Esplora le rovine dell’antica Pompei in un’escursione di mezza giornata da Napoli.
You’ll be picked up at your designated point of departure and travel by comfortable minibus or van to Pompeii on this half-day excursion to explore the ancient ruins of this famous Roman town.
Ever since the ancient Greeks settled the area in the 8th century B.C. the region around Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples attracted wealthy vacationers who came for the sun and the stunning scenery.
By the turn of the first century A.D. the town of Pompeii, located about 5 miles from Mount Vesuvius, was a flourishing resort for Rome’s most distinguished citizens. Elegant houses and elaborate villas lined the paved streets.
Tourists, townspeople, and slaves bustled in and out of small factories and artisan shops, taverns and cafés, and brothels and bathhouses. People gathered in the 20,000-seat arena and lounged in the open-air squares and marketplaces.
Your tour guide will show you the most interesting places, such as the Forum, the thermal baths, the luxurious House of the Vettii, and the Lupanar, or famous brothel.
Enjoy some leisure time to explore the site on your own before your return trip, with an anticipated arrival time of 13:40.
Explore the ruins of ancient Pompeii on a half-day excursion from either Naples. Your guide will show you many of the well-preserved buildings at the archaeological site that were covered by volcanic ash when Vesuvius erupted in 79A.D
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If you come by train: Meet outside the main railway station of Naples on the left hand side, near the entrance of the parking of the STAR hotel Terminus. Look for the signboard “STAR hotel Terminus GARAGE”, the driver will hold a sign with your name. You can also be picked up at the cruise port. Please provide cruise details (arrival time, ship name etc.).
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