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Parco Archeologico

Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy
+39 328 070 7834
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Nice walk, but very little to see.

There was no charge for the archeological park the first week of December. There is a nicely... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
BethH409
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Grand Junction, Colorado
Nothing much to see

this has an entrance fee of 5euro. Compared to Pompeii, does not look like its worth paying an... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Supriya B
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Pisa, Italy
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good24%
  • Average34%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible9%
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“first sight” (2 reviews)
“cistern” (3 reviews)
“imagination” (4 reviews)
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Via del Castello, Volterra, Italy
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+39 328 070 7834

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

Thank BethH409
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
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
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
Reviewed 21 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
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
Reviewed 29 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
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.

Thank soosihongkong
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Beautiful view from the park (free). The 5euro price for the ruins is higher than it's worth. I'm interested in the Etruscans so that's the only reason I went. Though you get entrance to the Roman Teatro also, so that might make it worth it;...More

Thank Traveling-Chowhounds
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice park with in the city walls, very nice views and some interesting ruins to see, there was a musician playing a harp as well.

Thank Sean m
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