Pienza is famous for being “the ideal Renaissance town”.

It was created for pope’s Pio II who was born in this village. Pienza has a breathtaking view. It is higt on the top of the Val d’Orcia hills. The Pio II square, the Duomo, the Piccolomini Palace and the Corsignano Pieve are worth a visit.

Moreover Pienza is “la città del Cacio”. “Cacio” is a very tasty pecorino cheese. It can be more or less matured and it is made from the sheeps milk.

Coordinates GPS: 43.07745, 11.677595.

Do not forget to visit Monticchiello. It is a very small pretty hamlet near Pienza.

Coordinates GPS: 43.065296, 11.723083.