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Volterra Walking Tour

Piazza Martiri della Liberta, Volterra, Italy
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This lady was amazing

This lady was amazing. She took us from one end of Voltera to the other explaining everything... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aaron P
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Wonderful tour. Wonderful town of Volterra.

Claudia was our delightful, energetic, and knowledgeable guide. She was born in Volterra ... in an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Piazza Martiri della Liberta, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lady was amazing. She took us from one end of Voltera to the other explaining everything along the way. This is a must do and a Rick Steves’ recommendation.

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janviertuscany, Proprietario at Volterra Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such kind words - a heartfelt thank you for your generosity. And for coming on the tour! Annie Adair

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Claudia was our delightful, energetic, and knowledgeable guide. She was born in Volterra ... in an ancient, former hospital you pass by on the tour. We had already been in Volterra for over 24 hours. This tour was as exciting for us as it was...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is the best thing you can do when you are in Volterra. Amazing tour by a local - so much great background makes the rest of your trip more meaningful.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

In and of itself, Volterra is a delight, but seeing it through the eyes of a local, who was born and raised in the town was extra special. Claudia's love for the town shines through as she shared secrets and insights of the town. I...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Volterra is a hill city. Not the most famous but very beautiful. Many places to visit like ti Roman theater. Many restaurant, stores, ruins. You can take a formal tours. We just got a city map a city guide and explore it.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We took this wonderful tour with Annie and learned a great deal about Volterra and its history. The tour last one hour and hits all the high spots around town and is extremely informational. The highlights were the tour of the ancient gate and the...More

Thank Jeff S
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janviertuscany, Direttore at Volterra Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind words!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Bring your questions about the mysterious Etruscan empire because Claudia can probably answer them! She was born and raised in Volterra, has extensive historical knowledge, both modern and ancient, and speaks English better than I do. Friendly and enthusiastic, informative and authentic, Claudia made me...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

If you are in Volterra, take the time for this walking tour. On some days it is midday and some it is evening. Our guide was Claudia who can trace her family in Volterra to the eighteenth century. She is quite enthusiastic and knowledgeable about...More

Thank Judi L
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The tour of Volterra was a highlight of our trip. We walked with about 6 other travelers and enjoyed meeting them, but our guide was the highlight. She gave us a great perspective of the town's history in an interesting way and really knew most...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a must-do activity if you're in the wonderful, ancient hilltop town of Volterra. Claudia - who is a Volterran - will tell you what is in the paving stones and why; what happened to a football pitch in the 1950's; the awe-inspiring history...More

Thank Sue S
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Hello, thank you for your interest in my tours. If you're interested in joining the 1-hr group walking tour no booking is required, just show up at the meeting point at the right time (all details can be found on the website... More
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