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Usually the starting point

The square is just above the central parking place at the entrance of the city and that is the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Peaceful day out

There is a monument to garibaldi in middle of the piazza which looks magnificent and stands looking... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Thomas J
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Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
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One of the main squares in Cortona that features a scenic overlook.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square is just above the central parking place at the entrance of the city and that is the reason why we usually start our exploring of the city from here. The locals still call the square by its older name, Piazza Carbonaia, because the...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

There is a monument to garibaldi in middle of the piazza which looks magnificent and stands looking out over the beautiful countryside of Italy. The piazza is a great place to just sit and relax while taking it all in. Great place to go to...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Cortona can be very crowded during the season. Parking outside the city can be limited,go early or later. Excellent shopping and restaurants ,delightfull narrow streets a photographers paradise.

Thank robin p
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My friend and I set out to visit Piazza Garibaldi on a recent visit and although we did find it and take some photos there we didn't realise that that was were we were. It could do with signposting a little better, as the significance...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Arriving late in the evening, Cortona was still well alive at around 6pm and parking is free after around 8pm on the hill just below the town. After a short walk up into Cortona there's some great clothing and local produce shops (rather than touristy...More

Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Very shady at mid day. Lots of benches and bins. Nice vista with the plain spread out below you. There's some car parking if you can't walk up the hill

Thank Molloi
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great piazza for photo op shots but go to Della Reppublica if you want a great place to sit and people watch and have fun activities.

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We walked through during the day and it wasn't very crowded but at night.....just hopping with activity. Kiosks were set up with varying merchandise, actors in medieval costumes were displaying their craft and then.... soccer! Seemed the whole town turned out and tvs were everywhere....More

Thank avis
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Piazza itself has a pretty fountain in the middle of it, and there are park benches to sit and have a coffee or gelato. The views are gorgeous as in all of Tuscany. But the park that is adjacent to Piazza Garibaldi is a...More

Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Grab a Gelato and sit on the bench in the sun. The Piazza is alive with locals and tourists coming and going in all directions, it makes for a relaxing 10 min or so.

Thank Eric S
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