Tuscany, Central Italy & Elba

History of Tuscany, Central Italy and Elba

Museum of Prehistory

Museum of Prehistory, Cetona

This museum houses some excellent artefacts from the Paleolithic period to the Bronze Age and, once you’ve toured the museum, you can step outside into the Belvedere Archaeology Park where many of the exhibits were found.

Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica

Archaeologists excavating this ancient harbour city have unearthed beautifully preserved ruins including the Baths of Neptune, the Casi di Diana, a wonderfully preserved house and an Ancient Roman café. You can find out more about them in the site’s fascinating museum.

Pompeii

Pompeii

If you’re staying at Camping Village Fabulous, don’t miss out on a day trip to Pompeii. This Roman town was preserved for ever in the lava of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD and has lots of fascinating buildings to visit.

Sarteano

Sarteano

Set on a hilltop, this charming medieval walled town and is a great place to find out more about the history of the region. Start at the 11th century castle overlooking the town.