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Difficult to get a view of the cliffs

The cliffs have been fenced off, and it is difficult to get an overview. Better look at them from a... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Nathan K
Don't just drive up to the cliffs themselves

We've taken our car to the campsite and walked 200m to the "viewpoint" of the Balze cliffs. Except... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Leuven, Belgium
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6 Sep 2017
“Difficult to get a view of the cliffs”
30 Aug 2016
“Don't just drive up to the cliffs themselves ”
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The cliffs have been fenced off, and it is difficult to get an overview. Better look at them from a distance.

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We've taken our car to the campsite and walked 200m to the "viewpoint" of the Balze cliffs. Except there is nothing to see there as the view is blocked by overgrown trees and bushes. Reading the other reviews, the hike from the city is amazing,...More

1  Thank Kris_Peeters
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The views area amazing, although I can't imagine the walk in the absolute heat of summer. I am sure sunset would be breathtaking. Take your time and drink in the scenery.

Thank Chocaholic1001
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a very good place to see the views from part of Volterra and an excellent location to watch the sun set.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I had read about the Balze cliffs and really wanted to see them up close during our Volterra visit. The directions looked easy on the map but there were few markers directing us to the area. We persisted and were rewarded with a magnificent view...More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 8 May 2016

beautiful views of the ancient city makes you think of eternity and quick passage of time of our lives

1  Thank E R
Reviewed 30 July 2015

When visiting Volterra it's a must to visit the 'Balze'. It's a spectacular view to see these 'Tuscan cliffs'. It taks a walk starting from the city but the spectacular view makes it good.

Thank Vespa9000
Reviewed 2 October 2014

It's a great view of Volterra and the surrounding countryside. There are some walking paths and a very nice CAMPSITE, with good facilities. However, if you are short of time, you can skip it. There are beautiful views everywhere in Tuscany

1  Thank shulamit657
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Striking cliff formation showing eroded strata of soft rock. Is best viewed from track opposite rather than from the area indicated by the signs.

4  Thank Celia D
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Volterra is very charming and Blaze Cliffs, even a bit away, are fantastic... view is amazing and the perfect temperature at this time of year is making a walk very pleasent.

1  Thank Koviljka S
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