Pompeii and Villa of the Mysteries

Meet the Guide at the train station of Pompeii nearby the archeological site and begin an incredible journey back into the past !
Your private local licensed Pompeii guide will take you on a fascinating tour through this once thriving empire of nearly 20,000 inhabitants that was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash.
You will be guided in the baths, villas, theatres and wrestling ground for about three hours.
This tour includes the visit to the Villa of the Mysteries.
This wonderful Villa is one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the past century named for the paintings in one room of the residence. This space may have been a triclinium, and is decorated with very fine frescoes. Although the actual subject of the frescoes is hotly debated, the most common interpretation of the images is scenes of the initiation of a woman into a special cult of Dionysus, a mystery cult that required specific rites and rituals to become a member.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Pompei, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Meet the Guide at the train station of Pompeii nearby the archeological site and begin an incredible journey back into the past !
Your private local licensed Pompeii guide will take you on a fascinating tour through this once thriving empire of nearly 20,000 inhabitants that was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash.
You will be guided in the baths, villas, theatres and wrestling ground for about three hours.
This tour includes the visit to the Villa of the Mysteries.
This wonderful Villa is one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the past century named for the paintings in one room of the residence. This space may have been a triclinium, and is decorated with very fine frescoes. Although the actual subject of the frescoes is hotly debated, the most common interpretation of the images is scenes of the initiation of a woman into a special cult of Dionysus, a mystery cult that required specific rites and rituals to become a member.

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

Your private local licensed Pompeii guide will take you on a fascinating tour through this once thriving empire of nearly 20,000 inhabitants that was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash.
You will be guided in the baths, villas, theatres and wrestling ground for about three hours.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Villa dei Misteri, Via Villa Dei Misteri 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

This wonderful Villa is one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the past century named for the paintings in one room of the residence.

Duration: 1 hour