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Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia)
Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia)

Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) Tours and Activities

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When we think of ancient civilizations, more often than not we think of Rome. Yet before the Romans, there were the Etruscans who lived in west Italy from the 9th century onward. Their necropolises, or burial grounds, represent much of what we know about not only Etruscan culture but also burial practices from that ancient time.

Depictions of daily life can be found on frescoed walls, and many of the necropolises resemble Etruscan homes. The necropolis of Cerveteri alone has thousands of tomb structures which are arranged as if a small city. It can be navigated in largely the same manner, with paths, city squares, and even distinct neighborhoods.

The nearby Tarquinia necropolis has more than 6,000 tombs carved into rock. Interestingly, these tombs built for death are one of the greatest keys we have to understand how the Etruscans lived. Many of them are the only existing structure of their kind.

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From Civitavecchia Before The Romans: The Etruscan UNESCO Site of Tarquinia

From Civitavecchia Before The Romans: The Etruscan UNESCO Site of Tarquinia

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Learn about how and where the Etruscans once lived on this history-focused tour. You'll visit the Tarquinia Necroplis, with painted tombs dating back some three millennia, followed by a stop at the historic city center of Tarquinia to explore the Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, a museum full of exhibits on ancient Etruscan life. Conclude the tour with a typically Etruscan meal before heading back to your ship.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$183.80
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Private Etruscan History Tour from Civitavecchia: Tarquinia and Tuscania

Private Etruscan History Tour from Civitavecchia: Tarquinia and Tuscania

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Discover the fascinating history of the Etruscan civilization on this private full-day shore excursion from Civitavecchia. Marvel at the Etruscan tombs of Tarquinia, ponder the archeological wonders at the Tarquinia National Museum, and take a walking tour of historic Tuscania. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.56
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Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

Rome Countryside: Etruscan highlights of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

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Explore two of Italy’s most fascinating Etruscan towns on a private, full-day tour that takes you through the scenic Roman countryside and back in time more than 10,000 years. Visit the ancient cities of Tarquinia and Cerveteri, which date back as far as the 9th century BC and are known for their elaborate necropoli and painted tombs. A private chauffeur will share the history of the area and take you to the various sites to explore at your own pace and leisure.
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  • 9 hours
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$370.11
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Tarquinia & Tuscania from Civitavecchia

Tarquinia & Tuscania from Civitavecchia

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Tarquinia, cradle of the Etruscan civilization, is situated in a wonderful position near the Tyrrhenian Sea; it preserves some of an unbroken history from the Etruscan legend of Tagete to present days. Famous and powerful, Etruscan Tarquinia stood on the Civita hill. From here the birthplace of three of the seven kings of Rome: Tarquinio Prisco, Numa Pompilius and Tarquinius Superbus. After its destruction, it has developed the modern town on the opposite hill . Here the medieval Tarquinia knew new glory imprinted in majestic towers, in the sober and elegant Romanesque churches, in the sturdy walls . Minimum of passengers required for this tour 6 people. On Monday all the museums in Italy are closed for day off.
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  • 6 hours
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$225.75
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The Etruscan Necropolis & Rome Countryside from the port of Civitavecchia (10h)

The Etruscan Necropolis & Rome Countryside from the port of Civitavecchia (10h)

When you're in port in Civitavecchia, consider a day trip to Etruscan ruins instead of going into busy Rome. This tour takes you to nearby villages where you can see the remains of this ancient civilization that influenced and was then absorbed by the Roman empire. You'll have the chance to enter underground tombs and admire carvings and paintings.
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  • 10 hours
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$555.16
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Tarquinia&Cerveteri private day trip from Rome

