POMPEI

Gastronomy at the time of ancient Rome
and tasting in the vineyard

Discover the most relevant features of the ancient Roman civilization and enjoy the old gastronomic habits. The tour leader will describe the environments intended for the preparation of food and of their consumption. A special emphasis will be reserved to the nourishment found in the two important Pompeii archeological complexes.The journey will continue to the exploration of the ancient Vesuvian wine traditions. The sampling in renowned vineyard of Vesuvius is included.

Checklist of the trip: 

  • Meeting with the guide and welcome coffee. 
  • Dedicated guided tour with historian / archaeologist to the archaeological site of Pompei.
  • Visit to the vineyard with tasting 
  • Guided tour of the wine site

Included:

  • Entrance to the archaeological site
  • Historian / archaeologist tour leader at the Pompeii ruins
  • Welcome coffee
  • Tasting in the Vesuvian vineyard 
  • Medical insurance
  • Transfer from hotel Sorrento Peninsula Pompeii – Pompeii ruins – vineyard R/T

DURATION: 6/7 hours

DIFFICULTY: medium

PERIOD: daily 

TIME: 09.15 a.m. 

ID: POMG3

Gastronomy at time of the ancient Romans
with lunch and/or dinner in caupona

Discover the most relevant features of the ancient Roman civilization and enjoy the old gastronomic habits.

The tour leader will describe the environments intended for the preparation of food and of their consumption. A special emphasis will be reserved to the nourishment found in the two important Pompeii archeological complexes.

The experience will continue with the sampling of the typical Roman drink mulsum. It is obtained from a spiced wine with the addition of honey and pepper. You will also enjoy the launch in the traditional tavern called caupona, admirably rebuilt in a Pompeian style. The menu is entirely based on recipes from the cookbook of the ancient roman chef and gastronome of the I century: Marco Gavio Aupicio.

Checklist of the trip:

  • Meeting with the guide and welcome coffee. 
  • Dedicated guided tour with historian / archaeologist to the archaeological site of Pompeii.
  • Lunch or dinner in the tavern caupona 

Included:

  • Historian / archaeologist tour leader at the Pompeii ruins
  • Welcome coffee
  • Medical insurance
  • Entrance to the archaeological site
  • Lunch or dinner in caupona

DURATION: 4/5 hours

DIFFICULTY: low

PERIOD: daily 

TIME: 09.15 a.m. 

ID:POMG2