Combine Culture of Ancient towns visit with Culture of Wine and Food. Campania Region is for sure one of the richest areas in Italy for archeological and historical sites, but also a most ancient for tradition of wine culture and food appreciated and known all over the World, Aglianico Wine, Gragnano and Falerno, pizza, Pasta etc. just to mention the World known ones. But on slopes of most famous volcano on earth, Vesuvius, are also the most important archeological sites in the World, Pompeii and Herculaneum. The fury of the mountain buried and preserved for us after catastrophic eruption of 79 a.D. They are some of the unique archeological sites where to step back in time and live with ancient Roman……
Options of Tours.
Pompeii, Winery and Vesuvius
Pompeii, Winery and Herculaneum
The above tours can pick you up at, hotel, port(cruise ship) train station, airport, etc…
The tours lasts minimum 6/7 hours
You will be driven in luxury Mercedes van or sedan with English speaking driver to the archeological site where you can spend 2 or 3 hours at your pace or you can hire an audio guide or have a most memorable and personalized tour with a professional archeological guide. After visit you will be driven to the winery situated on the slopes of the Volcano where to have lunch, visit the vineyard and taste their wines.
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Campania is one of the rising stars of the Italian wine firmament. A clutch of energetic young producers is finally doing justice to grapes like Aglianico- a red that can hold its own Tuscany’s Sangiovese or Piedmont’s Nebbiolo-and rediscovering interesting local varieties such as Piedirosso and Gragnano. Producers from the Cilento and Amalfi coast are also creating some worthwhile new wines, but these can be hard to come by, so grab the opportunity should it arise. Unfortunately, many less scrupulous producers have jumped on to the Falanghina and Aglianico bandwagon, with wines ranging from mediocre to downright awful. Tings are further complicated by the tendency of some producers to bottle their best wines humble old vino da tavola, thus bypassing the ploddingly restrictive DOC regulations.