Things to see and do - Pompei
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Destroyed in AD 79 by the terrible eruption of Vesuvius (at the same time as Herculaneum and Stabiae), Pompeii remained buried under a thick layer of ash until the 18C. As a result of this disaster, this small prosperous Roman town has been preserved in an almost perfect state, providing important archaeological information on everyday life during the Roman Empire. A walk around thus vast complex of ruins is a fascinating and moving experience.
Tourist attractions Pompei : Things to see and do
The oldest baths in Pompeii (2C BC) were comprised of a section for women and a section for men. To the left of the palestra are a changing room and a pool. Beyond, to the right, are the women's baths: changing rooms with lockers, a tepidarium and a ..
This is the main square where everything happened in ancient times. The large pedestrianised area was the setting for the city's main public buildings - the great basilica where judicial and business matters were conducted, the macellum (covered mark..
Vicolo dei Vettii
This is without doubt the most attractive house in Pompeii. It has been faithfully reconstructed (the roof of the atrium has just been restored) and it has a delightful garden with statues, basins and fountains. The frescoes in the triclimium depict ..
Via Carlo Alberto (1° Traversa) 2 I - 80045 Pompei
The family-run Piccolo Sogno is in Pompei centre, 500 metres from Pompei Station and just a 10-minute walk from the archeological site. It offers free parking and free Wi-Fi. The simple but elegant rooms at Hotel Piccolo Sogno are air conditioned an..
Via Piave, 15 I - 80045 Pompei
Located next to the Pompei Santuario Station, Hotel Palma is just a short stroll away from Pompeii’s ancient ruins. Enjoy views of Mount Vesuvius from its panoramic terrace. Set in an elegant 19th-century building, the Palma Hotel is situated in the..
Via Sacra 29 I - 80045 Pompei
Prix Prices from : 50 €
Located a 6-minute walk from Pompeii Archaeological Area, Albergo Pace offers free Wi-Fi. It is surrounded by a private garden with spacious sun terrace and bar. The air-conditioned rooms include wrought-iron beds, a TV and modern, private bathroom ..
viale Unità d'Italia 51 I - 80045 Pompei
This restaurant-pizzeria is in a building that is vaguely reminiscent of a farmhouse. Stylish, modern surroundings and competitive prices.
via Sacra 48/50 I - 80045 Pompei
Despite its name ('bettola' in Italian implies somewhere scruffy and downmarket), this central restaurant situated opposite the station is friendly and charming. The young chef prepares simple dishes that are typical of the Campania region.
piazza Schettini 12/13 I - 80045 POMPEI
This elegant restaurant located on a quiet piazza only a short distance from the Santuario proposes some fine specialities that draw their inspiration from the daily arrival of fresh fish.