Pienza is a small town in the heart of Tuscany, near Siena. For its undeniable beauty of art and history, in 1996 UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site is located in the beautiful and green Val d'Orcia, a few kilometers from the centers of San Quirico d'Orcia and Castiglione. There are many reasons why it is worth visiting Pienza: its history, monuments and gastronomy. Pienza begins its development from the Fifteenth Century, by Pope Pius II who was born there. From this event it was erected numerous churches and buildings still visible today: the beautiful Piazza Pio II, the famous square squared overlooked, the Duomo, The House of the Canons, The Palazzo Piccolomini, Palazzo Borgia, The Church of San Francesco and the Town Hall should not be overlooked Corsignano church with its round tower and the crib Byzantine carved on a lintel. Another important tradition in Pienza is the food and wine: they are part of this territory Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Chianti and Valdichiana White but also the famous Chianina beef, mushrooms and pici.
The Piccolo Hotel La Valle is situated near the historical centre of Pienza, now member of the UNESCO's global heritage.
Distance from Pienza: 1 miles (Pienza)
BED AND BREAKFAST PIENZA
In the historical centre of Pienza in Via Condotti 13 you are invited to discover "Il Giardino Segreto", it offers rooms to let in a restored mension house of the XVII century with a wonderful inner garden particularly in order to give the guests a r...
Distance from Pienza: 0 miles (Pienza)
HOLIDAYS HOUSE PIENZA
MONTELIFRÉ is a little medieval town located between the hills of Siena and the Chianas' Valley and it still conserve the ruins of an ancient castle in it.
Distance from Pienza: 6 miles (San Giovanni d'Asso)