Volterra is a medieval walled town in the Val dEra southwest of Florence, in Italy.

Guide to Property in Val D'Era & Volterra

Classic Italian real estate for sale in Val d'Era and Volterra, western Tuscany. Properties close to the Tuscan coast with panoramic views and olive trees sell for around 2,000 Euro per m2. And with easy access to the major art cities of Siena, Lucca and Florence, Volterra is one of the best locations in Tuscany to invest in property. Volterra is picturesque with medieval walls attracting visitors from all over the world, which makes renting when you're not in residence a profitable option.

Property in Volterra Tuscany Italy

The valley, which owes its name to the river Era that flows from the Volterra hills, passes through this valley and terminates at Pontedera. The area is characterised by a typically Tuscan landscape with alternating plains and centuries-old chestnut woods. Combined with this attractive landscape there are suggestive walled towns, fortresses, and castles with their glorious memories of bitter battles for the territory’s conquests. The superintendent of Archaeology in Tuscany and the University of Pisa have contributed to making numerous archaeological finds in this historically rich region. There are many local gastronomic festivals in the area, where it is possible to taste the delectable local cuisine. Among them, there is the festival of the wild boar, not to mention other interesting sites such as the park of the same name, the zoological museum and the museum of country life.

Getting There

Motorway A12 Genova-Livorno Exit “Pisa Centro” Follow the A road S.G.C. FI-PI-LI Direction “Firenze” Exit “Pontedera/Ponsacco” Follow direction “Casciana Terme" on SP 13.

Motorway A1 Milano-Roma Exit “Firenze Signa” Follow the A road S.G.C. FI-PI-LI Direction “Pisa” Exit “Pontedera/Ponsacco” Follow direction “Casciana Terme” on SP 13.