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Volterra

Address: Volterra, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Volterra
Type: Civic Centers, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Civic Centers, Sights & Landmarks
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Stockholm, Sweden
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77 reviews 77 reviews
63 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Here you can walk around and admire the traditional houses. You can go into the cathedral and watch its fabulous golden ceiling.

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237 reviews 237 reviews
28 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Nice small town and wonderful surrounding hills. Very lively but less crowded with tourists than other small towns in Toscana.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was a fantastic tour of the ENEL geothermic plant and museum near Pomerance Pisano. It was low cost & mega interesting. Massimo treated us to Italian appetizers in a quaint village after the tour - very authentic. Massimo is a certified 'guida ambientale' fluent in English, passionate and knowledgeable. He can be reached at massimogazzarri@yahoo.it

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Reston, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

That's what we love about Europe. Sort of. We took a day trip to Volterra from Florence. It was a bit of a bust. First of all, it takes 1 ½ hours to get there. Then, in late November, many shops and restaurants are closed. The restrooms are only open on the weekend. The country side scenery en route is... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Following a Tuscan farmhouse luncheon we visited Volterra.... WOW! We drove up narrow winding mountain roads and Volterra appeared! There were churches castles old ruins and an actual functioning city. There were absolutely beautiful luxe shops w leathers alabaster and gourmand delights! The views from the top of Volterra are magnificent and commanding miles and miles of green countryside! In... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a lovely, typically Italian, hill town. It is a maze of streets with little shops and gorgeous views. You just need time to wander and absorb the atmosphere!

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San Diego, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were driven to Volterra but our guide who said this was his favorite town in Tuscany and where he would love to live! I agreed with him - this a lovely ancient town with wonderful windy cobblestone streets and great views. It wasn't as crowded as other places we visited and had a fantastic amphitheater! The Etruscan Gate there... More 

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eschentzwiller
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I learned that Volterra was as known as NYC and Hong Kong long time ago! some scenes of twilight movie were taken here It is really a beautiful city, for people who like culture it must be seen also the kids were impressed

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Wijk bij Duurstede, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were in Tuscany, and our daughters would like to see where the Twilight saga was filmed. Well, let's visit it for an hour or so. We stayed there for more than one hour. So nice, so much to see. It is a very old town on the top of a hill. Driving towards Volterra it is a very nice... More 

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Temecula, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This little town was amazing with nice cobble stone and narrow streets. This is where they also filmed some scenes from the movie Twilight. Nice little restaurants and great alabaster souvenirs. It sits on top of a hill with lovely views and not far from Pisa.

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