Here are some of our don’t miss highlights, tips and secrets for how to tour Pompeii. The ruins of Pompeii are one of the most extraordinary sites in Italy. It is visited by millions every year. We recommend going with a tour guide to fully experience the wonder and mysteries of this archeological treasure. Located on what was then the Bay of Naples, Pompeii was once a busy port and important Roman city of about 20,000 people. It contained more than 40 bakeries, 30 brothels, and 130 bars, restaurants, and hotels. Getting There It is very easy to get to Pompeii from Rome, Naples, the Amalfi Coast and points farther north in Tuscany and beyond. From the main train station in Naples look for signs to the Circumvesuviana. The Circumvesuviana is a light rail train that goes directly to Pompeii. Trains runs roughly every half hours and the trip from […]
"The trip was fabulous!! Everything we planned was perfect."
The cooking class we did set the bar for all cooking classes! It was so special, and the owner himself was there, and opened what seemed like unending bottles of champagne for us while we cooked, along with cheese, and some treats – before we even sat down...
Lynn Nicaretta (Bayonne, NJ)
Venice Carnival Customized Vacation, February 2013