POMPEII & ERCOLANO & NAPLES




In Pompeii, the tour takes about two hours. It is by far the most impressive archaeological site on the peninsula and the one that stands among the first in terms of number of visitors. The expanse of ruins of a locked city in the year 79 by the eruption of Vesuvius is capable of winning over everyone who visits. The archaeological site is located in the circumvesuviana plain to the right of the Sarno River.


In 62 A.D. the city was the victim of an earthquake, and as he tried to rise from the rubble, 24 August of the year 79 A.D. Vesuvius suddenly awakens and with a terrible eruption buried Pompeii under a blanket of ash and lapilli 7 meter high. At the time of the disaster, Pompeii was a city of about 15,000 inhabitants, surrounded by walls with eight ports for a perimeter of more than 3 km; It was divided into decumani from east to west and from north to south hinges.


From the entrance of Porta Marina, you can visit the Antiquarium, which exhibits various materials, including casts of Pompeii in the eruption died. To these are added other important buildings: the Temple of Vespasian, Diomede Villa, the famous Villa of the Mysteries, the house of the faun, the great and small theater, the amphitheater and much more.


The Herculaneum tour lasts about two hours. The city, a very important archaeological site, such as Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79.


In fact, as early as 62 A.D. an earthquake had damaged several buildings; 17 years later, while still being rebuilt ancient city, a terrible eruption of Vesuvius buried it with a sea of ​​lava and mud, the latter shall preserved structures.


Sightseeing, guests can come across: the House of Neptune and Amphitrite, sannitaca the house, the House of relief of Telephus, the house of the gem, the suburban baths.


Naples is one of the most important cities in the history of our country, whose historic center has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. As early as bright as Parthenope in Roman times and as Neapolis in the times of Ancient Greece, the capital of Campania He reached the height of its greatness in modern times, when it becomes the capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.


Visiting Naples means plunging into one of extraordinary complexity and beauty scenario: palaces, squares, churches, streets, ancient fortresses and castles in the sea, but also natural caves and places full of mystery and mysticism that make Naples a memorable milestone for every traveler.

Every corner of the city contains works of incalculable artistic and historical value, which is why we offer the visitor the opportunity to build, together with the help of a tour guide of the Campania region, a custom background for the city, so that in half a day you can have a satisfactory view of our magnificent Naples.

Given the many attractions of Naples we will just name a few of the most significant places you can choose to visit.

Starting from the center of Naples, the three adjoining squares Town Hall, Trieste e Trento and Plebiscito, into which the main city arteries. Nearby Castel Nuovo known as the Maschio Angioino, the Teatro di San Carlo and opposite the theater stands the Galleria Umberto I, while in Piazza Trieste e Trento there is the Caffè Gambrinus, the most ancient and famous of the city, where you can stop to taste a good Neapolitan coffee.

Walking through the old center of Naples, you will realize that one of the main monuments of the city is the same of the urban layout, almost entirely preserved and woven on three axes called "decumani".

If you start from the Cathedral, you can visit the cathedral ela Royal Chapel of St. Gennaro Treasury. Via Duomo crosses the three decumani (the lower, the middle and upper), in fact, nearby you will find an uninterrupted sequence of squares, churches and palaces of the most important: from via S. Biagio dei Booksellers in Via San Gregorio Armeno , the heart of the artisan Naples and one of the most famous streets of the historic center to the market statues and items for the crib; Piazza del Gesù Nuovo in the monastery of St. Clare with the majolica Cloister of the Poor Clares, or the National Archaeological Museum, one of the first in the world.

One of the most striking points of observation of Naples is the Belvedere di San Martino, so you can take advantage to also visit the Certosa, the National Museum of San Martino and Castel Sant'Elmo. If you wish, instead, take a scenic bus ride, to admire and photograph the beauty of the Gulf of Naples, we will take you to the Belvedere on Via Petrarca.

In addition, you can walk along the promenade, which starts from Via Nazario Sauro, continuing along Via Partenope, along which is Castel dell'Ovo, then Via Caracciolo and Mergellina.

Departure time: 08:00
Include:
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • pass for Positano
  • Parking Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples
  • Toll and petrol
Not include: Entrance fees and lunch
On request: Tourist guide