Going on this trip, you will have the opportunity to visit the picturesque and charming countryside, to get acquainted with the ancient and colorful city of Tuscany, with more than two thousand years of history. Here the history of the Etruscan period is intertwined with the era of the Roman Empire, which left behind a large number of architectural evidence of those times. You can visit the Etruscan museum and the acropolis, admire the Roman forum and amphitheater, learn how the Roman baths were built in the IV century, visit the local farm and taste the cheeses produced on it. The journey will take you through the picturesque Tuscan roads, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. The best way to get to Volterra is to book a private day trip to Volterra. A modern car with a driver, a personal guide in Volterra (not included in the price of the tour) will give you the opportunity to travel in complete comfort.
Volterra is one of the oldest cities in Tuscany, founded by the Etruscans. The history of this city goes back to the VII century BC, long before the formation of the Roman Empire. The Etruscan state was a commonwealth of twelve independent cities. Volterra was part of them and played a significant role. With the arrival of the Romans, the city was under the rule of the Roman Empire. The architecture, which combines the combination of Etruscan and Roman cultures, makes this city unique. The city attracts filmmakers, and has served as the setting for feature films such as Twilight and The Medici Lords of Florence. The city is famous for the production of exquisite products made of natural stone-alabaster.
Dear tourists, we invite you to visit the city Volterra. You can choose the different duration and variation of the tour that is most suitable for you. You can explore the city on your own or with a professional guide.
The tour price does not include the cost of a professional guide and the cost of cheese tasting. If you want to order these services, please activate them in the "Additional services" field. The choice of the tasting option and the number of hours of the guide's work is made at the time of ordering. Tasting is paid for by tourists separately, directly at the cash desks of the farms. The cost of guide services, paid by tourists to the guide at the end of the tour. When ordering a tour, a guarantee payment is paid in the amount of 13% of its cost, the remaining cost of the tour is paid by tourists to the driver at the end of it.
The guide is a vocation, our guides love and know their work well. They are tactful and professional, conduct excursions taking into account the wishes of tourists, and answer all your questions. A professional guide will tell you about the history, culture, traditional cuisine, draw your attention to important points, tell interesting stories from the life of local residents. The cost of a professional guide in Volterra is 50€ per hour.
Cheese tasting - not far from Volterra, there is a farm that breeds sheep and produces cheese. Many are familiar with Italian cheeses (Parmesan, Grana Padano, mozzarella), but few are familiar with Pecorino cheese. In Tuscany, there are a large number of varieties of peccarino, young and tender, aged and fragrant, very aged and rich, with truffles, pepper and other seasonings. This cheese perfectly complements the taste of the wine. You will have the opportunity to visit the cheese factory and taste the cheeses and dishes from it. The cost of cheese tasting on the farm starts from 35 € per person, depending on the type of tasting you choose.
The duration of the tour is calculated from the moment of departure from the meeting place you specified until the moment of your return. When extending the tour, extra hours are paid at the rate of 35 € for each subsequent hour that exceeds the tour time specified when placing the order.
To order this tour from another city, please contact us in any convenient way here. here. If you have any questions, you can check the answers or ask your questions here. If you need more than one cars for one order, you can contact our support service here. If you would like to go on an Italy tour, you can get additional information here.