Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii

the ancient city of Pompeii Italy

Rome to Pompeii in a Day

Many trips to Italy include a stay in Rome due to its popularity and seemingly endless things to see and do. Another one of the best things to do on an Italian vacation is to see the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii. But Pompeii and Rome are not exactly close to one another. Nonetheless, it’s possible to take a one-day trip from Rome to Pompeii. Here’s how to do it. 

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Mount Vesuvius drone view from sky

Is Mount Vesuvius Still Active?

Mount Vesuvius is a name that most historians are well aware of. In 79 AD, the notorious Italian volcano erupted in a fiery explosion, killing thousands of Roman citizens of Pompeii and Herculaneum and encasing their final moments in lava. The eruption was a true catastrophe in every sense of the word, and it was one that rocked the ancient world. 

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