Walk along the stoney streets of Volterra and discover hidden places and charming landscapes.
One of Medieval Italy’s guides will lead you to unveil the secrets of some of the most suggestive spots of the city center. From the scenografic Piazza dei Priori – with its severe Palazzo dei Priori, prototype of all the following civil buildings built in Tuscany – to the Romanesque Cathedral; from Saint John’s Baptistery to Palazzo Minucci-Solaini, the magnificent palace known for its court, location used for re-enactments and historical banquets.
Thanks to the contrade’s acivities, the city old districts, this tour will offer also a piece of medieval life and traditions visiting the historical seat of the Crossbowmen Company and the Museum of the Crossbow.
The final stop of the tour will be in an alabaster workshop with a focus on this ancient art of which Volterra is still very proud – so proud and famous to be known as the Capital of Alabaster in Italy.