Hotel Foresteria Volterra

Address: Borgo San Lazzaro 5, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Borgo San Lazzaro 5, Volterra, is near Porta all'Arco, Parco Archeologico, and Balze Cliffs.
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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

    ... at the city if an uprising occurred. The fortress immediately became a political prison where the opponents of the Medicis ended up in secret cells. In 1816, the fortress was again made a prison and is still in operation today with 200 high security prisoners.

    On Thursday evening we returned to an interesting appearing restaurant, Ristorante Enoteca, just a few yards from our hotel which had been closed the previous evening. This provided a menu with a ...

    The Renaissance and the Ufizzi Gallery

    A travel blog entry by jott086 on May 21, 2013

    1 comment

    ... art which was very interesting. The crowning glory of the gallery was the last room which contained Michelangelo's painting. So deeply and brightly colored it was beautiful. It was a wedding gift to one of the Medicis. Michelangelo lived with them and they are considered his second family.
    He was raised in Florence and studied under Ghirlindaio who is considered by many to be the greatest painter ever. ...

    Under the Tuscan Sun

    A travel blog entry by abi.latham on May 09, 2013

    18 photos

    ... see my Sicilian pirate for of course "the besta pastries in Italy and the sweetest blood orangea juica". "Good morning beautiful" was the greeting to which I replied "Bon journo" and then we playfully selected from an amazing array of freshly baked with love (yep I am under the seduction) temptations. Armed with a mozzarella, tomato and pesto bruschetta, a lemon ricotta filled filo angels pastry, another twist with cassata type ricotta, a thin ricotta ...

    Tuscany

    A travel blog entry by stephanierachel on Oct 12, 2012

    ... she just kept staring straight at him without smiling or anything. And we've had the same thing happen countless times. It must just be a cultural thing over here because in Australia if someone eyeballed you back you would stop staring at them! After lunch we wandered around a little longer and stopped in for a quick coffee at a little cafe that had free wifi. Then it started raining quite heavily so we ran back to our car and ...

    Shopping & Uffizi

    A travel blog entry by tuscany2012 on Sep 07, 2012

    6 comments, 55 photos

    ... both bought beautiful leather gloves. Several gifts (surprises) for people back home were purchased by all. We made it to the Ponte Veccio where all of the jewelly is, and where both Karen and Becky bought beautiful rings. Becky also bought many more pieces of jewellery for her Pandora Bracelet.

    After pounding the pavement for 3 hours we stopped at a little cafe for a typicial Italian lunch. We then visited the ...