Join a Private Guided tour of Volterra from Florence, a medieval hill town with ancient origins that has been the location of the second volume of the "Twilight" series by Stephenie Meyer. Explore the wonders of this mysterious town, eternally suspended between historical truth and legend.
This Private Guided tour of Volterra departing from Florence will take you to discover not only its artistic and historical treasures, some of which date back to the Etruscan times, but you will also learn about its most mysterious sides: those that have caught the imagination of the bestseller author Stephenie Meyer. After discovering its existence, she decided to use the town of Volterra in “New Moon”, the second episode of the Twilight saga.
Depart from Florence: your private driver and guide will pick you up from your accommodation. Led by your expert private guide, explore Volterra and beready to breathe its magical aura. Walls and narrow alleys, majestic buildings and nature: each element is reminiscent of a glorious time, made of history and breathtaking views.
Great poets and illustrious artists have crossed the streets of Volterra and have found inspiration from the emerald rolling hills that surround the city. Only a town so picturesque could have been the ideal setting of the Twilight saga: a story about impossible love, mysteries and epic battles.
This Private Guided Twilight tour in Volterra from Florence begins with the entrance to the historic centre through the Etruscan gateway called Porta all’Arco. From here, you are immediately thrown into a dense atmosphere of mystery that will take you to the narrow Vicolo Mazzoni.
In this small and steep alley there is also the manhole where Edward and Bella (protagonists of the saga) stop for a passionate kiss, a crucial scene for all the fans of Twilight and for those who want to relive that romantic atmosphere.
From Vicolo Mazzoni you will head to Piazza dei Priori, a square that has been for centuries the political heart of the city, where also stands the austere Palazzo dei Priori, the oldest palace of its style in Tuscany.Inside the building, among the walls frescoed with bright colors, take place other important events of the novel. Also, from its windows you can have a look of the city roofs on which, at night, the Meyer’s vampires used to twirl.
This exciting Private Guided tour of Volterra with departure from Florence offers you the unique opportunity to learn about the history and origins of the city, not to mention the literary traces left in the last years by the Twilight saga: a fun and original way to travel and discover this Tuscany’s gem, not only for Twilight’s fans! At the end of the eXPerience, your private driver will drop you off at your accommodation in Florence.
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We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and an appropriate robe during visits to churches and museums.
During the booking, in the "Additional Information" page, write the name and address of your hote in order to organize the pick-up with the guide and the driver.