The Porta dell'Arco (or the Arco ) of Volterra , dating back to about the period between the fourth and third centuries BC , is part of the city wall belt , originally built by the Etruscans and later modified in the Middle Ages when the city a Free municipality
Piazza dei Priori, for centuries the city's political heart, where the austere Palazzo dei Priori stands out. Inside, among the frescoed walls with bright colors, other events of the novel take place, and from its windows it is possible to dominate the whole city and the roofs over which the Mayer vampires fly at night.
Enter the city center through the Porta all'Arco: from here we are immediately projected into an atmosphere full of mystery that will accompany us to the narrow Vicolo Mazzoni. In the small and steep alley, where the sunlight is rarely filtered, there is also the manhole where Edward and Bella stop for a passionate kiss: a fundamental stop for fans of the novel and for those who want to relive its romantic atmosphere.