Discover the most famous archaeological site in the world, and the charm of the Campania capital, with a thousand colors.
Naples one of the most ancient cities of the west and, as such, well few is known on the historical stories that characterized his/her origin. But as all the cities of the antiquity (Babylon, Sow, Rome), that you/they boast of mythological traditions and legends on his/her origin, also the birth in Naples is hidden from the suggestive veil of the myth and the legend. From the charm of the myth, you/he/she can be passed to the reality of the historical search that has submitted us some certainties on the origins of the city: the first colonization of the Gulf in Naples goes up again to around 3000 years ago, when travellers and merchants coming from Greece and from the Anatolia, attracted by the mining wealths of the tall Tyrrhenian, they founded a first colony to Pithecusa (the actual island of Ischia) and subsequently they moved him on the coastal proper flegreo in front of the coasts ischitane, where Cuma born. ., a group of farmers coming from Cuma installed him in the inclusive area among the islet of Megaride (where today the Castel of the Ovo rises) and the Echia (the today's hill of Pizzofalcone) Mountain founding the city of Partenope. It began so the history in Naples.
Pompeii Ancient city of Campania, situated to the mouth of the river Sarno, few south kilometers of the Vesuvius, between Ercolano and Stabia. You/he/she was founded around 600 B.C. from the oscis and subsequently conquered by the sannitis (V century B.C.); involved in the wars sannitiche (343-290 B.C.), subsequently in the second war punica (218-201 B.C.), then in the social (90-89 B.C.) war, it was attached and won by Silla. In the 80 B.C. it became Roman colony and it reached a population of 20.000 inhabitants to the beginning of the Christian era. The city, to the center of a fertile lowland, it was an important commercial knot and it constituted the result on the sea for Nola and other cities of the hinterland. Seriously damaged by an earthquake in the 62 d.C., it was buried, with Ercolano and Stabia, in the 79 d.C. from an eruption of the Vesuvius.
All Tours include: Italian / English language driver, motorway tolls, parking lots, fuel.
Are excluded: museum/excavations entrance tickets, lunch, tips.
Suggestions: Comfortable shoes, sun umbrellas / caps, camera.
The tour will start from the agreed place, to reach the heart of the city of Naples and breathe the mystical air of an eternal city like Naples, to go to the archaeological site of Pompeii.