Sorano The Essential
Sorano overlooks the superb limestone Lente gorge, dotted with natural and man-made caves (including many Etruscan tombs). The town is dominated by the austere fortress of the Orsini family which, despite being half-ruined, still has a striking appearance. In the 18C, an elevated district known as the Masso Leopoldino developed on an eroded rocky platform, from where visitors can enjoy fine views of the gorges.
The cathedral is a massive Romanesque