Glorious maritime republic in the Middle Ages, the province of Pisa is now known everywhere for the leaning tower of Pisa built in a square that is so beautiful it is called Piazza dei Miracoli. But there are many other wonders: the crags on...
which Volterrais built, Medieval town of Etruscan origin, the truffles of San Miniato, the Park of San Rossore, home to one of the most importantracecourses in Italy, the Certosa of Calci and the events which revive old traditions. Whether for a weekend or a week, choose the property you prefer from among the farmhouses, holiday homesand bed and breakfasts we offer.
If you want to know what life was like in the Middle Ages, this event is for you. The past is brought back to life in the streets and squares of Volterra, where artisans, jugglers, nobles, commoners and musicians, all in fourteenth-century costume, come together. Products can be purchased with the "grosso volterrano" and if you want you can try any typical trades of the time, from shop-boy for the blacksmith to assistant of the executioner.
Festival Anima mundi
Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli, from September to October