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Visitor Information 

The helpful tourist office is at Via Matteotti 8, just off the main piazza (tel./fax 0575-740-536; www.comune.sansepolcro.ar.it; daily 9am-1pm and 3:30-7pm).

Festivals 

On the second Sunday in September, the Palio della Balestra allows Sansepolcro a crossbow rematch with its traditional rivals from Gubbio (Umbria). This medieval test of archery skill is highlighted with a display from Sansepolcro's famous sbandieratori (flag tossers). They perform their medieval act of juggling colorful banners dressed in Renaissance costumes lifted straight from Piero paintings. Call tel. 0575-75-827, or visit www.balestrierisansepolcro.it for more info. Don't miss the markets on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, and the excellent "high quality" market every third Saturday of the month.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.