San Giusto

Address: Via Pisana 35, Volterra, Tuscany, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Volterra

3000 years of struggling

A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Aug 26, 2014

1 comment, 32 photos

... built around 1120. The fašade is the result of work done in 1254. The design is simple, with marble portal built using material from the Roman theater and bath house. (Blocks were also taken from the Roman buildings to build or fortify the defensive walls – easily obtained building material.) The inside of the church is very beautiful. The audio guide told us about the various paintings and was very informative

Opposite the Cathedral is ...

In Search of High Places

A travel blog entry by indianajill on Sep 24, 2013

1 comment, 14 photos

... pieces being crafted. We settled for just admiring them in the shops.

The biggest excitement of our day comes when we try to exit the parade only to find the we needed to validate our ticket in advance of exiting, at a small booth close to the exit. I hop out with the ticket to pay, while the car in front of us also discovered the same problem. Validated, we escape the parkade without anyone honking at us and turn the car towards home. Wine with a view awaits.

A Visit to Volterra

A travel blog entry by nicimarshall on Jun 13, 2013

3 photos

... up on some journaling and letting time pass until the bus back. That night we had our last dinner in Siena so splurged on a first and second course. I finally got my gf pasta with pesto and then some great grilled steak with amazing mushrooms. The best part is the gf pasta (google can find great things) was at a restaurant we had passed the previous evening. We laughed at the one lonely little outdoor table for two- with both ...

Come On Ei-lean

A travel blog entry by madeline813 on Feb 02, 2013

1 comment, 8 photos

... Cosý, invece
abbiamo ordinato il servizio in camera e guardare Italia's Got Talent (sto
giÓ dipendente), ha preso bagni,
e siamo andati a letto! Domani la mia mamma lascia che io sono triste,
ma almeno posso dire vedr˛ lei e papÓ il mio mese prossimo per la mia
vacanza di primavera! Sto anche iniziando a prenotare pi¨ viaggi, in
modo da Sono davvero entusiasta di fare un po viaggiare, imparare un po italiano, e trascorrere delle ore piacevoli! Buona notte!

Getting a pisa the action

A travel blog entry by patches_mcgee on Aug 10, 2011

2 comments, 11 photos

... t know the first thing about the place other than that it had a tower somewhere in its vicinity.

We parked and reasoned that the city would be awash with souvenir shops - we just had to find one and sneak a peek in a guide book to get our bearings, after all, how hard can it be to hide a tower? We walked a few meters and had just turned a corner when Ryan said as casually as you like 'there it is", I thought he was joking until it came into my own ...