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Palazzo dei Priori - Volterra

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Welcome

Piazza di Priori shares its name with the main building that faces it: the Priori palace, since the 13th century, the site of the Municipality of Volterra.
In 1208, the elders and the people of Volterra decided on the construction of a new palace that would face this plaza and that would be a worthy and imposing site for the Municipality, the Priori palace.

The bulk of the building dominates the entire plaza; it became inhabitable a few years after the 1208 decision, but it was completed only in 1257, with the construction along the via Turezza of a second building called the rear house. Above the main body, consisting of a squat parallelepiped, rises a high tower that makes the palace look more like a fortification than a public building.

Information

Opening hours

From 17th April until 6th November 2022:
daily from 09:00 a.m. until 07:00 p.m.

From 7th November 2022:
daily from 10:00 a.m. until 04:30 p.m.

Tickets

Full: 8,00€
Reduced (Boys 6-12, over 60, Coop and TCI): 6,00€
Adult groups (min 10 pax): 6,00€
Guided tour supplement: 2,00€

Volterra Card rates

(valid for 72 hours)
Museo Etrusco Guarnacci, Pinacoteca, Ecomuseo dell’Alabastro, Palazzo dei Priori, Acropoli e Cisterna Romana, Teatro Romano

Full: 15,00€
Reduced (university students with ID, boys 6-18, over 65, Coop members, FAI, TCI and groups of adults min 6 pax): 12,00€
Student groups (school students outside the municipal area - min 10 pax): 6,00€
Groups (min 10 pax) 10,00€

Volterra Card Family rates

(valid for 72 hours)
Museo Etrusco Guarnacci, Pinacoteca, Ecomuseo dell’Alabastro, Palazzo dei Priori, Acropoli e Cisterna Romana, Teatro Romano

Special for children (6-18 years) accompanied by 1-2 adults up to a maximum of 5 people: 25,00€
Children up to 6 years old, residents of the Municipality of Volterra, disabled and carers, teachers and companions of school groups, licensed tour guides, journalists, ICOM members FREE

SAT coordinates

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pointLat. 43.401943 - Lon. 10.859701

Contact

Palazzo dei Priori di Volterra
Piazza dei Priori, 1
56048 Volterra (PI)
Tel.: +39 0588 86099