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Beautiful old hill town

Sorano is a beautiful hill town in Italy that has not been overrun with tourists. It's charming... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Alec D
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Seattle, Washington
Gorgeous hill town where locals still live!!

Loved this quiet hill town where history and tradition still live. We walked among Etruscan trails... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
rosabella
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Sorano is a beautiful hill town in Italy that has not been overrun with tourists. It's charming, rustic and interesting. Spend some time walking the ancient small streets.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Loved this quiet hill town where history and tradition still live. We walked among Etruscan trails during the day and ate homemade pasta at night. Sat at the bar with the locals and watched the sunset. Perfect Tuscany.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rosabella
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Not far from the more visited Pitigliano, this is another borgo in tuff on a valley. It has not yet received the tourist attention and it is as original as you can have in Maremma. There are beautiful street and alleys, a castle and many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful mediveal small town on a huge cliff. Narrow street, deep stairs and marvelous view from the upper part. Streets are very clean and buildings in a good shape. Very nice to walk around and enjoy cozy atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting to stroll through the ild fortified village. Much seems to be untouched for centuries. At the base of the city there are some house integrated in the tuff mountain faces. One of them hosts a tavern.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Loved this village! Tiny but so fun to explore and so many photo opps around every corner! There was an adorable, inexpensive olive wood shop at one end near the tiny piazza. It doesn't take long to stroll through this town, but it was wonderful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Many will say to skip Sorano, and stay in Pitigliano for example, but there is a charm in this place that you have to experience, it is a Museum in the Open, just so quaint, and with a nice hotel, where we stayed, the La...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Temper43
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of nights here staying in the heart of the old village. The streets have a unique ancient ambience and we loved exploring their twists and turns by day and in the cool of the night. We always felt safe to wander...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Another must see after Pitigliano, but a lot smaller Sorano, offers beautiful, narrow streets, which you can make in an hour or so. There is a town panorama spot just outside of the city, where you can leave your car and 5 minutes of walk...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Evgenyr1981
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We took a detour through the eastern part of the Grosetto province in Southern Tuscany, to visit Sorano and Pitigliano en route to Orvieto from Montalcino. I hadn’t even heard of Sorano, until a very informative post on Fodors (by Stu Dudley, an invaluable contributor),...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Anuj_Mithani
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