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Etruscan Highlights of Tarquinia with Private Driver Service

The Monterozzi Necropolis

Category: Just Outside Rome
History
Archeology

Price from: $610

Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)

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Visit the Etruscan archeological site in Tarquinia accompanied by an expert guide who will show you an incredible number of ancient, pre-Roman treasures.

Tarquinia (in Etruscan: Tárchuna), lies four miles inland from the Tyrrhenian Sea, just north of Civitavecchia. The town grew out of the ancient Tárchuna (2 miles northeast), which was one of the principal cities in the Etruscan confederation against Rome. Conquered by Rome in 311 BC, Tárchuna became a Roman colony. It declined during the late Roman Empire, and was abandoned after the Lombard (6th c. AD) and Saracen (8th c. AD) invasions. 

The tombs of the Necropolis of Tarquinia are carved in the rock and accessible only via sloping or stepped corridors. Most of them were made for a single couple and each constitutes a single burial chamber. Explore these ancient constructions, as well as apartments and the famous painted tombs, dating from the 7th c. BC. Adorned with scenes of human life that include hunters, fishermen, musicians, dancers, jugglers and athletes, the painted tombs illustrate the wealth and power of the occupants for whom they were built.

For instance, the 4th c. AD 'Tomb of the Lionesses' consists of a small chamber with gabled roof. The painting depicts flying birds and dolphins and scenes from the life of the Etruscan aristocracy, and is just a taste of what you will experience on this tour.

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Summary
  • Approximately 4 hours
  • Layer 1 Kid-friendly tour
  • Not recommended for wheelchairs
  • Private Tour Only
  • Suggested starting time
    9:30AM
  • Not available on Monday.
  • Included 
    Private driver service from your Hotel/accommodation in Rome Admission Tickets Blue Badge Qualified Guide Meet&Greet your Guide at your Hotel/Accommodation Private Tour
  • Not Included 
    Meals
Standard itinerary
Necropoli di Tarquinia
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Extra Hour

US$70

Give yourself the freedom to take it easy- add an extra hour to your tour. With a private guide, you set the pace! If you prefer to spend some extra time to learn more, see more, take more photos, or if you have a large group, adding an extra hour ensures a leisurely tour without rushing to fit everything you want to see into the normal 3 hours.

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Kid-friendly

US$0

Request a Kid-friendly Tour Guide at no extra cost.

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Smile and Tour

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Request for a funny and entertaining Tour Guide. Your laughs come at no extra cost.

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Info about your Etruscan Highlights of Tarquinia Tour:

  • Private Tour: This is a private tour – your party only.
  • Tour Time: Approximately 4 hours, transfers from and to Rome are included. Adding optional sites will extend your tour time.
  • Tour Start Time: 9:30AM 
  • Tickets: Admission tickets for each participant are included in the total price. We will provide your fast line tickets access to the sites.
  • Children Tour for Free: Children aged 17 and under tour free with paying parents. However reduced tickets are required for children aged between 6 and 17. Kids between 0 and 5 do not require a ticket.
  • Design Your Own Experience: Sites visited are based on the pace of our average client. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, you can opt to see fewer sites. With a private guide, your tour is catered to your interests and activity level.
  • Mobility Impaired: Our tours involve a fair amount of walking. Please contact us if you are interested in modifying any of the tours for those who have trouble walking.
  • Guide Requests: Eyes of Rome will make every effort to schedule the guide you have requested, however, sometimes it is not possible due to schedule conflicts or time off. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.