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Piazza Garibaldi

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Address: Cortona, Italy
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One of the main squares in Cortona that features a scenic overlook.

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This place has a fabulous view over Cortona

We loved the view from Piazza Garibaldi. It is one of the best views overlooking the countryside below Cortona.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
Jeff W
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great panoramic view (photo op), can be accessed by mobile stairway, monument to Garibaldi, leading to Piazza della Repubblica...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We loved the view from Piazza Garibaldi. It is one of the best views overlooking the countryside below Cortona.

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Buckeye, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We love enjoying different Piazzas watching people, local shops their amazing fruits vegetables and local wines will never disappoint.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Cortona is really so breathtaking that seeing the panorama for this Piazza is just the icing on the cake...Just lovely, looming clouds and ancient vistas...can't get much better.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Cortona is crowded, and it is also a typical beauty of a Tuscan town. I will long remember the plaza and the view from the town wall. I will also remember the local restaurants trying to sell us the cheap "tourist wine" at inflated prices and some of the locals irritation with the waves of tourists. Still, I'd go back.... More 

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palmyra western australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

At the main entry to this wonderful mountaintop town in Tuscany sits the Piazza Garibaldi. Stop and take in the amazing views of Camucia below and the wider expanses across to Lake Trasimeno and Montepulciano in the distance. Truly magnificent. Then walk down the main street into the Piazza della Repubblica and take in the ambience of this wonderful part... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Perched on the edge of the town with vistas as far as Lake Trasimeno, the Piazza fails miserably in the sense that it loses it charm to tons of delivery trucks coming and going, cars parked, vendors....and more. It is also located on a busy intersection of roads that goes up, down, left and right. Not quite the piazza that... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is where to sit catch your breath and take in the view of the whole Val di Chiana. When you are refreshed you can then walk into town on the only flat street get a gelato and enjoy Cortona

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cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

walk here early in the morning, when it's just you and the Tuscan sun rising over the hillside. it will make you weep. fabulous view.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Lots of life in this piazza... Gelato place, live music, people dancing, or just sitting and people watching!

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