During the catastrophe of 79 AD Vesuvius buried the entire city of Pompeii whose excavations today represent one of the main tourist destinations in the Campania region, as they return the image of a Roman city in its entirety. Pompeii has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and has become a large archaeological park where you can admire the ancient Baths, the Temple of Venus, the Temple of Apollo, a pre-Roman basilica, the civil forum, the heart of the economic, religious and social life of the ‘ancient city. And yet the Macellum, the Temple of Jupiter, the Temple of Vespasian and the Sanctuary of the Public Lares protectors of the city. Pompeii is also a succession of Pompeian houses, which were not only simple homes, but domestic and sacred places at the same time.
Wine tour will occur around Vesuvius Volcano where there is a breathtaking wine yard where they grow particular grapes in order to make a great wine known as lacrima de zChristi which means the tears of Christ. This is thanx to the volcanic soil. You can test different types of wine as well eat authentic Italian food.
This is an additional cost that starts at E32 per person or more, depending what you choose from the menu. Includes 4 different wine tastings.
The last stop of our excursion is the visit to the famous volcano Mount Vesuvius, a journey through history, geology and nature within the national park where the still active volcano is located. It will be possible to walk to the top of the crater, at about 1000 meters above sea level, from which you can admire a breathtaking view over the entire Gulf of Naples. Along the way there are naturalistic riches, fascinating landscapes, centuries-old crops, and animal and vegetable species that make the Vesuvian area one of the most fascinating places in the world.
You can request a certified Campania Region Tourist Guide by contacting us after you have completed your purchase and received your Voucher.
Please note that entrance to the Pompeii Archaeological site is not included and costs € 18 per person.