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Pompeii preserved ancient Roman city in Campania at the southeastern base of Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii supported between 10,000 and 20,000 inhabitants at the time of its destruction, the ruins at Pompeii were first discovered late in the 16th century by the architect Domenico Fontana, work did not begin at Pompeii until 1748, and in 1763 an inscription “Rei publicae Pompeianorum” was found that identified the site as Pompeii. The work at these towns in the mid-18th century marked the start of the modern science of archaeology. The circumstances of their destruction preserved their remains as a unique document of Greco-Roman life. Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Torre Annunziata were collectively designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Departure in the morning with comfortable air-conditioned minibus to Pompeii and guided tour of the archaeological site. After the visit of Pompeii your day will continue to the Vineyard “Cantine Sorrentino” that thanks to the fertility of the soil produce excellent wines and where you will have the possibilities to taste the local wine and have an easy lunch. In the afternoon, the journey will continue to Vesuvius, the minibus will take you a height of 1000 meters and you’ll meet an authorized alpine guide that will provide informations about of the history of the crater and the eruption. Returning to your hotel with a stop for limoncello tasting.
Finishing time approx. 05:30 pm.