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Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

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Address: near Montepulciano, Italy
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Private Tour: Florence to Siena, Montalcino and Val D'Orcia Area
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Nice Tuscan village

Very nice Tuscan village, close to Montepulciano. You can leave your car close to the historic center and stroll down its tiny streets. Relaxing atmosphere, ideal to spend 2-3... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Toni3452
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice Tuscan village, close to Montepulciano. You can leave your car close to the historic center and stroll down its tiny streets. Relaxing atmosphere, ideal to spend 2-3 hours there.

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Tehran, Iran
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best , beautiful city . Like a painting just beautiful . Kind of city that i cant forget , there is something about it some sort of charm that makes this ciry really special .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stone streets with lots of care. Amazing views from the valey. Really recomendable between Montalcino and Montepulciano.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This historic town is a must do when you are in the neighborhood of Siena. Nice historic center, spectacular views of the Orcia valley. You can visit a former palazzo of the pope, who had his residency here in Pienza. Also nice cheese shops.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Recently visited this small, very quaint unesco city of Pienza. Compared to Montalpuciano, this city is very easy to walk, without significant gradient elevations. There are nice restaurants with lots of gelato ice cream outlets. The shopping is quite interesting, especially Th e little leather shop where the owner makes hand made leather goods. His leather belts are beautiful. I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by Pienza, it was clan and well presented with lots of flower pots, an amazing array of shops some selling very good products and very scenic. We had a comfortable couple of hours wandering around poking into alleys and shops and came away with good memories. A lovely place to stop while touring Tuscany.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This area is all about the wine! So many shops, so many brands, how to even chose what to taste! Lovely little town. You walk from one side to the other in no time. Then go all around and then in an out the little streets. Buy cheese!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We have been to many Toscana towns , here is the best place to be . its a small pretty town with less tourist . especially I loved the night , after all day visitor left . The town gets quieter . it has got an amazing view from the city wall you can see beautiful Orcia valley . there... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Unless you're a shopper for leather goods, ceramics or cheese, this town is really not of much interest. The piazza is TINY and you can see the whole town in no time. Maybe I've seen too many Tuscan villages, but this is nothing special. The tour of the Palazzo Piccolomini is the most interesting site since the cathedral is mostly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

If you are near, this is a good town to walk around and enjoy. It won't take you more than half-day. Many local stores with delicatessen and porcino cheese.

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