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Strada Provinciale 43, 01016, Tarquinia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kudos to the Italians for preserving these magnificient tombs. We saw them first, and then did the museum, and the town of Tarquinia. It was a lovely tour, and very educational and enjoyable. The drive there from Civitavecchia was beautiful and no more than 35...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the ancient city of Tarquinia as part of a Viking Ocean cruise excursion. This insight into the ancient Etruscan culture was greatly enhanced by our excellent guide.Tarquinia was founded about 449 BC. This city was the principal metropolis of the 12 city Etruscan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

As the Romans did a pretty thorough job of eliminating evidence of the Etruscans even existing it's perhaps appropriate that the Etruscans necropoli sites like here at Tarquinio are so important and special. In reality work on uncovering what may be left at Tarquinia is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Of course one must visit this site but had we not gone to the museum first we would not have appreciated the site nearly as much as that gave us the background we would not otherwise have had. Most of the murals were of course...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colm K
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Etruscan necropolis, tomb discovered around 1960 DC and dated circa 500 BC .. well conserved, some are still perfect in colors and status .. place must be visited if you liove history and arts ... Unesco world heritage ...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maserati S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It was not opened when we came to visit Necropoli two days ago. As if they have giving up due to few visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank anitahyld
Reviewed 15 July 2018

For anyone who loves ancient history this necropolis is amazing. Not much left exists of the Etruscan civilization and so this rather large complex of buildings and tombs is really fantastic. You can also have a great view of the sea and of Lazio's landscape....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This necropolis has very well preserved tomb paintings. Quiet area that is away from the busy sites of Rome.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mmathis21
Reviewed 20 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kris M
Reviewed 11 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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settlinger
24 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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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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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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