Before the Romans: UNESCO site of Tarquinia

  

Short description

Discover the Etruscans on this guided cultural tour and visit the city of Tarquinia with its UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the ancient Etruscan necropolis with tombs painted more than 3000 years ago, before enjoying a typical Italian lunch.

Highlights (optional)

  • Visit Tarquinia and learn about the history of the Etruscans
  • Explore stunning Etruscan tombs painted more than 3000 years ago
  • Discover an impressive Etruscan museum
  • Enjoy a typical Italian lunch

TOUR Description

Discover the city of Tarquinia and visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the Etruscan necropolis, containing tombs painted more than 3000 years ago, with the help of your local guide. Learn about the extraordinary artwork in the tombs, which predates the Romans and gives unique insight into the ancient culture and daily lives of the Etruscan people.
Leave the necropolis, and follow your guide to one of the most impressive museums on the Etruscans, located in the spectacular Palazzo Vitelleschi. Continue your discovery of Etruscan life and see items of pottery, arts and crafts which have previously been displayed in New York and Paris.
Finish your time in Tarquinia by relaxing and enjoying an authentic Italian lunch, in a traditional local restaurant. Savor the unique and dazzling flavours of the Lazio region, for the perfect end to your day of discovery.

Duration: 6.5 hours

Tour starts: 08.45 AM or on request

Pick-up: : until 30 min your ship’s arrival approx.

Included

• Entrance ticket to the Etruscan Necropolis
• Entrance ticket to the Etruscan museum at the Palazzo Vitelleschi
• Typical Italian lunch
• Pick-up and drop off from Civitavecchia harbour
• Transport to Tarquinia

Not included:

professional guide
Gratuities

Additional services on request: additional stops in Tuscania, VULCI

Useful information:

We suggest to wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat to protect yourself from the sun and an umbrella to procet you from the rain. Remember that is not permitted to visit churches in shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders. The tour can be changed  without notice due to weather and traffic. Visitors could be asked an ID/Passport for security reasons, please make sure you have a valid one with you

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