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Vulci: Etruscan Museum
 
Castello dell'Abadia - Canino
Tel.: +39.(0)766/879942
Mobile: +39.339/17333156
Fax +39.(0)766.879024
www.vulci.it
info@vulci.it
Opening hours: 9.00 a.m. - sunset
Tickets & info: +39.0766/89298

Built on the edge of the steep Fiora gorge. Once a Papal customs house in the 18th Century, the Badia Castle has a moat (with drawbridge) on 2 sides fed by a local spring, and today houses the Museum of Vulci (Tel. +39.0761/437787) containing some of the most important finds from the archaeological digs in the city of Vulci.
Next to the Castle is the Devil's Bridge (Ponte dell'Abadia): a fantastic Etruscan/Roman bridge with an interesting outcrop of stalactites below the arch (due to seepage from the old aqueduct) spanning the river way below with its rich ecosystem.



Guided Visits to the Archaeological Park
A 2-hour visit, letting you discover the secrets of this important Etruscan - Roman city.

Duration: 2 hours
Difficulty: easy
 
Languages available: English, French, German and Spanish (reservation only).
Recommended gear: trekking shoes/boots, a hat, water.
Tickets: Group ticket (max 20) €50.00
Single ticket (full rate) €5.00

For further info on guided visits:

 
How to get there

The Castle lies on the Canino side of the River Fiora where Latium and Tuscany meet.
From Rome (c. 120 km) Take the A12 to Civitavecchia, then continue north on the SS1 to Montalto di Castro. Follow the brown tourist signs to "Vulci" (10 km).
From Orte (A1) (c. 75 km) Take the Terni/Viterbo fast road towards Viterbo, following the signs to Tuscania and then Montalto di Castro. Turn right 3 km before Montalto (SS 312 - direction Canino), then left 2.5 km and left again after 6 km (follow the brown tourist signs to "Vulci").
From Lake Bolsena (c. 20 km) Take the SS 312 (direction Valentano). Turn right 6 km after Canino and follow the brown tourist signs to Vulci (3 km).
From Grosseto (c. 70 km) Take the SS1 towards Rome, then exit at Montalto di Castro and follow the brown tourist signs to Vulci. (10 km).