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This ancient Etruscan village is bursting at the seams with history, charm, and spectacular views of the Tuscan countryside.  Volterra had been an important Tuscan city since it was founded by the Etruscans in the 4th century B.C.  Volterra grew through the Roman Empire, Middle Ages, Renaissance to modern day.  Volterra offers glimpses into each moment in its rich history, offering visitors a chance to experience Italy as it has been for over 2000 years.  The ancient walls of Volterra enclose a charming and idealistic Tuscan town which encapsulates all of the characteristics which have become associated with Tuscany: exquisite cuisine, unparalleled views, charming homes, and the Italian’s passion for life.