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Address: Volterra, Italy

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Love visiting and soaking in Volterra. Much to see .... especially the Etruscan museum, the Roman ruins, and the city itself. The alabaster shops are wonderful and something you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Love visiting and soaking in Volterra. Much to see .... especially the Etruscan museum, the Roman ruins, and the city itself. The alabaster shops are wonderful and something you can only find there. Stop by. You will be glad you did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Volterra was one of our favorites Tuscan Towns to visit. We particularly enjoyed the architecture, the the alabaster workshops and galleries and the Roman Theater. The town seemed to have a lot of civic pride and purpose. For example an underground parking lot had been built by the town, to eliminate the parking frenzy that tourists and locals experience in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I love this historic little town. It's perched up high on a mountain and the view out across the Tuscan countryside feels like you're on top of the world. Alabaster art and jewelry are in lots of the little shops, as are other nice artisan works. There's a nice view from above of a Roman amphitheater that was discovered and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Had tried previously but hadn't been able to park. Glad we did get chance. Well worth a visit could probably do a whole day if you like gift shops and the chance to see some beautiful views. There is also some amazing ruins not in the league of Rome but worth a look. There are many places to eat and... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you are on the area and have the transport then you must go to volterra it's a beautiful Tuscan hilltop town with something for everyone

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Naantali, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Volterra's hill top location has helped it remain in its size and composure, and keep its charm. The buildings are beautiful and the atmosphere warm (hot in July), and the views breath-taking. Don' miss Palazzo Viti or the Roman amphitheatre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This ancient Etruscan town has much to offer anyone who appreciates Italian history. The Alabaster workshops with the artisans open to public viewing as they create, the excavated Roman Arena, the City Hall circa 1340...

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Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fascinating and ancient town, relaxed feel, great views all round, delightful streets to explore. Very windy roads to get there though, and some steep climbs inside the walled town

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Alba Iulia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The perfect little Tuscan town, perfect scenery, perfect road up until the top of the hill on which the town lies. Incredible memories. Loved every minute over there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A taste of the beauty of an old Tuscan town with beautiful views. Once you get bored of sunbathing and the beach places like this are great to look around and have lunch, the cobbled streets and also shaded so it's lovely a cool plus some nice shops particularly foodie deli and wine shops to spend money in.

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Address: Address: Volterra, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra

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