Tourists who want to spend his holidays in the area of Livorno has many opportunities to visit the famous Etruscan necropolis of the archaeological park of Baratti and Populonia, located in San Vincenzo. The park is divided into two parts: the Acropolis, located at the top built with defensive duties, and an ancient port on the bottom, including workshops. Inside the park, which covers about 80 hectares is can visit the Etruscan necropolis of San Cerbobe, the ancient quarries at the Necropolis of caves and a Hellenistic necropolis consists of graves dug into the rock.
For tourists fond of archeology to visit the old Tower of San Vincenzo, the monument of the most important archaeological site: dating from the Etruscan period and later fortified by the Romans. Another important site is the Church of San Vincenzo Ferrari.
The park entrance fee is: 7.00 euros to go to a grave, 11.00 euros for both. For visits are also guided tours available for a fee, and a multimedia presentation outlining the historical context. In the area is still possible to camp free.
Between 1903 and 1911 were brought to light some 300 tombs belonging to the Etruscan necropolis. Tombs-type well and "Capuchin" and many funerary, held in the Museum Archaeological Castiglioncello. I corredi are made of terracotta pottery table, items of bronze and iron as personal ornaments, strigili, mirrors and weapons.
Museo Civico Archeologico - Cecina (LI)
Villa Guerrazzi - The fifty S. Peter Palazzi
Tel. 0586 260 837 / Fax: 0586 680 107
Archaeological Park and Baratti Populonia - Populonia (LI)
Loc. Baratti, Fraz. Of Piombino
Tel. 0565 290 02
Hours: November-February 09:00 - 14:00 Sat., Sunday and holidays from 09:00 - an hour before sunset, closed Monday. / July-August 09:00 - 20:00 / June and September 09:00 - 20.00, closed Monday. / October to May 09:00 - an hour before sunset
The Acropolis archaeological area - Populonia (LI)
Tel. 0565 295 45
Hours: November-February 09:00 - 17:00 / March to October 09:00 - 19:00
Private Collection Gasparri - Populonia (LI)
Via di San Giovanni 159
Open by appointment, Tel. 0565 294 36 (store "artistic pottery")
Museo Civico Archeologico of the tongue - Portoferraio (LI)
Tel. 0565 917 338
Hours: 09:30 - 12:30 / 15:00 - 18:00
July-August 18:00 - 24:00
Closed Sundays and holidays
Archaeological Museum - Rosignano Marittimo (LI)
Palazzo 24 bombers
Tel. 0586 724 288
Hours: July 1 to September 3 09:00 - 13:00 / 17:00 - 22:00;
September 4 to June 30 09:00 - 13:00, Sunday 15:00 - 18:00;