Tarquinia and the Last of the Etruscans

Price: $178.00
Children (ages 0 to 3 years old) are free but must be accounted for below at the time of booking.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 5 to 15-minute free shuttle ride (depending on the location of your ship) is required to reach your departure location. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided A two-course lunch is included and served with one glass of wine or water.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions This tour can accommodate folding walkers, strollers and luggage. This tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs.

Tarquinia and the Last of the Etruscans

Leave the Civitavecchia port behind as you are whisked away on a cultural quest that bridges the gap between the modern marina and the enchanting realm of Tarquinia. Your first stop is Barriera San Giusto-this is a perfect chance for a restroom break or to enjoy a pre-tour coffee, priming yourself for the exciting adventure ahead.

Your walking tour will weave you through the history of Tarquinia with its medieval and Renaissance avenues. Within this ancient urban maze, you'll stumble upon a treasure trove of historic gems, from stately churches and imposing fortifications to ancient structures, all against the backdrop of stunning vistas. While here, grab Insta-worthy photos and learn fascinating facts as you walk along, with the guidance of a devoted assistant ensuring you have a smooth and enlightening experience.

Beneath the city's storied streets lies the crown jewel of your visit: Tarquinia's remarkable, underground Etruscan archaeological park. A short 20-minute stroll leads you into an underworld realm meticulously brought to life by the hands of artist Omero. His recreations of Etruscan life - from tombs to domestic settings - are like a mirror into this ancient civilization, offering a glimpse into their daily existence through elaborate dioramas and interesting artifacts all within the span of an hour.

This tour is full of historical intrigue, cultural depth, and epicurean delight, all intertwined to cement Tarquinia into your cache of treasured shore excursion experiences.