4 days in Pienza Itinerary

4 days in Pienza Itinerary

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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corso il Rossellino and Sarteano Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Enoteca Di Ghino and Art Studio di Adelina Quadri. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pienza: Centro Storico di Capalbio (in Capalbio), Cinta Muraria di Magliano (in Magliano in Toscana) and Vulci (in Montalto di Castro). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Collegiata di San Quirico, look for gifts at La Taverna del Pecorino, and get to know the fascinating history of Sorano Centro Storico.

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If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport, Peretola Airport and Pisa International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Pienza are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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San Quirico d'Orcia, Montalcino, Abbazia San Salvatore, Sorano Centro Storico, Centro Storico di Capalbio
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