Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Volterra

Come and experience Volterra and its monuments, culture and history. This city's opera houses, art and museums draw many visitors. Roman Theatre and Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Volterra

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Volterra has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rossi Alabastri Volterra (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Teatro del Silenzio (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Villa da Filicaja (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Azienda Agricola Castelvecchio (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Municipal Swimming Pool (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • La Regola Azienda Vitivinicola (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Volterra

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Volterra is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The SottoVico Garden (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Le Biancane (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Parco Gallorose (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Archaeological Park of Villa Romana of San Vincenzino (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Val di Merse (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Volterra

The nearest airport is in Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), located 31.2 mi (50.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Volterra Saline-Pomarance Station.

Where to stay near Volterra?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,342 holiday rentals near Volterra. From 1,259 Houses to 1,049 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Volterra for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Volterra?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Volterra:

  • Santo Spirito: 1,322 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,338 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,973 holiday homes
  • San Gimignano City Centre: 129 holiday homes
  • San Giovanni: 1,600 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Volterra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Volterra. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alabaster Ecomuseum: 5,530 holiday rentals
  • Medici Fortress: 5,420 holiday rentals
  • Palazzo Pretorio: 5,552 holiday rentals
  • Porta all'Arco: 5,556 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo): 5,594 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Volterra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Volterra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,259 Houses in Volterra. Our other popular types of Volterra holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 1,049 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 82 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 487 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Volterra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,535 holiday homes with pool available in Volterra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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