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All reviews focal point visit pienza beautiful cathedral surrounding countryside perfect place val d' orcia medieval town unesco heritage site the main street pio ii architecture renaissance valley tuscany panforte palace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Also, best show in town between December 26-30: Gioco Del Panforte that involves grown men throwing a fruitcake (panforte) on tables in front of city hall. Game is too serious and rules too complicated for a review. Just come and see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank venicedibibi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day to visit this piazza , the Duomo & Labrynith under the church. Work is being done to keep the church from falling down. Just outside the Piazza area are some spectactular scenic photo op areas to take some Tuscan rolling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rajaalbarb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piazza Pio II is the square/piazza near the duomo, and part of your walking tour of old town Pienza.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considered one of the most beautiful squares in Tuscany...it is home to the Duomo as well as Palazzo Piccolomini , the Palazzo Vescovile and the Palazzo Comunale.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

We found our way up to this piazza to find a charming Christmas market. It was a nice surprises. Lots of venders selling Christmas items as well as warm beverages and food. It was a charming experience in the fog.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank siouxsy
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Pope Pius II, who was born as Enea Piccolomini, inaugurated in the 15th century an unusual urban project and refurbished his home town of Corsignano in an effort to build “an ideal city”, a perfect city planned according to the precise astronomical and mathematical laws....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We called in to Pienza in late September 2018. It wasn’t crowded and as well as a magnificent view out over the fields from the walls of the town, there were some lovely little shops in the Main Street.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

After seeing many Piazza's in Italy, this one is one of the same. It's a small place but many people gather here all the time. There are great views from either side of the church of the Tuscany country side. Sometimes at night they have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ggak
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Pienza is one of the typical places of Tuscany built on the hills above the valley. We made a stop there, because the place is beautiful and located in the Val d 'Orcia, on the route between Montepulciano and Montalcino. There are several places from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dudo2
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Piazza Pio II is a lovely journey back in time... but with crazy crowds. The Duomo untouched by ages, stately Palazzo Piccolomini, flowerbeds with bright spring flowers, and heart stopping panorama behind the Duomo in all its glory on a bright sunny day are so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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