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Scavi di Stabia

Via Passeggiata Archeologica 1, 80053 Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
+39 081 857 5347
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Worth the detour

Having spent the majority of the day at Herculaneum we were not up to trying to squeeze Pompei into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Worth the trip.

There are two villas open to the public in Castellamare. Although they can be a little tricky to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andover, United Kingdom
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Via Passeggiata Archeologica 1, 80053 Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
+39 081 857 5347
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent the majority of the day at Herculaneum we were not up to trying to squeeze Pompei into the day as well so went for the Stabia villas instead and only managed one in the time they were open as they were amazing examples...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two villas open to the public in Castellamare. Although they can be a little tricky to find just keep going uphill! The location provides fantastic views across the Bay of Naples. The villas were very quiet when I visited (early in the morning),...More

Thank 26sarah1980
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Government spent enormous sums to restore and reconstruct these two villas clearly with the intention of opening them as major tourist attractions, but then encountered local difficulties that blocked their plans. Today they are open for free with local volunteers providing information and tours for...More

Thank SteveDan45
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

After a 20 minute walk from the train station you can visit two beautiful villas, the Villa Arianna and the Villa san Marco which is 1 kilometer down the road. Both great and big and different from each other. So they give a good impression...More

Thank Hans V
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

You can visit two villas in Castellamare, Villa Arianna and Villa San Marco. We went to Arianna first, we walked there from the trainstation in 20 minutes. Take care to have something like google maps with you, because the route is not indicated very well....More

Thank Monique E
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Staying in Castellammare di Stabia, we had read about these excavations but not much is made about them in the guidebooks. We decided to get a taxi from our hotel and were glad that we did as it would have been a long, hot walk...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Excellent excavations without the crowds and free entry. Within walking distance of Castellammare di Stabia (allow 20 minutes from the train station) Very interesting if you are fascinated by excavations from Vesuvius

Thank markmcallister72
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The owner of the hotel we stayed at recommended we visit, it was well worth it. The villa is in great condition it's sad that there were barely any visitors as the whole villa was in much better condition than the one at Pompeii and...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed August 20, 2017

One of my 'things to see' while in the area. I took a taxi from the train station and I certainly wouldn't have wanted to walk the distance uphill in the heat. In retrospect I should have read up before I visited as information was...More

Thank LSJ1
Reviewed August 14, 2017

An amazing villa that is beautifully preserved and the nearby walls of lava give a real feel of the devastation in 79

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September 14, 2017|
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Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is car parking and attendants - it's very safe.
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May 13, 2017|
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Response from KTGP | Reviewed this property |
Catch the Circumvesuviana Train to Castellammare di Stabia from Naples and alight at Via Nocera. The trip takes about 20 minutes. Villa Arianna is slightly closer to the station so this was our first stop, which takes around... More
July 15, 2016|
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Response from Numismatist | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any taxis by the station when I was there - I agree with KTGP that it would probably be better to phone or e-mail to book one.