Alabastro & Gold Experience a Volterra

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Volterra, Italy7 hoursAttractions/Entertainment

Program details

Avery Sundays from May- September at 10.00 am – meeting in the parking in front of the Società Cooperativa ARTIERI Alabastro di Volterra, welcome and introduction to alabaster. Guided manufacturing of alabaster with expert artisans of this historic laboratory and creation of a nice alabaster item to keep as souvenir. At the end of this experience everyone can autonomously reach the city centre (free parking “Docciola” or pay parking “La Dogana”) in time for the lunch planned at 1.00 pm at Parco FIUME where our representative will provide you with a tasty lunch box wcomposed gourmet sandwiches from “La Sosta del Priore”, a famous restaurant known for its quality and uniqueness.

2.30 pm – meeting with our guide Luisa for the walking Tour. The tour will wind its way through the most important places of the old town of Volterra. The tour will start in Piazza Martiri della Libertà and will allow you to visit Piazza Priori, Porta all’Arco, the cathedral with the baptistery, the Roman theatre (seen from above, no entrance) and Piazzetta San Michele. The tour will end with a visit of the goldsmiths' workshop FabulaEtrusca to admire the creations of craftsmanship, a real full immersion in the gold. The expert artisans will explain how a jewellery is made in their laboratories.

Cost: € 60.00 per person (minimum 10 / maximum 15 participants required)