explore the Roman town and the volcano that destroyed it
The best known eruption in all the human history is that one of 79 A. D.
On August 24th of that year the volcano Vesuvius erupted destroying with meters and meters of ashes and pyroclastic materials the entire Roman city of Pompeii.
With this tour you can explore the ruins that the archaeologists found 17 centuries later and also walking around the crater of the dangerous volcano.
The Vesuvius nowdays is in a quite phase and from the top of crater during the clear days is possible to appreciate the best view of all the bay of Naples.
*** This TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZED 100% to YOUR NEEDS and REQUESTS and FOR MORE PEOPLE with a DIFFERENT PRICE ***
Pick up where requested with a private transportation (Mercedes sedan or minivan) with a professional driver that will take you to me in Pompeii.
Here we will spend togheter about 2, 5 hour where you will see and understand very clearly the public areas of the ancient city: Theatres, Thermal Baths, Forum (Main Square), Sacred Area (temple of Apollo, Temple of Jupiter).
We will investigate also the private building: Thermopolium (a roman "fast food"), Bakery, the Fabric Market.
I'll show and explain you one of the most well preserved roman houses and the famous plaster casts of the victims of the eruption of 79 A. D.
Lunch stop (optional)
After Pompeii you will go straight to the Volcano, along the way you can admire the beautiful landscapes of the bay of Naples and the the lush forest grown on the slopes of Vesuvius.
The driver will take you to the entrance of the Vesuvius park and you can spend about 1, 5 hour for a light hiking to the crater.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Where requested in Sorrento, Naples, Salerno
End location: Where requested in Sorrento, Naples, Salerno
Duration: 6 hours 30 min.
Private transportation (sedan or minivan) with a professional driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euros - tickets fee x person, free under 18
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.