Unesco Site Of Tarquinia

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Wander the rows of Etruscan tombs in the Necropolis, discover the ancient culture in a national museum, and more on this scenic tour in Civitavecchia.

Head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tarquinia to discover the historical culture of the Estruscans, and more when you book this scenic 6.5 hour cultural excursion in Civitavecchia. Your tour includes your entrance fees to the iconic Estrucan National Museum and the Necropoli, where you'll get a chance to learn about the epochal Etruscan tombs. While gratuity isn't part of the cost of this exciting excursion, you'll enjoy dining on an authentic Italian lunch at a traditional restaurant and convenient roundtrip transportation to and from Largo della Pace SNC and Tarquinia. You'll enjoy a walking tour inside the medieval city center with its beautiful buildings and churches. With the chance to learn about the Etruscan culture from a knowledgeable guide and gaze on artifacts like pottery and 3,000 year old etchings carved into tombs, this scenic tour is ideal for history buffs and culture enthusiasts!

Your cultural excursion starts off as you make your way from your port to the meeting location at Largo della Pace SNC. From here, your convenient transportation will take you to the ancient city of Tarquinia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you'll visit the area dubbed as Etuscopolis and roam through the Necropolis: an ancient cemetery of Etruscan tombs. You'll get a chance to witness the careful detail of the artwork that dates back three millennia and highlights the daily lives of this ancient culture etched into these historic tombs as you follow your guide throughout the Necropolis.

Next, follow your guide to the Palazzo Vitelleschi to behold the stunning crafts and arts of the Etruscans at the National Etruscan Museum. As one of the best museums with artifacts from this ancient culture, the National Etruscan Museum offers a vast collection of pottery, arts, and crafts from the Etruscans, including the Bride and Groom terracotta funerary monument. End your cultural excursion with a delicious Italian lunch complete with bottled water, a glass of wine, an appetizer and meal of authentic Italian cuisine at a restaurant in Tarquinia before heading back to your port.

If you're looking for an excursion that gives you a glimpse into history that predates the Roman culture with a chance to visit the iconic Necropolis and one of the most impressive Etruscan museums, then this is the tour for you. Book this historic excursion today and get ready to go back in time!

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from $225.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Active, Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
6.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
A 10 to 15 minute shuttle ride is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Meal includes appetizer and main course with bottled water and a glass of wine.
Special Instructions
As you will be visiting inside a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Please remember that no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders are permitted in any religious venue. Sensible, flat-soled walking shoes, comfortable seasonal clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella to protect you from rain are recommended.
This tour takes place in historical areas. Therefore, it is not wheelchair accessible, nor for strollers or for guests hard of walking. Please cover your shoulders and knees when any visiting a religious or memorial building. Visitors could be asked an ID/Passport for security reasons, please make sure you have a valid one with you.