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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
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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
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Pompeii Tour For Children and their Families
"Fact-filled fun in a World Heritage site. Participate in an interactive tour geared specifically toward children’s entertainment and education. This hands-on exploration of the best-preserved city of the ancient Roman Empire is exceptional.In 79 Mt. Vesuvius erupted burying the thriving civilization of Pompeii in ash and lava. Buried until the 18th Century the excavated ruins are a World Heritage site known the world over. With an adept English-speaking tour guide your family will climb the steps of an ancient theater drink from original fountains and cross the thresholds of early restaurants. Learn and play together in this outdoor mecca of history as you walk the cobbled streets. Visit homes thermal baths and temples. This is a land that time forgot. See rare examples of intact art and architecture
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Take the Train

Apart from taking a tour, the easiest way to sget to Pompeii is by train. Its an easy 90 minute trip to Naples from Rome if you take the high speed Eurostar. Then, you take the local commuter train...
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May 04, 2009

Circumvesuviana Train System

Circumvesuviana train system from Napoli. Take the purple line, enter the ruin from Pompeii Scav. station entrance, exit on the other side of the ruin to Pompei station and take the green line back to...
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Apr 16, 2008

Train from Rome to Pompeii

When thinking about a day trip outside of Rome, Pompeii is a great one. Here's a tip regarding the train when you plan this. Purchase your ticket to Naples at least a day in advance. When you purchase...
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Apr 09, 2008

Pompeii Scavi Stop

From Naples or Sorrento take the commuter train to the Pompeii Scavi stop. This is the stop you want to take to see the ruins. From the stop you take a right on the road that runs in front of the...
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Jan 10, 2008

By train to Pompeii

We found it very easy to get to Pompeii from Naples by train, so it’s not necessary to take a sightseeing tour unless you want to. There’s a great little line called the Circumvesuviana that leaves...
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Nov 24, 2007

Take the Circumvesuviana

The circumvesuviana train takes you pretty to the front gate of Pompeii. For a couple of euros, you can get to Pompeii from either Naples or Sorrento in about a half an hour. Easily the best way to...
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Feb 02, 2007

Circumvesuviana- the commuter train

Once you get to Naples on the train, you must still catch another train to the Pompeii Scavi ruins. This train is the circumvesuviana. It is downstairs in the train station and a roundtrip ticket will...
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Oct 01, 2006

The Cicumvesuviana

Just take the Circumvesuviana (it's harder to pronounce than to take, or to find) from Sorrento and get off when everyone else does - the stop's called (surprise, surprise!) "Pompeii".And from the...
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Aug 10, 2006

If you take the train, do take the right stop!

If you're based in Sorrento (like we were) the best way to travel to Pompei is by Circumvesuviana train. Be sure to buy a ticket and validate it before you board the train! Tickets can be bought in...
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Oct 09, 2005

Getting to Pompeii

#3: Take the 'real' train to PompeiPompeii does have an actual train station, with trains going to Naples, Salerno, and even Rome. It's a bit more expensive but the Circum Vesuviana is a dirty, dirty...
Aug 20, 2005

Getting to Pompeii

#2: Take the Circum Vesuviana to the Pompei: Santuario stopActually the stop is just called "Pompei" but Santuario is sometimes used to distinguish it from the other stop. Santuario refers to the...
Aug 20, 2005

How to get to Pompeii

There are actually 3 ways to get to Pompeii depending on where you are and how much money you want to spend.#1: The Circum Vesuviana to the Villa of the Mysteries stopThis is perhaps the most common,...
Aug 20, 2005
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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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