Visiting Volterra in the company of a Licensed Tour Guide is certainly the best way to appreciate the extraordinary archaeological heritage of this city and the surrounding area: the Etruscan Museum; the Roman Theatre and the Baths of Vallebuona, the Acropolis and the Etruscan Porta all’Arco (IV century BC); the necropolis of the Portone and the remains of the Etruscan walls which tower above the intriguing chasm of the Balze at the church of San Giusto. The Peccioli Archaeological Museum where the remains of the Etruscan sanctuary of Ortaglia are kept.
Our guided tours will also lead you to the discovery of Medieval and Renaissance Volterra treasures: Piazza dei Priori with the imposing Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo del Podestà and the Torre del Porcellino; the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo; the medieval Buonparenti towers; the church of San Francesco, the ancient fountain of Porta San Felice, the Renaissance Palazzo Minucci Solaini seat of the Municipal Art Gallery, the Medici’s Fortress; Palazzo Viti-Incontri, elegant mansion of the sixteenth century that preserves furnishings and decor from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
For those who want to discover the most fascinating, unusual aspects of this beautiful city we also suggest the following thematic itineraries:
We remind you that the visit to Volterra can be combined with a guided tour of some of the most beautiful and fascinating places in Tuscany such as Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Colle di Val d’Elsa, San Vivaldo, Certaldo.