Information and advice for visiting Pompeii

Entrance Porta Marina (Marina Gate) – Piazza Esedra (Esedra Square) – Piazza Anfiteatro (Amphitheater Square) Opening times The Pompeii archeological site is open dailyApr–Oct 8:30am to 7:30pm, Nov–Mar 8:30am–5pm. The last entry is 90 minutes before closing. How to get to Pompeii By train Marina Gate and Esedra square: From Naples, take the half-hourly localContinue reading “Information and advice for visiting Pompeii”

The professions in the ancient Pompeii

When around the year 80BC Pompeii became a Roman colony grew both in terms of population and economy, and there was was a big boost in trade . The port guaranteed great wealth to the entire city, allowing the export of food products, textiles, cosmetics and more. Economic activities of every kind were scattered throughoutContinue reading “The professions in the ancient Pompeii”

Rome to Pompeii by high-speed train

Of all the ancient Rome tours, a visit to Pompeii is a must while staying in Italy. Nowhere else will you see history so well preserved. The story behind this famous place is laid bare as you wander around the streets between former houses and brothels. You will see the last moments in the livesContinue reading “Rome to Pompeii by high-speed train”