How long should I spend in Pompeii? 1 amazing day?

How long should I spend in Pompeii

How long should I spend in Pompeii? – Pompeii is a unique place and it’s really worthy of a visit. When you visit Pompeii you don’t only visit a place but also you travel through time. That’s way we want to dedicate enought time for the visit. So now we may wonder: How long should I spend in Pompeii?

How long should I spend in Pompeii?

How long should I spend in Pompeii? You should spend one whole day in Pompeii. There is a lot to see. There is the arena used by the Pink Floyd in 1971, there is the forum, the residential area, the imperial villa, the Villa of the Mysteries outside the walls and the museum.

Reading the answer to the following questions you’ll understand better how long you should spend in Pompeii. How long should I spend in Pompeii? How long does it take to get through Pompeii? How big are the ruins of Pompeii?

How long does it take to get through Pompeii?

As you see in the following picture it takes 27 minutes to go directly and without stops from the amphitheater to the Villa of the Mysteries. This may help you to undestand how big Pompeii is but you should add the time to go through all the other important streets and go inside the buildings.

How long should I spend in Pompeii?

How big are the ruins of Pompeii?

You can see in the map all the areas. As you see there are many streets.

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In order to understand even better how big the ruins of Pompeii are you can see the following picture.

How big are pompeii ruins

It looks like a town and not only an archeological area. Because it’s quite big you can visit it in a guided tour or plan well your tour on your own. About this subject read the following article:

Can you visit Pompeii and Herculaneum in one day?

You could visit Pompeii and Herculaneum in one day if you really don’t have other chance to do it. You can visit Herculaneum in half a day but you should spend one entire day in Pompeii. Anyway if you can’t it’s really important you organize well your visit in Pompeii. You may follow a path or do a guided tour.

Can you do Naples and Pompeii in one day?

No, you can’t. There is a lot to see both in Naples and Pompei. You wouldn’t visit well either Naples or Pompeii.

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Is Versailles worth it for a short Paris Trip?

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Is Versailles worth it for a short Paris Trip? Yes it is!. Of course you should plan very well your trip but for me Versailles gives you something more to your trip.

Why is Versailles worth it for a short Paris Trip?

We can’t think of Paris without thinking to the french revolution and so then we can’t think of Paris without thinking of Versailles. European palaces are really awesome, with particular decorations and nice paintings.

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It helps you to go back in time and imagine how life could be in the past. Europe is facinating for its history. Versaille is an important part of it.

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In the Palace you’ll see the famous Mirror Hall, the queen’s and the king’s room and many other interesting rooms. The Mirror Hall was a very good demostration of wealthiness at that time because mirrors were more expensive than gold.

You can see in the picture on the left the king’s bed. All the drapery was mixed with gold and every 6 months they used to burn and change it.

On the right a very cute library.

How you can organize your trip to Versailles

It’s true that Versailles is out of Paris but it’s very easy to get here by train. It takes only 15 minutes from Gare Montparnasse and there are many trains.

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A complete visit to Versailles could take more days but if you don’t have a lot of time you can spend one day or also half a day.

A complete visit includes:

– the Palace
– the estate of Trianon
– the Gardens
– the Park
– the Coach Gallery

If you do not have enough time for a complete visit you can at least visit the Palace and the Gardens.

You can concentrate your visit on the main areas of the Palace and to the main part of the gardens.

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If you arrive early you can be back to Paris in the afternoon and continue your visit there.

Versailles cold be very busy then it’s very important to read the following article: How to skip the line at the Palace of Versailles. In this way you don’t waste time in line.

Can you tour Pompeii on your own without a tour?

Can you tour Pompeii on your own without a tour

Yes, you can tour Pompeii on your own without a guided tour. You can enter in Pompeii and walk in the old city without a guide. Infact your ticket entry doesen’t includes a guided tour. It’s someting you can buy separately.

How can you tour Pompeii on your own without a tour?

You should use other self guides in order to know what you are visiting and plan well your self tour.

Pompeii Tour Blink App

You can tour Pompeii on your own and see the ruins but I recommend you to use an electronic guide. For example you can use the app “Tour Blink”. This app is very usefull because contains many tours and it is also in English.

