Pienza is one of the most charming towns in Tuscany where to get married, a peaceful and quiet village from which you can admire breathtaking views of the Val D'Orcia valleys. Ideal location if you are dreaming of an intimate civil wedding. In Pienza you will be able to admire a rare example of Renaissance town building.
A wedding in Pienza will allow you to enjoy a very charming, breathtaking historical setting…Defined from time to time as the "ideal city" or even the "utopian city", it represents one of the best planned Renaissance towns, where a model of ideal living and government was realized thus working out the idea of a town able to satisfy the need of a pacific, civil and hardworking living. The center of Pienza was completely redesigned by Pope Pius II in Renaissance times. He planned to transform his birthplace into a model Renaissance town. The architect Bernardo Rossellino was commissioned to build a Duomo, papal palace and town hall, the construction were completed in three years. A civil wedding in Pienza is history and architectural beauty, without renouncing to the typical “Italian flavor”!
Pienza is located in the middle of Val d'Orcia, a wonderful untouched valley, 2 hours from Florence and only 1 hour from southeast of Siena Civil weddings ceremonies are performed in the local Palazzo Comunale, a 14th century building in Renaissance style located in the historical Piazza of Pienza.
The interior of the marriage hall is very impressive, with furniture in Gothic style, historical heraldic devices and beautiful frescoes of the Senese school. Your civil wedding in Pienza will be performed by the Mayor of Town or Civil registrar. You can add personal vows, readings and poems to the ceremony. The wedding hall can accommodate up to 40 guests and is therefore perfect for smaller, very romantic weddings.
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