Volterra, Italy – History and Handbags High in the Tuscany

Volterra, Italy – History and Handbags High in the Tuscany, Volterra, Italy (B)

I was lucky enough to spend a week working in Tuscany. I know, sorry, stressful but someone had to do it, I’m such a martyr for my cause eh? On an afternoon off I was driven to this joy of a ancient mountain town, Volterra.

I’d seen it from a distance across the valley from the work location. High in the clouds first thing in the morning, safely nestling above the expanse of green valleys and hillsides later in the day.

I’m glad I wasn’t driving the roads are winding with huge drops to certain death on one side, although as a passenger I’m not sure which took my breath away most, the vertiginous drops or the STUNNING panoramic views beauty of nature all around! So if you do drive you may miss out on the numerous opportunities to look past the trees and extreme drops to the famous Tuscan views.

Painters, artists and writers have been drawn to this part of the world across the years. It is a calm, light, green, panoramic countryside and it’s very easy to understand why so many found it inspirational. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Volterra, Italy – History and Handbags High in the Tuscany
Guide Location: Italy » Volterra
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christie Adams
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.christieadamswriter.com/volterra-italy-history-handbags-high-tuscan-hills/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Roman Theatre of Volterra
  • Volterra’s town centre
  • town hall