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Volterra

Overview

Volterra is a village perched on a cliff: you can see it from afar, with its walls and buildings that tell of the ancient centuries of the Middle Ages. Surrounding it is a landscape of open valleys and few trees, revealing the erosion of the rock that supports the town. And rock is one of the elements that best represents the town: the material that supports it, but also the treasure of the subsoil, rich in rock salt and chalk in various forms, including alabaster, a resource of the town and its craftsmen and the protagonist of the eco-museum housed in the Minucci tower-house. Enchanting seen from afar, immersing oneself in the village reveals all its beauty, amidst ancient squares and sloping streets, elements that have always fascinated writers, poets, painters and film directors, who have been inspired by the uniqueness of this area and have recounted it, making it travel the world.

Volterra

56048 Volterra PI, Italia

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