Pienza Landscape

Penza: Pope Pius II legacy and the allure of Tuscany

Nestled in Tuscany’s hills, Pienza’s transformation from the forgotten village of Corsignano to a UNESCO World Heritage site is rooted in the birth of Pope Pius II in 1405. Today, its harmonious blend of fifteenth-century architecture unfolds in Piazza Pio II, featuring the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Palazzo Piccolomini, Palazzo Borgia, and Palazzo Comunale.

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