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Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

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All reviews palazzo piccolomini pope pius ii visit pienza pecorino cheese beautiful town audio guide small town worth a visit couple of hours beautiful renaissance renaissance city historical center the main square walk around hill towns wonderful location pretty town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in that part of tuscany!! Very qute with delicious local products especially peccorino. MUST VISIT

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ktsoumakis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Less crowded than many of the other Tuscan hilltop towns. Plenty of history to be found here. There's plenty to see and lots of good food. If you love pecorino cheese...they have shops FULL of it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ricardov420
Reviewed October 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joepvth
Reviewed July 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rondi3
Reviewed July 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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August 13, 2017|
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Yes , they were when we were there! I think their holidays and festivals may affect this though.. so, check if any of these line up with your dates!