Vesuvius dominates the beautiful gulf of Naples and it is the most known volcano in the world which still attracts the mass media attention.

The itinerary starts from 1000m high and it finish at 1175m. We also go through some hairpinturn from which the view is fascinating. What is extraordinary is observing the previous lava flow really near your position.

Duringour climb, we can notice the old Somma Volcano which is separated from Vesuvius by Gigante Valley. We walk along the crater until we arrive at Capannuccia: here, we start climbing down.


The immortal city

Destroyed and buried under volcanic ash and pumice in the terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79, the old Pompeii has been immortal since then.

From the beginning of the excavation in the middle of the 18th century, so many evidences and treasures were discovered that it is possible to see how they used to live there. The amphitheater, Temple of Apollo, Temple of Jupiter, House of the Faun, House of Menandro, House of the Vettii, Villa of Mysteries are the main place to visit. New excavations still increase the patrimony of this unique site thanks to a number of archaeologists who keep on working at this area.

This place boasts millions of tourists from all the world which appreciate the well-preserved ruins, the architecture of the houses and the famous artistic techniques.


The old town

Herculaneum was buried under twenty-three meters of volcanic ash and pumice in the terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79. Bourbone bring in to light thanks to a random discovery near the ancient theatre in Herculaneaum.

This archeological site offers the possibility of observing the old urban pattern, the house distribution in space, the magnificent thermal baths, the sumptuosus gym and also la monumental cathedral.

The perfect preservation of wood, of bronze and of the front part of the building create a more completed picture of the different style under the Vesuvius and also of the construction industry of the time.

The most important archaeological testimonies are the college of the Augustales, thermal baths, the House of Aristides and Neptune, The House of Sanniti and the shore where more than 300 people died.


Pick up at the accommodation or agreed meeting point
• 9:00 am arrival in Pompeii, archaeological site
◦ Guided tour (2h) route established by the Institution: narration and stops by the Tourist Guide
Free Time 1 hour (unless otherwise agreed)
• 13:30 departure from Pompeii
• 14:00 Arrival at Vesuvius
◦ Guided tour of the Crater (1: 30h)
• Stop for tasting
• return (17:00)
• 17:30 drop off at the accommodation
Second day

entrance to the Archaeological Park at the time established on the entrance ticket

Start of the tour guided by a licensed professional

route pre-established by the organization: narration and stops by the tour guide

When finished, exit the site

transfer and return to the hotel




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        Tour type: Daily Tour
        Duration: 9 Hours
        Maximum number of people: 100


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