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Foiano della Chiana, Tuscany, Italy
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About Foiano della Chiana

Foiano della Chiana is a charming town set in the Tuscan countryside. Admire masterpieces by famous Italian artists in local churches and learn about the town’s world-famous Carnaval, which has been running for centuries. Wash it all down with mouth-watering food and wine.

Things to do in Foiano della Chiana

Foiano della Chiana is home to some of the most beautiful Luca della Robbia sculptures in Italy. See one of his most evocative Madonnas on display in the Basilica di Sant’Eufemia. The Collegiate Church of San Martino is decorated with stunning works by masters like Luca Signorelli and Pomarancio.

Every year the town hosts the Carnival of Foiano della Chiana, one of the oldest and most famous festivals in Italy. Locals have been celebrating in Foiano della Chiana since the 1500s. The festival sees the town’s four neighbourhoods challenge each other with larger-than-life parades featuring spectacular displays of art.

Rent a bike and explore the Bonifica Trail, a 60-kilometre-long route that stretches between the city of Arezzo and the town of Chiusi. The trail winds through the Tuscan countryside and takes you past rolling green fields, shimmering lakes and lush marshlands.

Dine at local trattorias and enjoy Tuscan specialties bursting with flavour. Try local dishes like “panzanella” bread salad tossed with capers and olive oil, “tortelli di patate” served with a rich meat sauce and “acquacotta” vegetable soup topped with a poached egg. Many dishes feature Aglione della Valdichiana, a local garlic with a delicate flavour.

Discover Tuscany’s centuries-old viticultural traditions on the Arezzo Area Wine Route. The trail passes through Foiano della Chiana and features several prestigious wine-producing areas, including the Chianti DOCG.

Getting around Foiano della Chiana

Foiano della Chiana is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. The town is a 30-minute drive from Arezzo and one hour from Florence. Rental cars offer the freedom to visit Foiano della Chiana and explore Tuscany at your own pace. Florence Airport is a 1.5-hour drive away.

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  • What are the best hotels in Foiano della Chiana?

    One of the most popular hotels in Foiano della Chiana is Boutique Hotel L'Imperatrice, which has been reviewed by 336 users and currently has a rating of 8.4/10. Other top-rated locations include Hotel Forum and In Collegiata, which have received 7.8/10 and 9.0/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Valdichiana Outlet Village?

    Hotel Forum is a popular hotel near Valdichiana Outlet Village that is highly recommended, with a score of 7.8 across 493 reviews.

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