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Parco Archeologico

Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy
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Beautiful view on the town

Although there is not much to see on the site itself, except the foundations of ruined Roman and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Marken, The Netherlands
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Rocks and weeds

I wouldn't have paid the entrance fee to get in here, had it not have been included on the ticket... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Tim Y
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Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Although there is not much to see on the site itself, except the foundations of ruined Roman and Etruscan buildings, the Roman cistern is well-preserved and definitely worth a visit. The site also offers a beautiful view on the old town.

Thank BerryGroot
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I wouldn't have paid the entrance fee to get in here, had it not have been included on the ticket for the Roman Theater on the other side of town. There wasn't much to see and unless you have a good imagination; it is mostly...More

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We arrived close to closing, having been routed circuitously around a construction sight. The ruins are relatively small when compared to the Roman amphitheater. The underground area was closed.

Thank soosihongkong
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Beautiful view from the park (free). The 5euro price for the ruins is higher than it's worth. I'm interested in the Etruscans so that's the only reason I went. Though you get entrance to the Roman Teatro also, so that might make it worth it;...More

Thank Traveling-Chowhounds
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice park with in the city walls, very nice views and some interesting ruins to see, there was a musician playing a harp as well.

Thank Sean m
Reviewed 1 October 2016

At first sight there is not much to look at but make sure you do not miss a visit underground to the cistern, also included in the admission is the Roman amphitheater on the other side of town provided you visit it the same day....More

Thank wah131
Reviewed 22 September 2016

When you have see some of the other Etruscian and Roman archeologic remans, then this is a bit disappointing. Not so much to be seen to be honest.

Thank Tramx
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This attraction was suggested to me from a friend of mine and I went to see it once there and it was simply magical both the site and also the views of the city one can see from up there.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Apart from the Etruscan remains, and later Roman building foundations unearthed, there isn't too much else to see here. There is a reasonable climb up from the town, not good forushchairs etc.

Thank Hawthorn37
Reviewed 4 August 2016

First, its not a difficult walk. I agree its poorly signed and we walked around the park for a bit not realizing it was right in front of us. The cisterns make it worthwhile and while compared to other ruins they arent that spectacular they...More

Thank sccrref
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