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Volterra Walking Tour

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Address: Piazza Martiri della Liberta, Volterra, Italy
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Annie Adair and her colleagues offer a introductory walking tour of...

Annie Adair and her colleagues offer a introductory walking tour of Volterra, Tuscany's oldest, continuously-inhabited city.The one-hour walk is held EVERY DAY from 6pm to 7pm, April through October (except August). Cost: €10 per person, minimum 3 persons or €30Meeting point: Piazza Martiri della Libertà, in front of the ALI alabaster shop.This is a group tour, and there is no need to book in advance.The walk is done in English by professional, licensed guides and touches on Volterra's Etruscan, Roman and Medieval history.

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Great Tour with local guide

We loved this tour- a great way to see the city. Would highly recommend. Starting point is easy to find. tour lasted one perfect hour

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RTP54
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this tour- a great way to see the city. Would highly recommend. Starting point is easy to find. tour lasted one perfect hour

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Summerside, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Claudia was wonderful we laughed,joked and learned a lot about Volterra.This was our favorite place in tuscany and this was our favorite tour. We had been in Volterra all day exploring but when we met up with Claudia she showed us things we had walked by and not known what they were. If you are only doing one tour in... More 

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Sonoma, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have followed Rick Steves' recommendations for years so, when he said taking this tour was "a must do" - we decided it had to be done. What a great decision! Claudia was our guide and she is the most bubbly, energetic, enthusiastic young woman I've ever met. She is a font of valuable information and her love for Volterra... More 

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Denver
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We scheduled a two hour walking tour of Volterra with Annie Adair. She is a delightful American/Italian and a walking encyclopedia regarding the history and culture of Volterra. Her tour was the highlight of our visit to the very charming and historically fascinating Volterra.

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janviertuscany, Proprietario at Volterra Walking Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words - it is always a pleasure and great satisfaction to tour Volterra with people who are curious about and engaged with the world around them! I hope to see you again in Volterra. More 

NYC
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

This was one of the best tours we've ever taken. If you can visit but ONE Tuscan hill town, visit Volterra. Annie Adair is SUPER knowledgeable about many things, and in particular the history and culture of Volterra. Having been raised in the US (DC, then a graduate of Brown University) so her English is perfect. Volterra is a lesser... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We visited Volterra as a side trip from the wine country. This preChristian hilltop town is nothing short of impressive! Founded around the 8th century BCE it was an important Etruscan city. The city is compact and reasonably accessible on foot. The main sights include the cathedral (frescos), several museums dedicated to the Etruscan period and a very impressive Roman... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was one town that we stopped by while driving through Tuscany. We only spent a couple hours here but will definitely go back. City high on a hill with an amazing old city feel. From the edge of the wall on a clear day, you can see the island of Crete. Many shops sell alabaster items.

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe exploring the city of Volterra, after walking up the many steps to get to the top, your breath is literally taken away. Annie Adair was our tour guide and what an amazing guide she is. An American transplant from D.C. found atop of an ancient city built before the Romans invaded. What a treat! She is so... More 

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North Carolina
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We scheduled a 3 hour walking tour of Volterra with Annie Adair. This was a fantastic and informative tour. Communication ahead of time was prompt and clear. Volterra is a fascinating and beautiful town and significantly less crowded than San Gimignano. I would highly recommend the services of Annie Adair so that you get the most out of your visit.

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We learned about Volterra Walking Tours through a guidebook, and we were not disappointed. Claudia was a great guide, and her enthusiasm for the town and its history really came through. It was a great way to get acquainted with Volterra in a short time. She also provided great restaurant recommendations that we used after the tour was over. Highly... More 

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