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Palazzo dei Priori

Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 87257
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“bell tower” (8 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 reviews)
“council room” (2 reviews)
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Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
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+39 0588 87257

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great art work in the first floor of the palace. You can then climb up to the bell tower for some unreal views of the city and countryside. Warning! watch the time when in the tower the bell.The bell rings right over your head.

Thank GRS-SJS
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

On a nice day, it's worth going to the top of the bell tower in this beautiful palace! We purchased a combined ticket for this, the Alabaster and Etruscan museums. Worth it!

Thank Mr L
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

You really go back in time when you visit, and you should absolutely make sure to climb to the top for pano views of the city.

Thank KB C
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

My parents and I just rented a little house near Poggibonsi and I was scouring our Rick Steves's guide for things to do. Steves weighs in on Volterra and San Gimignano, coming down firmly on the side of Volterra. Go! Go! Go! Indeed the town...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

It is interesting to visit, but not that special, because there is a lack of information regarding what you are seeing.

Thank Joana D
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Really good price for the hotel. However, it was a bit out in the sticks away from pretty much everything. The scenery was great and it was about a 15 minute drive from Siena city centre. The breakfast buffet (that you pay something like 8€...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The plaques and crests are cool to see on the outside of the building. Each crest has its own story, history and special meaning. If they are like the crests and plaques in other small hilltop towns, they are for the families that were part...More

Thank David D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is the city hall from olden days. It is a very nice structure with some great iron pieces incorporated into it.

Thank 1234texas
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Palazzo dei Priori offers a great scenery over the city and its surroundings. Once you are on top of the tower using a very narrow staircase you got an excellent view over the city and its surroundings. With a 22 euro family ticket ou...More

Thank Jerry P
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What great views and artwork on show. Caution... avoid being up the tower on the hour mark as you will be deafened- was funny though.

Thank EMatthews7
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