Hotel Antica Badia

Address: Pisana N.33, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Volterra

Que Sera, Sera, Volterra Will Be, Will Be ........

A travel blog entry by bubnalitalia on Sep 13, 2014

6 photos

... got stuck in and were having great fun with it too. Not only had everyone donned authentic costumes, which covered the whole social, royal, ecclesiastical and political spectrum from peasants and lepers to dukes and duchesses, but all the streets and shops in the centre of the town had been transformed too. There were stands in the street too displaying crafts and skills, such as making stained glass, assorted weaponry, writing using quills and ...

We're the Etruscans, Mighty, Mighty 'Truscans ...

A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Jan 25, 2014

2 comments, 14 photos

... this angel sculpture but wasn't willing to go back to work to pay for it.



Also, we love to visit the duomos and cathedrals. As is so often the case with these old churches, construction funding dried up before the marble facade went on. This duomo in Volterra is very humble but holds some beautiful art pieces inside.



While visiting here, we particularly noticed ...

Ancient Tuscany

A travel blog entry by cncadventures on Sep 22, 2012

25 photos

... we are walking the streets of Volterra. We arrive in the main Piazza and our first order of business is to confirm the bus schedule in two days and buy tickets. We stop in the TI and they direct us across the street to the bus information office. We confirm the time and connection in Colle for Siena and buy the tickets. Tomorrow is Sunday and we have found a lot of places close so that is why we are doing this today. While we are in the Piazza, we visit the 12th ...

Well that's smaller than I thought it would be...

A travel blog entry by allansineurope on Mar 26, 2012

2 comments, 2 photos

... they realized it had a huge lean and weren't sure whether it was worth continuing. They did eventually complete it, making various efforts to correct the lean, then efforts to simply prevent it from falling over (we saw an interesting video on the extensive preservation efforts made in the 1990's). I wonder how their tourist industry would have been affected if they had stopped, or if there had been no lean.

The Field ...

Cinque Terre (Five Lands)

A travel blog entry by jimnkim_europe on Jul 11, 2011

5 photos

... place where a vehicle could pass. Our hire vehicle has sensors front, back and side and was constantly beeping when another vehicle had to pass.

The Cinque Terre is a World Heritage Listed area, with five unique small villages hugging the cliffs, and being linked by a walking trail.

Just as we nearly reached Vernazza, we found the road that our Garmin took us down was blocked by a ...