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Parco Archeologico

Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy
+39 328 070 7834
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Underwhelming, could be so much better

Having walked up (not actually that far but uneven so you need decent shoes) we went in as we’d got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
angie c
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Queensland, Australia
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Everything says they close at 17:30 but they were already closed at 17:15 after we walked all the way up there

Everything says they close at 17:30 but they were already closed at 17:15 after we walked all the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Aaron P
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Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy
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+39 328 070 7834
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having walked up (not actually that far but uneven so you need decent shoes) we went in as we’d got the multi-pass. The ruins are overrun with weeds and so nigh on impossible to picture what it would have been like. There are two boards...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Everything says they close at 17:30 but they were already closed at 17:15 after we walked all the way up there. We were able to look through the fence at the sites. The view from the top looks like it could have been amazing if...More

Thank Aaron P
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

There was no charge for the archeological park the first week of December. There is a nicely maintained walk around the short loop trail . The ruins were a disappointment. Not much to see.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

this has an entrance fee of 5euro. Compared to Pompeii, does not look like its worth paying an entrance fee and going in. But the park that it is in is very beautiful. Worth walking up to it. There is a water fountain too right...More

Thank Supriya B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The city has a lot to offer in terms of sights--not so much here. It is basically a walk through the park. We would not recommend this as an important stop while you are in this beautiful little city. If you feel you just have...More

Thank 1234texas
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Archeological site of Etruscan/ Roman temple. Quite limited remains are still visible. The explanation (in English) is not so clear, and it is difficult to imagine how the buildings may have looked.

Thank Nathan K
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Roman cistern was worth a visit, although it is 8m down a tiny spiral staircase! The ruins were very much a working archeological site I thought. There are a couple of boards giving information on the site but it requires some imagination to really...More

Thank Julia E
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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
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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
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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.

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