THE PORTA DIANA

   

Edificata dagli Etruschi

Inserita nella cinta muraria di Volterra

The Volterra ring walls has two ancient gates, the Porta all’Arco and the Porta Diana (or Portone), both important examples of Etruscan architecture. Outside the fortification are the Necropolises of the Main Gate, Badia, Ulimeto and Ripaie, which have been under excavation since the 18th century.
Recently, next to Porta Diana, a gate of the Etruscan walls, ruins of a Roman amphitheatre were discovered, which according to Discovery News’ top ve is to be considered as one of the most promising archaeological sites worldwide.

Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
Via Franceschini, 34 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 0130834050
Operation/Project allocated within the framework of the POR FESR Tuscany 2014-2020