Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Shore excursion; Ruins of Pompeii & Paestum (Art & Archaeology) Roman and Greek civilization

You will be picked up at the cruise ship pier by our private driver and vehicle for the day.A private car will pick you up from the port of Naples and will take you for a fascinating tour through Pompeii ruins. This amazing place once a thriving empire, the city of Pompeii had about 20,000 inhabitants in 79 AD, when it was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash by the deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Listen to your guide as he tells you the history of the city as you take in the baths, villas, theaters and wrestling grounds.This tour in a full day excursion include a visit at the magnificent archaeological ruins of Paestum, ancient Greek colony origin. The area is dominated by the imposing and well preserved structure of three Doric temples, dating back to the 6th century B.C. Near the archaeological area there is a museum with a rich collection of Greek art and antiquities, including the world famous "Diver's Tomb", symbol of the passage from Life to the Unknown. Ask your quotations info@clabservice.com