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Monte Amiata close Vetulonia
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(View of the village)

The Etruscan City of Vetulonia is located near the entry of the actual village, lied on a hill in Maremma's landscape. 
In the necropolis have been discovered many tombs inside white stone circles.
The most important : Tomba della Pietrera, made by two tombs laid one upon the other, Tomba del Diavolino, Tomba Fibula d'Oro, Tomba del Belvedere.
This Etruscan centre represented a long time the most important city of "Metalliferous Hills" mine area.
In the centre of the village has been restored a little museum to learn thoroughly the Etruscan civilization.
It is possible to visit the necropolis from 9 a.m. to 17 p.m.