I loved this place. It was mind blowing but so sad to see the original paintings on the walls of the buildings and the people's remains lying in some areas around the site. An amazing place and I preferred it to Pompeii as it wasn't...More
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The guided tour will start from the archaeological area of Rione Terra, the first inhabited center of the city of Pozzuoli. We will visit the commercial area, walking on the ancient decumanus where bakeries, restaurants and laundries open up on the sides. We will continue with a visit to the Cathedral that rises above the ruins of the ancient Capitolium, the most important temple of the Roman city. The tour will continue in the direction of the imposing amphitheater of the Flavian era, the third largest in Italy, to descend into its underground passages where once beasts and gladiators passed. The visit will end in front of the Macellum, the ancient market built right in front of the port.
The white walls of the Angevin Charterhouse dominate the city of Naples from the top of the tuffaceous hill on which it was built, while a little further on you can see the imposing mass of Castel Sant’Elmo. Walking through the cloisters and spaces dedicated to worship, we will be able to reach the terrace overlooking the sea from which we will enjoy a splendid panorama. We will visit the crib collection, one of the most representative of this unique form of Neapolitan art, the naval section, the corridor of the Carriages and the beautiful baroque church. From the square in front of the Certosa we will descend to via Toledo along the Pedamentina, one of the most famous stairs in Naples that offers views of the gulf, to conclude our journey in the Spanish Quarters, where we will admire murals of contemporary artists and immerse ourselves in a full atmosphere Neapolitan.
Built on a promontory overlooking the sea, the ancient city of Herculaneum was a holiday resort for the elite of the time. Linked to the mythical hero Ercole, it was the seat of patrician villas among which the famous Villa dei Papiri stands out. The guided tour will begin at the ancient beach, where excavations have brought to light the bodies of about 300 victims. We will then enter inside the walls, among aristocratic domus, thermal complexes and shops incredibly preserved and protected by the lava flow that brought them to us.
An unusual tour to discover the belly of Naples and the history of the ancient city. We will start from Piazza Bellini, where a section of the Greek wall of V a.C. We will cross the main decuman - via dei Tribunali - to climb along the Via Sacra a S. Aniello to Caponapoli, where the Greek acropolis was located. We will continue the tour at the monumental complex of Pietrasanta, where we will visit a section of the Greek-Roman aqueduct, built inside a tuff quarry and then reused as a bomb shelter during the bombings of the Second World War. Finally, we will reach Piazza San Gaetano, the ancient forum of Neapolis, to visit the Roman market under the San Lorenzo Maggiore complex. Particularly suitable for lovers of archeology.
An itinerant tour to discover the natural and historical-artistic beauties of the Amalfi and Sorrento coast, to enjoy spectacular sceneries that have attracted poets, musicians and writers in search of inspiration over the centuries. We will visit a natural paradise, Unesco heritage since 1997, to let ourselves be enchanted by its colors and flavors. In Amalfi, a famous maritime republic, we will visit the beautiful Arab-style Cathedral with the Cloister of Paradise and the Crypt built on the tomb of the patron saint. We will continue towards Ravello, where we will visit Villa Rufolo with its beautiful gardens from which it drew Wagner inspiration for its Parsifal, to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view. We will end the tour in Sorrento, walking through its lemon-scented streets, dotted with cafes and typical shops.
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