Excursion Pompeii. Visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii, then drive 1000mt up to Mount Vesuvius, exceptional views of the bay of Naples. Proceed to the ruins of Herculaneum.
Pompeii: was destroyed by the eruption of Mont Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and buried by seven meters of volcanic ash. The visit to the ruins will give the opportunity to see many well preserved artefacts which today still prove the prosperity of this ancient town.Pompeii archeological sites official web site.
Herculaneum (in modern Italian Ercolano): is an ancient Roman town, located in the territory of the current commune of Ercolano. It is most famous for having been lost, along with Pompeii, Stabiae and Oplontis, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius beginning on August 24, 79 AD.Tourism in the Italian Regions: Campania's Hercolaneum..
Why Vesuvius mountains: Mount Vesuvius (in Italian Monte Vesuvio and in Latin Mons Vesuvius) is an active stratovolcano east of Naples, Italy. It is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years, although it is not currently erupting. The two other volcanoes in Italy, (Etna and Stromboli) are located on islands.Secrets of the Dead: Pompeii and Herculaneum.
You can choose:
Full day journey: lasts about 8 hours, (include the whole tour)
Half day journey: last about 4 hours, (include only the drive at your choice to one of the two ruins : Pompeii / Herculaneum or to Vesuvius only)
Price does not include :
Entrance fees: (a budget of 25 euro per person, to access to the archaeological sites, about 11 euro per person for each excavation)
Expert licensed guide: (a budget of min. 25 euro to 45 euro per person for each excavation, this depends by the group size).
Lunch or meals: (a budget of 20 euro per person; our driver knows few trottoria, where are prepared delightful traditional Neapolitan cuisine)
Apply at Mami Camilla for a genuine basket lunch, including a fresh baked bread rolls, with fresh tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and some home made vegetables in olive oil. Within a cost of 5 euro per person, you will also have a fresh fruit and mineral water.