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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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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).