Southern Tuscany

Porta dei Merli di Sorano

The Middle Age in Southern Tuscany

Hotel della Fortezza is in the stunning and still almost unknown area of Southern Tuscany, and it appears as an elegant structure in which to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday.

Nowadays, Southern Tuscany is recognized as one of the most beautiful area in Italy. It is on the border between Umbria and Lazio regions, it is atypical; the perfect place in which to spend  time discovering an amazing territory, full of historical, naturalistic and gastronomical highlights.

Southern Tuscan Hill Top Towns have really ancient origins, from the etruscan period until the current medieval villages, where it is a pleasure to get lost through the narrow streets and little squares, and to admire the peculiarities and richness of the ancient buildings.

Among the Hill Top Towns, don’t forget to visit Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana. It is one territory, also named Tuff-Stone City. These three old towns are one close to each other, with the same origins, but each one with his distinctive traits that make it unique.

In addition, for all the people who love being pampered.. this area is also famous for the many hot springs and  thermal baths. “Terme di Sorano” is about 5 km away from our Hotel, and the most famous “Terme di Saturnia” is reachable within a short itinerary.