Follow the steps of the gladiators on a unique itinerary that includes the two most famous amphitheatres in Italy after the Colosseum: the Arenas of Pompeii and Capua.
You will be picked up from your hotel or accomodation in Rome by a private driver in a comfortable new van. You will head South on the beautiful Sun highway passing by the charming villages of Anagni, San Vittore and the Abbey of Montecassino where a bloody and fundamental battle of WWII was fought.
When you will reach Capua you will start your visit with exploring the Abbey of Sant'Angelo in Formis. This precious Medieval church has one of the best preserved sets of XI century frescoes in Europe.
The tour will continue to the nearby Ancient Amphitheatre. It is probably the oldest gladiators Arena of the Roman Empire and the second largest after the Colosseum in Rome to which it served as model.
You will explore the estraordinarily well preserved subterraneans and the rooms where animals where kept before being brought up to combat through elevators and trap doors. This is a very important Amphitheatre in history and it is also where famous gladiator Spartacus used to fight and started his rebellion against the Roman Army.
In Capua you will have the chance to enjou a great lunch tasting local delicious specialties especially the pasta and mozzarella. This worldwide popular Italian cheese was invented in this area so you will enjoy the real flavors!
In the afternoon you will reach Pompeii, the largest excavated Ancient Roman city on earth. Led by a top-rated guide you will visit all the highlights: Vettii House, the Ampitheatre, the theatre, the Baths, the Forum, the House of Faunus and many more. At the sunset you will be driven home to your accommodation after a memorable day trip!
All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Meeting place to be determined upon booking. We can’t wait to experience Pompeii with you! Contact us for reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From 2.5 hours to 3 hours.