Where to stay around Volterra?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,338 holiday lettings near Volterra. From 2,870 apartments to 948 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Volterra is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Volterra Cathedral: 6,382 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Pretorio: 6,317 holiday lettings
  • Volterra Saline-Pomarance Station: 6,024 holiday lettings
  • Piazza dei Priori: 6,296 holiday lettings
  • Porta all'Arco: 6,329 holiday lettings

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 apartments in Volterra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,870 apartments in Volterra. Our other popular types of Volterra holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 948 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 838 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 274 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Volterra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,180 holiday homes with pool available in Volterra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Volterra, Italy your home away from home

    Volterra is a beautifully built walled town in the countryside of Tuscany, in the Pisa region. Known for the two beautiful medieval castles, Volterra is one of the finest medieval towns in Tuscany, yet is never at the mercy of tourist crowds as many Italian towns can become.

    Things to do on holiday to Volterra, Italy

    The rich historical heritage of Volterra is unsurpassed. The 10th century cathedral is wonderfully impressive, even by today’s standards, and has been enlarged many times over the centuries. However, it is the number and quality of Etruscan finds which really excite those with an interest in history, bringing visitors from around the world to Volterra accommodation to see for themselves. The Guarnacci Museum holds the best Etruscan artefact collection in the world, and is a ‘must-see’ attraction for anyone staying in self catering Volterra holiday rental accommodation. The Etruscan baths, aqueducts and amphitheatre still stand, and you will regularly pass through the beautiful Porto dell’Arco as you wander the streets of Volterra.

    Pieces from the Renaissance era can be found in Volterra too. The Civic Art Gallery and Museum of Sacred Art are both well worth visiting from a holiday rental in Volterra, housing some of the most impressive works from the Sienese and Florentine Schools. After a day of artistic enlightenment, there are over 20 restaurants within the town to explore. Sipping local wines and delving into regional gastronomic specialities is an absolutely fantastic way to spend your evenings. Throughout the year are a whole host of cultural events, celebrating everything from classical music to art, folklore to gastronomy, with the annual Volterra Teatro festival being the jewel in the crown.

    The countryside surrounding a Volterra holiday rental is filled with hidden treasures, from ancient monasteries to roman villas lying in ruins. Exploring the hills and plains on foot, horse back and by mountain bike is an absolute delight, with many miles of signed trails leading you through the finest parts of the countryside.

    Places to visit on holiday to Volterra, Italy

    The largest attraction in the area is the town of Pisa, which is within easy reach of a holiday rental in Volterra. Famous for its leaning tower, Pisa can get a little crowded during the summer months, but if you can retire to a Volterra villa rental after a long day of sightseeing in Pisa, the crowds are never a hassle. The shopping, restaurants and festivals of Pisa are a huge draw too, and in the surrounding area, there are both golf courses and magnificent hiking trails.

    Weather in Volterra, Italy

    Summers in Volterra are wonderfully hot, especially in July and August when monthly average temperatures exceed 27°C, with daily maximums often reaching up to 36°C. Spring and autumn are also hugely pleasant times to visit a Volterra holiday rental, as temperatures remain around 30°C during the day, but the sting has been taken out a little.

    Travel to Volterra, Italy

    Pisa International Airport (PSA) is just 65km from the heart of Volterra. Luckily for those of us visiting Volterra holiday rentals from the UK, there are a great range of flights to Pisa from airports both big and small throughout the UK.

    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)

    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)