How to resist the temptation of a slice of local sheeps cheese, pecorino with a glass of one of the finest tuscan wines? We will discover together the ancient origins and the historical protagonists of this small suburb entirely reconstructed with style and passion by the ultimate humanist Pope: Pius II Piccolomini.
We will visit the Renaissance town of Pienza, its main street, Corso Rossellino and the central square housing the most important buildings, including the Cathedral.
The tour will finish in a genuine dairy farm, a few km far from the enchanting village where the lovely owners will explain the various phases of cheesemaking, curing, maturing and they will obviously prepare you delicious typical dishes to base of pecorino “pientino”!
Duration of the tour, max 3 hours. If you will want to spend with me a whole day, max 6 hours, here following are additional sugestions: