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One of several excellent locations

Cortona can be very crowded during the season. Parking outside the city can be limited,go early or... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
robin p
,
Noosa, Australia
Didn't Realise it was There

My friend and I set out to visit Piazza Garibaldi on a recent visit and although we did find it and... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
TimetoTravel90
,
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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One of the main squares in Cortona that features a scenic overlook.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 8, 2017
“One of several excellent locations”
Oct 3, 2017
“Didn't Realise it was There”
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Cortona can be very crowded during the season. Parking outside the city can be limited,go early or later. Excellent shopping and restaurants ,delightfull narrow streets a photographers paradise.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

My friend and I set out to visit Piazza Garibaldi on a recent visit and although we did find it and take some photos there we didn't realise that that was were we were. It could do with signposting a little better, as the significance...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Arriving late in the evening, Cortona was still well alive at around 6pm and parking is free after around 8pm on the hill just below the town. After a short walk up into Cortona there's some great clothing and local produce shops (rather than touristy...More

Thank WillMarks
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very shady at mid day. Lots of benches and bins. Nice vista with the plain spread out below you. There's some car parking if you can't walk up the hill

Thank Molloi
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Great piazza for photo op shots but go to Della Reppublica if you want a great place to sit and people watch and have fun activities.

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

We walked through during the day and it wasn't very crowded but at night.....just hopping with activity. Kiosks were set up with varying merchandise, actors in medieval costumes were displaying their craft and then.... soccer! Seemed the whole town turned out and tvs were everywhere....More

Thank avis
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

The Piazza itself has a pretty fountain in the middle of it, and there are park benches to sit and have a coffee or gelato. The views are gorgeous as in all of Tuscany. But the park that is adjacent to Piazza Garibaldi is a...More

Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Grab a Gelato and sit on the bench in the sun. The Piazza is alive with locals and tourists coming and going in all directions, it makes for a relaxing 10 min or so.

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Very average piazza, just the start of the historical center, but nicer piazza in the center and much nicer views in Cortona (Duomo or even better near Basilica or Fortezza)

Thank mvandevelde52
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

One of many piazzas you will find in this beautiful town, this one is interesting as well. Advice goes just to walk around

Thank nemanja1205
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