3 days in Province of Siena Itinerary

3 days in Province of Siena Itinerary

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Pienza ©
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. La Taverna del Pecorino has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, relax in the rural setting at Podere Il Casale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Piccolomini, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pienza itinerary website.

Perugia to Pienza is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Pienza are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Pienza

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

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La Taverna del Pecorino ©
La Taverna del Pecorino
Enoteca Di Ghino ©
Enoteca Di Ghino
Piazza Pio II ©
Piazza Pio II


Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 10th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Siena travel route planner.

Getting from Pienza to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano, Castello di Monteriggioni
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena