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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Volterra?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,213 holiday lettings around Volterra. From 1,131 villas to 3,068 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Volterra?

There's nothing quite like the refreshing silence of rural life. No rumbling trucks and buses or honking cars. Just you and the serenity of the countryside! HomeAway has 2,330 rural holiday rentals in this destination. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 818 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 377 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 258 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Volterra?

If you want the space to spread out, chill out and maybe even cook up a storm, you're going to love having your very own apartment. HomeAway has 3,087 for you to browse through here. How does £17 per night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't suit your crew's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 1,238 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • Villa: 1,134 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Farmhouse: 453 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.

Can I stay in Volterra in a large group?

Holidays with your favourite people can be stacks of fun, especially when you're under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of travellers here, and you'll find 593 available on our database. In the area, the rental properties that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • Searching for properties that can house 6 of you? We have 1,247 that will suit. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 750 holiday rentals that are perfect. Prices begin at just £30 per night.
  • Trying to find places for rent catering to 8 guests? You'll be glad to know we have 517 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £26 a night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you plan your Volterra getaway through us!

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