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Hidden corners of Sasso Pisano
Urban trekking to discover the medieval fortress and the streets of the historic village of Valdicecina, in the center of the Valle del Diavolo

Sasso Pisano is a characteristic medieval village built on a cliff in the center of the geothermal area of the Metalliferous Hills. The village was the subject of dispute between the Bishops and the municipality of Volterra from the early 1200s over the minerals that its territory was rich in. 

Products such as alum, sulfur and vitriol, were at the center of the "war of the alumiere" in the 15th century. To control the market of such raw materials, the city of Florence eventually conquered the entire Volterra area. 

The town is the starting point for excursions to the natural geothermal events which, between fumaroles, putizze and high temperature thermal springs, welcomes visitors to a hellish landscape called the "Devil's Valley".

NOTES: Price starting from € 20.00 per person (variable based on the number of participants). Tours on request.

Where
Sasso Pisano
Via dei Lagoni, Sasso Pisano, PI, Italia
When
From 31 Oct 2020 to 01 Jan 2021
Prices include

Sasso Pisano guided tour

Meeting point
Tourist office of Sasso Pisano, Via dei Lagoni
Cancellation and no-show policies
info@volterratur.it
Read the cancellation policies
Organization
Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina scrl
P.IVA: 0130834 050 2
via franceschini, 34
volterra
Prices starting from
20€
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