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Italy, Campania

10 tips for enjoying Pompeii
(particularly if you are visiting with children)

Pompeii is probably the world's most famous archaeological site. Nevertheless, it's a tricky place to get the best out of...


Italy, Lazio

Tarquinia: the Italian hill town that makes a great excursion from Rome

Tarquinia has some terrific Etruscan archaeology, a beach on its doorstep and is just an hour and a half from Rome.

The most famous of the painted tombs - the beautiful Tomba dei Leopardi.
Italy, Lazio

Tarquinia's Etruscan Tombs: the Necropoli dei Monterozzi

Exploring the Etruscan 'city of the dead' that lies just outside the lovely walled hill town of Tarquinia, an hour and a half from Rome.





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