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01016 Tarquinia, VT, Italy
A half-day visit to Tarquinia, close to the coast and 92 km north of Rome, offers a unique opportunity to escape the crowds of tourists and view exceptional ancient murals and artifacts. Tarquinia was one of the 12 cities of ancient Etruria, the...
00052 Cerveteri, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
The UNESCO-recognized Necropoli della Banditaccia is an ancient Etruscan cemetery in which large mausolea were hewn out of the area's volcanic stone, creating burial mounds with internal rooms. Within, frescoes and rock-hewn furniture still...
05018 Orvieto, Province of Terni, Italy
Beneath the modern city of Orvieto, Italy, lies a mystery. A series of grottoes and meandering paths that were carved out of living stone centuries ago by hands long-since dead can now be explored by tourists today. An hour-long guided tour of the...