Pompei is a very interesting spot for a breakaway. If you love ancient history, then this is a perfect choice. There is much to do and see and you probably won’t be able to see it all in just one visit. A holiday rental home in Pompei will put you close to many of the most popular attractions and will soon feel like your home away from home.
There is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Pompei, but there is one activity that is not to be missed: a visit to Mount Vesuvius. Mount Vesuvius is still considered one of the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world. The area around the volcano is a national park. You can also walk from the road to the crater by following the spiral walkway that wind around Vesuvius. History tours are available in which a knowledgeable guide will point out some of the most important local sites. Be sure to sample plenty of the local cuisine and, perhaps, participate in a wine tasting.
One of the most well-visited attractions in all of Europe is the ruins of ancient Pompeii. After being decimated by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. the city and the victims were perfectly preserved. The ruins of ancient Pompeii provide a rare glimpse into the lives of people who lived during this time. You will learn about their diets, their homes and how they spent their leisure time. You will also see the haunting poses in which they drew their last breaths. This is a must-see for anyone who is visiting the area. Other ancient sites include the Temple of Apollo and the Temple of Jupiter. The Museum of Contemporary Art and Photography and the House of Mysteries are interesting attractions as well.
The summers are warm and the winters mild in Pompei. The average low temperatures during the winter months are between 3° and 5° C and the highs are 12° to 13° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 8° and 12° C and highs are 18° to 22° C. It warms up during the summer with average lows of between 16° and 18° and the average highs are 26° to 29° C. There is some rain each month. The most occurs during the winter months and the least during the summer.
The closest airport to Pompei is Naples Capodichino Airport (NAP), located just 30 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.