You will see Mount Vesuvius from a distance on your way to the ancient city of Pompeii, which is one of the most famous excavations in the world.

Once a thriving empire, 1,900 years ago, in 79AD, it was devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius when 30 feet of volcanic ash and pumice stone covered the city.  It is now preserved for you to explore for yourself and see the frescoes and remains of the city and ponder the force of nature that was Mount Vesuvius.

Afterwards, you’ll rejoin your escort and coach at the designated meeting point for the return drive to Salerno.   

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