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Palazzo dei Priori

Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 87257
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell tower” (10 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 reviews)
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Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, Italy
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+39 0588 87257
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"bell tower"
in 10 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"council chamber"
in 2 reviews
"council room"
in 2 reviews
"city hall"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful palace"
in 2 reviews
"three floors"
in 2 reviews
"first floor"
in 3 reviews
"combined ticket"
in 2 reviews
"san gimignano"
in 2 reviews
"palazzo"
in 17 reviews
"piazza"
in 14 reviews
"tuscany"
in 15 reviews
"plaques"
in 4 reviews
"countryside"
in 5 reviews
"arms"
in 3 reviews
"facade"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

voltera is amazing place and this is one of it's landmarks. you will not miss it strolling volterra.

Thank Radoslav J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very large building which houses the police and the tourist office! Well worth exploring though, with some interesting plaques.

Thank Diomedia
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We all agreed we enjoyed Volterra more than San Gimignano despite the latter being more famous. We started off here in the Palazzo and got the multipass. The first floor has an explanation and several models of how the town developed during the Etruscan era...More

Thank angie c
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the town hall and council chamber but the highlight was climbing the tower. Only allow a few at a time but excellent views across idyllic countryside. Well worth a visit

Thank Melchisedek
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Everything says they close at 17:30 but they were already closed at 17:15 after we walked all the way up there. There’s also my addition items on display over three floors.

Thank Aaron P
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Not the Italian restaurant you're expecting. Food was OK, atmosphere OK, waiter not your friendly person to talk to, but was a local restaurant.

Thank Jean A
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Reviewed 7 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 27 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 16 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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