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About the Half Day Pompeii Walk in Naples
Despite having an illustrious history as an Oscan, Samnite and Roman settlement, Pompeii's best-known incarnation is, ironically, that of a buried city. Due to the numerous layers of volcanic mud and ash spewed forth by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D., Pompeii has preserved its Roman-era layout and offers a fascinating and detailed look into the daily life of its people. Since its unearthing in the late 18th century, Pompeii has remained one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy and is unparalleled in its preservation of an ancient city.
After meeting our docent in Naples, we will enjoy the short drive out to the archeological site of Pompeii. Taking advantage of this time, our docent will provide a historical narrative that will set up the context for viewing and understanding the city. Upon arriving, we will move swiftly on to the ancient roads, allowing us to explore homes, stores, temples and public spaces which narrate the social, cultural and political themread more
- Duration: 3.5 hours
- Category: Archaeology
- Private: €330 per party
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Pompeii car service - €280.00
Our car service takes you from Naples to Pompeii and back during your visit. If you are booking privately and do not wish to use the service, you will have the option to remove this from your cart during the checkout process
- Venues Visited
- Pompeii Archaeological Site