In the historical center of Volterra, near the Mario Guarnacci Etruscan Museum, discover the authentic alabaster workshop-studio, unique in its kind and entirely artisanal. Crossing the threshold you will feel as if you are taking a dive into the past: in fact, more than two millennia ago the Etruscans began to work this element, characteristic to the culture and the history of the town of Volterra.
Admire the expert and knowledgeable artisan hands that, for more than 25 years, have modeled and sculpted this delicate, soft, and porous stone, creating unique pieces that are one of a kind in their details. Contribute to making this centuries-old, handcrafted tradition come alive, discover all the secrets of the trade and bring your made-on-the-spot souvenir home with you! Take a walk through the characteristic streets of Volterra, choose where to be accompanied by a private guide and discover this ancient village sheltered in the Tuscan hills, rediscovering good traditional cooking and Tuscan flavors. A rustic and family atmosphere, 50s style with products that are always fresh and in season.
Choose whether to dedicate the afternoon to discover the historic center of San Gimignano or if have a relaxing break while sipping a glass of good wine to discover the ancient tuscan knowledge of wine production.
What is included
All our tours are all inclusive.
Visit to an authentic Alabaster workshop.
Free time in the historic center of Volterra.
Lunch in a typical rustic Tuscan inn.
Free time in the historic center of San Gimignano or free time in a wonderfoul wine estate.
Private transfer with Business Minivan available.