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A Real Treat

The views area amazing, although I can't imagine the walk in the absolute heat of summer. I am... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2016
Great views

This is a very good place to see the views from part of Volterra and an excellent location to watch... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2016
Christine T
Pisa, Italy
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4 weeks ago
“There are many special places of interest to visit in Volterra but this is one of them”
Jan 22, 2018
“Typical views of Toscana”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views of the surrounding countryside from these cliff tops is spectacular and breathtaking and well worth visiting whilst in Volterra

Thank Mike M
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Excellent views of the Tuscan country side. you can't go wrong in this place. It is beautiful everywhere you look, even if it's raining.

Thank Natasha O
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The cliffs have been fenced off, and it is difficult to get an overview. Better look at them from a distance.

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We've taken our car to the campsite and walked 200m to the "viewpoint" of the Balze cliffs. Except there is nothing to see there as the view is blocked by overgrown trees and bushes. Reading the other reviews, the hike from the city is amazing,...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2016

The views area amazing, although I can't imagine the walk in the absolute heat of summer. I am sure sunset would be breathtaking. Take your time and drink in the scenery.

Thank Chocaholic1001
Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is a very good place to see the views from part of Volterra and an excellent location to watch the sun set.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed June 14, 2016

I had read about the Balze cliffs and really wanted to see them up close during our Volterra visit. The directions looked easy on the map but there were few markers directing us to the area. We persisted and were rewarded with a magnificent view...More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed May 7, 2016

beautiful views of the ancient city makes you think of eternity and quick passage of time of our lives

1  Thank E R
Reviewed July 30, 2015

When visiting Volterra it's a must to visit the 'Balze'. It's a spectacular view to see these 'Tuscan cliffs'. It taks a walk starting from the city but the spectacular view makes it good.

Thank Vespa9000
Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's a great view of Volterra and the surrounding countryside. There are some walking paths and a very nice CAMPSITE, with good facilities. However, if you are short of time, you can skip it. There are beautiful views everywhere in Tuscany

1  Thank shulamit657
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