Excursion to Pompeii

On the slopes of Vesuvius, in the province of Naples, Pompeii is located, the largest and most impressive archaeological center of Italy.

A Crossroads of trade of the Roman imperial age, Pompei was marked by catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. , that gate every form of life and he overlaid the vast area of a dense blanket of ash and lapilli.

Only toward the middle of the eighteenth century began the excavations, to bring to light the remains of the city, excavations that today constitute a huge tourist attraction.

Pompeii is a mandatory stop for anyone who wants to stroll among the streets of a roman city and visit the homes of merchants and the patrician villas still intact, as the Villa of the Mysteries, found outside of the archaeological area, or the House of the Vettii and that of the Faun.

But to visit Pompei does not only mean immerse themselves in its thousands of years of life. The full city center houses the vast archaeological area, but also the famous Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary, half each year of approximately four million