Vetulonia and the Etruscan Necropolis
On the hills behind Castiglione della Pescaia , less than 30 kilometers from the town , is this ancient village of Etruscan origin , extensively revised in Roman and medieval times , with its arches , vaults , and streets that are lost between the walls. Not far from the village is the Etruscan necropolis that , along the Street of Tombs , houses the monumental tombs . The best known is the ” tomb of Petrera ” and ” Little Devil ” , but nearby there are numerous mounds that testify to the vastness of the ancient necropolis .
To visit, in the village , the Archaeological Museum Isidoro Falchi , opened in 2000 , which has a large collection of artifacts