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Pienza, Italy
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely piazza to admire but all the more so when you realise the thought, design and planning that went into delivering a modern town centre to benefit pope Pius and enhance the lives of townspeople from his birthplace.

Thank janea201
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Ramble along a picturesque street to this Piazza; enjoy the church and then wander down onto the city walls and look out over the view. From the one side the town does not seem very high but from the walls you get a better perspective....More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wherever you go, you will feel the smell of The Pecorino of Pienza is a tasty cheese made from sheep's milk, renowned worldwide and delicious. Breathtaking panoramas of the Val d'Orcia Valley. Piazza Pio II has a perfect harmonious shape which gives great dignity and...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent a delightful afternoon in Pienza on a sunny warm Sunday surrounded by happy locals celebrating a cheese festival. It is a compact, relatively flat town with a great views of the surrounding countryside and lots of small restaurants, bars and...More

1  Thank ZM2011
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite mountain towns in Tuscany. Behind the piazza there is such a beautiful walk with wonderful views of the Tuscan of countryside- truly a beautiful place and so worth seeing, enjoy.

Thank currycook
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were in Montepulciano and decided to extend our day and make a quick visit to Pienza. It turned out to be great decision as we found parking near the town center and within five minutes we were in the center of town and enjoying...More

Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Overall a scenic piazza around the center of town, easy to get to and many places to sit. Nothing especially interesting to do here but it's a nice open space to relax in.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Once we found a car park which is always tricky we walked around in the late afternoon. The views are breathtaking. Amazing history, well worth a visit.

Thank Gobombers
Reviewed 1 April 2017

One of the most enchanting evenings of our lives was sitting in this piazza in the calm of the evening on the stone steps heated by the day's sun, welcome now as the dusk began to roll in. A band of magical players from France...More

1  Thank Ellena H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stayed one night inside Pienza. The historical down was indeed very charming - beautiful and peaceful. I got up by 7 and walked around this well-reserved town with few people on the street. There are quite a few good restaurants at the town and...More

1  Thank BlueHero
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