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  • Grocery shopping


    Market
    On Saturday mornings. During the winter it is held in Piazza Priori and in the summer in Vallebuona.

  • Porgi l'altra pancia

    A grocery shop which specialises in local products and cured meats. It's also possible to have a snack of local cured meats and cheeses. There is an extensive selection of wines.
    Address: Via Matteotti 37, 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Web: https://www.facebook.com/porgilaltrapancia2010#_=_

  • Boutique del Tartufo

    A small shop with a wide selection of products all based on the truffle mushrooms
    Address: Vicolo Ormanni 1 - 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Web: http://www.boutiquedeltartufo.it

  • La Botteghina dell'Orto

    A green grocer with mostly local fruit and vegetables. You will always find what is seasonal available.
    Address: Via dei Sarti 53, 56048 Volterra (PI)

  • Dolceria del Corso

    Located in the historical centre, this pastry shop is not to be missed with its excellent pastries, cakes and traditional Tuscan biscuits.
    Address: Via Matteotti 31 - 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Tel: +39 0588 86182
    Web: www.dolceriadelcorso.com/#!pasticceria/c21kz

  • Gelateria "Chic & Shock"

    Ice cream parlour with excellent homemade icecream. Also try their chocolate cookies!
    Address: Via dei Marchesi 13, 56048 Volterra (PI)

  • Rosetti Panificio - baker

    They have a wide choice of bread, cakes and pastries.
    Address: Piazza dei Priori 16, 56048 Volterra (PI)

  • Macelleria Franco e Luciana - butcher

    They offer only Italian meat of high quality. It's a typical local shop with fresh and good produce.
    Address: Via dei Sarti 43, 56048 Volterra (PI)

  • Manfrè

    A little grocery shop with bakery, which has a nice choice of local products.
    Address: Via Roma 24, 56048 Volterra (PI)

  • General shops


    ​Enoteca Scali
    A large selection of wine,​ grappa and local olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey
    Address: Via Guarnacci 3, 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Web: www.enotecascali.com

  • L'Incontro

    A lovely café in the centre of Volterra. It has a good selection of pastries to go with your cappuccino and a choice of cured meats and cheeses to accompany a glass of wine.
    Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 18, 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Web: www.balestrierivolterra.it/incontro.php#_=_

  • Gloria Giannelli

    Handmade alabaster craft, all decorated with a woman's touch by Gloria
    Address: Via Don Minzoni 13, 56048 Volterra (PI)
    Tel: +39 0588 84030

  • Services


    Post office
    Open only in the mornings - in Piazza dei Priori, 14

    Bank
    There are several banks in Volterra, all have ATM machines outside and most accept credit cards. Banks are only open in the mornings.
    Cassa di Risparmio di Voletra located in Piazza dei Priori, 16
    Monte dei Paschi di Siena located in Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 2

    Petrol station
    There are two petrol stations both with self service facilities, make sure you have cash, cards are not always accepted.
    One is found in Viale Giusto Landini

  • Medical


    Pharmacy
    There are two pharmacies
    Farmacia Amidei - Via Ricciarelli, 2​
    Farmacia Cerri Dr. Pietro - Via Giacomo Matteotti, 56​

    Hospital
    Borgo San Lazzero n° 5, 56048 Volterra (Pisa)

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