How to Get To Pompeii and Herculaneum


Mount Vesuvius’s volcanic eruption in 79 BC buried the ancient city of Pompeii and Herculaneum under a large volume of pumice and ash. The villages were rediscovered in 1748 and have since been excavated, providing invaluable insight into Roman life. Pompeii and Herculaneum were wealthy towns with luxurious villas and grand public buildings. The eruption … Read more

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