Tarquinia&Cerveteri private day trip from Rome

The most striking aspect of Tarquinia is undoubtedly the legacy left by the Etruscans. The Necropolis of Monterozzi (the highlight of your visit) dates back around 3000 years and has about 200 painted tombs.Visiting the Necropolis of Tarquinia (inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004, ) is beyond doubt the best way to get to know the magnitude and at the same time the artistic refinement of the Etruscan people. Not less interesting, to learn about the Etruscans, is The Necropoli della Banditaccia, in Cerveteri which has been declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site together with the necropolis in Tarquinia. It covers an area of 400 hectares (990 acres), of which 10 hectares (25 acres) can be visited, encompassing a total of about 1,000 tombs often housed in characteristic mounds. It is the largest ancient necropolis in the Mediterranean area.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$346.98
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Ancient Etruscan Civilization Tour from Rome

Ancient Etruscan Civilization Tour from Rome

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Since we have been in business for several years now, we can offer you the highest quality, where you will be chauffeured in our super comfortable Mercedes Benz Minivans! Our drivers are only the best English speaking professionals with years of experience in the field and will take special care of you at all times! They are very knowledgeable about Italy, so although they are not guides, you will get the feeling they are, as they will always be ready to answer all your doubts! In addition, it´s also good to highlight we are sure to add value to you Ancient Etruscan tour to super special one!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$252.11
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Discover the Etruscans

Discover the Etruscans

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You have the opportunity to visit everything about Etruscans: from "Necropoli of Monterozzi" UNESCO heritage site to Etruscopolis theme park passing by the National Etruscan Museum. Walking on the ancient Etruscan streets, see beautiful corners and meet modern Etruscans you can choose which part of the city do you want to discover better than you have just seen. At the end a delicious lunch or dinner in the heart of the city centre with typical italian lunch. Discover the last of Lawrence's travel books, 'Etruscan Places' is an ephemeral and vivid account, replete with hauntingly evocative descriptions of the way of life of this once great civilisation.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$101.41
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$101.41
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Day tour from Rome to the Etruscan necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

Day tour from Rome to the Etruscan necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

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Cerveteri and Tarquinia are home to two of Italy’s most important Etruscan archaeological sites, but reaching the ruins by public transportation from Rome or Civitavecchia can be tricky. Save hours with this driving tour that includes pickup and transportation directly to these UNESCO-listed ancient necropoli for a guided tour. Enjoy views of Lazio’s countryside during the drive, including Lake Bracciano and the surrounding medieval hill towns.
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  • 6 hours
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$405.89
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Cerveteri Necropolis with Wine Tasting

Cerveteri Necropolis with Wine Tasting

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The UNESCO–listed Cerveteri Necropolis is home to a series of Etruscan ruins dating back to pre-Roman times, which shine a light on a civilization lost in time. On this full-day tour, explore the necropolis with your guide and gain insight into its 2,500-year history. Then, sample Italian cheeses, meats, and wines during a winery visit nearby—with round-trip travel from central Rome included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.62
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Before the Romans: the Etruscan UNESCO site of Tarquinia from Civitavecchia

Before the Romans: the Etruscan UNESCO site of Tarquinia from Civitavecchia

Discover the Etruscans on this walking cultural tour and visit the city of Tarquinia with its UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the ancient Etruscan necropolis with tombs painted more than 2.500 years ago. 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 go the National Etruscan Museum. 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.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.10
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$174.10
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Castles and Lakes with Driver Private Shore Excursion for Cruisers

Castles and Lakes with Driver Private Shore Excursion for Cruisers

The Roman countryside is one of the most beautiful, relaxing and peaceful areas of the surrounding area of Rome, and oftentimes underrated by the average tourist, but often sought after by discerning visitors seeking off the tourist beaten path treasures. On this private shore excursion from Civitavecchia you'll be taken by surprise because of the unspoiled countryside that you will enjoy as you travel to Bracciano to visit the famous Renaissance Castle and admire its pristine Lake Bracciano, experience a culinary delight inside the ancient Medieval hilltop fortress of Ceri, and then explore the ancient and mysterious Etruscan civilization inside the Banditaccia Necropolis in Cerverteri. This is as Tour By Car with only an English Speaking Driver (it does NOT include Tour Guides or Walking Tours). Italian laws permits only licensed tour guides to accompany guests on foot to sightsee. To comply with these strict laws, Driver will wait for you with the vehicle while you SELF TOUR.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$797.17
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$797.17
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Private Tarquinia&Cerveteri shore excursion from Civitavecchia's port

