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Master in Alabaster

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Volterra, Italy4 hoursPrivate Excursion

Program details

A one-of-a-kind experience: become a master alabaster for a day!

Departure directly from the hotel where you will be staying, aboard a comfortable minivan.
Our tour guide will be waiting for you in Volterra, ready to show you all its beauties and special features.

Its history dates back to ancient times, and numerous archaeological finds and monuments are preserved there as evidence, especially of Etruscan and Roman civilization.

Major sites of interest include the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Palazzo dei Priori, whose frescoed interiors with period furnishings house numerous art collections, and the Roman Amphitheater.

There is no shortage of breathtaking views, characterized by hilly landscapes of extraordinary beauty.

After your tour of the city, your guide will take you to one of the world-famous workshops of alabaster, a translucent decorative stone used to create artistic and decorative objects.

Here you will meet the Master who will explain the shaping techniques and give each of you the opportunity to try your hand at this ancient tradition of alabaster working.
At the end of the course, a certificate of "Master Alabaster Maker for 1 Day" will be issued.

After this fantastic experience, you will head to one of the town's restaurants, ready to enjoy the local cuisine, which reflects Tuscan traditions by offering delicious dishes and fine wines.

Return scheduled in the afternoon.

€ 120.00 per person

Price includes:
Private transfer from/to the hotel you have chosen for your stay
Guided tour of Volterra
Master in alabaster experience
Lunch in local restaurant

Price does not include:
Anything else not expressly described in the section "Price includes"