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Piazza dei Priori, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Volterra no matter how long you stay start and end your tour here. Its the center of the city. Major walking streets fan out from here. Additionally, the medieval architecture here is fantastic, a cathedral, palace, restaurants, and government buildings. Start walking in...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the centre of Volterra and therefore has to be somewhere special. We love to sit in one of the bars and watch the world go by in such a historical place. So much has happened in the piazza and in the Palazzo deli...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing historic property, you must climb the bell tower but not one for people with vertigo!! Needless to say I'm a huge twilight fan so that was one of the main reasons for seeing it

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The square, surrounded by an almost perfect medieval row of buildings, is the heart of the city. All major sights of the city are within a few minutes walk from here. This is another beautiful hilltop town of Tuscany built on a high plateau enclosed...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Very charming old town. The city is clean and pleasant to take a walk because the city is not very big. Enables you to watch and enjoy your vacation

Thank susihunt
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The visitation of the Piazza dei Priori was the culmination of our short visit to Volterra. Around the square you will find breathtaking historic buildings dominated by the Palazzo Pretorio and the Palazzo dei Priori.

Thank Libor N
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The Piazza dei Priori is in the heart of Volterra and one of Volterra's hightlights. Both the medieval Palazzo dei Priori as well as the Palazzo Pretorio are located on this square. The piazza is near Piazza del Battistero, the religious centre of Volterra. This...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had limited time here, but managed to enjoy a while in the Piazza before visiting the Palace which looks out over the square. Interesting buildings and a mix of architecture. Not too much commercialism here, but we were glad of some respite at a...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A Twilight saga fan fact: In “New Moon”, Edward went to Volterra to seek his death at the hands of the Volturi after he thought that Bella had died. In the book, the story culminated in Volterra, but the movie scenes were actually filmed in...More

Thank faeimmmario
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Volterra is one of the typical old Tuscany villages. The square is beautiful and brings you way back in time. What we liked the most is that there are much less tourists in Volterra.

Thank Joury H
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