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Piazza Garibaldi

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Description: One of the main squares in Cortona that features a scenic overlook.

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A hidden gem, the whole town is amazing. Situation on the top of a hill with spectacular views of the wonderful country side.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A hidden gem, the whole town is amazing. Situation on the top of a hill with spectacular views of the wonderful country side.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Cortona is a lovely place to visit. The Piazza has great views, nice shopping, and plenty to eat. I'd recommend a day trip at the least. It's worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

One of the best places to visit, lots to see, but also lots of tourists too. Traveling in the summer in Italy be prepared to be surrounded by a lot of tourists. But everything is open too. The Piazza has plenty of cafe's around to pop in for an Espresso, art galleries and churches. We walked to all of them.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a beautiful, quaint lovely piazza with views of Cortona to take your breathe away! In the heart of it all!

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

You simply must get a photo from this beautiful vista. Lake Trasimano in the the distance where you can see the place Hannibal brought the elephants to "greet" the Romans. Start at the top of the hill at the Basilica and walk down the streets of Cortona, ending in Piazza Garibaldi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was the place to meet my friends, for a Cappucino or Vino Rossi depending on the time of day. The ristorante overlooked a charming tree-filled park, complete with fountain, where we went for picnics - a nice cheap way of eating. Cars could park in the piazza, so it was a good drop-and-go place, The view was splendid -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

From the free car park at the bottom of the town, its very tricky to park in Cortona, you have a few steps but you can reach the first square, Piazza Garibaldi, by a couple of conveniently placed escalators. There are a couple of nicely placed eateries around the square, but the best thing is the panoramic view, one of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

What a great place to sit and people watch and the world go slowly by. Grab a coffee or a snack in one of the many cafes and bars around the central meeting square

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Another beautiful gathering area, but please do something about all the cigarette butts in the beautiful Cortona. They were littered everywhere. It is awful. Smokers waste butts need to be placed in easily accessible spots. It really spoilt the whole beautiful area!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Convenient pickup and drop off place for auto passengers. Great meeting place, convenient ATM, right off Via Nazionale.

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