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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Volterra?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,405 house rentals around Volterra. From 1,250 Houses to 1,098 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Volterra is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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: 1,346 vacation rentals
  • Gavinana: 719 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,929 vacation rentals
  • San Giovanni: 1,566 vacation rentals
  • Santa Croce: 1,579 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Volterra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Alabaster Ecomuseum: 5,611 home rentals
  • Medici Fortress: 5,498 home rentals
  • Palazzo Pretorio: 5,599 home rentals
  • Porta all'Arco: 5,603 home rentals
  • Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo): 5,616 home 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 1,250 Houses in Volterra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Volterra include:

  • Villas: 1,098 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 84 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 497 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes 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 4,610 vacation homes with pool available in Volterra.

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