Mauro Staccioli: Origins

He is considered to be one of the fathers of contemporary art, a native of Volterra, donated to his town of birth most of the grandiose environmental artworks of 2009 for the exhibition “Origins”. An itinerary marked by minimalist geometric sculptures, of cyclopic size by…

Volterra Walking Tour

WALKING TOUR OF VOLTERRA an introductory guided tour of the city   about the tour Annie Adair and her colleagues offer a introductory walking tour of Volterra, Tuscany's oldest, continuously-inhabited city. The walk is held in English by professional, licensed guides and touches on Volterra's…

Rick Steves: Tuscany’s Volterra is Italy’s most underrated hill town

Rick Steves' Europe Tuscany’s Volterra is Italy’s most underrated hill town Out-of-the-way location keeps vibrant, charming village from being trampled by tourists. Just a two-hour drive from jammed-with-tourists Florence, you’ll find what is perhaps Italy’s most underrated hill town — Volterra. With rustic vitality and…