The Arezzo Antiques Fair is the oldest in Italy: established in 1968 thanks to the efforts of the antiques dealer and collector Ivan Bruschi, it was the first antiques event to regularly take place every month, boasting a long and solid success over time.
Every first Sunday of the month and the Saturday before, the extraordinary settings of piazza San Francesco, Piazza Grande and the Logge Vasari, the very heart of Arezzo, fill with stands, antiques dealers, collectors, tourists and all those curious to see the event.
The Fair brings together more than 500 exhibitors from throughout the country: paintings, books, historic prints, modern antiques, toys, watches, porcelains, glass, fabrics, iron and copper objects and knick-knacks, as well as curiosities of all kinds.
The hunt for an exquisite object, the missing “piece” to a precious collection, begins the evening before the market opens, when the products are still stacked in the trucks, and ends, often after intense negotiations, at sundown on Sunday.
Visiting the Fiera Antiquaria is also a perfect opportunity to discover the history and artistic wealth of one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany, and an off the beaten track destination.