Archaeological tour of Pompeii and Oplonti excavations from Naples

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If you are looking for the perfect combination to visit two unique archaeological parks this is the tour for you. This excursion will allow you to see two UNESCO heritage archaeological sites in peace and comfort starting from Naples. After meeting your guide, you will be taken to Pompeii and to the famous villa of Poppea in Oplonti aboard a minivan with driver and air conditioning, thus avoiding the stress of finding parking and public transport. In addition, our authorized guides with decades of experience will show you the main features of the Pompeii site and the Villa di Poppea in Oplonti. In Pompeii you will see the most famous and important buildings and the famous casts of the victims of the eruption. In Oplonti you will be fascinated by the beauty of the frescoes and monumental architecture preserved in every aspect. This excursion also ends on time to allow you to visit Naples and organize other activities for your free time.

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Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Starts: Napoli, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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If you are looking for the perfect combination to visit two unique archaeological parks this is the tour for you. This excursion will allow you to see two UNESCO heritage archaeological sites in peace and comfort starting from Naples. After meeting your guide, you will be taken to Pompeii and to the famous villa of Poppea in Oplonti aboard a minivan with driver and air conditioning, thus avoiding the stress of finding parking and public transport. In addition, our authorized guides with decades of experience will show you the main features of the Pompeii site and the Villa di Poppea in Oplonti. In Pompeii you will see the most famous and important buildings and the famous casts of the victims of the eruption. In Oplonti you will be fascinated by the beauty of the frescoes and monumental architecture preserved in every aspect. This excursion also ends on time to allow you to visit Naples and organize other activities for your free time.

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Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

Our authorized guides will accompany you in this extraordinary experience walking along the streets of the Roman city to admire the splendor of the frescoes that decorated the villas of the aristocrats. You will visit the famous Roman baths and walk among the columns of the numerous temples and through the walls of the famous Porta Marina, the main entrance to Pompeii. From here we will head towards the Forum, the center of public life and home to some monumental buildings such as the Basilica, the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Jupiter, the Macellum and the famous granaries, where you can see thousands of archaeological finds and some of the most famous casts of the victims of the eruption.
Discover the charm of the thermal baths and the grandeur of the ancient temples and walk with us along Via dell’Abbondanza, the most famous street in Pompeii. The mystery of the famous “bodies”, the hectic daily life that still reigns in the markets, shops and Lupanari, will make your tour wonderful.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Oplontis Archaeological Site, Via Sepolcri, 80058 Torre Annunziata NA, Italy

Accompanied by our authorized guide we will visit the ruins of the Villa di Poppea in Oplonti which is located just 5 km from Pompeii.
The complex may have belonged to Poppaea Sabina, the second wife of Emperor Nero, or to the patrimony of his family, based on the testimony of an inscription painted on an amphora mentioning Sucundus, one of his slaves or freedmen.
This huge Roman era residential complex is famous for the preservation of the frescoes and mosaics that can still be seen. The villa overlooked the sea directly and was surrounded by a large garden overlooking the Vesuvius. One of the main features was the large swimming pool where numerous archaeological finds and marble statues were discovered. Along the pool you can admire the luxurious guest rooms with private gardens decorated with exceptional paintings.

Duration: 1 hour



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