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Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

near Montepulciano, Italy
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Private Tour: Florence to Siena, Montalcino and Val D'Orcia Area
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near Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very rustic , friendly quaint city in the heart of Tuscany . Not overcrowded but with everything you need . The scenery is to die for along the wall , See the rolling hills of Tuscany . You really must stop to spend a few...More

Thank dtdelhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the large scale of Siena and Arezzo, Pienza seemed to us a village rather than a city. Easy to walk around in less than a day, yet not as crowded as other Tuscan towns (at least in early August when we visited). Its UNESCO...More

Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have now visited Pienza 3 times and it never disappoints. Pretty cobbled streets, interesting shops and galleries, gorgeous views, cultural treats, friendky locals....what's not to like.

Thank Ginny G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Awesome little town with a ton of charm. A must see in Tuscany. Had one of the best pieces of pizza in my life here. A small restaurant with the sweetest tomatoes ever. I am not sure of the name. But, it was right in...More

Thank sam c
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The visitor pays 7 euros for what is described as a guided tour of the palace. But the guide says almost nothing throughout the visit and merely holds up a numbered card at the doorway of each of a dozen rooms and instructs the visitor...More

Thank 186402John
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We actually got lost roaming around here! It was marvelous and incredible... we could have wandered around for days here! Lovely shops, delicious food, and the natives are friendly!

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small historical town. We were there for an hour. Could have stayed longer easily. There are some great views. Shopping is easy as the town is about 10 blocks by three. It is known for pecorino cheese and cheese tasting is everywhere....More

Thank Shlomo D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Chianciano Express mini train stops at the fountain, but it is easy to walk in and stroll around. There are narrow streets, scenic views, churches, cafes, small shops and explanatory boards about the writer Luigi Pirandello who stayed and set two short stories here.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Pienza is an amazing and cute ancient village, small but something you cannot miss in the area. You should go to its Duomo, visit the main church and the caves in its basement. You should travel around the village and get lost in the tiny...More

Thank Cristiano
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We spent five nights in the quaint UNESCO city of Pienza, using it as a base for visiting other locations in Tuscany. The historical centre of Pienza is fascinating. Its one main street has numerous alleyways leading off both sides. One side leads to the...More

Thank Richard A
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Lisa B
14 August 2017|
Response from Lydia A | Reviewed this property |
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!