Private tour in Roman Oplontis and Stabia, with wine tasting on Mt Vesuvius
We will explore the marvelous Roman Excavations of Oplontis and Stabia, unknown to most people and we are going to have a fun experience at a beautiful winery!
The Roman Villas of Poppea and Villa San Marco are two ancient Roman dwellings where wealthy Romans could rest from the hustle and bustle of the Capital Rome. We will admire beautiful wall paintings, floor mosaics, and architecture. We will also visit the brand new little Archeological Museum of Stabia with some amazing finds from the excavations. We will stay away from the mainstream tourism.
For the second part of the tour we will drive to the National Park of Mt Vesuvius for wine tasting in a beautiful setting. The Russo family will welcome us, we will visit the vineyards and we will sit for a simple but delicious lunch. It is going to be fun and relaxing!
Do not miss an unforgettable half day. We will see wonderful places and learn about the ancient Romans, but also we shall relax and enjoy local food & wine. Follow me!Stop At:
Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, Via dei Sepolcri, 80058 Torre Annunziata Italy
We will thoroughly visit the stunning private Roman Villa. We will understand what happened with the eruption of 79 AD of Mt Vesuvius. We will admire amazing mosaics and frescoes. You will marvel at the size of the swimming pool. We will learn about the daily life of the Romans
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Villa San Marco, Passeggiata Archeologica 11, 80053 Castellammare Di Stabia Italy
We will visit together this amazing private dwelling where wealthy Romans use to relax and enjoy life. We will see the private bath-house and the huge porticoes. We will discover the kitchen and understand how rich Romans lived.
You will marvel at the beauty of the wall paintings.
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Castellammare Di Stabia, 80053 Castellammare di Stabia, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
We will visit the Archeological Museum of Stabia. The Museum has been recently inaugurated. It keeps some beautiful wall paintings from the Villa San Marco. Also, we will see some objects used daily by the Romans. You will marvel at the remains of an ancient roman wagon
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy
We will not climb to the top of Mount Vesuvius. We will visit and take lunch at a beautiful winery. You can take great pictures of the volcano and at the bay of Naples. We will learn about the local wines. We will have a wonderful lunch. Super fun!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Cantina Del Vesuvio, Via Tirone della Guardia, 18, 80040 Trecase NA, Italy
We will take a wonderful rest at the organic wine farm “Cantina del Vesuvio”, within the boundaries of the National Park of Mt Vesuvius. It is a wonderful setting overlooking the Bay of Naples.
There will be a short guided walk to the vineyard to discover this unique land and how they produce their “Lacryma Christi” wines.
It is beautifully located and it is going to be a fun experience.
Lunch consists of a pre-set menu:
Appetizers: Bruschetta, ricotta cheese, olives, provolone cheese, salame and capocollo cured pork meat
Main: Spaghetti with the cherry tomatoes “del Piennolo” from Mt Vesuvius
Dessert: “Pastiera” - wheat and ricotta cake
Along with lunch over 5 different wines will be served (Rosè Sparkling, White, Rosé. Red, Red Reserva, sweet Dessert Wine).
The cost is € 28 per person that can be paid on the spot with a card or cash. There also is an upgraded version of the wines for the cost of € 35 per person.
Of course, you can buy wine at the end if you wish so.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesSample Menu
• Neapolitan Starter - Ricotta, Bruschetta with cherry tomatoes, provolone cheese, salame and capocollo cured pork meat
• Spaghetti with vesuvian cherry tomatoes - Simple but delicious traditional main pasta course. We use a famous local pasta maker and the unique cherry tomatoes from Mount Vesuvius
• Pastiera - Traditional Neapolitan Easter Cake with ricotta cheese and wheat
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
10/16/2020 - 5/25/2022
Duration: 4 To 5 Hours
|Monday - Sunday:||09:00 AM - 11:00 AM|
1: Porto di Napoli, Molo Angioino, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy
2: Piazza Torquato Tasso, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy
3: 80053 Castellammare di Stabia, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.