About Full Day Guided Visit of Naples and Pompei
Leaving Rome we journey southward to Naples. Halfway through the trip we will have an amazing view of the Abbey of Montecassino. Upon arrival in Naples we will visit the historical center to admire Piazza del Plebiscito the Royal Palace Piazza del Municipio the Gallery of Umberto I the San Carlo Opera House. We then continue to Pompei. After lunch in a typical restaurant visit the excavations of this ancient Roman city that along with Herculaneum was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. This archaeological journey through the ancient city will give the opportunity to better understand Roman used to live at that time. The layers of ashes and pumice destroyed and then buried the city under 4 to 6 meters at the same time preserving details of everyday life. The city remained hidden for almost 1700 years until 1748 when the site was discovered during normal excavations. At the end of the visit we will return to the coach for our journey back to Rome. Includes - Pick-up from centrally-located hotels in Rome - Multilingual guide - Modern headsets for a comfortable and relaxing tour - Entrance fees Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Children below 4 years old are free of charge. - Centrally-located hotels are those within the "raccordo anulare" the freeway that goes around the center of Rome.