Comune

Anghiari

Anghiari, (Arezzo)
Anghiari is a town and comune in the Province of Arezzo (Tuscany, Italy).Bordering communes includes Arezzo (southwest), Pieve Santo Stefano (north) and Subbiano (west).HistoryAnghiari is famous for the Battle of Anghiari between Florence and Milan which took place there on 29 June 1440. The battle inspired a fresco in the Palazzo Vecchio by Leonardo da Vinci. The fresco has since gone missing although a sketch of it by Peter Paul Rubens is still in existence.Main sightsPalazzo PretorianoBadia di San BartolomeoVilla La BarbolanaCultureEach July, Anghiari is host to the Anghiari Festival featuring classical music, chamber music, choral works and opera. The resident orchestra is Southbank Sinfonia of London, conducted by Simon Over.External linksOfficial websiteAnghiari Festival website

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