Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii and Capri - Shore Excursion

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The Unesco Committee inscribed Pompeii in the list of World Heritage Patrimony because it provides a "complete and vivid picture of society and daily life at a specific moment in the past that is without parallel anywhere in the world". Walking in the city I will explain you the history of the Mount Vesuvius eruption, and how the romans lived, showing you all the most important public buildings and private houses.
Capri is a real treasure bursting with natural beauty, with stunning panoramas and beautiful coastline. There are numerous symbols of the nature: the Faraglioni rocks, the Natural Arch, Mount Solaro and the celebrated Blue Grotto. Our tour includes a walk at Marina Grande, transfer by funicular train to the town of Capri and a walk in the famous Piazzetta and the alleys of the town up to the marvelous gardens of Augustus from where you will enjoy the best views of the island.

The tour includes pick up at the port of Naples or other meeting place, a 2 hours guided tour at Pompeii, transfer by car (Mercedes Limousine, Van or Minibus) to Sorrento where you can do a quick walk in town or a quick lunch, transfer by hydrofoil to Capri (around 25 minutes), guided tour at Capri, return to Naples by hydrofoil (around 55 minutes).

The highlights of Pompeii will be displayed. We will visit the Maritime Gate, the Forum, the Basilica, the Temple of Juppiter, the Stabian Baths, the House of Menander, the Brothel the Teatres, shops and fountains.
At Capri we will see the Piazzetta, the Gardens of Augustus, the Faraglioni, the sixteenth century Charterhouse of San Giacomo, the Church of Santo Stefano, and Marina Grande.
In alternative is planned the possibility to visit the Blue Grotto with a boat tour starting from Marina Grande

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$962
up to 10 people
for 8 hours


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My name is Emiliano Tufano. I am an archaeologist and tour guide. I'm specialized in archaeological and cultural tours in Campania. When I was ten years old I found a piece of painted pottery on a small piece of land belonging to my family, which is located nearby the ancient Greek city of Paestum. For the whole of that day I kept this piece of history in my hands. I remember that it was decorated with a black figured scene of a Satyr driving a biga. The feeling I had when realized it was a genuine antique object was very strong, and I started asking myself many questions about the people who occupied that area across the centuries and, particularly, about the man who made such a beautiful piece of work. Since then I started collecting all sorts of pots and stones that I found while I wandered through the countryside. I used to divide my finds simply on the basis of their shape and color. They were the first steps of me becoming an archaeologist. At school, history was my favorite subject; therefore my decision of which degree course to choose was an easy one, Archaeology. Today, archaeology is my profession and my passion. Throughout the years I developed skills in fieldwork and academic research. I participated as a field director in several excavation projects of fundamental importance across Italy and I was engaged in significant academic research projects in Sicily, Tunisia and Libya. I now fulfill my ambition with a PhD project about the Sicilian prehistory. However, my interests go beyond just the history. I have a strong creative side and I love photography, and I write articles for a newspaper in my local area, play football and enjoy diving. I enjoy traveling and have been to many different countries, where I always make particular efforts to learn as much of the local language and culture as possible. In 2010 I became qualified to work as a tourist guide of the Campania Region, and today I offer guided tours in Italian, English and Spanish. I live my job with passion and professionalism. With me you can visit the wonders of Campania: the Vesuvian archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and other beautiful sites, such as the historic centers of Naples, Caserta and Salerno, the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Coast, all the major churches and museums. Through exclusive and tailor-made tours, according to your requirements, you will receive quality service and cultural enrichment." Full profile Leave a Review


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