2h40min – 275km
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii is certainly one of the most visited in Italy. Our Lady who is venerated there is much loved by the locals and travelers, which is why the Sanctuary is the destination of a continuous pilgrimage. And then, in Pompeii, there are obviously the excavations of the ancient city that, in Roman times, was destroyed first by an earthquake and then by the eruption of Vesuvius, situated within easy reach. Walk on Via Abundance and be in front of the houses inhabited by Pompeii in AD 79 It is a very special experience: there are villas, small and large buildings, shops, bakers and a truly impressive amphitheater.
Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79, the Roman Amphitheatre of Pompeii was once used for battles between gladiators and circus games. It is equipped with a cavea divided into three zones, reserved to different walks of life.