Tombs beyond the walls of Pompei, province of Naples, Campania

Pompeii: in pictures

Pompey: (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus "the Great") b.c, Roman general and statesman: a member of the first triumvirate.

“Pompeii picture book” in Usborne Quicklinks

“Pompeii picture book” in Usborne Quicklinks

Pompei has always interested me, its such an amazing place that is full of history

Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for the day and take a trip along the Mediterranean Coast, traveling south down the highway to the ancient archaeological site of Pompeii. After a stop for breakfast, continue to the ruins of Pompeii where an offi

Scenic picture-postcard view of the city of Napoli (Naples) with famous Mount Vesuvius in the background in golden evening light at sunset, Campania, Italy    |  45 Reasons why Italy is One of the most Visited Countries in the World

45 Reasons Why You Must Visit Italy

Scenic picture-postcard view of the city of Napoli (Naples) with famous Mount Vesuvius in the background in golden evening light at sunset, Campania, Italy

guide to visiting Pompeii

Visiting Ancient Pompeii? Don't Miss These Fun Facts and Travel Tips

Learn how you can visit ancient Pompeii or take a virtual visit with our pictures of the Roman City.

The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time

The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time

In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

Pompeii

To my parents, who gave me Rome, Pompeii and so much else

Visiting Italy (Rome & the Vatican) and eating plenty of Gelato. Love the movie "Roman Holiday" pictured in the background with Audrey Hepburn  eating her Gelato. | Elena Bailey

Visiting Italy (Rome & the Vatican) and eating plenty of Gelato. Love the movie "Roman Holiday" pictured in the background with Audrey Hepburn eating her Gelato. | Elena Bailey

Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day... Horrifying, and I cannot imagine the terror.

2010 - Best of Italy trip Pompeii - this is actually a cast of the void left by a person who was unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time when Mt. Vesuvius erupted that fateful day.

pompeii italy | The now excavated town offers a snapshot of Roman life in the 1st ...

Excavation findings in Pompeii picture) and Herculaneum picture). Two towns close to the famous Vesuvius volcano (Italy) that erupt almost years ago.

Pompei. Italy. No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected! Truly incredible!

No picture could possibly represent all that Pompei is. It was so much more than I expected!

View from the Basilica, Pompeii - Pictures of Pompeii #italy #pompeii #travel

Pictures of Pompeii

View from the Basilica, Pompeii - Pictures of Pompeii

Detail on a wall of Villa Vettii. Pompeii, Campania, Italy (color)

Detail on a wall of Villa Vettii. Pompeii, Campania, Italy,Part of gallery of color pictures of Europe by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.

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