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Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini was born in Pienza in 1405. At that time the town was known as Corsignano, but after Piccolomini, a humanist and art enthusiast, became Pope Pius II, he commissioned the Florentine Bernardo Rosselino, a pupil of Alberti, to transform his native town into an “ideal city” built according to Renaissance ideals. In recognition, the citizens of Corsignano changed the town’s name to Pienza, a name inspired by that of the pope.

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  • This square was one of the first examples of urban planning and around it are the main monuments of the city, built by the architect Bernardino Rossellino at the request of Pope Pius II. The principle? The conception of such a type of architectural h..

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  • Piccolomini Palace Interesting

    Piazza Pio-II

    Much inspired by the Palazzo Rucellai in Florence, this is Rossellino's masterpiece. Inside there is the armoury, the library with early printed books and the Papal chamber with a Baroque bed. If the three sides facing the town are similar and in har..

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  • It contains paintings from the Siena School (14C-15C), Flemish tapestries and a 14C panel of 48 painted compartments depicting scenes from the life of Christ, as well as an amazing historiated cope, also from the 14C, offered to Pope Pius by an easte..

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Hotels Pienza

  • Hotel Residence San Gregorio Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Via Della Madonnina 4 I - 53026 Pienza

    Prix Prices from : 67 €

    A former theatre, Hotel Residence San Gregorio is 50 metres from Pienza’s historical centre and near the Val d'Orcia Natural Park. The property offers free Wi-Fi and spacious accommodation. Covered parking is free. The San Gregorio features a large ..

  • La Bandita Townhouse

    Corso Il Rossellino 111 I - 53026 Pienza

    Featuring free WiFi, a hot tub and a terrace, La Bandita Townhouse offers pet-friendly accommodation in Pienza, 39 km from Siena. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV. S..

  • Relais Il Chiostro Di Pienza Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Corso Il Rossellino 26 I - 53026 Pienza

    Prix Prices from : 74 €

    How many people can say they’ve stayed in a 15th-century convent? You can if you book Relais Chiostro di Pienza, a charming hotel set right in the heart of Pienza. Set just 100 metres from Pienza’s cathedral, this historic hotel has well-kept garden..

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