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All reviews focal point visit pienza hill town sheep's milk surrounding buildings beautiful cathedral perfect place val d' orcia unesco heritage site the main street ii architecture renaissance valley tuscany palazzos amble
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 October 16, 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
Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 3, 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 September 9, 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 July 20, 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 July 11, 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
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed June 28, 2018

If you watch the series Medici, you'll recognize this piazza as it plays center stage on the show. This is the heart of the town of Pienza with some great views of architecture and views of the Tuscan hillside (just behind the Pienza Cathedral).

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Loved this town - and the piazza. Got some great shots with the cathedral and surrounding countryside. Even some lovely little shops.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I'm a bit piazzaed out after 7weeks in Italy. It is pretty, but small. This was part of the big plan of planned community by Pope Pius II

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lovetotravelgreeley
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is the perfect example of a charming little villiage. It is pleasing to the eye and feels authentic. It is also not very crowded which makes it more than unique.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank michael p
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