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Private Day Trip from Rome to Amalfi Coast and Ruins of Pompeii
"Your day trip will begin about 7:30am where your driver will pick you up directly from your hotel; you'll then head south towards the Campania region. Within 3 hours you'll reach the Pompeii ruins where you'll meet up with your licensed tour guide (if re you'll continue to either Sorrento Positano or Amalfi enjoying the fantastic panorama of the scenic landscape of these towns. Whichever village you choose you'll be stopping for lunch at a recommended restaurant where your driver will also give you some information and suggestions about what to do about the town.If you choose Amalfi the driver will give you time to walk around the city and admire the Mediterranean architecture. Relax in one of the cafés with some limoncello
From EUR947.00
 
Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii
"Depart from your hotel or cruise ship to take a tour to the ancient town of Pompeii and Herculaneum.  By choosing the option without the presence of a licensed guide You will have your first stop at the Pompeii or Herculaneum ruins entrance. You will buy the ticket and will get inside the ruins and will enjoy them your own  after that you will be lead by the driver at the entrance of the second archaeological site (Pompeii or Herculaneum) and will be staying there a couple of hours to visit it later on you will continue your excursion heading to the top of Mount Vesuvius and after having bought
From EUR44.00
 
Pompei Highlights - Enjoy Everyday Life in Roman Time
"Pompei city buried by the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius has lived two times. Its first life started around the VII century B.C and ended in 79 A.D. and the second started in XVI century when the city was rediscovered. From that moment its modern inhabitants ha curios and fascinated to explore the city enjoying streets houses and all its exceptional heritage. Pompei shows to tourists the daily life of the Romans.The city was excavated in 1748 and there is nothing like this ancient city frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to demonstrate how people lived 2000 years ago during the Roman age. There are so many stories and points of view to describe its power and magic. We will visit some houses usually closed without a previous reservation. We will visit streets bakeries
From EUR160.00

Frescoes Tips (12)

Things to Look For: The 4 Styles of Wall Paintings

The people of Pompeii decorated the interior walls of their homes with colorful frescos much like we do with paint, wallpaper and artwork, In the late 19th century, German archeologist August Mau...
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goodfish
Nov 21, 2011

Wall Paintings

Throughout the city, you can see many well preserved frescoes and wall paintings. These decorative forms of art usually depict allegorigal scenes or elements from mythology. The colors are in some...
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roamer61
May 08, 2009

Frescos

The Roman civilisation had not supplied a lot of paintings more fragile than the statues. The archeologists discovered in Pompei a lot of paintings and frescos with an inimitable red color.We ignore...
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GUYON
Aug 27, 2005

Frescos

The basic color is aways red and the picture is tiny and in the centre. It's especially interesting how all those creatures remind us of Christian Angels...I apologize for the bad quality of following...
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Beograd
Dec 15, 2004

Richly decorated homes

Many of the homes belonging to the rich people were decorated with lovely paintings on the walls in rich colours and thankfully this was preserved for generations to come to be able to see and...
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mvtouring
Jul 28, 2004

The Freaks of Pompeii!!!

We learned a great deal from reading the remaining frescos of Pompeii. Obviously, we can see what their lives resembled back then, because many, many of their activities are recorded plainly for us to...
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Jmill42
Mar 12, 2004

Art on the walls

These beautiful wall art can be found everywhere on the walls of houses in Pompei. They probably depict life in ancient Pompei, which can teach more about this city. They are very well preserved...
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meteorologist1
Aug 31, 2003

Frescoes on Ceilings

Admire Pompeii's incrdible frescoes. You'll find them everywhere and they look as if they were painted not long ago.
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cfuentesm
Oct 11, 2005

Frescos

Look at this little felow... It's an angel! I apologize for the bad quality of following "fresco" pictures
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Beograd
Dec 15, 2004

Frescos

It's almost unbeliveable how old these frescoes are and yet how good preserved they are.I apologize for bad quality of following "fresco" pictures"
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Beograd
Dec 15, 2004

Fresco

The frescos of Pompei are beautifully preserved. Manyt of the walls are covered in the interesting paintings from floor to ceiling
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kazander
Jun 07, 2004

Beautiful wall art

Some of the houses in the Ruins of Pompei contain beautiful, well-preserved wall art. These artworks depict life in Pompei and some show the common interests these people had.
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Aug 06, 2003
 
 
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Human Remains

beside the various artifacts unearthed around Pompeii that are displayed at the restored Forum Granary, you would also see the plastered remains of the humans and animals that perished in the famous...
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Grand Theater

The Grand Theater of Pompeii had a capacity of about 5,000 spectators, was built in the second century BC, but since then has undergone many renovations In Theater Great seats for spectators were in...
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Villa dei Misteri

part two of my Pompeii Forum tips along Via Dei Misteri. Roman Forums where the center of any roman town or city and is where many of the political, judicial and religious establishments are in any...
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Casa degli Amorini Dorati

On the west side of the peristyle you can see some triclinium fully decorated: in one you can see Achilles, Briseis and Patroclus, Jason and Pelias and Tethys with Vulcan; in another you can see Diana...
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Casa Del Poeta Tragico

The House of the Tragic Poet shows a typical layout of a Pompeiian house. The house is famous for its elaborate mosaics and frescos depicting scenes from mythology. There are fresco's of Zeus and Hera...
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Casa del Fauno

The largest house in Pompeii in the history, and derives its name from the statue of a Faun, the watershed provides Tuscan atrium The House of the Faun covers an area of 3,000 square meters, and is...
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