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Tuscany’s Hidden Secret

June 23, 2019

I was speaking to a friend about Tuscany this evening and this post came to mind – Enjoy!


When most Americans visit Tuscany, they head for Fiorenza (Florence) straight as an arrow. The city is indeed marvelous and the museums there are of a world-class order. History abounds from every back alleyway as well. It is one of Italy’s many concentrated culture points. It is definitely worth visiting.

However, just a mere 74 kilometers away is another city that is rarely visited by tourists. It is equally impressive. Its name is Volterra. The town was at first a Neolithic settlement and an important Etruscan center. The site is believed to have been continuously inhabited as a city since at least the end of the 8th century BC. Like many other Italian cities, it is full of old history. There are hundreds of things to see in Volterra but in the center of the city there is a jewel that is often completely missed by tourists. It is the…

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  1. Great 🧡🧡🧡

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  2. Truly great!!

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