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Baratti and Populonia Archeological Park

Localita Populonia Alta 1, 57025, Piombino, Italy
+39 0565 226445
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For history enthusiastic

Usually you get to a well known site and you find a student who learned a speech that he recites... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philippe V
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North Pole, Alaska, United States
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All day among the past

I wanted to see Etruscan graves and I have seen many in different forms, tumulus, sarcophagus and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Edyta2013pl
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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“For history enthusiastic ”
8 Mar 2017
“All day among the past”
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Localita Populonia Alta 1, 57025, Piombino, Italy
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+39 0565 226445
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually you get to a well known site and you find a student who learned a speech that he recites. In populonia the guides are the actual people searching the area. The digging only started a few years ago and it means each you go...More

Thank Philippe V
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I wanted to see Etruscan graves and I have seen many in different forms, tumulus, sarcophagus and cut in the rocks, you can choose many walks in this Archaeological Park and be prepare to spend there all day. Take sandwiches as you can make a...More

Thank Edyta2013pl
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Driving there took over 90 minutes oneway on medium quality roads. Once we arrived, we were quite disappointed. While there are several sites combined, we mainly came for the Etruscan graves, of which there is few left. I recommend to better visit Cerverteri, which offers...More

2  Thank BTS1972
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and very nice walking paths between the different places. At both sites were guides sitting and doing tours. At the day we visited, most customers were non Italien, but the guides told us in very good english, that they are doing the tour...More

Thank matthias f
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I visite the Archeological Park of Baratti and Populonia with turists from all overdose the would... They love it for the location, the ruins,the Etruscan tombs, the paths in the woods....and, the for the many Restaurants close by. Up to the hill of Populonia unmissable...More

Thank MonicaBussotti
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

the guide/archeologist gave us a splendid tour of the acropolis excavations. our kids (8&9 years old) loved it to ask questions about the etruskians, which were all addressed by the guide. i wish all archeological sites were explained like this

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If you have time, plan to visit the necropolis (including the Etruscan tombs in the wooded area with the caves) and the acropolis in Populonia. There are several guided tours and activities, such as pottery and mosaic making (and Daniela makes them even more interesting...More

1  Thank Cristiana G
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The archeological park of Baratti and Populonia offers a unique perspective on the world of the Etruscan population who lived in that area thousands of years ago. Some of the tombs are really impressive, and the park itself is huge. You can have a great...More

Thank Simone S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Large outdoor natural site. Good defined paths but very hilly and only for able people. Trees give welcome shade when walking on sunny days. Very remarkable area covered in tombs that have been skillfully cut out of the rocky ground. Most are accessible but care...More

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Beautifully maintained site which covers a large area so be prepared to do some walking!! There are free guided tours of some of the site available hourly although these seem to be in Italian only. Well marked trails to the furthermost areas such as the...More

Thank Hilarywears
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Augusto G
Gentile sig.Marta saro'in Toscana con 18-20 amici nel fine settimana tra il 12 e il 15 novembre. Vorrei dedicare con gli amici la mattina di VENERDI 13 NOVEMBRE alla visita di una parte della necropoli ( qella vicino al mare :s.Cerbone ecc.) e della Rocca di Populonia. Il tempo e' tiranno e abbiamo a disposizione solo un paio di ore. Dall'albergo di Castagneto C.saremo a Baratti verso le 9,30-10 e alle 12,30 dovremo ripartire per un'altra escursione lasciando la Rocca di Populonia. Ci puo' aiutare circa il percorso ( alcuni amici ed io siamo over ottanta),la prenotazione ed una buona guida ? Cordialmente la saluto e la ringrazio. Dott. Gonfiantini
4 October 2015|
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Francesca A
Buonasera, verremo a San Vincenzo la seconda settimana di settembre. abbiamo un figlio di 11 anni e una bambina che avrà un mese e mezzo. chiedo gentilmente se con la piccolina è possibile visitare il parco oppure se non è fattibile con il passeggino. Grazie Francesca
19 August 2015|
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Response from ParchiValCornia | Property representative |
Buongiorno Francesca, grazie per averci scritto. Le aree di parco con visita guidata sono tre: necropoli di San Cerbone (1 ora), necropoli delle Grotte (circa 2 ore) e acropoli di Populonia (circa 1 ora). Con il... More
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