VISITING MINES

 
 

Walking into the heart of the earth

Exploring the ancient mines… the historical heritage of Valdicecina

For centuries, men have known of and valued the mining wealth of Valdicecina.
The use of this subsoil has been proven in our antiquity. It is here where rock salt, copper and alabaster have been extracted since the Etruscans’ time.
A wealth of work and culture that today is revealed thanks to the wise recovery of the ancient tunnels, paths and our dedicated museum.

The mines of Valdicecina

A land rich in “poor” fields

The Mining Museum

A fascinating journey in the footsteps of the miners

Trails and suggestions

Ideas for walking and hiking

The Castle of the Bishops


DISCOVER THE ROUTE

Route type: on foot
Length: 7,076 Km
Difficulty: for everyone

Ancient streets and landscapes around the village of Montecatini


DISCOVER THE ROUTE

Route type: on foot
Length: 2,46 Km
Difficulty: for hikers

The northern slopes of Monte Soldano


DISCOVER THE ROUTE

Route type: on foot
Length: 4,85 Km
Difficulty: for everyone

Great hiking ring in the Rio gorge


DISCOVER THE ROUTE

Route type: on foot
Length: 11,87 Km
Difficulty: for hikers

Discovering the land of the Etruscans

Three thousand years of art, history and culture

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