Once an Etruscan city, Volterra has preserved a distinct medieval layout. The ancient buildings of this small town stand out amidst the verdant Tuscan hills. The local tradition of handcrafting alabaster objects can still be seen in the town’s famous stone cellars. Sightseeing tours of Volterra can be taken to discover one of the most remote and mysterious civilizations. The turreted village of San Gimignano is famous worldwide because of its priceless historical and artistic heritage, as well as the stunning views it affords. While you walk through its narrow streets, you can still experience the atmosphere of an ancient hamlet, hemmed in by its original defense walls. Learning about the historical and cultural events of this village (a World Heritage Site) is something you will not want to miss. Treat yourself to a guided tour that will allow you discover the secrets of this amazing medieval jewel.