Welcome to Volterra, a beautiful walled hilltown amid the hills of the valleys of central Tuscany.
Volterra is a secluded gem, and a layer-cake of history, dating back 5,000 years. There is plenty to see and do, with museums (including one of the oldest museums in the world), galleries, theatres, shops and many dining options.
It is also a truly lived-in place, as well as being a day-time destination for tourists, so reward yourself with overnight stays in its hotels, or one of the many surrounding agritourismi.
Welcome to this little slice of paradise on Earth!
Eoin & Niamh.
A Tricky Journey Home – Airtravel Wheelchair-bound (17+18/09/2022)
We had finished work for this holiday, and so it was time to start packing for home. I did most of that, due to Niamh having a broken leg or something. I did also get out for a walk in the afternoon, to find out it was one of the clearest days I’ve ever seen…
Happiness and Disaster (14-16/09/2022)
I don’t really split this out using date headers, as the days merged into one another. Well, it begins. The most trialling sequence of days we’ve had to endure in Volterra yet. It began well, though. We were having guests that evening! But first, it was a working day, so we had to do our…
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