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“Amazing 13th century village. Easy to walk the town”
Review of Porta Volterrana

Porta Volterrana
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Wonderful sights of well preserved 12th century village. Nice shops and plenty of food options. Easy to navigate paths/streets

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We loved coming here to buy great souvenirs and the views at sunset amazing. We have vacationed in Italy several times and chose to take our adult children as it was a favorite!

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The historic portion of this city is worth the trip through the less attractive lower portion. The history of local artists is told in the Civic Museum.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Colle di Val d'Elsa has a certain charm. It is often passed by as people speed between Florence and Sienna but we found it interesting. The Porta Volterrana is the impressive sturdy gate into the town. It is easy to imagine the 16th century battles that took place in this area and how the gate protected the citizens. There is a very atmospheric restaurant on the top of the wall.

Thank BBTrisha
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

great for picking up while entering the city, parkingspace nearby, there is also a nice restaurant inside as well as a little further down the street.

Thank Alexander W
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