Naples and Pompei Tour’s Details:
In the archaeological site of Pompeii has been brought to light the ancient Roman city destroyed tragically after the eruption of a nearby volcano Vesuvius.
Pompeii is one of the most important examples of Roman civilization and looks like a great open book on the art, customs, trades on the daily life of the past. The city has re-emerged from the darkness of centuries as it was, at that moment frozen in time becoming the second most visited site in the world. It was 79 AD. The tragedy was immense: in what had been one of the busiest and most beautiful centers of Roman life stopped forever.
The thick layer of material that the underwater eruption, consisting largely of ash and lapilli, which has allowed the City giungesse intact to this day not only in its architecture, but also in everything that was inside houses or in stores offering a framework of everyday incredibly charming. The city of Herculaneum, already severely damaged by the earthquake of 62 AD, was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius (79), who covered her with An impressive mass of mud, ash and other eruptive materials drawn from rainwater that penetrated many opening, solidified into a hard dense layer of 15-20 meters.
Rome hotels at 8:00 am – Back to Rome at 7:30 pm