Pienza. Discover one of Italy’s ‘ideal cities’

Pienza is the largest town in the Val d’Orcia in central Tuscany. It’s a city shaped by one man’s ambitious dream. That man was Pope Pius II whose aim was to create the ‘ideal city’ based on the humanist values of the time. Walking around today it’s hard to deny it the title, although its inspired design is really… Read more »

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