Climb Mount Vesuvius

The iconic Mount Vesuvius can be seen across the Bay of Naples. An icon of Campania, the presence and impact of the volcano can be felt around the region. Famous for its devastating destruction of Pompeii in AD79, climbing Mount Vesuvius will feel like you’ve conquered something. At the top, you get incredible panoramic views of the Bay of Naples – no trip to the Bay of Naples is complete without climbing Mount Vesuvius.

10 Tips For Visiting Pompeii

In the shadow of Vesuvius, the city of Pompeii lies, brought to life again with hundreds of bustling tourists. The city, covered in AD79 by the eruption of Vesuvius, is an archaeological postcard – a snapshot of a moment in time. The remains are an eerie insight into a city in crisis – fleeing the eruption – with personal and public spaces frozen. Exploring the ruined city is an extraordinary experience which cannot be missed if you visit the Bay of Naples, follow these tips for visiting your Pompeii to make your visit unforgettable.

Top Things To Do In The Bay of Naples | Spending A Week in Naples

taly and its history. As the third largest city in Italy, Naples is packed full with things to do and places to see. First settled by the Greeks, the city has thousands of years of history built into its streets. Naples became an important city in the Roman Empire, with sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum giving tourists a glimpse into Roman society. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Bay of Naples is filled with sites of historical and cultural importance. Here’s my list of top things to do when spending a week in The Bay of Naples.

Visit The San Gennaro Catacombs, Naples

catacombs of Naples are one of the most important palaeo-Christian burial sites in Southern Italy. Built into the hillside, these catacombs are home to burials dating from the 2nd Century AD. Now, you can visit the tombs and experience the atmospheric tunnels as you walk amongst the grave.