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The best destinations in Volterra: Tuscany

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Surely by now, you've heard about, if not read some of (it is not just for teens and tweens) the Twilight series books by Stephanie Meyer. The second film installment of her Vampire saga - New Moon - is due to hit theaters in November and Tuscany plays a starring role...   In the story, the royal family of vampires, the Volturi, hail from the Tuscan town of Volterra and the main characters find themselves... continue

Guide written by the community written by Chiara Guzzetti

Built on a ridge between the valleys of the rivers Cecina and Era, surrounded by a double curtain wall (the Etruscan and medieval), Volterra, near Pisa, is one of the most important towns of Tuscany, for the presence of monuments that attest to the civilizations that have occurred over the course of thirty centuries and for the processing of Tuscan artefacts, now one of the most typical and traditional Italian craft... continue

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  • Castles, palaces and mansions

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  • Walls, towers and gates

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