Bay of Naples Classics

from £420pp

Based on 4 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools

Overview

The fascinating archaeological sites of the Bay of Naples, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, offer students a unique insight into Roman daily life and the importance of coastal towns in the Bay of Naples for the protection of Rome. The area offers a wealth of visits linked to both Roman and Greek ancient history.

Students will have had an opportunity to:

  • Study Roman architecture and modern archaeological techniques at first hand
  • See the places they've learnt about in their studies
  • Assess the societal and technological changes that took place throughout ancient Roman history
  • Evaluate the historical and continuing influence of Roman themes and ideas
  • Understand the connection with ancient Greek civilisation

Our Suggested Itinerary


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  1. Day 1

    Flight to Naples.

    Visit to the Naples Archaeological Museum, one of the most important for classical archaeology, OR enjoy a tour of Underground Naples to discover the subterranean streets of original, Roman-era yellow tufa stone.

    Private coach transfer to your accommodation in Sorrento Peninsula. 

  2. Day 2

    Visit the Mount Vesuvius to learn about its geography and history.  Enjoy spectacular views!

    In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of Herculaneum, with a wealth of archaeological finds, from ancient advertisements and stlylish mosaics to carbonised furniture and terror-struck skeltons.

  3. Day 3

    Visit the Temples of Paestum (with three Doric Greek temples) and Paestum Archaeological Museum. 

    Then spend some time at the well-preserved Villa Oplontis (also known as Villa Poppaea), popularly believed to be the villa built by the Emperor Nero as a wedding present for his second wife.

    In the evening, visit a Gelateria for gelato-making demonstration and a tasty treat!

  4. Day 4

    On your last day, enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii to discover day-to-day Roman life before 79AD.

    Return flight home.

School Trip Accommodation

Accommodation

We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our accommodation is usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provides a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. 


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Herculaneum

Bay of Naples Classics

from £420pp

Based on 4 days

Testimonials about this trip:

Fantastic service. Aurélie and Ana were both excellent. Prompt, efficient, ultra-helpful and went out of their way.
Packwood Haugh School October 2018