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Pienza

Pienza

Why visit PIENZA?

Because you can eat the delicious local cheese in its many variations of taste, aged, in crust of citrus, under walnut leaves, black etc.
Because in the XVth century Pope Pio II, or Enea Silvio Piccolomini, commissioned the architect Bernardo Rossellino, the urban redevelopment of the city at the point that it was called "the ideal city".
Because visiting Pienza, also involves a visit to the wonderful Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996, recognizable by its famous cypress trees, chosen by many film directors as a film location and for the wonderful villages of San Quirico d'Orcia and Bagno Vignoni a few kilometers, as well as the XIVth century Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore.