Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Volterra

Come and experience Volterra and its monuments, culture and history. This city's opera houses, art and museums draw many visitors. Roman Theatre and Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Volterra

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Volterra has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rossi Alabastri Volterra (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Teatro del Silenzio (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Villa da Filicaja (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Azienda Agricola Castelvecchio (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Municipal Swimming Pool (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • La Regola Azienda Vitivinicola (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Volterra

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Volterra is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The SottoVico Garden (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Le Biancane (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Parco Gallorose (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Archaeological Park of Villa Romana of San Vincenzino (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Val di Merse (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Volterra

The nearest airport is in Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), located 31.2 mi (50.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Florence (FLR-Peretola), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Volterra Saline-Pomarance Station.

Where to stay around Volterra?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,955 vacation rentals near Volterra. From 1,219 Houses to 993 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Volterra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Volterra?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Volterra:

  • Oltrarno: 1,338 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,932 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,567 vacation rentals
  • Isolotto-Legnaia (Quartiere 4): 1,273 vacation rentals
  • Santa Croce: 1,563 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Volterra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Volterra. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo): 5,246 vacation rentals
  • Medici Fortress: 5,141 vacation rentals
  • Porta all'Arco: 5,234 vacation rentals
  • Volterra Saline-Pomarance Station: 5,033 vacation rentals
  • Palazzo Pretorio: 5,232 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Volterra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Volterra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,219 Houses in Volterra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Volterra include:

  • Villas: 993 rentals available
  • Cottages: 81 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 471 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Volterra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,206 vacation rentals with pool available in Volterra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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