Where to sleep in Pitigliano
A splendid village in the Maremma hinterland, in the heart of the territory known as the Tufo Area, Pitigliano is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and an unmissable destination on a journey to discover the wonders of Tuscany.
The village of Pitigliano is one of the few to keep almost intact, even today, a Jewish Ghetto with an adjoining Synagogue, since the end of 1500 in fact, following the restrictions imposed by the Papal Bulls for the Papal State, a large Jewish community settled in Pitigliano, creating a perfect balance with the locals, so much so as to build their own sacred buildings, an unleavened oven, a kosher butcher, a ritual bath, a cellar and a beautiful Synagogue, for this particularity, Pitigliano is also famous as “The Little Jerusalem”.
Pitigliano boasts an extraordinary wealth of monuments, historic buildings and museums, in particular the Palazzo Orsini, residence of the homonymous family who ruled the county, the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, the Church of San Rocco, which is the oldest building around the village, the Archaeological Museum, which exhibits finds from the nearby necropolis, the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art and the A.Manzi Open Air Museum.
The events taking place in Pitigliano are also interesting:
TORCIATA DI SAN GIUSEPPE: on the evening of March 19th, the arrival of Spring is celebrated, hooded figures carry bundles of reeds in procession which are then set on fire to burn the “puppet” depicting winter in the square
INFIORATA: on the occasion of the celebrations for Corpus Domini, the streets of the historic center are “painted” using flowers and colored leaves, a real spectacle!
SEPTEMBER OF (WINE): traditional appointment through the streets of the historic center with the wine cellar festival, wine, good food and lots of music
Pitigliano offers the opportunity to stay in many excellent facilities, farmhouses, B & Bs, hotels and quality apartments for a truly unforgettable holiday.
We have selected the best Farmhouses, Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels and Holiday Homes in Pitigliano: