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Rate per person
“From Volterra to….the Earth’s center.
The Etruscan town and the copper mine of Montecatini Val di Cecina”
starting from 90,00 Euro
2 days, 1 night
The price is calculated on minimum 25 persons
Every 25 paying participants, one is free
Supplements for single room € 17,00
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The Etruscan town and the copper mine of Montecatini Val di Cecina
Go back 3000 years and plunge into the world of a fascinating people. Follow the traces of a mysterious past, from the acropolis to the Etruscan Museum with its rich collection of funerary urns and the enigmatic “Shadow of the Evening” (Ombra della Sera). Alabaster, art and tradition in Volterra, a unique handicraft in the world. Visit an alabaster workshop: feel the emotion of discovering how alabaster objects are created.
Montecatini Val di Cecina: the medieval charm of this fascinating hamlet linked with the thrill to walk down a tunnel leading th the bowels of the Earth. The history of Montecatini is tied to Camporciano copper mine wich was active until 1907 and gave its name to one of the biggest extraction companies in Europe: Montecatini S.p.A.,which later became Montedison.
arrival in Volterra and meeting with the guide; guided tour including Piazza and Palazzo dei Priori, Cathedral, Baptistery, Porta all’Arco, Archaeological Park, Roman Theater, Etruscan Museum.
packed lunch at the Archaeological Park
autonomous visit to an alabaster workshop with stone working demonstration.
Free time or autonomous visit to the Art Gallery
Dinner, overnight and breakfast:
at Volterra’s Youth Hostel or similar accommodation
departure to Montecatini Val di Cecina and guided tour of the medieval village with the imposing Belforti Tower. Following, visit to the ancient copper mine down a tunnel leading to the bowels of the Earth
typical lunch in a farmhouse (main course, second course, side dish, dessert, water for students, wine and coffee for teachers); educational tour of the farmhouse and the dairy factory.
in the late afternoon
The price includes
Overnight at the Youth Hostel or similar accommodation in multiple room
Half-board with dinner
Lunch in a farmhouse
Educational tour of the dairy factory
Visit to an alabaster workshop
HD visit of Volterra
Entrance ticket to Etruscan Museum, Art Gallery, Alabaster Ecomuseum, Roman Theater, Palazzo dei Priori, Acropolis, Roman cistern
Guided tour of the medieval village of Montecatini Val di Cecina and the ancient copper mine.
The price does not include
Transport, check-point/parking, city tax
Supplements, extras, tips and all that is not mentioned in the section “The price includes”
Supplements for single room € 17,00.