilbur L
18 September 2015|
Answer
Response from Luigi B |
I would suggest parking Via Pietri with an escalator up direct to the Dom of the city and the other major tourist actractive.
0
Votes
Google Translation
;