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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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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