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Good size

This is a large piazza but not huge and not overwhelmed with tourists even in August .persoanlly i... read more

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
cosy piazza

From this place you can go each direction to find ... good: views food art music (many festival... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter W
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a large piazza but not huge and not overwhelmed with tourists even in August .persoanlly i am surprised this is more highly rated .plenty of coffee shops gift shops a couple of museums-but easy to navigate large car oarks on the edge of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

From this place you can go each direction to find ... good: views food art music (many festival evenings)

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful square with lots of shops. Lovely architecture to look at and lots of restaurants off the side streets. Lovely centrepiece of a gorgeous (but small) hill top town.

Thank KateLondon_9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm unsure as to whether the market and activities are only there on a Sunday but they did give the village a great atmosphere with stall holders dressed in period costume.

Thank rickydodah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in Cortona just after lunch around 2pm, which I presume is siesta time as it was quiet with few people about and not many shops open. Spent an hour by having an Italian craft ale @Birrificio Cortonese, but even after that during late afternoon...More

Thank Essex123
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Love Cortona. Love all the shops. And love this piazza. We’ve been there several times on this month-long trip through Tuscany and each time there’s a significant event happening at city hall right there on the piazza. And lots of wonderful little shops - and...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Loads of action here. Grab a seat in one of the cafes and a drink and sit back and watch The world go by. Entertaining is the word.

Thank Looksee999
Reviewed 12 May 2018

There is something special about each piazza in Italy, but this beautiful one in Cortona is especially charming! Maybe because of the surrounding buildings or maybe because of the clock tower on high and lots of steps to sit on for people watching, but you...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The piazza has one of the best things a piazza can have--lots of steps to sit on while you rest, people watch and finish your gelato. Lovely and charming.

Thank MMMSebastopol
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I always enjoy the various Piazzas of Italy. Enjoyed the various shops and eateries and just people watching. We actually ended up in this Piazza three times during our 24 hour stay. Always something to see. Obviously not to be missed.

Thank Diana C
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Response from runningwalk | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if there's a hotel on the Piazza itself. It is a great place to visit regardless of the time of year. We stayed at a villa that was literally a 10 minute walk from the Piazza - Fonte al Vento which I would... More