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Etruscan Evocations: Volterra and Populonia

Discovering a mysterious people…
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Go back 3000 years in time and plunge into the world of a fascinating people. Follow the traces of a mysterious past, from the Acropolis to the Etruscan Museum, with its rich collection of cinerary urns and the disquieting “Ombra della Sera” (Shadow of the evening).
Alabaster, art, and tradition in Volterra – a unique handicraft.
Visit of an alabaster workshop: feel the emotion of discovering how alabaster objects are created.
Follow the traces of the Etruscans up to the ancient city of Populonia, only Etruscan centre directly facing the seaside, with a breathtaking view on the Baratti gulf.
Visit the beautiful Necropolis, a journey into the houses of the dead to be winded up by the mystery of a people, whose past is still enigmatic.

Rate per Person:

2 days, 1 night

price per person in double room from Euro 129,00

The price is calculated on min. 30 persons. Every 25 paying participants, one is free.

Supplement single room Euro 25,00.

On request prices for families, small groups and individuals

Program

Day 1

Morning

Arrival in Volterra and meeting with the guide.
Guided tour including Piazza dei Priori, Palazzo dei Priori, Cathedral, Baptistery, Archeological park, Porta all’Arco, Roman Theater and Etruscan Museum.
Free time for lunch
Afternoon

Free visit to an alabaster workshop with working demonstration.
Free time or autonomous visit to the Art Gallery.
Dinner, overnight and breakfast in a 3 star hotel in Volterra.
Day 2

Morning

Departure to Populonia and guided tour of the Etruscan Necropolis
Pached Lunch

Afternoon

Second part of the visit to the Necropolis.
Walk along the Baratti seaside

Departure

In the evening.


The price includes

  • overnight stay in a 3 star hotel in double room
  • guided tour of Volterra half day
  • entrance fee to the Etruscan Museum, Alabaster EcoMuseum, Art Gallery , Palazzo dei Priori, Etruscan Acropolis and Roman Theatre
  • visit to an alabaster workshop
  • dinner in hotel
  • guided tour of Baratti and Populonia full day
  • second day packed lunch
  • entrance fee to the Necropolis and Acropolis in Baratti and Populonia”

The price does not include

- transport
- parking
- supplements, extra, tips and all that is not specified in “The Price includes”.

Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
Via Franceschini, 34 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 01308340502
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