OUR TOURS

The Porta all'Arco, Volterra's Etruscan gate, seen from the inside. This street leading to the 4th century B.C. gate (now set into the 13th century Medieval walls of Volterra) is often called Artisan Row because of the many studios of alabaster carvers, painters, sculptors, etchers and other artists found here.

In addition to the list of daily tours below, we also offer private tours upon request, hiking and walking tours of the countryside, and fun family-focused experiences like our treasure-hunt tour.

our tours

daily tour schedule for June, July & August 2021

MONDAYS
12 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
TUESDAYS
12 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
WEDNESDAYS
12 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
3 pm – Divine Countryside: country walks around Volterra (3 hrs) – 2nd Wednesday of the month
THURSDAYS
2:30 pm – Beyond the Pale: an archaeology-focused country walk (3 hrs) – 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month
6 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
FRIDAYS
2:30 pm – Volterra’s Historic Insane Asylum: a voyage through art & madness (2.5 hrs)
6 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
SATURDAYS
11 am – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2 hrs)
6 pm – Volterra Walking Tour: city highlights (1 hr)
SUNDAYS
11 am – Volterra City Tour: from the ancient Etruscans to the present (2 hrs)
6 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 volterratour@gmail.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

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