In this app you can chose the tour you prefer according also to the time you can spend in Pompeii. Otherwise you can simply search in the app more information for those momuments you’d like to know better. Some areas of this app are free but others you should buy for a couple euros.

This is a good method to tour Pompeii on your own without missing important information that can give more meaning to your visit.

Pompeii Touch App

There is another app that I especially used in Pompeii: Pompeii Touch. This app is in Italian and English. In this app there are many interesting images that show you the before and after. You can chose the basilica, the backery, the forum and many other insteresting places.

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After selecting your choice you can see how it is now and how it looked like when people lived here.

In this app there is also a map of Pompeii. A map is very useful in Pompeii because the archeological area is very extended.

The official web site

A map allows you to see in advance what areas you want to visit and if you get lost you can easily get your way around. You can find a map also in the official Pompeii website: http://pompeiisites.org/en/pompeii-map/.

If you don’t like use apps you can find in the same page 3 paths you can follow.

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Path 1 takes 2 hours, path 2 3 hours and path 3 5 hours. If you have a limited time try to manage well your time. Don’t spend too much time on the first few buildings in order to not miss other beautiful areas.

Summary: you can tour Pompeii on your own without a tour but try to know more about what you are visiting and plan well your visit.

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Is it worth to go and visit Pompeii?

Is it worth to go and visit Pompeii

Yes it is. Pompeii is really worth the visit because it’s unique in the world. Visiting Pompei you can go back in time. Pompei in not rebuilt. Pompeii is the original village buried by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvio in 79 d.C..

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Why is Pompeii worthy to be visited

There are several reasons:

  • it’s an original roman city and not rebuilt
  • many houses are well preserved
  • You can see the different areas of an ancient roman city: the forum, the arena, the main road and other areas
  • It’s unique in the world

Imagine yourself in Pompeii 2000 years ago!

Is it worth to go and visit Pompeii

The archaeologists have unearthed what had been buried and therefore you can see what had been hidden for a long time. That’s really amazing! You can go through the streets and enter in the houses. It’s really a strange feeling. There are houses so well preserved that sometimes you feel like you’re entering in someone else’s house without permission.

Pompeii: the city

You can then really imagine the life of people of that time. The archaeological area in Pompeii is very big. You can first visit the arena and then go into the city.

You can walk on the main road, then enter into the houses of the most rich people of that time and see fountains, beautiful paintings and so you can imagine to be a guest. You can also identify the different rooms because there are still parts of the original furnitures.

In the museum there are also dried figs and charred bread besides all the other archaeological finds. These details help you to immerse yourself in time.

Pompeii: the Forum

Very important for the life of pompeiian people was the square called forum. The Forum is the center of every Roman city. The square is the city. The square is the meeting point, the business center, here people ask and get justice, pray and buy. All these activities happened almost 2000 years ago and visiting Pompei you are still part of it.

Pompeii: Villa of the mysteries

The utmost of your visit is when you arrive to Villa of the mysteries. This villa is a very good example of roman villas. It was a very luxory villa outside the walls of the city and it had the see view.

You can still see the beautiful paintings on the walls that represents scenes known at those ancient times. They represents for example Dedalus and Icarus, Theseus and the Minotaur, Theseus who abandons Arianna.

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Is it worth to go and visit Pompeii? Pompei is not only worthy to be visited but it’s really unique!

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Stresa Italy – Stresa is a gorgeous town on Lake Maggiore. It has beautiful gardens, luxory hotels and a beautiful view on the Borromean Islands.

Stresa can be a good place where you can rest drinking your cocktail and enyoing the lake view but can also be a good place to visit.

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In Stresa there are several things you can see and visit. Stresa what to visit:

  1. Walk along the lake to the cable car
  2. Visit the Borromean Islands
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  4. Visit the Mottarone (Mottarone Stresa)
  5. Visit the Pallavicino Park
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It is particularly good for those with children because there is a lot of sand and the seabed get gradually deep. Then there is a bar, umbrellas and other services.

Although it can easily get crowded, there is a lot of car parking, even if it isn’t free.

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