Necropoli della Banditaccia, Cerveteri

4.5
See the ancient Etruscan burial sites at Necropoli della Banditaccia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a look inside nine unearthed burial mounds from the 6th century BCE, carved by hand out of volcanic tufa stone. Descend the narrow stone step passageways to step inside the mounds, which are built as replicas of the Etruscans’ own houses. Watch a film about Etruscan history projected on the inside of three tombs, which explains the construction and rituals of the tombs built for different sizes and classes of families. Work out when and for how long to visit Necropoli della Banditaccia and other Cerveteri attractions using our handy Cerveteri online holiday planner .
Create an itinerary including Necropoli della Banditaccia
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Necropoli della Banditaccia Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
867 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • A very interesting historic site with Italian as well as English signs and information boards.Rarely busy even in peak season, even at the weekend. The tombs are also quite cool inside, giving some...  more »
  • This was one of our favorite sites visited. Less well tended than Tarquinia, but more interesting to visit due to the various forms of the tombs and the fact you can walk into them.  more »
Google
  • Very nice. But difficult to find and get to. Possibly best to hire a car in either Rome or Fiumicino. Large area so you might need to spend 2-4 Hours there. Also necessary to read up on the site before a visit
  • Great site using sound and light to explain the burials and shows paintings on the walls using virtual reality. The tumuli are huge and give an Indiana Jones atmosphere
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Cerveteri

4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Cerveteri

4.7
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration:4​h

Hidden gems in Cerveteri

4.4
Duration:4​h
4.4
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.7
Duration:1​h 30​min
3.6
Duration:1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Cerveteri

4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Cerveteri

1.0
Duration:4​h