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Easy to find. Try to see it at different times od day.

This chapel must be one of the most photographed in Tuscany. It is easy to find; a small sign... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ottawa, Canada
Peaceful and iconic

Had read about this tiny little chapel before heading to Italy so knew it was on our “must see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Via Dante Alighieri 78, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

This chapel must be one of the most photographed in Tuscany. It is easy to find; a small sign points the way down a gravel road off the highway between Pienza and San Quirico D'Orcia. You have to walk the last 200m alongside grain fields....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had read about this tiny little chapel before heading to Italy so knew it was on our “must see” list. Driving through the Val d’Orcia is even more spectacular than we anticipated so seeing this iconic capella as part of that drive was just frosting...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Time of day and a deluge did not allow me a visit to the chapel, though I tried! The downpour ended my attempt due to the flooded road, however, the clouds and the light upon the land made the chase from the highway a memorable...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This capella can be best photographed with a long lens (=> 200mm) from SP146 street, preferably with the silhoutte of Pienza in the background. It a Val d'Orcia classic and on many postcards. In my opinion it makes less sense to drive closer and walk...More

Thank Rulrich
Reviewed 28 April 2018

For me, this place is a spot to reach nirvana ! We spend too much time in ar and on foot to reach there but it completely worths ! a small chapel on a hill that you can watch Tuscany and smell the region, if...More

Thank Mert U
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Dozens of reviews and no precise info on the location, so here it is….The GPS coordinates of the location you must park: 43.070279, 11.642020 From here, you'll walk 10 minutes on a very easy trail (it's in fact a closed road). Don't expect a magical...More

7  Thank FredBueno
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My husband read about this widely photographed chapel in Val d'Orcia and had to see it himself and take his own photographs. We followed our handy dandy but not so super trustworthy GPS and turned onto the road that eventually would lead us there. After...More

1  Thank wannabefolkie
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I had done a lot of research to try and find out where this beautiful chapel was that I saw pictured everywhere for when reading about Tuscany. We were staying in Siena but had hired a car and drove to this chapel, it's well off...More

1  Thank Anna C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Lost in the fields, it took us a while to locate the right turn, but once parked the car and set off for a walk, the views and landscape were breathtaking. Magical place, especially during sunset. Very romantic and deserted.

1  Thank MarJanecka
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It is probably better to take the famous shop of this chapel from the distance, as it is not possible to drive right up to the builing with your car. We had rented a classic Alfa and wanted to take pictures at this location, but...More

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Response from minimick | Reviewed this property |
Hi Superkaik, I noticed no-one else has answered, so I will do my best ! I have driven past (and stopped) on many occasions, but, never been any closer than the road. I see from some of the other photos, at least 1... More
19 February 2015|
Response from Buonomo | Reviewed this property |
It's about 15 minutes maybe from Pienza by car. It's off the SR2 is all I remember. Look for the dirt road lined with cypress trees. That windy road takes you right to the Chapel. Michela