Pompeii - Vesuvio - Sorrento

duration: 8 hours
Places you will visit:
Sorrento Pompeii Mt. Vesuvius

Pompeii is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, a historical Roman Empire brought to light after the terrible eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD
The eruption covered with mounds of lava and ash, the city and its inhabitants, unearthed after a work of archaeological excavations that lasted many years. The visit to the excavations include: the Amphitheatre, the brothel, the House of the Faun, the Villa of Mysteries, the House of the Great Fountain, the Temple of Jupiter and the Temple of Apollo, and then you can walk the streets of the city of Vesuvius and Castellum Aquae, the Street of Abundance, Via the Forum and the Arch of Caligula.

Vesuvius is one of the most visited and well-known volcanoes in the world. 1300 meters high is about 9 km from Naples. The crater of Mount Vesuvius has a diameter of about 700 meters and is 200 meters deep. It includes two volcanoes: Mount Somma and Vesuvius Great Cone. Since 1995, the Vesuvius has become a national park where you can reach the summit along a path to walk.
The path is well-known tourist and the Gran Cone, leading through a steep path up to the mouth of the crater.

Sorrento is one of the larger towns of Sorrento Peninsula, with its incredible landscapes, fascinated artists and tourists from all over the World. It is in this city that Torquato Tasso lived part of his youth and various actors, such as Sofia Loren, have made films of international success.
Sorrento has several areas with viewpoints overlooking the sea, several pebble beaches with equipped facilities, a quaint old town with craft shops and restaurants of Neapolitan cuisine, a museum, the Museum Correale, with testimonies of painting and decorative art and archeology Local, several secular churches, such as the complex of the convent of San Francesco with its cloister arches and plants varied and the Marina with the small fishing village that retains the charm of ancient times.
In addition, from Sorrento easily you reach the islands of Capri and Ischia and the city of Naples, with ferries and hydrofoils depart from the small port, while the trains of Circumvesuviana, you can easily reach the archaeological excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum


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