The burial and destruction of the Roman city settled on the Vesuvius slopes Pompeii - was caused by the volcano eruption of the 79AC. The urban settlement was completely covered by layers of ashes and lava, andnothing was left of the Pompeii culture, but the surviving memory. Only the hard work of the archaeologists has allowed us to bring the ruins back to live.
Your guide will lead you into the streets of the Ancient city, showing you the gymnasium, the theatres, the old bakeries and the ancestor of what today would be considered a fast food. You will then see the Isis temple, the house of Menander and the magnificent baths. On your way you will even find the lupanariae, the red-light district, and will end your tour in the Forum the central square, where politicians used to make their speeches, temples where built, and merchants sold their products.
After a break for lunch, you willbe driven tothe MANN, where you will meet your guide to continue the tour. As you will realize, the Archaeological Museum hosts a collection of statues, relics and frescoes from Pompeii and the surrounding archaeological areas.
You will even visit the famous Gabinetto Segreto del Re reproducing a section of the red-light district and the restored an lately opened to the public Egyptian section one of the biggest in Italy.
The tour will last more or less 11 hours.
At the end of the tour, yourdriver will bring you back.
You will absolutely love this tour!