POMPEII AND HERCULANEUM: ITALY 2015 SITE


Our Accommodation

Private Room Close To The Ruins:  For the public web-site, see B & B Elena. (Via Minutella, 43; +366 7425 068)


Pompeii, Herculaneum And Naples High Priority

Pompeii:  A 20 Euro combined ticket is good for 5 sites, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, for 3 days.  A detailed introduction to the site is offered by Wikipedia.

Herculaneum:  See Wikipedia for an overview.

Museo Archeologico Nazionale:  This is one of Italy's best museums with extensive materials from Pompeii and Herculaneum on display.  See GoItaly for more information about the museum.


Other Bay Of Naples Area Sites

Catacombs Of San Gennaro -- Wikipedia:

Crypta Neapolitana -- Wikipedia:

Cumae -- Wikipedia:

Review Of Cumae, Trip Advisor:

Grotta Di Cocceio:


Other Nearby Sites

Santa Maria Capua Vetere -- Wikipedia:  A town of 34,000 that might be a possible base for or day trip from Pompeii/Herculaneum, it occupies the site of ancient Capua, both an Etruscan center and later the base for Spartacus' revolt.  A gladiator museum, amphitheatre, Mithraeum and archaeological museum are there today.

Paestum:

Museo Archeologico Di Pithecusae -- Arounder:  A panorama of the museum on the island of Ischia that contains the Cup of Nestor.


Touring Information

Pompeii

Pompeii Travel And Tourist Information:

Cumae And Lake Avernus

Lake Avernus:

Lake Avernus -- Wikipedia:

Ischia -- Wikipedia:

Amalfi Coast

A Fool-Proof Amalfi Coast Itinerary, Fodor's Travel:

Sorrento -- Wikipedia:

Ravello -- Wikipedia:


Transportation

The direct train between Rome and Naples takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

The Circumvesuviana train from Naples to Pompeii-Villa dei Misteri takes 40 minutes and ends up outside the western, Porta Marina entrance.

Naples To Lake Avernus:


Useful Websites

Grand Tour Italy -- Cuma And Averno Lake:


Miscellaneous

Anne Hanley, "Visiting Pompeii And Herculaneum," Telegraph, April 25, 2013.

Herculaneum Vs. Pompeii And Naples Vs. Sorrento, Rick Steve's Europe:

"Where To Stay When Visiting Pompeii And Herculaneum?," Fodor's Travel.


Other Accommodations

Pompeii

Easy Bed Pompeii:  For reviews, see Easy Bed Hostel.

VesuView Pompeii Economy Flat 2:  Could be a convenient budget option.

Deluxe Double Pompeii And Vesuvio Room:

Hotel Iside:  For reviews, see Trip Advisor.

Double Bedroom Near Pompeii:

B & B Eco:  For reviews, see Trip Advisor.

Fortuna Villa Pompeii:  For reviews, see Trip Advisor.  Ranked #2 in Pompeii specialty lodging.

Ercolano

Miglio D'Oro Park Hotel:  5 minutes from the entrance to Herculaneum.

Relais Villa Signorini:

Cumae

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Naples

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Amalfi Coast

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