Life along the Gulf of Naples where the ancient city of Pompeii resides was once quite bustling. As the flaming sun rose over Mount Vesuvius each day, beams of thick sunlight graced the terracotta-tiled rooftops of organized houses, public buildings, retail quarters, and lush villas. Sounds emanated from merchant warehouses, a vibrant network of brothels, daily markets, and the frequent snap of leather sandals hitting the cobbled streets.
On this live online tour, join an expert archaeologist guide as they share the secrets they have come to learn in their studies and often overlooked articles of interest about Pompeii before and after the eruption of Vesuvius.
For as much as we know about the Ancient City of Pompeii, there is still so much unanswered. Buried in mystery for almost two millennia, Pompeii has slowly revealed the answers to many of our ancient queries but has left both visitors and academics alike more and more curious over the course of time.
The expert guide will help to answer these questions - not only will you hear of the pyroclastic ruin of a thriving city, but your guide will also share details about what life was like for the twelve to fifteen thousand people that once resided here - people that today may still be buried beneath the ashes.