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Rolling hills, cypress trees and thousands of years of history

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Volterra, an historical hilltop town with about 10,000 inhabitants, founded by the Etruscans in the heart of Tuscany three thousand years ago, rises 550 metres above sea level and affords a spectacular panoramic view of the Cecina valley and the Era valley.
A haven of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Renaissance art and architecture, Volterra is famous throughout the world for its age-old tradition of alabaster carving.

Volterra's charm not only lies in its historical patrimony but also in the undefiled surrounding countryside.

Only an hour from Pisa, Florence and Siena with an ideal climate and timeless atmosphere, Volterra is a perfect location for a wide range of leisure and cultural activities including  health and fitness, excursions, guided tours, country walks, food and wine tasting which SIAF can offer to its guests.

For more info about Volterra and its surroundings visit the web site Volterratur or Volterra virtual guide.


Village Siaf
SP Monte Volterrano - Loc. Il Cipresso
56048 Volterra (Pisa), Italy

How to find us:

Pisa International airport is 65 km from Volterra. Volterra can also be reached in less than one hour, by car, from Florence, Pisa and Siena.

Shuttle service available From/To Pisa and Florence Airport and Pisa, Florence and Cecina Train Stations. Ask for an estimate!

By Car
From Northern Italy you can reach Volterra via Pisa or Florence.

From Florence, follow the A1 Highway direction to Rome and exit at Firenze Certosa, then take the free motorway to Siena, until the exit called "Colle Val d'Elsa" and from this point following the signs to Volterra.

From Pisa, follow the free motorway (FI-PI-LI SGC), direction to Florence and exit at Pontedera-Ponsacco. Then take the road to Capannoli, La Sterza and follow the signs to Volterra. It is about 1 hour drive.
As an alternative follow the free motorway (FI-PI-LI SGC), direction to Florence and exit at Pontedera.Then take the road to Peccioli and then to Volterra. It is about 1 hour drive.

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