Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Comune di Pienza (only in Italian)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage: 4.41 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 11,679°
Latitude: 43,077°

About

It was in this Tuscan town that Renaissance town-planning concepts were first put into practice after Pope Pius II decided, in 1459, to transform the look of his birthplace. He chose the architect Bernardo Rossellino, who applied the principles of his mentor, Leon Battista Alberti. This new vision of urban space was realized in the superb square known as Piazza Pio II and the buildings around it: the Piccolomini Palace, the Borgia Palace and the cathedral with its pure Renaissance exterior and an interior in the late Gothic style of south German churches.


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Hotels and places to stay

Hotel Corsignano

Address
Distance: 0,2 mi
Via Della Madonnina 11
53026 Pienza
Italy

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Relais Il Chiostro di Pienza

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Distance: 0,0 mi
Corso Il Rossellino 26
53026 Pienza
Italy

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Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Piccolo Hotel La Valle

Address
Distance: 0,2 mi
Via Circonvallazione 7
53026 Pienza
Italy

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Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Arca di Pienza

Address
Distance: 0,2 mi
Via San Gregorio 19
53026 Pienza
Italy

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Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Albergo Rutiliano

Address
Distance: 0,2 mi
Via Della Madonnina 18
53026 Pienza
Italy

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Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LA BANDITA

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Distance: 0,0 mi
VIA DEL GIGLIO12
53026 PIENZA
Italy

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Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Il Giglio B&B

Address
Distance: 0,0 mi
Via del Giglio 6
53026 Pienza
Italy

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Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Agriturismo Barbi

Address
Distance: 0,1 mi
Podere Montello 26
53026 Pienza
Italy

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LA BANDITA TOWNHOUSE

Address
Distance: 0,1 mi
111 CORSO IL ROSSELLINO
53026 PIENZA
Italy

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Agriturismo Il Colombaiolo

Address
Distance: 0,3 mi
Podere Colombaiolo 12
53026 Pienza
Italy

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from the area

Pienza celebra Mario Luzi

Published: October 12, 2014
Length: 19:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Associazione Mendrisio Mario Luzi Poesia del

La Città di Pienza celebra quello che è stato uno dei suoi più importanti cittadini, il poeta e senatore a vita Mario Luzi, sabato 29 giugno alle ore 17.30 presso la Sala Consiliare del...

Pienza guided walk - www.walkabouttuscany.com

Published: February 17, 2014
Length: 40:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gianni Stanghellini

Pienza in the Val d'Orcia (Orcia river valley) is an area located 40 kilometers South of Siena. It is well known for the beautiful scenery. You can see for miles over typical Tuscany postcard...

Affittacamere Il Giardino Segreto Pienza Siena Tuscany

Published: July 21, 2011
Length: 32:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cretediena Toscana - Tuscany - Italy

Nel centro storico di Pienza, in via Condotti n. 13, vi invitiamo a scoprire il "Giardino Segreto" un affittacamere ricavato dalla ristrutturazione di una casa padronale del 1700 con uno splendido...

Marion d’ Amburgo legge: il sogno (...) sulla morte di Pio II

Published: November 29, 2014
Length: 28:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Francesco Dondoli - Non Sine Iocunditate

Francesco Dondoli, Non Sine Iocunditate, Marion d'Amburgo IL SOGNO DEL CARDINALE AMMANNATI SULLA MORTE DI PIO II "Cortili aperti nella notte dell'Assunta", Cortile del Palazzo Ammannati,.

Siena - Pienza

Published: August 29, 2010
Length: 24:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: vebiblio

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