Pompeii and Herculaneum Private Day Tour from Rome

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In 62 A.D. a violent earthquake struck the Vesuvius area. Seventeen years later, on August 24, 79 A.D., the sudden eruption of Vesuvius buried Pompeii and Herculaneum with ashes and lapillus. The buried city was rediscovered in the 16th Century, but it was only in 1748 that the exploration phase began under the King of Naples Charles III of Bourbon. Our guides will bring you this ancient resort towns to life.

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Duration: 10 to 11 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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In 62 A.D. a violent earthquake struck the Vesuvius area. Seventeen years later, on August 24, 79 A.D., the sudden eruption of Vesuvius buried Pompeii and Herculaneum with ashes and lapillus. The buried city was rediscovered in the 16th Century, but it was only in 1748 that the exploration phase began under the King of Naples Charles III of Bourbon. Our guides will bring you this ancient resort towns to life.

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

The spectral ruins of ancient Pompeii lead to one of the world’s most engrossing archaeological experiences. Much of the site ‘s value is in the fact that the city is not blown away by Vesuvius in AD 79 but buried under a layer of lapilli (burning fragments of pumice stone). Walk in the streets of Rome, Rome, Rome, Rome, Italy. With a private and historical guide, you will be able to visit Europe’s most important archaeological site.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Corso Resina, 187, 80056 Ercolano Italy

Mount Vesuvius, submerged under a torrent of mud and lava after Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD. The buildings have been walking down the streets Together with your guide, you’ll visit many important sites, public baths with their well-preserved frescoes and mosaics, shops and the gymnasium.

Duration: 2 hours



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