Volterra: handpicked hotels and insider tips

Hotel Le Fontanelle


From € 451.00

Aia Mattonata Relais


From € 178.00

Relais La Costa


From € 129.00

Relais della Rovere

Colle di Val d'Elsa

From € 83.00

Il Borghetto

Montefiridolfi, San Casciano Val di Pesa

From € 135.00

Tombolo Talasso Resort

Marina di Castagneto Carducci

From € 215.00

Hotel L'Antico Pozzo

San Gimignano

From € 90.00

Borgo Stomennano


Villa Le Barone

Panzano in Chianti

From € 169.00

Palazzo San Lorenzo

Colle Val d'Elsa

From € 79.00

Travel ideas

Volterra: introduction

Volterra Hotel

Volterra's three thousand year long history can be seen in the traces left by every era. From the Etruscan period one can admire the Porta dell'Arco, the Necropoli dei Marmini, and the artifacts in the Guarnacci Etruscan Museum. Its isolation has left this exquisitely beautiful medieval town intact. Dating back to Roman times, is the Roman theater of Vallebona.

The Medieval period has made the greatest and most lasting impact on the townscape, divided into four quarters: Borgo St. Alessandro, Borgo St. Lazzaro, Borgo St. Stefano and Borgo St. Giusto, where one can see the Piano di Castello, Porta S.Felice, Porta S.Francesco, Porta Fiorentina and the ecclesiastical buildings of Palazzo dei Priori, the Cathedral of St. Maria, the Baptistery.

Volterra is artistically important, with its Museum of Sacred Art and the Civic Art Gallery. Local craftsmen still create works of art from the famous alabaster. Excursions can be made on foot, bike, or on horseback along designated routes through the splendid Tuscan countryside around Volterra.

Volterra: suggestions from the hotels

Relais La Costa Dimora Storica

(Front Desk)

Relais La Costa

Historical Residences

Relais La Costa Dimora Storica

Historic Residence in Toscana, Near Siena, Monteriggioni & Chianti, in Val D'Orcia Montalcino, Pienza & Montepulciano, In Val d'Elsa San Gimignano & Volterra, still Florence, Pisa & Lucca, in Val di Chiana Cortona & Arezzo (Relais La Costa) →

Guido Manfredi


Fattoria Barbialla Nuova

Farmhouse Holidays

Guido Manfredi

This is a part of Tuscany that's remained true to its traditions. Small charming towns, untouched hills and forests, trattorias offering classic Tuscan meals - with real Tuscans at the table next to you. (Fattoria Barbialla Nuova) →

Antonella Cappelli


Relais della Rovere

4 Star Hotels

Antonella Cappelli

Colle di Val d'Elsa is a place to discover and enjoy each season of the year. We want our clients live a real "Tuscan Experience" in our Relais, the ancient residence of Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere. (Relais della Rovere) →

Volterra: places to see in the area