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Volterra and the warm heart of the Cecina Valley

The Cecina Valley, itinerary to discover unique colors and odors. The Devil’s Valley: visit to the Geothermal Museum and walk among the “biancane”.
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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 an alabaster workshop: feel the emotion of discovering how alabaster objects are created.
The Cecina Valley, itinerary to discover unique colors and odors. The Devil’s Valley: visit to the Geothermal Museum and walk among the “biancane”. Discover the natural geothermal phenomena, in a valley that still burns, gurgles and blows.
 
 

Rate per Person:

 
2 days, 1 night
price in double room from Euro 115,00 per person
 
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 the Cecina Valley, direction Larderello, world geothermal centre, through the Devil’s Valley.
Trekking to discover the natural geothermal manifestations with an environmental guide.
On the way, “experiments” will be done, such as to cook a fried egg on the burning ground.
Lunch: in a farmhouse or typical restaurant
Afternoon  
Departure to Larderello, world geothermal centre, where clean and renewal energy is produced.
Guided tour of the Geothermal Museum with demonstrative opening of a stream jet.
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, Art Gallery, Alabaster EcoMuseum, Palazzo dei Priori, Roman Theatre, Baptistery
  • visit to an alabaster workshop
  • dinner in hotel
  • guided trekking to the natural geothermal manifestations
  • lunch with local products in a farmhouse or typical restaurant (main course, second course, side dish, dessert, 1/2 water and 1/4 wine)
  • visit to the Geothermal Museum and to the “soffione boracifero” (jet stream) in Larderello

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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