Rate per person
“The Medici fortress”

Ticket 5,00 Euro

Under 10 years free
Students and over 65 Euro 3,00.

From 1/07 to 31/07 and from 1/09 to 30/09
Saturday and Sunday: from 12:00 am to 6:00 pm

From 1/08 to 31/08
Saturday, Sunday and Monday: from 12:00 am to 7:00 pm

From 1/10 to 31/10
Sunday: from 12:00 am to 6:00 pm

Guided tour of the main tower of the fortress with its breathtaking panoramic view

The imposing bulk of the Medici fortress is one of the most distinctive features of Volterra’s skyline; built in 1474, the fortress was commissioned by Lorenzo the Magnificent after Florence conquered the town in the Alum War.
Symbol of the Florentine domination over the centuries, later turned into a jail, the castle has been closed off to the public for a long time. Today the peek of the fortress is exceptionally open to those visitors eager to enjoy a spectacular view over the town and the surrounding landscape reliving the past and the history of a building that still watches over Volterra from its highest point.


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    Information and Booking

    Tel: +39 0588 86099 Opening Time/Yearly: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    For any information and reservations, contact:
    Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina

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    Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
    Piazza dei Priori 19/20 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 0130834050
    Operation/Project allocated within the framework of the POR FESR Tuscany 2014-2020