Pienza is a rare example of a Renaissance town, created by the Pope "Pio II" in the 15th. Century, which still represents the search of realizing a perfect model of life, enjoying beautiful panoramas over looking the Orcia valley from the walking terrace. Pienza is world famous also for its "Pecorino" Cheese.
Montepulciano, designed by Sangallo for the Cosimo the I in the 16th. Century, has streets and alleys lined by imposing palaces and churces. The main square is "Piazza Grande", a mixture of Gothic and Renaissance buildings. Montepulciano has become well known for its wines, the Nobile di Montepulciano.
Ancient documents concerning this wine go back to the 800's. We will visit a few cellars on our tour.