Pompeii

The long catastrophic eruption of the Vesuvius in the year AD 79 drowned the thriving and bustling city of Pompeii in 20 to 23 feet of ash and pumice. It was lost for nearly 1700 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1749. Since then four-fifths of the city was excavated and a walk through the excavations is a once-in-a-lifetime journey into the past, offering an insight into the life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. Surprisingly, many objects (such as bottles, glassware and silverware) were found intact in the city’s homes, filled with splendid frescoes, some of which are on display in Naples’ Museo Archeologico Nazionale. Being an important commercial centre in Campania Felix, Pompeii played a strategic role in the redistribution of goods between Rome, the inland cities and the ports on the Mediterranean. The life of the city centred around the Forum. Still today one can admire the remains of the Basilica, seat of justice and chamber of commerce, religious buildings and the Macellum, site of the marketplace. From the main square streets lead off to the ancient city, revealing majestic houses, such as the House of the Faun and the House of the Vettii, with their splendid frescoes. The shops in Via dell’Abbondanza, offer a lively impression of everyday life two thousands years ago. From here we carry on to the Stabian Baths, the oldest public baths in Pompeii, ending up at the massively impressive Amphitheatre, where even today, as in the Large Theatre, there are concerts and theatrical productions. Just outside the city, stands the Villa of the Mysteries, the most ‘enigmatic’ monument in Pompeii, with its grand fresco celebrating the mysterious cult of Dionysus. In summer the ruins can also be visited at night. ‘Suggestioni al foro’ is a theatrical production which, through sounds and voices echoing around the temples and houses, recreates the atmosphere of the ‘lost’ city. The visit ends with a multimedia show which reconstructs the dramatic phases of the eruption with special effects and filmed images. Today, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy, with approximately 2,500,000 visitors every year. More info: http://www.pompeiisites.org
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    All Inclusive day shore excursion from ports of Livorno and Naples.What does all inclusive mean with italy cruise tours, we have set up two days one from the port of Livorno ( we can also apply to La Spezia Port the price is Modified an extra €100 is added due to the milage from La Spezia Port). […]

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    Private 2017 cruise port tour of Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano meet at the cruise terminal 0800am where your private italy cruise shore tour driver will be there promptly awaiting holding a name card. This day trip will start at 0800am from the cruise port (unless otherwise indicated by yourself another time ) first stop the […]

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    Italy Naples and Civitavecchia port discount package 2 tours from 2 ports  offering everyone the opportunity to visit the locations from the two italian cruise terminals Naples cruise and Civitavecchia port .Enjoy with us two day tours from these two  ports also  applied to salerno port And Amalfi / sorrento port can be modified (switch the […]

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    For the day tour Visit the three main sites. Two of the sites pompeii and herculaneum represent the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius. Pompeii, Herculaneum Is ideal for All for visitors who are interested in Roman history or about the geology of the area. Also on your way To Rome you Will Also enjoy a […]

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    Archaelogical tour. Pompeii , herculaeum , vesuvius  Want To enjoy a days excursion From your hotel , Italy cruise shore Tours wishes to share our experience From the many cruise shore excursions That we have with great success offered and Also offer To everyone That has decided To enjoy their time in the area. Your […]

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    Pompeii and Paestum day tour Meeting time at 08.00: your driver will be waiting beside where your ship is berthed holding a name sign so you are able to identify him once that you have been greeted your private Italy cruise driver will drive directly to Paestum. Along the driver you limo driver will offer […]

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    2017 cruise tour Sorrento, Pompeii and Wine Tasting on Mount Vesuvius. From the cruise port with Italy cruise shore tours we have set up a day which we have been offering for many years also through our mother company that is one of the most respected brand registered limousine companies in Italy. What we are […]

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    Pompeii sorrento and capri cruise tour . Want To tour both pompeii and Also combine the Island of capri This tour will take you to both places from the port Naples. Depending on which port of call we can adapt the tour meet your private limo driver at 08.00am: your driver will be waiting beside […]

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    Tour of Pompeii and and the archaelogical museum in Naples . A private day shore trip Visiting naples with Your private driver , exploring the center of naples the Royal palace and Gallery Umberto and San Carlo theatre house ( which host many important ballet and opera’s ) . With your naples shore trip limo […]

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    Archaelogical Tour pompeii Herculaneum and Vesuvius this is a A private cruise day tour on the three main sites that represent the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius. Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius ( where the Volcano lies ). This is an ideal cruise excursion for all those visitors who are interested in Roman history and […]