The warmth and energy of the earth
16:00 - 19:30
The Geothermal museum in Larderello and the natural geothermal manifestations
Every Thursday afternoon, from 16.00 to 19.30
At 16.00 meeting at the Museum of Lardarello and guided tour with opening demonstration of an extraction well.
A completely renovated museum, an extraordinary history between man and geothermal phenomena starting from the use of the resource in the Etruscan and medieval period to the industrial development and the challenge of today’s alternative energy.
At 17.30 transfer to the geothermal manifestations of Sasso Pisano.
Water sources sizzling between hot jets of steam and gurgling puddles of water, forming a scenic natural environment compared to a “hellish place”.
At 19.00 welcome drink in the village of Sasso Pisano with products of the “Comunità del cibo pulito” by Slow Food
PRICE: €8, free for children up to 14 years old
INFORMATION AND BOOKING (reservation required)
For further information and booking please contact:
Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera
tel. 0588 86099; opening time: 10am/1pm; 2pm/6pm
The excursion must be booked by 1pm on the same excursion day.
prior the excursion. All the excursions and activities are supervised by professional
guides and/or experts. Shuttle bus not included.