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Pienza: Palazzo Piccolomini Entrance Ticket

Pienza: Palazzo Piccolomini Entrance Ticket

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The beautiful Renaissance town of Pienza, set among the hills of Tuscany and Val d'Orcia, was declared a world heritage site, as the first example of the ideal Renaissance city.

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  • Discover the inner courtyard and the hanging garden
  • Wander through the charming rooms of the Palazzo Piccolomini
  • Learn through an audioguide of the humanist project commissioned by Pope Pius II
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A visit with the audioguide allows you to discover the inner courtyard of this wonderful palace, built as an expression of the interrelations between man and nature. Wander through the hanging garden and the charming rooms of the Palazzo Piccolomini, then enjoy a breathtaking view from the loggia over the Orcia Valley.  The palace was the summer residence of Pope Pius II, and is part of a complex that includes the cathedral and the square, commissioned by the Pope and built in 1459 by famed architect Bernardo Rossellino, student of Leon Battista Alberti. The rooms on the main floor are furnished with period furniture, paintings and other furnishings, testimony to a past that still remains intact. Pienza is also known as having the first roof garden of the Renaissance, with views of the Val d'Orcia and Mount Amiata.
  • Ticket entrance to Palazzo Piccolomini
  • Audioguide
  • Guided tour
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Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Go straight to the Fast Pass ticket desk at the Palazzo Piccolomini and exchange your voucher for the official ticket.

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Safety pin!

Touring the halls of this palace is a journey back in time. The halls and even the room of Pope Pius II remain as is.

March 21, 2017

Sehenswert wegen der atemberaubenden Aussicht im Garten.

July 30, 2022


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