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Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palazzo dei Priori is one of the oldest palazzos in Tuscany and stands right in the middle of Volterra. The building dates back to the beginning of the thirteenth century but has undergone quite some changes over the centuries. The most important are the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a small charge to visit this Palazzo and there isn't a vast amount to see, but reaching the top of the tower makes it well worth the cost. I lost count of the number of towers we climbed during our visit to Tuscany,...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inside are a lot of wall paintings and remains from the medieval times. You can climb the tower to get a great view of the city and surrounding landscapes. Very impressive and worth the fee.

Thank Gaya K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning medieval palace, with great exhibition of family signs of local rich families and clans. 2nd flow sala is served for weddings,4th floor had not bad exhibition of how old Volterra used to look and some archeological items found in the zone. From windows on...More

Thank Galina N
Reviewed August 10, 2018

voltera is amazing place and this is one of it's landmarks. you will not miss it strolling volterra.

Thank Radoslav J
Reviewed July 20, 2018

A very large building which houses the police and the tourist office! Well worth exploring though, with some interesting plaques.

Thank Diomedia
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We all agreed we enjoyed Volterra more than San Gimignano despite the latter being more famous. We started off here in the Palazzo and got the multipass. The first floor has an explanation and several models of how the town developed during the Etruscan era...More

Thank angie c
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited the town hall and council chamber but the highlight was climbing the tower. Only allow a few at a time but excellent views across idyllic countryside. Well worth a visit

Thank Melchisedek
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Everything says they close at 17:30 but they were already closed at 17:15 after we walked all the way up there. There’s also my addition items on display over three floors.

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Not the Italian restaurant you're expecting. Food was OK, atmosphere OK, waiter not your friendly person to talk to, but was a local restaurant.

Thank Jean A
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