I am not a big fan of New Year's Eve in the streets of busy cities. That's why I planned a stop in Arezzo, to have a calmer celebration of the departure of old and arrival of new - 2017. Did you know it's a prime number?
This city is rather small for Italian standards - it has 100,000 inhabitants. But it is a medieval and history breathes on you from ever stone, I really had a great time there.
They also shot the Oscar winning movie La vita e bella (Life is Beautiful) there. Check out the filming locations and my
experience from Arezzo.