Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Shore excursion; Pompeii Herculaneum & Vesuvious

With our private shore excursion we will take you to the three main sites that represent the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius. By using us your exclusive (I.L.N) you have the opportunity to have the exclusive english speaking chauffeur who will drive you along the areas taking you directly to the destination, which otherwise would be difficult to arrive, and allowing time to visit all 3 areas.An idea of what you will see with Italy Port Shore ExcursionsYour limousine car service will allow you to explore the following areasMOUNT VESUVIUSSince then, Vesuvius has erupted about three dozen times. View the crater of Vesuvius, 1281 meters above sea level, by walking for approximately 45 minutes up the steep mount, as the road for vehicles terminates half way up this climb.
POMPEIIThe ancient Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed and buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D, preserving it forever exactly how it was when the eruption occurred. Your private local licensed Pompeii guide will take you on a fascinating tour through this once thriving empire of nearly 20,000 inhabitants that was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash. Take in the baths, villas, theatres and wrestling grounds.Herculaneumis an ancient residential town of Greek origins, a smaller town with a wealthier population at the time of the eruption. Covered by a torrent of mud rather than ash, the ruins are in some ways even better-preserved, and the site offers a variety of beautiful scenery and invaluable arts. Embark on a walking tour through the villas with portico gardens, fountains and baths, and admire the wall frescoes and floor mosaics. Excavations of Herculaneum began by accident in 1709 when some workers, digging a well, discovered a wall which was later found to be one of the stages of the ancient theatre. Later, there were many human skeletons uncovered at the ancient shoreline, suggesting that numerous inhabitants attempted to escape but perished when mountains collapsed and volcanic gases were released.With (I.L.N.) port shore excursion we make sure that your day is informative and that your day is enjoyable and comfortable.For the above Excursion we suggest good walking shoes and comfortable dress. Ask your quotations info@clabservice.com