Pompeii and Mount vesuvius from Naples

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Take the chance to visit in just one day the ruins of the Roman city
of Pompeii, the most famous and evocative archaeological site in
the world, and to hike on the volcano Vesuvius, which caused the
destruction of this city in 79 AD. This tour is available all over the
year, and it starts from Naples every day. After Pompeii, drive up Mt
Vesuvius and you can choose to stop in a typical restaurant located
in a panoramic place along the slopes. Whereupon our driver will
lead you to 1000 m altitude and once there you will walk to the real
top of the volcano to see the crater. At the summit, you can enjoy the
explanation made by a professional guide of the National Park, or
just peek into the crater on your own. You will admire the summit of
Mount Somma (1133 m.) and to the right the cone of Vesuvius (1281
m), both separated by a valley, called Valley of the Giant.

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Duration: 8 hours
Starts: Naples, Italy
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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Take the chance to visit in just one day the ruins of the Roman city
of Pompeii, the most famous and evocative archaeological site in
the world, and to hike on the volcano Vesuvius, which caused the
destruction of this city in 79 AD. This tour is available all over the
year, and it starts from Naples every day. After Pompeii, drive up Mt
Vesuvius and you can choose to stop in a typical restaurant located
in a panoramic place along the slopes. Whereupon our driver will
lead you to 1000 m altitude and once there you will walk to the real
top of the volcano to see the crater. At the summit, you can enjoy the
explanation made by a professional guide of the National Park, or
just peek into the crater on your own. You will admire the summit of
Mount Somma (1133 m.) and to the right the cone of Vesuvius (1281
m), both separated by a valley, called Valley of the Giant.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Pompeii, Pompeii, Province of Naples, Campania

Go back to the past and discover the majestic Pompeii Ruins, a place frozen in time!
An unmissable half-day tour that will allow you, literally, to walk the streets of Roman history, discovering incredible architectural masterpieces under the guidance of a knowledgeable archeological guide. After just a 30 minute journey from Naples, you will reach the most significant archaeological sites in the world: in 1748, the long-forgotten town of Pompeii began to be uncovered from its ash-filled grave. It’s air and water-proof covering had left the remains in pristine condition and they gave a fascinating glimpse into everyday life in a Roman town. Your professional guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the cobbled streets of Pompeii Ruins, built two thousand years ago, where you will admire incredible evidence of civilization, architecture, and art, such as the Stabian Baths, the Forum, the area of theaters, the House of the Faun and the House of the Tragic Poet.

Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

drive up to the Mt.Vesuvius and stop at 1000m altitude. Walk the path that will allow you to reach the crater and, once there, enjoy the view of the Bay of Naples. Take the opportunity to learn the geology of the volcano with a guide of the National Park. Finally, compare the beauty and greatness of Pompeii ruins with the archeological site of Herculaneum.

Duration: 2 hours



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