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How to visit Pompeii in one day?

The end of the city took place on the fateful August 24, 79 A.D., when Vesuvius erupted in a violent way and, that day, everyone realized that the mountain behind the city was, in fact, a volcano. Pompeii was totally destroyed by the rain of pyroclastic fragments and ashes, and was buried for 1700 years, when it happened to be found. If you only have 1 day available to visit Pompeii, you have to read this post!

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How to visit Pompeii in one day?

Pompeii is one of the most touristic cities in Italy, especially for its impressive history! It is a city that reunites mystery, legends and incredible landscapes! And, the best news: it is possible to visit the best of Pompeii in just one day! But why go to Pompeii? To visit Pompeii means “to take a trip back in time” and to walk around a Roman city from the 1st century A.D.! And mainly to understand how the Romans lived in those days! Are you ready to visit Pompeii in one day? Let’s do this! Here at Your Travel to Italy with Ana Patricia you make the trip of your dreams!!! ALSO: see our “Accommodation in Italy – Tips for your holidays!”

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A little of Pompeii’s History

The city of Pompeii was founded in the 7th century B.C. by the Osco’s at the mouth of the river Sarno and began to have contact with the Roman culture in the 3rd century B.C. until it was transformed in the year 80 B.C. into a typical Roman city named Colony Cornelia Veneria Pompeianorum. The ‘end’ of the city took place on the fateful August 24th of 79 A.D. when Vesuvius erupted in a violent way and everyone realized that the mountain behind the city was, actually, a volcano. Pompeii was totally destroyed by the rain of pyroclastic fragments and ashes, and was buried for 1700 years, when by chance it was found. Learn how to go to Pompeii from Rome!

1) How to visit Pompeii in one day? ROMAN HOUSES

Besides walking along the Roman streets with their typical pedestrian ways, we can admire the Roman Domus (Roman houses) with their paintings on the walls and the mosaic floors, the City Theatre, the Roman Thermal (the Spa), the lupanare (brothel) and the Roman Forum (administration and commercial area of the city).

2) How to visit Pompeii in one day? VISIT THE HUMAN REMAINS

Obviously what most attracts the curiosity in Pompeii is the presence of the people who died because of Vesuvius. In the second half of the 19th century, the director of the excavations was Fiorelli, who understood that the holes with human remains were spaces left by decomposed bodies. To conserve the bodies, he decided with his team to injected liquid plaster inside, and today we have the molds of Pompeian’s as they were at the time of their death. That is why, and for so many other reasons, you can only know what I’m talking about by visiting this incredible city, where you will feel like you are walking inside an open history book on August 24th of 79 A.D. Visit Pompeii!

How to visit Pompeii in one day?


Useful Information

Would you like to visit Pompeii? Then check out the schedule information, ticket price and much more.

Admission times in Pompeii

From November 1st to March 31st
Every day: 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last entry at 3.30 p.m.

From April 1st to October 31st
Every day from 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Last entry at 6 p.m.

Closed: January 1st , May 1st and December 25th

Note: The first Sunday of each month the museums and archaeological areas can be visited for free. (tickets reservations required)

Archaeological area of Pompeii ticket – Pompei SGL

  • Validity: 1 day
  • Full price: EUR 13
  • Entrance fee*: from 13 euros per person
  • Buy it in advanced. Click here!

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Conclusion

How to visit Pompeii in 1 day?  Pompeii was totally destroyed by the rain of pyroclastic fragments and ashes, and was buried for 1700 years, when it happened to be found. That city is so incredibly!

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