VOLTERRA WALKING TOUR

experience Tuscany’s oldest and most vibrant hill-town

be smart, stay safe, and keep traveling!

about the tours – 2021 update

Whether you just passing by or staying for a while, our tours offer you an informative introduction to Volterra, past and present, and experiences to deepen your understanding and appreciation of the culture, history and traditions of this ancient land.

Each tour of the city covers the most important sites and general history, but every day we offer tours with different themes, including tours of the ex-psychiatric institute of Volterra, and country walks to visit the Etruscan tombs, and much more.

The tours are held in English and Italian by professional tour guides, and we guarantee small groups with proper social distancing.

our tours

this calendar is valid from May 1st to May 31st 2021

MONDAYS
11 am – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2hrs)
2 pm – Divine Countryside: country walks around Volterra (3 hrs)
TUESDAYS
2 pm – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2 hrs)
WEDNESDAYS
11 am – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2 hrs)
2 pm – Beyond the Pale: an archaeology-focused country walk (3 hrs)
THURSDAYS
10 am – Volterra’s Historic Insane Asylum: a voyage through art & madness (full-day)
2 pm – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2 hrs)
FRIDAYS
4 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
5 pm – Volterra’s Historic Insane Asylum: a voyage through art & madness (2 hrs)
SATURDAYS
12 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
2 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
2 pm – Divine Countryside: country walks around Volterra (3 hrs)
5 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
SUNDAYS
10 am – Beyond the Pale: an archaeology-focused country walk (3 hrs)
12 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
2 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
4 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)

logistics

cost: €10-€30 per person (each itinerary has a different price), free for children ages 0-14

meeting point: most tours* meet in Piazza dei Priori (main square), in front of the Palazzo dei Priori (town hall building with clock and belltower); *the Historic Insane Asylum tour meets in the parking lot of the Volterra Hospital in the San Lazzaro neighborhood (near the Esso station)

how to book: send us an email to info@volterrawalkingtour.com or call us or send a WhatsApp message to +39-347-1435004 (Annie), +39-340-2655418 (Claudia) or +39-347-5749818 (Gianna).

when to book: preferably at least 1 day in advance so we can ensure small groups. For any booking requests made on the day of the tour, please contact us by phone or Whatsapp to have immediate confirmation that we have spaces available. There is no minimum number of participants.

tour details: the tours are mostly held outdoors, so please bring appropriate clothing in the event of inclement weather. We suggest comfortable walking shoes for all tours, and for the countryside tours hiking shoes or tennis shoes with good tread are highly recommended, as is a bottle of water.

if you are interested in a private tour at a different time or date just send us your request to info@volterrawalkingtour.com or +39-3471435004

Annie & Claudia with Rick Steves

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There is no better way to spend €10 and one hour in this city. I mean it. Don’t miss this beautiful experience.”

Our Tours

we offer a variety of private tours for all interests

more about our tours

Get In Touch

info@volterrawalkingtour.com
+39-347-143-5004

Contacts

Getting to Volterra

Direction and Maps

2 thoughts on “VOLTERRA WALKING TOUR

  1. Hello, tomorrow (Wednesday) we plan to come to Volterra by late afternoon. We are a family of Five (parents wit kids age 12, 16 and 18) and aim to explore this beautiful place together with you. Can you probably arrange a tour for us, language might by German or Englisch. Thx, Marcus

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    1. Hello Marcus,
      we are available to give you a tour today. Just let me know your preferred time, and I will know if we can provide the tour in German (if not, we can definitely do it in English). You can also reach us by phone or message at +39-3471435004.

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