Art Tour : Il bello in piazza – craft market | Volterra
15/07/2022 - 17/07/2022
ore: 10:00 - 17:00
Piazza dei Priori
Piazza dei Priori
The splendid setting of Piazza dei Priori in Volterra is the backdrop to the ‘Art Tour, il bello in piazza’ (Art Tour, beauty in the square) market and creative exhibition of artistic handicrafts and quality fashion with demonstrations and sales.
Opening on Friday at 5.00 p.m. and closing at 8.00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
On Sunday 17 July at 10 a.m., it will be possible to participate in the Alabaster & Gold Experience – full day, 7 hours.
Meeting in the car park in front of the Società Cooperativa ARTIERI Alabastro di Volterra, welcome and introduction to alabaster.
Start of work guided by the expert craftsmen of the historic workshop and creation of a small alabaster artefact that will remain with you as a souvenir.
At the end of the experience, independent transfer to the historic centre (free “Docciola” car park or “La Dogana” car park for a fee) and lunch at 1 p.m. at the FIUME Park
for a lunch of gourmet sandwiches from “La Sosta del Priore” .
At approximately 2.30 p.m. meeting with guide Luisa and start of the walking tour through the most significant places in Volterra’s historical centre, starting from Piazza Martiri della Libertà and continuing towards Piazza Priori, the Porta all’Arco, the Cathedral and Baptistery, the Roman Theatre seen from above without going inside, and Piazzetta San Michele.
The walk will end with an entrance to the Bottega Orafa FabulaEtrusca, to admire the handicraft creations, a true full immersion in ancient gold. The expert craftsmen
will explain how a piece of jewellery is created in their workshop.
Cost: 50.00 euro per person required min. 10 people max. 15 people
Info: A.S.T.I Viaggi – Tel. 050-598888