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Necropoli di Tarquinia

Strada Provinciale 43, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
+39 0761 326127
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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri
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Day tour from Rome to the Etruscan necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri
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US$734,36*
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Self-guided all-day trip from Rome: Ancient Etruscan Necropolis of Tuscia
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“etruscan tombs” (16 reviews)
“wall paintings” (12 reviews)
“climb down” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Strada Provinciale 43, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
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+39 0761 326127
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"etruscan tombs"
in 16 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 12 reviews
"climb down"
in 4 reviews
"glass door"
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"the light switch"
in 3 reviews
"a unesco world heritage site"
in 4 reviews
"above ground"
in 4 reviews
"the bus"
in 8 reviews
"men and women"
in 2 reviews
"ancient culture"
in 2 reviews
"magnificent site"
in 2 reviews
"the usual tourist trail"
in 2 reviews
"ticket office"
in 2 reviews
"laminated map"
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"wheelchair access"
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"behind glass"
in 2 reviews
"long walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

We had already been to Rome and wanted to see something different this trip - this was perfect! The tombs are pretty well preserved and interesting to look at. However, one person in our group was mobility challenged and to go down about 20 steps...More

Thank Kris M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely site. On the edge of the town on a beautiful hillside. There are about 20 tombs you can walk down into. All are enclosed with a glass door and lighting. At least 90% of them the glass viewing point is outstanding the...More

Thank fssutton1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice old city, with a lot streets and historical buildings, very peacefull. Too much commercial stands.

Thank Robert G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took a lot of walking & many stairs, but a fascinating glimpse into the Etruscan history around burial. All the graves have English explanations. My 70 year old mom struggled with the stairs.

Thank Leonise777
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

When I first went back in the early 1980s you could still enter the tombs and only the 'tomb of the leopards' had a barrier. Now you can only look through the glass but the paintings are still so beautiful. We were lucky to be...More

1  Thank BonnieMacB
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Very interesting site with a lot of tombs. There are lots of stairs – you have to go down at least one flight of stairs and sometimes more to each tomb. All of the tombs have lights on timers and glass walls at the bottom...More

1  Thank 234worldtraveler567
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Take time and get out of the city. This location is easy to get to by taking the train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia, then the Hertz Rental Car Agency is 500 feet from the train station. From there, it is an easy 20 minute...More

Thank PolPop6770
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Interesting piece of Italian history in a region with many Etruscan museums, necropoli, and walled medieval cities.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is one of the greatest example of Etruscan tombs: you can really have an idea about that lost culture. The organization is fine and the facilities help to appreciate these masterpieces and at the same time ensure they are protected. I strongly recommend the...More

Thank Salgari7777
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We walked 650 meters up from our Hotel Tarconte to the Archeological Museum to buy our combined tickets(8 Euro each). After visiting this excellent and extensive exhibit, we drove our rental car 1.3km east to the Necropolis, parking along the street. The entry/gift shop processed...More

1  Thank Gene J
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settlinger
23 June 2017|
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Response from NoelPrendiville | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi and arranged for the driver to collect us some hours later. You need to do this as there are no taxis in Tarquinia. On weekdays there is a regular bus service.
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Helen B
7 February 2017|
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Response from Road-Maven | Reviewed this property |
We decided to visit Tarquinia as we landed in Civi on All Saints Day and Rome was a zoo. The necropolis was interesting but not great but the museum that displayed the artifacts from the necropolis was excellent. We took a... More
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Hilarywears
31 March 2016|
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Response from rondi3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi: There are about seven of the best ones available for entry in the Necropoli del Calvario: Pulcella, Caccia, Caccia e Pesce, Giocolieri, Moretti, Baccanti, and Leopardi. A steep stairway takes you down to a Plexiglas... More
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