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

Rome, Italy

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

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.
  • Hassle-free transportation to the Etruscan ruins in Cerveteri and Tarquinia
  • Visit the ancient necropoli with a guide to explain these enigmatic sites
  • Time to stop for lunch (own expense) at a traditional countryside trattoria
  • Option of visiting Lake Bracciano, Tarquinia, or other historic hill towns

Professional guide
Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in Rome or port of Civitavecchia

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Necropoli della Banditaccia
Visit two of the most important world heritage sites in Europe both protected by UNESCO. The Necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri represent the achievements of Etruscan culture. A private driver in luxury mini van  pick you up at your hotel in Rome or at the port of Civitavecchia and drive through the gorgeous countryside of Lazio region surrounded by soft green hils, rivers and lakes.  After meeting the local guide  you will visit the highlights of the area. For lunch you might want to stop at one of the very typical trattorias in the area to taste delicious local specialities. If you wish you can also see Lake Bracciano and the Medieval town of Tarquini with its high rising Ancient towers. The Etruscans inhabited the area North of Rome for over nine centuries and developed one of the earliest examples of urban civilization from thr IX century b.C. Many tombs seem large houses and are laid out on a city-like plan. They feature quality paintings and  carvings on the walls. They reflect the only surviving example of Etruscan residential art and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Necropoli di Tarquinia
Visit two of the most important world heritage sites in Europe both protected by UNESCO. The Necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri represent the achievements of Etruscan culture. A private driver in luxury mini van  pick you up at your hotel in Rome or at the port of Civitavecchia and drive through the gorgeous countryside of Lazio region surrounded by soft green hils, rivers and lakes.  After meeting the local guide  you will visit the highlights of the area. For lunch you might want to stop at one of the very typical trattorias in the area to taste delicious local specialities. If you wish you can also see Lake Bracciano and the Medieval town of Tarquini with its high rising Ancient towers. The Etruscans inhabited the area North of Rome for over nine centuries and developed one of the earliest examples of urban civilization from thr IX century b.C. Many tombs seem large houses and are laid out on a city-like plan. They feature quality paintings and  carvings on the walls. They reflect the only surviving example of Etruscan residential art and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lago di Bracciano
Visit two of the most important world heritage sites in Europe both protected by UNESCO. The Necropolis of Tarquinia and Cerveteri represent the achievements of Etruscan culture. A private driver in luxury mini van  pick you up at your hotel in Rome or at the port of Civitavecchia and drive through the gorgeous countryside of Lazio region surrounded by soft green hils, rivers and lakes.  After meeting the local guide  you will visit the highlights of the area. For lunch you might want to stop at one of the very typical trattorias in the area to taste delicious local specialities. If you wish you can also see Lake Bracciano and the Medieval town of Tarquini with its high rising Ancient towers. The Etruscans inhabited the area North of Rome for over nine centuries and developed one of the earliest examples of urban civilization from thr IX century b.C. Many tombs seem large houses and are laid out on a city-like plan. They feature quality paintings and  carvings on the walls. They reflect the only surviving example of Etruscan residential art and architecture.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
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  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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