tarquinia and tuscania tour

Tarquinia and Tuscania

Tarquinia and Tuscania Day Tour

On the Tarquinia and Tuscania Day Tour, you will explore the most important Etruscan cities. Firstly, you will visit the Etruscan Museum, where you can admire the well-preserved sarcophagi, paintings, tombs, and frescoes from the 6th to the 1st century BC. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient ruins and learn more about the Etruscan culture. This is one of Our recommended tours.

Prices
From your hotel in Rome 2/4 people starting from 380 €,
 or from the Cruise Port of Civitavecchia 320€

Tarquinia and Tuscania tour

Tour itinerary:

Begin your day tour of Tarquinia and Tuscania with a customized start from your hotel or cruise. You can choose the time and sights to see. After a 30-minute drive from the port of Civitavecchia, you’ll find yourself walking along a road in the Lazio countryside, surrounded by olive trees and vineyards.

Tarquinia and Tuscania .

Tour itinerary from Rome or  from Civitavecchia port

Your English-speaking driver will meet you at your hotel or cruise ship at 09:00 and depart for Tuscania, which is only 30 minutes away from Civitavecchia port or 75 minutes drive from Rome. On the way, you can admire the vast olive trees, a symbol of the region’s production of extra virgin olive oil.

Once in the village of Tuscania, you can explore the historic and medieval center and visit two beautiful basilicas. San Pietro (8th century) stands on the ancient Etruscan acropolis and its 13th-century facade features the symbols of the Evangelists. Inside, you can admire 11 columns and decorative flooring. Santa Maria Maggiore, located just outside the center, is also worth a visit.

This area is very important for the Etruscans, an ancient Italian people who lived between the 9th century BC and the 1st century BC.

Tarquinia and Tuscania: land of the Etruscans

The tour continues arriving in Tarquinia, the most important Etruscan city, the tour continues. Here, you will visit the Palazzo Vitelleschi, a masterpiece of Gothic-Renaissance architecture, which now houses the most renowned Etruscan Museum in Italy. It contains well-preserved sarcophagi, paintings, tombs, and frescoes from the 6th to the 1st century.

Moreover, just outside the city lies the largest and most significant Etruscan necropolis in Italy, with the most beautiful and preserved tombs of the ancient world, reflecting the cult of the dead of the mysterious Etruscans. Afterward, the driver will suggest a local restaurant for a taste of the local wine or olive oil.

Then, you will have time to explore the medieval old town. Finally, you will return to Civitavecchia or your hotel in Rome, in time for your cruise. One of the best places to see in Italy.

Note: This tour will not be available on Mondays as the museum and necropolis are closed.

FAQ –

What’s included  – Private vehicle with driver , Fuel ,Tolls,Cash Parking.

What’s not included – Meals, Entrance fees and Gratuity, Tip.

You are most welcome!

You are most welcome!

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Tarquinia and Tuscania Day Tour