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Volterra is a haven of history and culture, set high up on a hill in Tuscany!
The working of alabaster is a long-standing tradition in the picturesque town of Volterra in Pisa,Tuscany. The extraction, carving and trade of alabaster has brought fame and prosperity to the town throughout its history, allowing it to become one of the most beautiful towns in the entire region.
Many wonderful festivals and fairs are hosted here throughout the year. Check out the thrilling crossbow festival in May, the Jazz festival in August and the delicious truffle fair of Volterra in October!
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