Pienza

The name Pienza comes from Pope Pius II, who was born here, and it means the city of Pius. Enea Silvio Piccolomini, elected Pope Pius II in 1458, wanted to transform his birthplace, the anonymous village of Corsignano, into the ideal Renaissance town This pretty village is a World Heritage Site and also famous for pecorino cheese its high quality is due to the fact that the cheese is made from an especially flavoursome and aromatic milk thanks to sheep pastures in Val d'Orcia.
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Original Watercolour 34cm x 26cm
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Tuscany Italy
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Pienza

Pienza

The name Pienza comes from Pope Pius II, who was born here, and it means the city of Pius. Enea Silvio Piccolomini, elected Pope Pius II in 1458, wanted to transform his birthplace, the anonymous village of Corsignano, into the ideal Renaissance town This pretty village is a World Heritage Site and also famous for pecorino cheese its high quality is due to the fact that the cheese is made from an especially flavoursome and aromatic milk thanks to sheep pastures in Val d'Orcia.
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Original Watercolour 34cm x 26cm
Date:
Location:
Tuscany Italy
Photographer: