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Podere Il Casale

#4 of 29 things to do in Pienza Features Animals
Podere Casale 64, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755109
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A first rate experience with an unfortunate surprise ending

We rented cars and traveled from Rome into the Tuscan countryside. Take note: our Google maps could... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lubbock, Texas
Go for the views if nothing else

We had already eaten lunch in pienza but after reading TripAdvisor reviews stopped by this farm on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Riddhi M
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“cheese making” (22 reviews)
“organic farm” (13 reviews)
“working farm” (11 reviews)
Podere Casale 64, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 755109

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We rented cars and traveled from Rome into the Tuscan countryside. Take note: our Google maps could not locate this farm based on the directions given. We had to go into Pienza where we stopped at a gas station and received precise directions. Podere Il...More

Thank dramamomma
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had already eaten lunch in pienza but after reading TripAdvisor reviews stopped by this farm on our way to the hotel. The outdoor patio offers stunning views of Tuscany - so even if you don't come here for food, stop by for the views....More

Thank Riddhi M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here for an evening pizza making class. While we waited for another couple taking the class to arrive, we sat on the patio / outdoor dining area with a glass of wine enjoying the most spectacular view. Looking straight ahead you'll see the...More

Thank California111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reserved a tour and tasting over a week in advance and arrived at the farm on time. With nobody to be found we made our way to the restaurant and found someone who said the wife had to leave and would be back...More

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was not too sure what to expect from my visit to Podere Il Casale - a cheese farm among other things. Firstly the location is stunning with Pienza in the background. I was told a few movies have shot scenes here including Gladiator. The...More

Thank Chetna M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We scheduled a morning cheese tasting at tour of the farm at Podere Il Casale. The experience was simply superb. We were given an extremely comprehensive and knowledgeable tour by one of the farm's senior staff members. He went over the history of the farm,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We did a tour of this farm with our 3 children (ages 9, 7 and 3).The farm itself is beautiful with amazing scenery and the kids enjoyed meeting the animals and seeing how delicious pecorino is made. After, we had a delicious lunch and great...More

Thank Tara R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A wonderful, picturesque little place which I would highly recommend to visit both for the scenery and family run restaurant.The food is very fresh and the selection of wines, excellent👌🏻. Micheal, one of the family members, made us feel very welcome and was very friendly....More

Thank review67800
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We came for a tour and lunch via word of mouth (Podere Spedalone). Alessandra was so sweet. She took us around the grounds and took the time to share with us the philosophy of her farm. We saw so many animals, my pregnant wife was...More

Thank YeyeNewYork
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We visited on a beautiful March afternoon. Sandra, the owner, greeted us and related the story of the surrounding valley and then took us on a fun and interesting tour of her farm and cheese production facility. Full of information, Sandra was the ultimate guide...More

Thank James F
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Any gluten free options?
9 October 2015|
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john s
How do we find out what the activities (like cheese, wine tasting, and farm tour) are for each day and when you serve lunch and dinner? Do we need reservations for a visit and meal? Ciao, john shannon
25 July 2015|
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