This wonderful and educational tour takes you on a journey back in time to 79 A.D. to see how the inhabitants lived and died suddenly in the city of Pompeii. After visiting Pompeii, you will get to hike the famous Mt. Vesuvius and witness the gorgeous landscape.
The day will start by driving to Pompeii (30 mins from Naples), You will see the effects of Mt. Vesuvius's unexpected eruption in 79 A.D. The city of Pompeii was devastated in the eruption and has been preserved for centuries. Nearly the whole population of Pompeii were killed. Archaeologists have been able to recover human forms from victims buried under the ashes. This was achieved by pouring liquid plaster into cavities in the ground, which were produced by the decomposed bodies.
This tour will allow you to admire and understand the lifestyle of the ancient Roman city.
You will be delighted by numbers of villas, shops and public buildings that archaeologists uncovered and brought back to light. The visit to Pompeii will allow you to see how Romans used to spend their days and will be a journey back to the past.
An Archaeological Guide in Pompeii is suggested to complete your experience (price for a guide at your disposal for 2 hrs is €120 lot cost).
After the visit to Pompeii our complimentary drivers will drive you to an authentic Italian restaurant for lunch or to a wine farm for a tasting of Lacryma Christi wine produced in the Vesuvius area.
After lunch you can continue the tour and drive on Mt. Vesuvius (approx 45 min), then hike to the crater where you can meet a Volcanology guide (included in the price). Once finished your driver will take you back to your drop-off location.