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

Day Trips & Excursions in Cerveteri

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Enjoy a fun informative and relaxing day trip from Rome to the world heritage sites of Cerveteri and Tarquinia protected by Unesco. These are two city-like necropolis feauturing spectacular monumental tombs painted and carved in the rock. A private driver and a local guide will pick you up at your hotel in Rome or at the port of Civitavecchia in a comfortable new air conditioned minivan. You will have the chance to visit some of the hidden treasures of Lazio countryside including Lake Bracciano, the Medieval town of Tarquinia and the best surviving examples of Etruscan culture in Italy.
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.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
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