Pitigliano Centro Storico

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Pitigliano Centro Storico
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v0gue
Boonah, Australia560 contributions
Wow! Wow! again Wow
Oct 2019
So hard to describe this town clinging to the cliff face of the tuffaceous rock,there are just so many lane & viccolos to explore a photographers heaven. This is a town not to be missed although it is steep the historical centre is an easy walk
Written November 7, 2019
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bennybear
Calgary, Canada721 contributions
Absolutely stunning
Oct 2019 • Couples
This is like a mini Orvieto, without the crowds. An absolutely beautiful little gem to wander in the evening and dinner e.
Written October 9, 2019
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Lullah
Melbourne, Australia13 contributions
3 day visit
Sep 2019
We used Pitigliano as a base to visit Soranno Tombs and Sovanna. Very pretty and quiet. There is a Coop Supermarket in the main town with good produce and we used supplies from here to balance our eating out- so all in all a lovely stay.
Written September 18, 2019
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Kremena A
Varna, Bulgaria707 contributions
Mesmerising
Jul 2019
It is view from the road, it is a view from inside, I was pleasantly surprised. Walk the streets and soak the atmosphere of medieval times.
Written September 15, 2019
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Dilemo
Osprey, FL168 contributions
An extra ordinary town built on a mountain of lava
Sep 2019 • Couples
This city and several surrounding smaller towns are located in an area characterised by the "tufo" light brown volcanic rock which is used ubiquitously for all the buildings. The landscape is marked by many sheer, smooth faced cliffs which quite improbably have openings high up which have been created for various purposes including habitation and as dovecotes for homing pigeons which were once used as postmen.

Despite the steepness of the cliffs the old "borgo" of this town, which is entirely pedestrianised once you have passed into the old quarter, has to be accessed by going down a steep staircase which has been cut through solid rock. Once down at this lower level you find yourself in a labyrinth of pathways with houses in most improbable positions and amongst them are a couple of restaurants, one of which has a terrace overlooking the abyss which is the valley below the town.

Back in the old quarter there are two parallel streets running along the ridge of the cliff leading at the far end to an enormous structure which has now been converted into an exhibition space. Walls and railings are in abundance to stop you falling off the edge of the cliff into the valley hundreds of feet below but still you periodically come across a building which has somehow been constructed below these ramparts.

Finally you climb up more steps and find yourself on a flat paved roof which is the highest point of the town and which affords a fabulous view of the surrounding town and countryside.

Written September 11, 2019
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Gabriele Gadioli
Nonantola, Italy1,216 contributions
Nice place
Aug 2019 • Family
We visited this town during our stay on the seaside close to Grosseto, it’s a nice place to visit for a relaxing day, especially if you are on the beach every day!
Written September 2, 2019
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William H
Binasco, Italy49 contributions
Great place to visit
Aug 2019 • Couples
If you like old places with amazing views then this is the place to go. A few museums and things nearby to. If you love having a drink while watching the sunset then a great place to go
Written August 25, 2019
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LizGolden80
Jacksonville, FL17 contributions
I would skip it
Aug 2019 • Family
The city itself is pretty cool. Not necessarily outstanding in comparison to many other places that Italy has to offer (and I grew up here). The problem with this place is it’s extremely rude inhabitants. Not sure if they just hate tourists (which seems to be their bread and butter) but kindness seems to be the exception rather than the rule. Our two year old son got sick while in the car due to the winding roads. We stopped immediately and used all of the water we had with us in an attempt to clean. We stopped at the front gate of a nearby home and asked to use their outside water hose. The husband and wife both yelled at us to leave. Fortunately, a hotel owner saw us and was willing to help. Later, after finding parking, we saw two people yelling at those that were parking in the lot (legally, in paid parking). Their concern was the lack of parking that they had for their apartment building. Mind you, they had garages. It’s just not a very welcoming place.
Written August 8, 2019
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Stuart Fyvie
Banchory, UK39 contributions
Beautiful!
Jul 2019 • Couples
We were staying about 90 mins away and following recommendations from other family members who visited the previous day my wife and I decided to leave the kids with the grandparents and take a visit ourselves.

We were not disappointed. Beautiful architecture. Stunning views. It took us just a couple of hours to wander the streets but gave us a wonderful Italian experience without having to navigate the summer crowds in the big cities. Well worth a visit.
Written July 29, 2019
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CraiginSA
Johannesburg, South Africa59 contributions
The highlight is outside the city
Jul 2019 • Couples
It's almost breathtaking to take in the iconic view of Pitigliano perched on a hill as you approach it. But otherwise there's nothing truly amazing about the town. Yes, the Jewish ghetto and synagogue are worth a visit. As is the palace. But two hours is plenty for Pitigliano. And I recommend that rather than stay here, you travel a short distance away, and stay at Hotel della Fortezza in Sorano. It's more quiet, not touristy, and wonderful to stay in an old fortress.
Written July 18, 2019
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