5Pitigliano – The Tufa Town

Located in the picturesque region of Tuscany, Pitigliano is a unique town perched on a tufa ridge, which gives it a striking appearance.

Often referred to as “Little Jerusalem” due to its historical Jewish community, Pitigliano is famous for its medieval architecture and the labyrinthine network of caves and tunnels carved into the tufa rock beneath the town. Explore the charming streets, visit the Orsini Palace, and admire the views from the town’s imposing fortress. The town’s historical and geological significance, coupled with its rich cultural heritage, make Pitigliano a truly distinctive destination in Italy.