Pompeii and Vesuvius tours

Pompeii is one of the most famous and visited archaeological sites in the world. About 3 million visitors from around the world every year are visiting Pompeii. this extraordinary site is constantly evolving, in fact excavations to unearth the remains of the ancient city never stops. Every year there are new discoveries streets, buildings, theaters, which visitors can admire in all their glory. Pompeii stretched over nearly 64 hectares and its population was about 20,000 people. At noon, August 24, AD 79, the peak of Mt. Vesuvius exploded and was completely buried by a thick rain of lapilli.
In recent years the works of excavation have been enormously accelerated and have been many finds of Pompeii buried.
The December 24, 2015 Pompeii was the star of a mega opening of 6 domus who returned to shine in all their former beauty and are the “dry” Fullonica of Stephanus, the baths of Criptoportico, the House of Paquius Proculus, the Sacerdos Amandus , Fabius Amandius, and the house dell’Efebo, house full of merchants that stands out for the luxury and splendor of the walls and floors decorations.

You Can Expect from this tour

Pompeii tours will be done with a small group of 8 people maximum for a period of about 2 hours. On this 2 hours journey, you will be able to visit one of the most distinctive historical sites in history.

To visit Pompeii with a knowledgeable guide is essential to understand what the city really has to offer. The tour walks you through a selection of the main historical points :
basilica, granai, Temple of Jupiter, House of the Faun, Terme Stabiane, Lupanare, thermopolium, small theater (Odeion), theater large, quadriportico of theater.

The itinerary is perfect for to get the most out of their visit.

Vesuvius Experience

Since its first eruption in 79 AD, when it buried the towns and inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvius has dominated the lives of those who live on the Bay of Naples, its brooding bulk forming a stately backdrop to the ever-growing settlements that group around its lower slopes. There have been more than a hundred eruptions over the years (see box opposite), and the people who live here still fear the reawakening of the volcano, and with good cause – scientists calculate it should erupt every thirty years or so, and it hasn’t since 1944. It’s carefully monitored, of course, and there is apparently no reason to expect any movement for some time.

You Can Expect from this tour

On the way up to the Vesuvius could see the wonderful view overlooking the Gulf of Naples, the guide will explain all the features and history of Vesuvius. It ‘was an eruption of Vesuvius that buried the city of Pompeii. Arriving at the summit of the crater you will make a long walk of 1.5 hours that will take you to the mouth of the volcano, always accompanied by a specialized guide, you can see up close the mouth of the volcano from which emerged the fiery lava.
BUT ….. Do not fear the Vesuvius today loves us and protects us every day.

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