Duration 2 hours
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About the place you will visit

During the Imperial age Stabiae flourished as an urban establishment with six seaside villas located on a gorgeous panoramic position on the edge of the coast. Here the admiral of the Roman fleet Pliny the Elder landed to observe the cataclysm of 79 A.D. The town was also buried under ash and lapilli and the excavations carried out so far have uncovered some residential villas of the Roman aristocracy. Among them the most famous are Villa Arianna and Villa San Marco which represent some of the most outstanding evidence of Roman architecture. Since 2004 the Superintendence of Pompeii cooperate with the University of Maryland in order to promote the maintenance and the excavations within the territory of Stabia.

Tour Description

The tour begins with Villa Arianna (1 hour approx.) and by car we will drive to Villa San Marco (only 5 minutes) for another 1 hour-tour.

Useful Tips

Comfortable shoes are advisable, an hat and sunscreen in summer, water, camera.

Tour Lenght

Approximately 2 hours


It depends on the number of people


Private tour with a licensed guide

Not Included

Tips, meals and extras


Entrance to the sites is free of charge

How to get there

Since there is no railway connection the best way to get there is by car. See the section TRANSFER SERVICE.
Transfer Service
Stabiae can be easily turned in a full-day tour including the visit of Pompeii. Have a think and ask me for more details!

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