WHAT TO VISIT

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The sweetness of climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of art and history, the love for cooking makes Campania a land to visit.

WHAT TO VISIT

Choosing to stay to “B&B Nolana 86” you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of our structure but you will also have the chance to go towards some of the most beautiful places of Campania. Thanks to its position, it’s possible to reach the man sites of cultural interest: the wonderful Pompeii and Ercolano ruins, to discover the enchanted landscapes of Naples, Positano, Ravello, Sorrento and the beautiful beaches of the islands of Capri and Ischia.

POMPEII

has its origin very ancient, almost as much as Rome. Rich in monuments and squares, maybe it’s the city where the history lives and it’s told under the enchanted eyes of million of turists.

POMPEII RUINS

give an incredible witness of lifestyle, of manners and of architecture of Roman society during the eruption of Vesuvius happened on August 24th 79 A.C., and let the visitor live a suggestive and exciting experience, lived walking among the remains of domus patrizie, theaters, mosaics and frescoes of Pompeii villas.

THE SANCTUARY OF THE VIRGIN OF ROSARIO

is the main Catholic place of worship of Pompeii and one of the most importan and visited Marian shrines of Italy. It has been built thanks to spontaneous offerings of the faithful from every part of the world. Its building started on May 8th 1876 through the collection of the offer of a penny per month. Antonio Cua, professor of the university of Naples, followed the work and directed for free the building of the rustic part. The Sanctuary was promoted as major pontifical Basilica by Pope Leone XIII on May 4th 1901.

It is possible to go to Ercolano from Pompeii:

By train:
Circumvesuviana Ercolano-Scavi stop
Ferrovie dello Stato Portici-Ercolano stop
By car:
Highway A3 Naples-Salerno and Ercolano exit

ERCOLANO RUINS

gave back the remains of the ancient city of Ercolano, buried under an ash layer, lapilli and mud during the eruption of Vesuvius in the 79 A.C., with Pompeii, Stabiae and Oplonti. Found accidentally following the excavations for the construction of a well in 1709 up to a systematic excavation promoted by Amedeo Maiuri starting in 1927: most of artefacts found are housed in the Naples National Archeological Museum, instead in 2008 the birth of the virtual archeological museum that shows the city before the eruption of Vesuvius. The site of Ercolano, managed by the Supervision Pompeii, is visited average by three hundred thousand turists every year: in 1997, with Pompeii and Oplonti ruins, is part of the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It is possible to go to the Vesuvius from Pompeii.

By Bus con “EAVBUS“:

The service is available everydays with departures from the terminal in Anfiteatro square, from 08:00 to 15:30 ( last return from Vesuvius at 17:40). The duration of moving is about 55 mins until the crater (altitude 1000mt). At last there are 4 stops: Porta Marina\ Villa dei Misteri\ 400mt\ 750 mt.

By car:

Highway A3 Naples-Salerno until Torre del Greco exit or Ercolano exit and then to follow the road indications for Vesuvius.

VESUVIUS

Join the guide and go up the gentle slopes of the world’s most famous volcano that destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Ercolano. Breathe the smell of magma that slides under your feet, enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Naples and walk in a special landscape. It’s an incomparable climb!

It is possible to go to Naples from Pompeii.

By train:
Circumvesuviana :Naples, Piazza Garibaldi stop.
Ferrovie dello Stato: Naples, Piazza Garibaldi stop.

By car: Highway A3 Naples-Salerno

NAPLES

Mysterious and fascinating, intriguing and passionate, chaotic and contradictory: this is Naples, the big capital of Mediterranean. Being a modern city, it’s still strongly united to the traditions of the past. Today the city is proposed like an universe to discover, with an immense artistic heritage. Just out of Naples there are three of the most ancient and famous witnesses of the ancient Rome, impressive ruins of Pompeii and Ercolano…and the threatening volcano Vesuvius that destroyed both of them. Two thousand and five hundred years ago, Neapolis (“new city”) was a flourishing greek shopping center. Today, it’s the leader city of south of Italy, and it offers a charming selection of museums, churches and an eclectic architecture.

It is possible to go to Capri from Pompeii.

By train:
Circumvesuviana Direction Sorrento –  Castellammare di Stabia stop and to go on for the port

Circumvesuviana Direction Sorrento –  Sorrento stop and to go on for the port

CAPRI

Capri, the island in the Gulf of Naples, is famous for the ripid territory, exclusive hotels and shopping, that extends from haute couture, limoncello, to the artisan leather sandals. One of the natural sites most known is Blue Cave (Grotta Azzurra), a dark cavity where the sea water becomes an intense blue thanks to the presence of an underground cave that filters the sunlight.

It is possible to go to Sorrento from Pompeii.

By train:
Circumvesuviana Direction Sorrento- Sorrento stop

Sorrento

Land of colours, of marmaids, city of gardens: there are so many definitions attribuited to Sorrento, the great Torquato Tasso’s homeland. Indeed, in every definition there is a little bit of truth, a piece of history of this millionairess city influenced through the centuries by many cultures: the Greeks, The Romans, The Normans, the Aragonese have passed here leaving, every civilization, their own mark and getting the fruits of a generous nature and the stronging landscapes of one of the coast traits most beautiful of the world.

 

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