"The Wonderful Town Of Pienza" Top 5 Page for this destination Pienza by Cristian_Uluru

Pienza Travel Guide: 76 reviews and 264 photos

The town of Pienza is a small pearl in the Tuscan countryside.
This fantastic town was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.

In fact Pienza is located in one of the most beautiful Italian place: the Val d'Orcia. Here you can find magician landscapes and wonderful panorama

Pienza owes its success to the pope Pio II that turned the village in his temporary residence in 1458.

Enjoy your trip in Pienza and Val D'Orcia

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  • In a nutshell:A fantastic small town in a fantastic landscape
  • Last visit to Pienza: Apr 2007
  • Intro Updated Aug 5, 2007
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2010 at 5:54 AM

    Fine tips and photos on this lovely historic town!

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2009 at 3:37 AM

    Informative and well photographed. Well done.

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2008 at 4:37 AM

    I can see why you liked this area. The panorama views of the countryside from the Palazzo Piccolomini are absolutely breathtaking.

  • 1courage's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2007 at 1:57 PM

    Pienza é una tipica cittadina graziosa italiana, con palazzi bellissimi, un atmosfera inconfondibile, un Palazzo comunale con torre, una cattedrale antica, ricostruita in diversi stili. Pienza mi piace!

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