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Do you want an exciting destination full of history and culture everywhere? Then Pompei is the ideal place to discover on your vacation. This fascinating destination is a municipality of the city of Naples and on Holidu you will find the best place to stay and get to know it. You can stay near the iconic archaeological site of Pompeii to be close to one of the best-preserved historical sites. On the other hand, if you prefer to be close to more modern attractions, stay in or around the city center to be within walking distance of the best restaurants, pubs, shops, and parks. Don't miss out on the breath-taking views of Mount Vesuvius that you can enjoy from the comfort of your vacation rental.Vacation rentals to suit every traveler
Whether you are traveling with family, friends, or as a couple, you are sure to find the best rental for you in Pompei. Enjoy beautifully renovated rentals with modern interiors, plenty of space for everyone and all the amenities. In addition, many have extra amenities such as hot tubs, private pools, terraces, and gardens. And as if that wasn't enough, you'll find a great selection of pet-friendly rentals so that no member of the family misses out on the fun. Sounds great, doesn't it? Are you ready to come and discover Pompei?
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The area and getting around
Pompei contains one of the most important archaeological and cultural heritage sites in the world. The extraordinary ruins of the imposing city of Pompeii. Although there are remains in various parts of the modern city, the archaeological site lies to the west of the center of Pompei, in the area known as Pompei Scavi. In addition to the ruins, you'll find perfectly preserved museums and centuries-old exhibits. On the other hand, the modern town also has its own unique charm, delight in the beautiful Neapolitan architecture and important religious buildings such as The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompei.The best of two worlds in one place
Following in the tradition of wealth and prosperity of its predecessor, the modern town of Pompei has developed economically and industrially over the years without neglecting its ancient heritage. The city center is a showcase of buildings with an evident mix of Neapolitan baroque and contemporary. In addition, there are all kinds of restaurants and charming cafés that serve the best of Italian and Neapolitan cuisine in particular. Its nightlife is also quite interesting, with a wide variety of clubs and bars of different styles. Continuing east along the road in front of the Pompei Scavi you will find yourself in front of all kinds of shops, from high-end to independent shops with items you won't find anywhere else.
Travelers and activities
If you are a history and culture enthusiast, this destination will leave you speechless. Discover the impressive and well-preserved Roman ruins of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the cobblestone streets walked by the people of this place twenty centuries ago and see the places where they lived before tragedy destroyed their home and, paradoxically, preserved it in good condition to this day. Discover the temples, the merchant center, the homes, and even the brothels that made up this rich and prosperous metropolis and that today reveal the customs and ways of life of one of the most important civilizations of the ancient world.Pompei for foodies
This destination is ideal for all lovers of delicious Neapolitan cuisine. Visit the many restaurants renowned worldwide for their high-quality cuisine. The region's gastronomy is characterized by ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, pasta, and seafood. Try sartù di riso, a delicious dish made with rice, ragù sauce, and stuffed with chicken and other ingredients. Enjoy dessert with a delicious sfogliatelle, a sweet puff pastry, and of course, don't miss the opportunity to try an authentic Neapolitan pizza to please your palate.
After the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, the ruins of Pompeii remained hidden until they were discovered in the 16th century by the architect Domenico Fontana.
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This is the tourist spot attracts thousands of visitors each year. It is quite a large area, so it is a good idea to leave plenty of time if you want a complete tour. Walk around the forum, the center of the political, social and religious life of the city, the baths, the theaters, and the amphitheatre to get an idea of what life in the city used to be like. Visit the unusual House of the Faun, named after a peculiar statue of Faun dancing on a fountain, the remains of which suggest it was the most beautiful and luxurious house in the city. Also discover the frescoes depicting the artistic and everyday ideas of the people. It is advisable to take plenty of water with you, as on hot days it can be a bit sweltering.2. Learn more at the Antiquarium of Pompei
Located within the archaeological park, this place is a museum exhibiting different artefacts found in the excavations, such as treasures, family heirlooms and frescoes. There are also casts of some victims of the eruption showing their exact position and location at the time of death. The museum has a digital and audio guide that provides visitors with information throughout the tour.3. Visit The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompei
In addition to its great religious value, this cathedral played a significant role in the constitution of modern Pompei. Dedicated to the Madonna del Rosario, this church was founded by Blessed Bartolo Longo and consecrated in 1891. It was the first of a series of buildings and institutions that would contribute to the modernization of the new Pompei. During your visit, don't forget to go to the bell tower and enjoy the astonishing views of Mount Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii.4. Tour the city and grab a bite to eat along the way
If you like to travel, you'll know that no trip is complete without a good city tour, and Pompei is no exception. Wander the beautiful streets and admire the charming mix of modern life and baroque architecture. Visit Piazza Bartolo Longo, stroll through the La Cartiera shopping center and end the day with a perfect sfogliatelle over a typical Neapolitan coffee. Don't forget to bring your camera!5. Walk up to Mt. Vesuvius
To start your journey, take the train from Pompei Scavi – Villa dei Misteri station. In front of the station, you will find the guys from Busvia del Vesuvius, who offer the transfer to the sleeping volcano. Once there, an off-road bus will drop you off halfway, and then you will have to complete the climb up to the crater on foot. Once there, a knowledgeable guide will provide you with facts and information about the volcano. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and shoes as the climb is a bit steep. Once at the top, enjoy the view and access the interior of the crater through the paths provided to feel the imposing force that emanates from this sleeping giant.