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Private Italy Vacations: Pitigliano – Tuscany

Private Italy Vacations: Pitigliano – Tuscany
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Despite its dramatic position, undeniable charm and many historic sites, Pitigliano has not been overrun by tourists like many of its neighbouring hilltop towns in Tuscany and can be visited on private Italy vacations. Perched on a volcanic rock ridge the village was once settled by Etruscans, Romans, ruled by the powerful Aldobrandeschi, Orsini, MediciĀ and […]

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Tuscany Jewish community: Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana.

Tuscany Jewish community: Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana.
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In the southern part of Tuscany, at just one and half hour drive from Rome you will find three of the most beautiful medieval towns of Italy: Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana, They all are villages of ancient origins rich in art and culture, built in tuff’s stone carved from the same hills on which they […]

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