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Volterra is surrounded in history, and this is a great site from the Romans. Not a lt in terms f exhibits to go along with it, just some informational signs scattered around, but definitely worth a visit for the modest fee.
From the road above, we could look down on the Roman theatre and clearly make out the main features and the imposing nature of the site. But, also, it is on the edge of the town and there are fabulous views across the Tuscan countryside,...More
These Roman ruins are fun to walk around and imagine it in its day. It was lost because the area was used as a garbage dump. Fortunately it has been rediscovered and is now an interesting archaeological site.
Once discovered the town rubbish tip had to be removed, and as this was done more and more remains were uncovered. There is still more to be discovered under the trees. You can walk along the road and look down on the ruins, which are...More
This humongous Roman theatre dates back to the 1st century BC. Let that sink in, it's just unbelievable. I read it was used as a trash dump for centuries, since excavated; even the names of the rich, Volterra family names that had this place built...More
Easy to get to once in Volterra and there is free parking right next door if you can navigate your car to the site. We arrived on foot after walking through the town. There’s enough there to allow one to easily visualize what it must...More