Vitozza

It is one of more extended and important rocky sites in Italy. It’s around 2 kilometers from the center of St. Quirico, the most populous community of of Sorano, reachable by foot.The first proofsbate from the XI century, when in the whole area many castles were built. Vitozza belonged to a wide feud including 15 castles among which Sorano, Pitigliano, Farnese, Mezzano. The feud was strategically important, through the fortifications the roads till to the sea could be monitored. Vitozza, characterized by the ruins of many fortifications and churches, consists of further 200 caves dug in the tufo, used since the most old ages as home, stables and out-buildings.