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Excursion Pompeii, Herculaneum & Vesuvius

  • 8 Hours


Description

We offer an English speaking driver who can provide transportation, and tips acquired yearly through years of experience to make this your tour, a memorabbile day!

Pompei

First stop at famous archaeological site of Pompeii, here there will be about two hours of parking, The ruins of Pompeii, part of an ancient Roman city destroyed and buried by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. During this tour can be visited. The remainder of the uncovered city is today buried under the new Pompeii rebuilt many years Subsequent to the eruption. Archeological excavations are open to the public between the hours of 09:00 and 18:00 every day of the week, guides can be hired at the entrance or headphones can be rented, voicing explanations of the sites.

Herculaneum

Second leg of our tour will be at Herculaneum, where we will stop for about an hour, Herculaneum is an ancient residential town of Greek origin, destroyed and buried in ashes, together with Pompeii, by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. That anche offers a variety of beautiful scenery and invaluable arts. Excavations Began by accident in 1709 When some workers were digging a well - they discovered a wall Which was later found to be one of the stages of the ancient theater. Later, there were many human skeletons uncovered at the ancient shoreline, suggesting That Numerous Inhabitants attempted to escape but perished When mountains collapsed and volcanic gases were released.

Vesuvius

third and final stop Vesuvius Explore Vesuvius, the giant volcano dominating the Bay of Naples. Drive up 3000 feet through the old crater and then make the final 25 minute hike up to the top, zigzagging along a path of volcanic gravel.  Once at the summit, peer into the 700ft deep and 2000ft wide crater of the Vesuvius--both the destroyer and keeper of Pompeii and Herculaneum—and take in unparalleled views of the Peninsula of Sorrento and the islands Capri, Ischia, and Procida.

The return to the is at 5:00 pm

Our rates include transportation in a comfortable van equipped with double air-conditioning, highway tolls, car fuel and parking.

Exclude: Entrance tickets, lunch and any eventual extras and gratuities.