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Pienza was the last city of our Tuscan tour, we found it very classy and with fewer tourists, with higher quality shops and restaurants. Two of the restaurants where we wanted to eat were closed, so quiet can also be a disadvantage!
I traveled with my wife. I honestly found all historical cities in Tuscany very similar. That is, if you saw one of it you did know them all. However, blogs say extremely wonderful things about it so we seek to visit them all. Honestly ......More
Pienza is less known than some other Tuscan hill towns, which is not necessary a bad thing, because it is less crowded than Montalcino or Montepulciano. It is, actually, a very pretty town, with great architecture and excellent shops for buying some local products, a...More
We decided to drive to Pienza from where we were staying just outside Cortona.
Firstly the drive as you go through the Montepulciano region was absolutely stunning. We stopped to take many pictures and noticed how many opportunities there were to try wine tasting in...More
It was one of the less crowded towns we visited and it is beautiful and worth a visit. There are nice small shops where you can purchase local food and wine. The views of the countryside are outstanding. Parking can be a bit of a...More
Gorgeous little, old historic town on top of a hill. Smaller than Sienna and Montepulciano, but very pretty. The city center is well preserved and clean. Very interesting element of the city is the level of detail in the architecture (doors, walls, windows, balconies, etc.)...More
Every time we visit Pienza, it is prettier. More flowers everywhere, and new tasteful shops have opened. The town is very neat and tidy; clearly the Pienzans take great pride in their home. If you like to see effective use of flowers (in a climate...More
I must be missing something as to why this is a Unesco Cultural Heritage City.
Apart from the glorious view south across the Val d'Orcia from the city walls Pienza has very few redeeming features for me.
The car parking is a nightmare and very...More