Capua, Italy

Capua and the Royal Palace of Caserta

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A charming journey through the history of Campania!
An amazing archaeological tour in one of the largest roman cities; the city where rebellious Spartacus started the gladiators riot against the Empire.
We'll visit the Roman Amphitheater of Spartacus, The Gladiators Museum of the ancient Capua and the Temple dedicated to Mitra of Santa Maria Capua Vetere.

The Amphitheater is closed on Monday.

The second tour consists in the visit of the Royal Palace of Caserta, an architectural masterpiece by Luigi Vanvitelli in the XVIII century with 1200 rooms connected by 34 staircases and illuminated by 1970 windows.

We'll tour the gardens and see the great waterfall with its marble statues showing Actaeon at the moment of being transformed by the goddess Dianna into a stag.

The Royal Palace of Caserta is closed on Tuesday.

Capua:
An amazing archaeological tour in one of the largest roman cities; the city where rebellious Spartacus started the gladiators riot against the Empire. We'll visit the Anphitheater, the Museum of Gladiators and the Mitreo.

Caserta:
the tour consists in the visit of the Royal Palace of Caserta, an architectural masterpiece by Luigi Vanvitelli in the XVIII century with 1200 rooms connected by 34 staircases and illuminated by 1970 windows.
We'll tour the gardens and see the great waterfall with its marble statues showing Actaeon at the moment of being transformed by the goddess Dianna into a stag.

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$418
up to 10 people
for 6 hours


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Emiliano

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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