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City quitting in Valdicecina: one week in a picturesque hamlet
Spend a week in village of Mazzolla, near Volterra, with a photography course, a visit to Volterra and many other activities

This small village is the ideal place to spend a restful and regenerating holiday. Get in touch with nature surrounded by simple and authentic people who want to share their way of life in harmony with time and seasons. 

Mazzolla offers breathtaking views over the natural reserve of Berignone and of Villa Viti, a historic residence owned by an ancient family from Volterra. 

The guests will stay in a typical house and they can have aperitif, lunch and dinner in the restaurant in the main square. 

Casual clothing, a camera, your favorite book and the ingredient for a typical recipe from your country: here's what you need to have in your luggage, to be ready for this experience! 

Consult the complete program in the section below or download the attached brochure to discover all the activities we have organized for you! 

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Mazzolla, PI, Italia
From 13 May 2021 to 30 September 2021
0588 86099
Prices include
  • 6 nights with breakfast
  • 1 spontaneous herb collection course
  • 1 hike in the Berignone forest of about 3 hours
  • 1 cooking class with lunch
  • 1 guided tour of Villa Viti
  • 1 photo course in kind
  • 1 guided tour of Volterra
  • 1 guided tour of San Gimignano
Supplemental charges
  • Lunches and dinners for which an agreement is envisaged
  • Transportation, restaurant, parking, tips and anything not expressly indicated in "the price includes" 
Meeting point
  • The program starts with a welcome cocktail with the Mazzolla's people, after dinner everyone introduces himself talking about his favourite book and lending it to the other guests

Day 2: 

  • In the morning wild herbs hunt and lesson on their use in cooking. In the afternoon easy trekking in the Berignone Forest

Day 3:

  • You will prepare lunch using your special ingredient and the wild erbs
  • In the afternoon guided tour at Villa Viti and at the "Tabaccaia" with Francesco, the owner
  • In the evening star gazing and stellar orientation course at the Astronomical Observatory

Day 4: 

  • Outdoor Photography course: you can improve your photography skills with some passionate and expert photographers
  • Picnic lunch with locavore products
  • After dinner projection of the photos taken during the day

Day 5: 

  • Guided tour of Volterra, in the evening folk music in the square with traditional songs

Day 6: 

  • Guided tour of San Gimignano
  • In the evening cinema under the stars in Mazzolla
Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina scrl
P.IVA: 0130834 050 2
via franceschini, 34
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