Villa Porta all'Arco

Via Mazzini 2, Volterra, Tuscany, 56048, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Volterra

Etruscans : visit to Volterra

A travel blog entry by rdumler

5

... northwest from here, we go down to rolling hills and a rich agricultural area. One can see large and beautiful farms with houses built in a traditional yet grand design. Every yard seems to have a diversity of plants; grapes, artichokes, olive trees, roses. and so on. It all reminds me of that the Italians enjoy the reputation of being expert gardeners. Like many of the hilltop towns, Volterra has a wall built around the old city that dates back ...

Ancient Tuscany

A travel blog entry by cncadventures

25

... 6 days a week for about 6 hours a day because they think the attention span of the kids wanes after that time. No Market so we walk along the outside of the city walls and eventually come to a traffic jam and the market itself. It is kind of like a flea market except new items being sold. Clothes, shoes, kitchen stuff, it is all here, as well as your fruit stands, cheese stands, meat stands, fish stands, and a Rosticcheria. We walk around, Carol buys twelve new pairs ...

Inspiration in every corner of Florence

A travel blog entry by bettymoore

9

... blocks to visit the inside of the Duomo, which we were not able to do yesterday because I wasn't dressed properly (no shorts or bare shoulders). While the building's exterior is breathtaking, the interior was, well... Meh. We didn't stay long.

Although it was late in the day, we wanted to squeeze in a visit to the Galileo Museum beside the river. After a few wrong turns and holding the map upside down, we made it there and were delighted with a very cool assortment of early ...

Quite the Day

A travel blog entry by kbelland

... These men were giving us all these samples, some of my roommates ended up buying the goods because they were so delicious. We finally got on the bus to go home, it was a rough ride, but we made it. Once we got back we made dinner and of course began talking and laughing in the kitchen!!! GREAT DAY!!! Tomorrow we are going to hit up the chocolate festival one last time because tomorrow is the last day it will be in town. I will miss it very much, but am hoping to re ...

Firenze 'til you drop

A travel blog entry by theroths

1
31

... so Michelangelo played with the scale so it would look right way up high. However, since it's down at eye level you can see that his hands are larger than expected and so is is face and feet. It was originally in the Piazza Signoria (where the replica currently is), but moved to the museum later on to protect it. This was a good stop.

We then grabbed a bite to eat and headed back to the bus. We got quite lost on our way, ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via Mazzini 2, Volterra, is near Palazzo dei Priori, Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo), Baptistery, and Pinacoteca e Museo Civico.
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