10 Best Things To Do In Volterra, Italy At Night

things to do in Volterra at night
Wahidati Hamida
Wahidati Hamida 

Volterra is a small hill town that is situated in Tuscany, one of the well known regions in Italy. Many historic ruins and relics from centuries ago are still left and well-preserved here. Some of those are kept in the museums and the others can be found on preserved sites. During the morning and afternoon, you’ll be captivated by the beautiful view of this town. During the night, you can still enjoy a lot of things. Spend your time here visiting some nice bars and restaurants. Here are some of the recommended places that you need to visit during the evening.

1. Spend time in l'incontro Bar

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If you are a coffee lover and craving some pastries or sweets, this place is surely recommended. This place offers you various kinds of snacks and also drinks. There’s a lounge where you can enjoy your food located at the back of the restaurant. It’s an awesome location to meet up with friends and have fun at night. Other good things about this bar are its great interiors, perfect wine and also the delicious desserts! With average prices, and fast and multilingual service, you’ll love this place for sure.

l'incontro Bar

Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti, 18, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 6am–12am

Website: l'incontro Bar

2. La Vena di Vino Bar

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If you love to explore Italian food, you should go to this place. Here, you’ll find the traditional Tuscan food with reasonable prices. Other than that, you’ll get a chance to taste various wines as well. This place is surely one of the great bars in town to hang out with friends or have dinner with your family. If you come here, you’ll find some good music to listen to during the night. Furthermore, this place has a cozy atmosphere.

La Vena di Vino

Address: Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 30, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 11am–1am

Website: La Vena di Vino (in Italian)

3. Enjoy some live music performances in Zanzibar

Do want to enjoy a live music performance? Here it is, the great place to spend your time listening to some great songs. For your information, this place consists of three areas; a billiard room, a bar and a concert hall with audio system. If you go to this place during the summer, you can relax in its outdoor area.


Address: Via Massetana, 7, 56048 Saline PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 5:30am–12:30am

Facebook: Zanzibar

4. Having dinner in Fornelli Osteria con Vista Restaurant

Wanna try some delicious Italian food? Just come to this place and you can taste a lot of menu items with good service to boot. Not only that, this restaurant also offers a wonderful view of the Tuscan countryside.

Fornelli Osteria con Vista Restaurant

Address: Piazzetta dei Fornelli, 3, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 11am–3pm, 7–11pm

Website: Fornelli Osteria con Vista Restaurant (in Italian)

5. Spend time in Pedro's Rock Grill

Posted by Pedros Rock Grill on Sunday, 20 August 2017

One of the best restaurants you have to visit during your trip in Volterra is Pedro’s Rock Grill. This place has a lot of options to choose from and moreover, you can bring your family or some friends to have dinner here. This place has a large outdoor area to sit in. More than the food, you’ll also find some good music performances. It is away from the touristy places and tucked in a quiet corner of Volterra. The chefs are excellent and they serve the food well. This place is also a nice place to watch the sunset.

Pedro's Rock Grill

Address: Strada Statale 68, Km 42,5, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 11am–3pm, 7pm–12am

Facebook: Pedro’s Rock Grill

6. Stop by Emphaty Bistrot

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Located in the center of the old town of Volterra, this place offers you some delicious items to try such as green salad, pizza margarita, mixed bruschetta, fish, risotto and veggie pizza. It has a nice terrace to spend your dinner time outside during summer. This place is recommended as one of the best places to have dinner in the town. Apart from the food, you also can see the ancient foundations and a well for grain storage through the glass floor inside of the restaurant.

Emphaty Bistrot

Address: Via Porta all'Arco, 13, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 9:30am–2am

Facebook: Emphaty Bistrot

7. Have dinner and do a wine tasting in Volaterra

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Located in the center of the town, Volaterra is a perfect place to spend your evening. Furthermore, it has great service and some good wines served by the glass. When you come here at dinner time, you’ll have a chance to eat from the free snacks buffet. You also can buy some of their products directly such as the excellent oil, wines and cheeses. Their menu has vegetarian options as well. Lovely bruschetta, focaccias and salads are some of the food items you can enjoy here. The restaurant has nice decorations, with wine bottles displayed around the walls.


Address: Via Giusto Turazza, 5, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 10am–9pm

Website: Volaterra (in Italian)

8. Fine dining in La Taverna Della Terra di Mezzo

Posted by La Terra di Mezzo on Saturday, 29 July 2017

This is one of the best places to have dinner in Volterra where you can find some good food and wines as well. The best time to visit this place is at dinner time. You can try some of their best menu items, such as panna cotta, venison ravioli, lobster seafood spaghetti, and spaghetti carbonara. More than the food, you will be amazed by the building itself. When the weather is good, you can enjoy your food outside as it has a nice terrace.

La Taverna Della Terra di Mezzo

Address: Via Antonio Gramsci, 64, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 10am–9pm

Facebook: La Taverna Della Terra di Mezzo

9. Have dinner in La Cantina di Fabio

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This is a place where you can find traditional Tuscan food. Some people have recommended this place as it has good service and is also a family-friendly spot. The staffs will explain all about the different local wines. Moreover, if you visit this place, they have great cheeses and meats to taste that surely can’t be missed. This place is also away from the tourist circuits; a great place to spend your time in tranquility.

La Cantina di Fabio

Address: Borgo Santo Stefano, 113, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 9am–1pm, 4–8pm

Website: La Cantina di Fabio (in Italian)

10. Spend time around Palazzo dei Priori

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One thing you might do at night here is visit places such as Palazzo di Priori. This is a nice renaissance palace that is worth a visit. You’ll feel so peaceful, this place is very quiet at night. Moreover, you will also be mesmerized by its beautiful lamplight that is glowing throughout the night. Its stunning architecture and the serene atmosphere will make you love this place.

Palazzo dei Priori

Address: Piazza dei Priori, 1, 56048 Volterra PI, Italy

Opening Hours: 10:30am–5:30pm

Contact: +39 058886050

Let's explore this town...

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You can see many beautiful places during the morning or afternoon in this wonderful town in Italy. While during the night, you can still find some great restaurants or bars to spend your time with your family and loved ones. So, what are you waiting for? Just plan your trip, and make sure you visit this town soon!

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