Volterra

July 2nd, 2011 by VisitPisa

     

Volterra-Roman Baths

The ancient Velhatri (Windswept) still holds ruins of its Etruscan origins; the modern name, Volterra, has got latin roots.

From the first centuries, Volterra was exploited for its alabaster‘s pits. The alabaster is a gypseous rock similar to marble. It was used to make hundred of cinerary urns, today at the Guarnacci Museum.

During the tour you will be showed round the ruins of different historical times and you will appreciate the harmony of different stiles mixed together.

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