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Lots of parking

You will see the sign from the main road, but if you drive up there isn’t parking. The large... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
A small town in Northwest Washington
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Old tombs with a view

Worthwhile visit on the way to Castellina. If you are into tombs. Some artifacts are displayed in... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Scarsdale, New York
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Just a 3 minute walk from the town an ancient tomb. Hidden from view of the town is an old burial ground. Perhaps because of the time of year we were there - we had the site to ourselves. A great way to spend 20...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew J
Reviewed September 10, 2018

As others have said, plenty of parking space- including provision for camper vans. A little walk to reach the tombs. Apart from walking through and viewing the tomb with its chambers there is not much else to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Interesting history regarding the Etruscans. Tombs are open and do not contain anything but still interesting to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

You will see the sign from the main road, but if you drive up there isn’t parking. The large parking lot is about 50 yards before or after depending on which way you are coming and well marked. Short walk up the hill and hit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chumsockeyesalmon
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Worthwhile visit on the way to Castellina. If you are into tombs. Some artifacts are displayed in the town museum.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mof1
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Interesting place, free of charge and easy to reach on foot from the town. Could be more explanation of the history...

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank John T
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Passing through Castellina we stumbled upon the Etruscan tombs. Short uphill walk from car park. Wouldn't go out of my way but good to see. Made us Google the history. 15 mins light switch wasn't quite enough!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ThePuddingLady
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

The 6th century tomb was uncovered in the early 20th century atop Monte Calvario a stones throw from the 15th century fortification - Castellina in Chianti. It is a short walk from the main thoroughfare of the town heading in the direction of Radda. Beware...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Ibert65
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The turn off for the tomb is not well signed and the parking area is limited. It's worth a brief stop to see the burial rooms.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We were in Castellini in Chianti, one of our favorite places in Tuscany, and we asked a local about nearby attractions. The ancient Etruscan Tomb was within walking distance, and since there is no place to park, that is the only way to get there....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Tom A
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