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Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

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This was one of my favorite places to visit and wander the streets of Pienza, wonderful restaurants, views of Tuscany and great sunsets. We stayed a week and we could have stayed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was one of my favorite places to visit and wander the streets of Pienza, wonderful restaurants, views of Tuscany and great sunsets. We stayed a week and we could have stayed longer. The only draw back is it is not reachable by the train system -- you need a car, or be on a tour. Yet many hill towns... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Pienza sits right in the middle of Val D`orcia between San Quirica and Montepulciano. It is the jewel in the crown, its so beautiful, charming, full of characters, and not to mention the breathtaking road before the climb to town. I could sit there forever and watch the valley below and the roads that cut through wheat fields on both... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Pienza is a beautiful little village, well worth a trip. Walk to the end of the main street and eat at Latte de Luna, you won't regret it!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you are looking for the perfect little quintessential Tuscany town then this is it. When we visited they were filming a commercial and had "extras" all over the town.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Dot miss the opportunity to stop at Pienza - it is a very charming medieval town, very small with lots of parking spaces, it has it's character and nice restaurants. Also it has history and nice views of Tuscany from town's walls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The town and the people are Tuscany at its finest. You can spend a couple of hours relaxing in this magnificent setting,or move there forever! There is fantastic food,wine, shopping and what else do you need,except someone special to spend the experience with

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If the Romans knew of the therapeutic benefits of the waters at Bagno Vignoni, then what better recommendation could we ask for, to wade in boots and all. The thermal pool at Tthe Posta Marucci Hotel is great, its waters are said to ease respiratory ailments, inflammation, arthritis and sciatica. But for us fortunates, not being blessed with those ailments,... More 

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Kiln, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you are driving through Tuscany you will be well served to stop at Pienza. This little town has stunning views of the Val d 'Orcia , quaint shops on the narrow cobbled streets and a lovely Duomo. This is a great place to stroll around (mostly flat) just enjoying the Tuscan sunshine. Many opportunities to purchase some very good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Pienza,Tuscany Italy is heaven on earth. The food, people,atmosphere,scenery,shopping,are a true Tuscan experience.Relaxing and Delicious,a day,a couple of nights very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

First day out in Tuscany brought us to this charming little hill town. As we look back, it certainly was one of our honeymoon favorites. Plenty of nooks and crannies to explore, shops, restaurants, piazza, and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Easy walking, friendly residents, beautiful memories. If you are touring Val d' Orca, this must be a stop.

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Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany

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