Pompeii and Vesuvius
Pompeii has always attracted visitors from all over the world, thanks to its archaeological excavations have brought to "life" the ancient splendor of the Roman Empire. The city of Pompeii in 79 A.D. was covered by the eruption of Vesuvius, with its lava, completely covered the city that was so forgotten for years. Then began the excavations, which brought to light the beauty of a time long gone. To visit the fabulous villas with frescoes preserved in time, the Forum, where they held public debates and religious events, the amphitheater is the oldest stone building ever discovered before, the brothel, where Pompeian delighted to experience their amorous passions, the "House of the Faun" was sort of a modern residence, in which there was a sort of shopping center, consists of two large adjoining areas, connected by a series of workshops Leased retailers and so more.
A few miles away from Pompeii rises Vesuvius which dominates the Bay of Naples masterfully. The crater can be reached by bus up to an altitude of 1000 meters, then continue on foot. After passing the entrance gate to reach the Gran Cono along a path of ash, lapilli and lava eruption last in 1944. Going down the path there is a broad overview of the entire Gulf of Naples. Below the Great Cone, extends, the Valley of Hell, a thicket of gorse that leads up to the impressive "Arco Naturale" and the sight of the imposing complex Somma-Vesuvius.
Vesuvius, today is a national park of great interest, covered by lush vegetation and a crop of famous vineyards such as the "Lacrima Christi".