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Private excursions of Italy: picturesque Sorano in Tuscany

Private excursions of Italy: picturesque Sorano in Tuscany
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As you approach the beautiful hilltop village of Sorano on private excursions of Italy  prepare your cameras for some dramatic shots. The village, located in Southern Tuscany, clings to a high volcanic tufa cliff and is often called “Matera of Tuscany” as it has numerous ancient dwellings carved out of rock. Sorano was known as “zolfanello d’Italia” […]

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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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