The Mannaioni Volterra farmhouse is located within an evocative historical setting.
VOLTERRAÂ (orÂ Velathri, its ancient Etruscan name) is located on top of a hill 531m above sea level and is famous for the mining and processing of alabaster. TheÂ townÂ boasts a remarkable historical centre of Etruscan origin, as shown by the Porta allâArco and Porta Diana gates, as well as Roman remains and medieval buildings such as the Cathedral and the Palazzo dei Priori, which can be admired in the square of the same name.
Spots with a view of the surrounding countryside:
- Piazza Martiri della LibertĂ â âLa Spalletta (versante sud ed est)
- Piazzetta dei Fornelli (versante sud ed est)
- Via Lungo le Mura del Mandorlo (versante nord e est)