Ancient Stabiae Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

Stabiae is one of the four villages covered by the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD along with Pompeii Herculaneum and Oplontis. It is located near the modern Castellammare di Stabia, in an area known as Varano and approximately 4.5 km southwest of Pompeii.The site was declared an archaeological protected area in 1957, and by 1962 many of the ruins had been again uncovered.It is here that the Roman Pliny the Elder landed with a boat on the day of the eruption in order to rescue his friends living in town.The excavations returned two celebrated Roman villas, Villa San Marco and Villa Arianna, with frescoes, statues, sculptures, mosaics similar to those already found in Pompeii and Herculaneum.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Antiche terme di Stabia, Castellammare Di Stabia, Province of Naples, CampaniaStabiae was an ancient Roman town near the modern town of Castellammare di Stabia which became famous for the magnificent Roman villas found there in recent times. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Villa Arianna, Castellammare Di Stabia, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit Villa Arianna whose features are a large garden with patio, several decorated panoramic rooms, and an amazing thermal areaDuration: 50 minutesStop At: Villa San Marco, Castellammare Di Stabia, Province of Naples, CampaniaExplore a perfectly preserved Villa, where everything is still intact: the entrance atrium, the kitchens, the porched garden with a long swimming pool, various frescoed rooms and thermal quarter in which the extraordinary caldarium (sauna) is well preserved with all the structures used for heatingDuration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Guidance and assistance for the entire duration of the tour by a certified Guide.
  • Admission fees included
  • Entry/Admission - Antiche terme di Stabia
  • Entry/Admission - Villa Arianna
  • Entry/Admission - Villa San Marco

What's not included

  • Transportation (It can be arranged by Minivan or Bus; Hotel pick-up or drop-off)
  • Meals/drinks