At your disembarking you will find one of our Licensed English speaking driver that for an easy identification will be holding a sign with your name on it and he will welcome you introducing himself and the program of your Pompeii Shore excursion. On the way to Pompeii he will give you a running commentary related to culture, history and traditions.
From August 24 to 26 in 79 A.D. a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius struck suddenly and unexpectedly on the city of Pompeii, Stabiae, Herculaneum and just a few kilometers from Naples, burying it under a blanket of magma lava, fiery lava and ash. To get an idea of the proportions of the dramatic event, just remember that the approximately 20,000 inhabitants of Pompeii, only a thousand luckily was able to save himself. The vast majority of people remained in fact a victim of the violence of nature, or disappearing under the rubble of homes torn down by the mass of eruptive material prejudice or suffocated by the rapid spread of poisonous gases exhaled by the volcano and proven lethal even for those who had managed to get away for seek safety in flight. The city of Pompeii is an invaluable and unique to the study and knowledge of Roman society of the time, because the circumstances surrounding the destruction made ??it a sort of istant camera, where time has stood still. Research have yielded skeletons of women and men overwhelmed by lava or surprised they sleep by the disaster, but also the remains of public and private buildings, everyday objects, inscriptions and paintings, enabling us to know the customs and traditions of Roman society in all its appearance. Private guides are available upon request to enchant your experience through the roman ruins of Pompeii.
OF COURSE YOU CAN REPLACE POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM VESUVIUS OR ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT THAT YOU ARE DREMING OF