Pitigliano in the Maremma Region of Tuscany, Italy

High atop the Tuscan cliffs of Tufo rock lies the picturesque town of Pitigliano.

The first view of Pitigliano upon driving around the bend is breathtaking!

 

This spectacular ancient town is also known as Little Jerusalem for its Jewish Quarter

 

The brown city buildings blend seamlessly into the underlying Tufo rock

 

A Roman acquaduct runs along the side of the town and dates from the 16th century

 

The Fountain of Seven Taps is on one side of a square called Piazza Della Repubblica and is fed by the acqueduct

 

Like most hilltop towns in the Maremma region, helpful maps are posted everywhere to help tourists get around and identify the sites

 

There are lots of wonderful little shops to visit

 

Bosco enjoyed strolling the cool streets and checking out all the unique doorways

 

That dude was pumped to find the church

 

The view from the walls are wonderful and the breeze is nice on a hot day

 

The ancient hilltop architecture is beautiful

 

This great big church is a Roman Catholic cathedral called the Duomo di Pitigliano, Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo

 

Our family enjoyed ducking down the sidestreets and stairwells to get a view of the Tuscan countryside from the walls
The walkway on the outside of the wall on one side of town is lovely too

 

The look-off is great and so is the view back at the town

 

Bosco leads the charge!

 

More interesting doorways

 

Fran the cliffhanger

 

The view from the edge

 

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Steve says:

    Beautiful and interesting views.

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