The Church of Santa Maria della Pieve: discover its wonders from Antiche Mura!

Arezzo: Santa Maria della Pieve, dettaglio abside

The Church of Santa Maria della Pieve, how do we start?

Have you ever dreamed of waking up in a city of art, opening the window to a view soaked in history? If so, B&B Antiche Mura in Arezzo is for you. With its unrivaled charm, it serves as an ideal starting point to explore the heart of Tuscany. First among all, Santa Maria della Pieve, a breathtaking wonder. Curious to know more? Keep reading, we promise it will be worth it!

The Church of  Santa Maria della Pieve: A Must-See Attraction

Santa Maria della Pieve is a jewel of art located right on Corso Italia. Its appearance, balancing between Romanesque and Gothic styles, makes it one of the most fascinating places of worship in Arezzo. Don’t believe it? Just step out of Antiche Mura and see for yourself.

The Origins of the Church

Built between the 5th and 6th centuries AD, the church of Santa Maria della Pieve stands on the site of Saint Donatus’ last miracle. Back then, it was outside the city, but with the city’s expansion, it became an important reference point. As for the current look of the Pieve, it dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries. So, when you stand in front of this marvel, remember that you are admiring over a millennium of history.

The Architecture of the Pieve

The raised presbytery and the apse overlooking the Piazza Grande are just some of the peculiarities that make Santa Maria della Pieve unique. So, for art and architecture lovers, a tour inside this building is a must.

Santa Maria della Pieve and B&B Antiche Mura

B&B Antiche Mura is in a strategic position to visit the Church of Santa Maria della Pieve and other attractions in Arezzo. Moreover, after a day spent exploring, there’s nothing better than relaxing in one of our comfortable rooms. In short, here you will find everything you need for an unforgettable stay.

Our 2 Cents on Santa Maria

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, an art lover, or simply a traveler looking for new experiences: B&B Antiche Mura and Santa Maria della Pieve are places you must visit. Every corner of these places will tell you a story, every detail will surprise you. And after a day full of discoveries, you will find a welcoming and comfortable refuge in B&B Antiche Mura where you can rest and reflect on the beauties you’ve just seen. Don’t hesitate, book your stay in Arezzo and immerse yourself in its rich history and culture. You won’t regret it.

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