Pompei

Pompei, in Latin Pompeii and Naples Pumpeie has ancient origins as those of Rome.
Escursioni Pompei agriturismo paestum il borghetto

In the summer of 79 A.D. (first year of the reign of the Emperor Titus) Pompeii was buried by a rain of ash and lapilli (and not lava, as is often reported) that, except for an interval of a few hours, fell unbroken until it forms a layer of more than three meters .
Escursioni Pompei agriturismo paestum il borghettoIn the archaeological excavations has been brought to light the ancient Roman city submerged by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.

The sudden rain of ash, dust and lapilli have crystallized the city and its tragedy, preserving them for ever.


Escursioni Pompei agriturismo paestum il borghettoIn 1997 UNESCO declared Pompeii "World Heritage". The Committee has decided to promote the area whereas the extraordinary finds from the city of Pompeii, Herculaneum and neighboring cities, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, are the unique testimony of a social structure preserved intact for two millennia.