Visit Pompei

An excursion to the archaeological excavations of Pompeii, just an hour and a half away from Hotel Amalfi

Many of those visiting Campania wish to see the archaeological site of Pompeii, one of the most famous and striking archaeological excavations in the world.

From Hotel Amalfi it takes just 90 minutes to reach the old town of Pompeii, where one of the most visited excavation sites in the world can be found.

What remains of the ancient city, which was completely destroyed after the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 DC, is proof of the exact moment in which life in Pompeii ended under a cloud of ash and lapillus.

Pompeii however, is not just about archaeology. There are lots of interesting things to see in this famous town, such as churches and monuments.

Trekking in Vesuvius National Park

For trekking and nature enthusiasts on holiday in Campania, do not miss an excursion to the Vesuvius National Park. Elected by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve , Vesuvius and its surroundings is there for you to discover.

The Sanctuary of Madonna di Pompei

Built at the end of 1800, the Sanctuary of the Madonna of Pompei is a symbol of faith and the sacrifices made by its founder, the beatified Bartolo Longo, who dedicated his life to helping the poor from all around the world.

The story of Longo and the Sanctuary is entwined with the tale of a painting which was used to encourage the inhabitants to practise the rosary. The painting of the Madonna, donated by a nun from the Conservatorio del Rosario di Portamedina, was restored on several occasions by Neapolitan artists to return it to its original splendour and to an exact representation of the saints.

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