NAPLES Pompei and Panoramic of Naples

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ITINERARY:

  • Port of Naples
  • Panoramic of Naples
  • Pompei
  • Port of Naples

DURATION:

  • HALF DAY - 5 HOURS

SUPPLEMENTS:

  • Entrance to Pompei´s ruins: 16,00 € per person
  • Earphones 2.50€ per person

Our Shore2Shore team will meet you at the port of Naples.

Our visit will begin with a panoramic bus tour of Naples: touring the seafront and Chiaia Riviera, admire the Gulf of Naples with the Castell'ovo, Villa Real, Anton Dohrn Zoological Station and the cradle of the first scientific experiments.

Then we will go to Posillipo, with its panorama on the Gulf, Vesuvius and the islands.

Continuation towards the center of the city: we will pass next to the Maschio Angioino (Castel Nuevo), symbol of the city of Naples, San Giacomo Palace, the mayor's residence, and Plaza del Municipio, until arriving in Pompei.

Ancient and rich town of the Oscan period, Pompei represents a magnificent and historical example of life in the 1st century a.C. The town was entirely covered by the lava of Mount Vesuviusin 79 A.D.

The excavations started in the XVII century and have brought to light items of immeasurable value.

The tour of the excavations starts from Porta Marina, the gate to the forum that was the economical and political centre of the town.

The guide will lead passengers for their walking tour and they will be able to relive the historical events and experience a typical day in antiquity.

Passengers will admire the luxurious mansions and fabulous art of wealthy patricians who came to Pompei to escape the turmoil in Rome.

Their houses were designed around an inner garden with few windows on the exteriors, so residents could forget the outside world and get sunlight from their own courtyards; they will visit some of the more modest homes, and also explore ancient baths, temples, theatres, markets and huge forum.

We will then return to the Port of Naples so you can re-join your ship for onward passage to your next port of call.

We trust you had a wonderful day with us and we shall look forward to seeing you again soon.

Bon Voyage!!