Tour Stabiae and Oplonti
Stabiae and Oplonti Tour. Book our exclusive tour service in a few clicks, and discover an unthinkable place not far from Pompeii. From wherever place you request to be picked up, Hotels, B&B, private accommodations, pier of cruise, our driver will be them to waiting for you with a nominative sign. A few minutes from Pompeii, moving by car, you reach the city of Stabiae (Stabia), and then you will go to Oplonti. At the end of visit to Poppea’s villa, by our limousine you will go to the last stop, exactly to “La Reggia di Quisisana”. Our driver will drop you off at entrance, and after the visit, you will find him waiting for you to return to your destination.
A bit of history | Discover Stabiae and Oplonti, a true archeological walk.
Discover Stabiae and Oplonti. Is a true archaeological walk. At present Villa San Marco and Villa Arianna are beautiful testimonies of Roman life. Villa San Marco, named after a chapel that stood nearby in 1700, is located in a hilly area of Castellamare di Stabia. It was the first villa to be explored in the Bourbon era. At the time of the eruption of 79 A.D., the villa was undergoing restoration work due to damage caused by a previous earthquake. The villa belongs to the category of residential urban villas as it combines the characteristics of the holiday home. Villa Arianna belongs to the same category as Villa San Marco, and is part of the archaeological complex of the ancient Stabiae, which is the ancient name of the settlement of the inner part of the Gulf of Naples. Further, you could visit “La Reggia di Quisisana”, a historic residence located in the hilly area of Castellammare di Stabia. The city of Torre Annunziata, once known as “Oplonti”, was in ancient times a suburb of Pompeii. As well, Oplonti was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. In this town, was found a villa perhaps belonged to Poppea Sabina, second wife of Emperor Nero. This place deserve a visit, because it is one of the most magnificent and best-preserved examples of Roman villa. After several restorations, the villa offers a very considerable impact, for the decoration and beauty of the landscape. In fact, it had nothing to envy to imperial residences. The decorative array of sculptures and beautiful frescoes is extraordinary. As you can realize, there are many reasons that make this walk, a highly impactful and unforgettable experience. If you are interested in reaching and visiting this archaeological site, do not hesitate to contact us, for a quote without any obligation.
Tips about nearby place and others tour
We remind you that, there are others remarkable place to visit nearby Stabiae ruins. Below there is a short list with nearby points of interest and some popular full day tour. We suggest you to take a look to this list, and in according with your time and wishes, you could reserve a full day tour to a complete and interesting sight-seeing of Stabiae area.
Optional lunch nearby
In according with your needs and wishes, at moment of booking you could add a culinary experience, such as a wine tasting. The culinary experience lasts about 1 hour and a half, at a farm or winery around the visited area. Lunch consists of tasting of local food and wines.
Tasting and lunch are not included in the price. The cost of tasting must be paid directly to winery.
For any information on our tour in Stabiae and Oplonti, do not hesitate to contact us
Most popular full day tour
|STABIAE + POMPEII||from €300,00|
|STABIAE + VESUVIUS||from €350,00|
|STABIAE + HERCULANEUM||from €300,00|
|BE WEAR||Comfortable walking shoes|
|PRICE||from € 180,00|
|AVAILABLE||Everyday of the year|
Where specialist knowledge is required, (Archeological Park, Museums, Historic Center), so we recommend an authorized tour guide. With us, it is possible to book a private guide at an additional cost.
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