Private Tarquinia&Cerveteri shore excursion from Civitavecchia's port

The most striking aspect of Tarquinia is undoubtedly the legacy left by the Etruscans. The Necropolis of Monterozzi (the highlight of your visit) dates back around 3000 years and has about 200 painted tombs.Visiting the Necropolis of Tarquinia (inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004, ) is beyond doubt the best way to get to know the magnitude and at the same time the artistic refinement of the Etruscan people. Not less interesting, to learn about the Etruscans, is The Necropoli della Banditaccia, in Cerveteri which has been declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site together with the necropolis in Tarquinia. It covers an area of 400 hectares (990 acres), of which 10 hectares (25 acres) can be visited, encompassing a total of about 1,000 tombs often housed in characteristic mounds. It is the largest ancient necropolis in the Mediterranean area.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$354.91
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$354.91
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Etruscopolis: Once Were Etruscans

Etruscopolis: Once Were Etruscans

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Etruscopolis is a trip in the bowels of the Earth, along the centuries in the Etruscan Civilization.It is an authentic artistic masterpiece which tries to defeat the strain of the centuries corroding and fading everything fleeting! It is a plunge in the past in the middle of decoreted tombs, homes, secenes of daily life, faithfully reproduced by the artist Omero "the last Etruscan". In fact in the large museum area of Etruscopolis, vases and bronzes of Etruscan inspiration are created not reproduced by OMERO who becomes in this way the continuator of the art of his ancient fathers. The artist Omero has managed to discover the secret of the archaic dough and the ancient manufacturing techniques, so that his creations are authentic even to the most sophisticated tests. For this reason, because of their strong resemblance to the original objects, they are sold with a certificate attesting its provenance like at British Museum or Metropolitan Museum in New york City.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$150.66
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Guided tour to discover the Etruscans: Cerveteri

Guided tour to discover the Etruscans: Cerveteri

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An exciting journey into the Etruscan civilization that characterizes central Italy: 3 hours of archeotrekking in a park that preserves the vegetation of the Mediterranean scrub and the burials of 2500 years ago.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.05
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Day trip from Rome: The Etruscan heritage: Tarquinia&Cerveteri - private tour

Day trip from Rome: The Etruscan heritage: Tarquinia&Cerveteri - private tour

Enjoy your private trip from Rome with your English speaking driver and meet your guide directly on spot, ready to visit the Etruscan necropolis of Cerveteri and Tarquinia : this locations have been a unique UNESCO sites since 2004, mirable examples of funerary architecture and reproduction of inhabited centers and Etruscan houses. The frescoes inside the tombs, in fact, faithfully reproduce daily life, while the mounds follow the types of buildings that have unfortunately disappeared without leaving evidence in any other form than the funeral one. A stop for lunch is included during the day ( fees at your own expense )
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$832.71
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$832.71
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Etruscan Highlights from Civitavecchia Port

Etruscan Highlights from Civitavecchia Port

This excursion is especially designed for those who wish to enjoy a day through the highlights of the Etruscan villages: Tarquinia, Ceri & Cerveteri. Your English-speaking tour driver will welcome you in Civitavecchia at 8.00am (suggested time).  A visit of the Tarquinia’s Archeological Museum and the necropolis of Tarquinia is a must for archaeology lovers. After lunch you can spend time to stroll around Borgo di Ceri where you will admire monument such as the Romanesque Church of the Madonna di Ceri.Then we will continue to Cerveteri where you can visit the necropolis of Cerveteri. At the conclusion of the tour we will drive you back to Civitavecchia in order to arrive in perfect time to re-board your cruise ship.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$400.95
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$400.95
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Self-guided all-day trip from Rome: Ancient Etruscan Necropolis of Tuscia

