Volterra agritourism fossils: Agriturismo Orgiaglia

Agriturismo Orgiaglia


For decades, the shape of the land is the subject of Orgiaglia paleontological studies as it consists of the Upper Miocene lacustrine deposits and sands, clays and sandstones Ponsano: sandy sediments ranging in color from bluish gray to dark yellow, very rich in fossil bivalves, gastropods and foraminifera, in particular, have been found prehistoric shark teeth and the skeleton of a whale.

What could be better for a child to an adventure in search of fossils seen in cartoons or on the first school books?

Armed with picozzina you can explore the fossil shores not far from home!

Volterra fossils