Fortezza Orsini, Sorano

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  • August 13, 2017
    We enjoyed exploring the grounds of this ancient castle. Entry is free and you can access it at the top of via di montorio by steps leading up on the left or drive further up the hill (about 2km) to a...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    As a diversion from the usual days on the beach we picked this route inland and there are certain repentant. By purchasing a ticket from 10 euro we made inside and outside the fortress, guided tour to the Museum, a couple of buildings in the hamlet of Sovana and the Etruscan necropolis. Both guides (fortress and Museum) were highly skilled, passionate and sympathetic of their work, something that is anything but obvious. A fine example of Italy who appreciate and value their historical, artistic and architectural heritage.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Excellent tour by Nicoletta that infected us their enthusiasm and joy of this amazing trip. It is worthwhile to discover this jewel of engineering! Ideal for family
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  • We were lucky to get a private tour of this fort. That was because no one else had signed up for the tour. Exploring the tunnels was really fun.
  • Fortress belonging to one branch of the family of Albobrandeschi of Sovana, assigned to the Orsini, who then had a similar strong et impregnable and Pitigliano. It's a formidable defensive structure transformed over 400 with addition of towers, drawbridges and an underground route, converted into a Museum and summer theatrical representations building. Within the celebration with music by Niccolò Orsini with text of Taj Mahal and numerous pottery vessels,
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  • very interesting site, too bad the management of access to the site (not very clear in the dynamics)
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  • Worth a splurge, a jewel inside of this beautiful country.
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  • Plunge into the past and present
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