Self-guided all-day trip from Rome: Ancient Etruscan Necropolis of Tuscia

Leave bustling Rome behind for the day and immerse yourself in the almost-vanished world of the Etruscans, a pre-Roman people who inhabited a swath of central Italy just north of Rome called Tuscia. After getting picked up at your hotel, head to Tarquinia, a town northeast of Rome that boasts a large amount of fascinating Etruscan-era fresco-filled underground tombs. Explore the necropolis and then head to Cerveteri where you'll wander around a millennia-old necropolis inside a burial mound that is still crammed with ancient Etruscan artifacts. Learn about the history and culture of the Etruscans from the guide and head back to Rome with the knowledge and appreciation of a people historically important to Italy.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$787.69
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Before The Romans: The Etruscan Unesco Heritage Site Of Tarquinia

Before The Romans: The Etruscan Unesco Heritage Site Of Tarquinia

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Discover the Etruscans on this walking 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. 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 go the National Etruscan Museum. 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.
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  • 15 to 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$177.45
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$177.45
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Shore Excursion to Cerveteri Necropolis and Lake Bracciano

Shore Excursion to Cerveteri Necropolis and Lake Bracciano

Get out of the beaten tracks and stay far away the main touristic flows! Hire a Private Driver-Guide with this tour, who will pick you up down the gangway in Civitavecchia Cruise port and will drive you and your party (the vehicle is a comfortable, luxury minivan, max 8 people) to visit a mystyerious archeological site, an enchanting tiny hamlet and a lakeside town dominated by a scenic castle... could you dream more out of a full-day experience across the Rome region?
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$376.65
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$376.65
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Private Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia Port to Etruscan Countryside

Private Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia Port to Etruscan Countryside

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This day excursion is designed for those who wish to discover the highlights of the ETRUSCAN villages. From the Port of Civitavecchia you will enjoy a beautiful ride in the countryside of Lazio region. You will visit the ancient towns of Tarquinia and Cerveteri and admire the greatest Etruscan museum in the world.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$508.28
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$508.28
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Private Tour Before the Romans: the UNESCO site of Tarquinia

Private Tour Before the Romans: the UNESCO site of Tarquinia

Make the most of your Civitavecchia shore excursion—and visit one of Italy’s most striking UNESCO World Heritage sites—on this private tour. Meet your driver after disembarking your vessel, and head to Tarquinia: an ancient Etruscan necropolis that predates the Romans. Explore the site, and learn all about its history, before enjoying lunch at a local restaurant. Finish with a visit to the Tarquinia National Museum before returning to port.
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  • 6 hours
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$185.05
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Ostia Antica and Cervetri with Driver Private Tour from your Hotel in Rome

Ostia Antica and Cervetri with Driver Private Tour from your Hotel in Rome

Not too far from the Eternal City midst, the tranquil countryside of Rome lay the last vestiges of Ancient Rome’s and Etruria’s greatness: Ostia Antica and the Banditaccia Necropolis in Cerveteri. On our Ostia Antica and Cerveteri tour you will spend the first half of the day exploring the beautifully preserved 2nd century ruins of the once-thriving Ancient Roman city of Ostia Antica, and afterwards, walk among the sacred tombs of the mysterious Etruscans who ruled central Italy for centuries as the most advanced civilization west of the Mediterranean until overtaken by the invincible Romans. And with so many stunning medieval towns crowning Lazio’s hilltops as well, it is only fitting that we visit one for lunch!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$774.49
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Private Day Tour of Bracciano and Cerveteri from Rome

Private Day Tour of Bracciano and Cerveteri from Rome

Travel in a luxury Mercedes van, with a private and trusted driver who speaks English. It allows you to visit and enjoy the tour without stress. You avoid the queues, you avoid the crowds at the attractions, you can travel more comfortably.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,727.18
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What are Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) hours of operation?
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Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) hours of operation: 8:30 am to sunset. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 34 Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) costs USD 65.56. Guided Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) tours start around USD 65.56 per person. See all 34 Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (Necropoli Etrusche di Cerveteri e Tarquinia) tickets and tours on Viator.
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