Etruscan Mystery with Driver - Private Shore Excursion for Cruisers
This private shore excursion takes you on a journey through the relaxing Roman countryside that during ancient times was known as Etruria, and was ruled by the highly advanced yet mysterious pre-Roman civilization, the Etruscans.
The treasures the Etruscans have left behind in their remarkable tombs have filled museums and fueled the imagination. This tour will take you to visit the famous Etruscan frescoed tombs (the only ones in the world!) in Tarquinia, and to Tuscania, the ancient town with one of the most beautiful views in all of Italy.
This is as Tour By Car with only an English Speaking Driver (it does NOT include Tour Guides or Walking Tours).
Italian laws permits only licensed tour guides to accompany guests on foot to sightsee. To comply with these strict laws, Driver will wait for you with the vehicle while you SELF TOUR.
per adult from
8 hours 30 minutes
What's included :
- Deluxe Mercedes Benz Vehicle
- English Speaking Professional Driver
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
What's excluded :
- Admission fees and Entry Tickets
- Entry/Admission - Necropoli dei Monterozzi
- Entry/Admission - Palazzo Vitelleschi
- Entry/Admission - Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Necropoli dei Monterozzi, Strada Provinciale Monterozzi Marina, Tarquinia Italy
You'll make our way to the tombs, you'll walk through the evocative necropolis surrounded by a panorama of serene hills, valleys, and the sparkling sea.
As you descend down the steps 2,500 years into history towards the burial chambers, you come face to face with vibrant details that paint a portrait of the daily lives of these enigmatic ancient people.
Tickets are currently € 8 per person and can be purchased on location.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Palazzo Vitelleschi, Piazza Cavour, Tarquinia Italy
In the center of Tarquinia lies this splendid Gothic Palace, which today is the Etruscan National Museum. On three floors, it houses a precious collection of Etruscan Artifacts which were excavated from the Necropolis of Monterozzi.
Tickets to the museum are currently € 6 and can be bought on location.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Church of San Pietro, Strada San Pietro, 01017 Tuscania Italy
Beautiful Gothic Romanesque church on a hill just outside Tuscania, dominated by a rose window on the facade. The interior architecture and the mosaics are definitely worth seeing!
You can choose to leave an offering that will go towards the restoration at the caretakers.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Strada Provinciale 12, Tuscania, 01017 Tuscania Italy
Dominated by a tall bell tower, the facade of Santa Maria Maggiore is adorned with carved and sculpted Christian symbols of the Evangelists and biblical stories. The use of different colored stones gives prominence to its large wheel-shaped rose-window.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your professional English speaking driver will pick you up at the pier in front of your ship at 7:30 AM and will return you back to the port at around 5:00 PM.Ports
- Civitavecchia Port of Rome
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1 to 3 passengers 8/27/2019 - 10/2/2021
7 to 8 passengers 8/27/2019 - 10/2/2021
Monday - Sunday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
4 to 6 passengers 8/27/2019 - 10/2/2021
Monday - Sunday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Monday - Sunday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- Service animals allowed
- Stroller accessible
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Walking on uneven terrain is required in some areas
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.