Etruscopolis

Price: $225.00
Ages 3 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A 10 to 15 minute shuttle ride is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Meal includes appetizer and main course with bottled water and a glass of wine.
Recommended Dress As you will be visiting inside a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Please remember that no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders are permitted in any religious venue. Sensible, flat-soled walking shoes, comfortable seasonal clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and umbrella to protect you from rain are recommended.
Restrictions Participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and walk for approximately 1 to 2 miles over cobblestone, dirt, or uneven paths. There are steps at all locations visited on the tour. Guests should be in good physical health to take this tour. This tour is not wheelchair or walker accessible, and is not recommended for guests with mobility issues. Visitors could be asked an ID/Passport for security reasons, please make sure you have a valid one with you.

Admire tomb carvings of Etruscans' daily lives as you wander through Etruscopolis, enjoy free time roaming through Tarquinia, and more when you book this iconic sightseeing tour in Civitavecchia. Your cultural excursion doesn't cover gratuity, but you'll get to enjoy a delicious lunch in a standard restaurant and the convenience of roundtrip transportation to and from Largo della Pace SNC. Your tour also covers the cost of your entrance fee into Etruscopolis and your transfer to Tarquinia, where you'll catch a glimpse of an ancient quarry that predates Roman Civilization. With a chance to explore a vast underground pit filled with Omero's Etruscan inspired art pieces, this cultural excursion is perfect for art enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

After making your way to your meeting location, kick off your cultural excursion by taking a scenic 20-minute drive from Civitavecchia to the ancient Etruscan quarry of Etruscopolis. This vast underground excavation site stretches 15,000 meters per square mile or about 161,458 square feet and dates back to the fourth century (B.C.), predating ancient Roman civilization. Wander through Etruscopolis and take in the beautiful carvings etched into its decorated tombs as you catch a glimpse of the depiction of the Etruscans' daily lives. The artist Omero recreated many of the carvings you'll get to see and is known as "The Last Etruscan".

Stroll to the Etruscopolis' large museum are to see original Omero artworks, such as bronzes and vases inspired by Etruscan civilization. Omero's artwork demonstrates the continuation of the Etruscan Civilizations' craftsmanship with a level of expertise so authentic that his art pieces warrant a certificate when sold. You'll get a chance to learn how Omero uncovered the secrets behind ancient manufacturing skills and ancient dough.

Continue your historical tour with a stop at Tarquinia's iconic city center. Devour a delicious lunch and sink your teeth into organic food as by now you will have worked up an appetite. Take time to enjoy strolling through the city before departing for your port.

Whether you're looking to get a glimpse of original Etruscan-carved tombs or enjoy roaming the streets of Tarquinia, this tour offers much to see and do. Book your spot on this scenic excursion today and get ready to step back in time.