This tour is designed for
those who have already been to Pompeii, loved it and are returning
for more. If you want an opportunity to delve deeper into the daily
life of the ancient city, and you’re a curious and adventurous
traveler, this is the tour for you!
Our itinerary starts with
the spectacular view of the Forum and Mount Vesuvius and covers the
“off-the-beaten course” areas of the site, with the aim to avoid
the crowds and give you a real experience of the daily life of
is a world to discover outside the walls of the ancient city, a
distance away from the most popular and busy spots of Pompeii.
Starting with the Necropolis of Herculaneum Gate and Nocera Gate, we
highlight some of the most beautiful Villas from the roman era, like
the Villa of Diomedes and the Villa of the Mysteries.
The latter is considered to be one of the most fascinating places on
the site. Discovered in the spring of 1909, the villa is famous
for showcasing one of the most important decorative fresco
collections in the Roman world. From the Villa, we head to the
amphitheater, an impressive and grandiose construction, with its
capacity of up to 12,000 spectators. Famous for hosting the
gladiator games, the amphitheater area offers the unique opportunity
to discover how Pompeii brought ancient Roman wine back to life. The
grape vines are planted exactly in the same position and grow from
the same soil as they did 2 millenia ago. The city's wine producers
exploited them until the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
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Written by Monty - USA on 02/11/2018 (Trip Advisor)
Stefano & Antonetta are incredibly good tour guides. Stefano emailed me frequently, as we took an Italia Rail train from Rome. The times and local trains were tricky, we wouldn't have made it without his guidance! Anyonetta's tour was fabulous. Her knowledge of all things Pompei surpassed other guides, and her sense of humor was an added bonus! I'll never forget her encouraging me to sing in the amphitheater. She asked our tour if anyone wanted to test the perfect acoustics. I sang the Messiah at the bottom dead-center, and it's a lifetime memory. Thanks Antonetta for such a superb tour, worth every cent!