Organic beer party & pizza in Volterra
Duration: 6 hours
VOLTERRA, PIZZA & BEER, WHAT ELSE?
Our professional guide will take you to the wonderful town of Volterra for a tour for real foodies. While visiting the town we will taste some Italian pizza and the famous Tuscan “cecina” (a chickpea pie). In the afternoon guided visit to a micro-brewery with beer tasting and snacks. What a day!
The most beautiful Etruscan town
Volterra, what a treasure! A hilltop town with almost 3000 years of history.
Volterra has been used as setting for many historical movies because of its fascinating atmosphere, which brings you back to the Middle Ages or the Renaissance.
Volterra is also the most important town in Tuscany for learning about the Etruscan community, the population that first settled into the Tuscan lands, before the Romans arrived. Our guide will take you in the city center for a guided tour with focus on history and food. You will stop at a local pizzeria to taste the best Italian pizza and the very famous Tuscan cecina, a very simple but really tasty chickpea pie!
A family-run micro brewery in heaven
After lunch we will visit a family-run craft micro-brewery in the rolling hills north of Volterra. The brewery is the last development of a farm that has been producing organic grains in the surrounding fields for generations. Since 2020, the family has invested in an ultra-modern plant for the production of beer with a very low carbon footprint. The energy produced to activate the machines is generated partly by solar panels and partly by olive pits recycled after pressing olives for the extraction of extra virgin olive oil; water is used not only for making up to 80% of the content of the beer bottle but also efficiently applied in the several stages of the beer production, to limit its consumption. Together with the two owners Fernando and Katia we will discover all the steps of beer production, from the initial cereal to the bottle, passing from the processing and cooking of barley malt, through the alcoholic fermentation, up to the refermentation in the bottle. From the brewery you can admire a breath-taking view over the Pisan hills.
Beer tasting and snacks
The guided visit ends in a tasting of various beers accompanied by a platter of local cold cuts and cheeses, all set up in an outdoor pergola in the setting of a splendid Tuscan panorama, in the summer, or in the charming premises of the brasserie, when it’s colder.
What you taste
This is a list of specialties that you are likely to sample as part of the program of this tour. Please, note that the specialties of the tasting session and/or lunch may vary according to the season and the availability of the products in the day of the tour.
In our tour we like showing you places off the beaten track and introducing you to Tuscan people with their personal stories, careers and characters.
You will have one of our guides with your party during the whole tour. Please, see below all the guides who can be with you.
During this experience you can also meet some of the Tuscan friends involved in the events. Please, see below which friends you are likely to encounter.
The total rate for this activity varies according to the number of people in your party.
Check rates in the table below.
|ORGANIC BEER PARTY & PIZZA IN VOLTERRA
– RATES 2023 –
NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY
|2 persons||€ 360|
|3 persons||€ 410|
|4 persons||€ 460|
|5 persons||€ 510|
|6 persons||€ 560|
|7 persons||€ 610|
|8 persons||€ 660|
|Extra Adult||€ 50|
|Extra Teenager (12-17 yrs)||€ 40|
|Extra Child (4-11 yrs)||€ 30|
- A private English speaking tour leader for the whole tour. Also available in French, German, Spanish and Russian
- Guided visit to Volterra
- Pizza and cecina tasting
- A guided visit to a brewery
- Guided tasting of 6 beers with snacks
Rates do NOT include
This tour takes place in the area of Volterra in the province of Pisa.
Unless differently specified, the tour guide meets at our office in La Rosa or at an agreed meeting point
This program takes about 6 hours. Time for transportation not included.
Available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
This tour is available in English language. German, French, Spanish, Russian or Italian are also available with no surcharge.
Ideal for children
No particular clothing required.
The program of this tour includes a lunch with typical products and tasting of cecina and pizza in Volterra. Please inform us about any possible food restrictions or intolerances
This program and its rates do not include transportation and are set on a self-driving base. For further information see the box "transportation options".
The destinations reached during this activity are in the Tuscan countryside, in areas off the beaten track that cannot be reached by public transport. We highly recommend renting a car or a scooter in order to reach them. As an alternative, we can offer a valued service by chauffeured car, van or minibus. Any cost of transportation is to be added to the rates displayed on the rate table of this page.
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