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Parco Archeologico Citta del Tufo

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Etruscan site

Fascinating to think that such workmanship existed so long ago, you need t wear good walking shoes... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Susan (Sue) G
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Sydney, Australia
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Great place to visit! A walk in the wood, surrounded by nature and history. The tombs are... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
marcostinger
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Turin, Italy
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Palazzo Pretorio | Piazza Pretorio, 12/a, 58010 Sovana, Sorano, Italy
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Fascinating to think that such workmanship existed so long ago, you need t wear good walking shoes to visit as the ground is uneven and there are some slopes to be negotiated. well worth a visit.

Thank Susan (Sue) G
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit! A walk in the wood, surrounded by nature and history. The tombs are magnificent, but what I would recommend are the “cave” Those are impressive routes dig into the soil, like handmade canyons. Amazing Negative side the price of the ticked....More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Best go here early on the day as it tends to get very hot between the trees and there is quite some incline. Very interesting to see the remains of the old Etruscan burial grounds. There seem to be caves everywhere. Entrance fee is 5...More

Thank Bart M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The etruscan Necropolis in Sovana is an amazing place to visit, also true that very little we know of the Etruscans, but also very few places you can see remnants as impressive as in here, the place is not far from Sovana, you can park...More

1  Thank Temper43
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited only a part of this unbelievable "rock civilization" in San Quirico (the most populous village of Sorano), near Sorano on our way to Pitigliano. We parked our car in "Parking for Vitozza Ancient City" (GoogleMaps - at the outskirts of San Quirico towards...More

2  Thank IonutBucharest
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The park is spread over a number of sites and is very interesting to visit. We enjoying the walk to each of the sites. Many of the tomb sites are free. No washroom facilities.

Thank CanadianinParis_10
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The history of this place is fascinating. We were fortunate to have had a great local guide to put everything in context...She made the visit very good. Without the guide this would have been just a 30min walk in woods. Be warned that the wooden...More

Thank Duane C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Very nice open site to explore the ancient necropolis of the Etruscans at Sovana. There is a charge to enter the site and you can purchase a guide book, although we didn't, and found that the information boards were sufficient for our needs. We took...More

Thank pc-and-dc
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is an interesting place to visit and more and more bits seem to be being discovered all the time. A guide is very helpful here as a more in depth understanding of the Etruscan culture is very helpful in interpreting what you are looking...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This was an enjoyable way to spend the morning after a few days of cycling in Tuscany. Gave my 'seat' a rest. It took 10 minutes to walk from the local town, Sovana. The entrance fee is only 5 euro and I purchased the English...More

1  Thank pfeifavs7
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