Pienza

Pienza

A town that dates back to the 15th century still carries global resonance today for city dwellers. Off the beaten track in Italy, a city inspired by Renaissance humanism is finding new fans with its urban planning. A Renaissance jewel in the heart of Italian Tuscany,...
Pienza – Pieve di Corsignano

Pienza – Pieve di Corsignano

The parish church of Corsignano is a Romanesque building with sacred cylindrical bell tower “severed” which is located in Pienza, just outside the city center. The church, originally dedicated to the two saints Vito and Modesto (the real name is in fact...
San Quirico d’Orcia

San Quirico d’Orcia

San Quirico is a charming, walled town on the northern edge of the Val d’Orcia. A large part of the antique town walls still stand along with 14 small towers, although some of them are incorporated into other buildings. Unfortunately, nothing remains of the...
Bagno Vignoni

Bagno Vignoni

   The ancient village of Bagno Vignoni is located in the Val d’Orcia Natural Park. Thanks to the Via Francigena (which was the main route followed by pilgrims in antiquity who went to Rome), these thermal waters were found and have been used since Roman times....