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TERRITORY
Volterra
Located in the heart of Tuscany, about 40 km from the beach and short distance from some of the most important Italian art cities (Florence, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano), Volterra is an ideal destination for holidays in close contact with nature, history and culture. Volterra offers the visitor an enviable wealth of historical and artistic showing signs of a millenary cultural tradition. In an extraordinary panoramic position in the watershed between the valleys of Cecina and Era, Volterra dominates in complete solitude, a vast area of varied and fascinating landscapes. In few kilometers in the valley of the Cecina River basin on one side and the river Era on the other hand, develop extensive wooded areas such as forests Berignone, Monterufoli-Caselli and Montenero, homonymous protected nature reserves, where wind through a series of hiking trails on foot, horseback and mountain biking that lead into the most magical and evocative. Here major presences combine with natural precious monuments, such as the remains of civilization Etruscan, Roman and medieval sites scattered throughout the territory and important for the extraction of minerals in the soil is rich, creating a unique balance of history, nature and culture.