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Pompeii Suite with private SPA

Pompeii Suite with private SPA , sauna and jacuzzi!

Pompeii Suite with private SPA, sauna and jacuzzi!

Pompeii Suite with SPA, sauna and jacuzzi!

Pompeii Suite with SPA for exclusive use (with one double bed) and can accommodate 2 people (the beds are very comfortable with memory foam mattresses and pillows, high quality. I feel like sleeping in the clouds), with private bathroom.

This suite has a SPA with Sauna, a large jacuzzi with 21 water and air massage jets, a floor shower with hydromassage jets and waterfall

Room Size: 22 m²
Bed Size(s): 1 double bed

Services in this suite:

  • Jacuzzi with 21 water and air massage jets
  • Shower with hydromassage jets and waterfall
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Smart Tv-led 32″ with Netflix
  • Refrigerator freezer 49 lt.
  • Electronic safe
  • Kettle with tea and coffee machine
  • Brochures and tourist information
  • Private entrance
  • Desk, Ironing facilities
  • Mobile charger
  • Starry sky with fiber
  • WIFI Internet connection
  • Sauna
Pompeii Suite with private SPA

Pompeii Suite with private SPA

Pompeii Suite with SPA

Suite with jacuzzi and Sauna

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Pompeii apartment with terrace and Vesuvius view

Pompeii apartment with terrace and Vesuvius view!

Pompeii apartment with terrace and Vesuvius view! Your family holiday with pool, wifi, parking.

Pompeii apartment with terrace and Vesuvius view! 

This apartment of 50 sqm has 2 separate rooms: one bedroom with with one (1) large double bed + one bunk bed; one bedroom with 3 single beds and can accommodate up to a maximum of 7 persons (the beds are very comfortable with memory foam mattresses and pillows, high quality), with private bathroom for the exclusive use (shower, hairdryer, free toiletries, toilet, bidet, washing machine).

This apartment has a kitchenette for exclusive use (sink, 4 burner hob, utensils and crockery, microwave).

Pompeii apartment with terrace and Vesuvius view

Terrace with solarium overlooking Mount Vesuvius

This apartment is situated on the terrace (2nd floor) and has exclusive use of a terrace of 80 m2 with view on Mt. Vesuvius, equipped with chairs, tables and chaise longue.

Room Size: 50 m²
Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed + 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2: 3 twin beds

Services in this room:

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tv-led 40″ with DVD
  • Streaming channels (Netflix, primevideo)
  • Refrigerator freezer 130 lt.
  • Electronic safe for laptop
  • Kitchenette
  • WIFI Internet connection
  • Kettle with tea and coffee
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Brochures and tourist information
  • Private entrance
  • Desk, Ironing facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Mobile charger
  • Vesuvius / Pool view
Pompeii apartment with terrace

Bedroom 1 : One double bed + a bunk bed

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Pompeii Jacuzzi whirlpool room

Pompeii Jacuzzi whirlpool room, your corner of relaxation!

Pompeii Jacuzzi whirlpool room, your corner of relaxation!

Pompeii Jacuzzi whirlpool room

Queen room with jacuzzi tub has a queen bed for accommodate 2 people (the beds are very comfortable with memory foam mattresses and pillows, high quality. I feel like sleeping in the clouds) with private bathroom for the exclusive use (large shower 140 cm, hairdryer, free toiletries, toilet).

Room Size: 24 m²
Bed Size(s): 1 queen bed

Services in this room:

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tv-led 32″ with streaming channels (Netflix, primevideo)
  • Refrigerator freezer 49 lt.
  • Electronic safe
  • WIFI Internet connection
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Kettle with tea selection and coffee
  • Brochures and tourist information
  • Private entrance
  • Desk, Ironing facilities
  • Mobile charger qi
  • Equipped balcony
  • Garden/ Vesuvius view

Pompeii Jacuzzi whirlpool room

Jacuzzi whirlpool room

Jacuzzi whirlpool

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Pompei by Night 2017

Pompeii by night 2017 , evening visits from June to September 2017!

Pompeii by night 2017 : from June to September, evening visits and events in magical places such as Paestum, Herculaneum, Ischia, Vesuvius and Capri.

Pompeii by night 2017 : From June to September evening visits and events in magical places such as Pompeii, Paestum, Herculaneum, Ischia, Vesuvius and Capri.

From June 30 to September 2, 2017 returns Campania by night. Archeology under the stars, a vast program of extraordinary evening openings in the monumental sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum, Villa Arbusto in Lacco Ameno d’Ischia and Roman Minor Villa of Minori.

Pompei by Night 2017

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DOMUS, LIGHTS AND PERFORMANCES IN THE BURIED CITY

30th June > 1st September 2017 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  

Price: € 16 – Info & Reservation

Every week, from Wednesday to Sunday, there will be interesting and suggestive guided tours and night walks in excavations and monuments in Campania as well as performances, concerts and performances for a total of over 80 appointments that will enable us to discover the extraordinary sites at night Archaeological sites of Campania.

Pompeii by night 2017

© Campania Artecard – Ph Amedeo Benestante


Stay in bed and breakfast The Faun, a few minutes the Ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum and book a weekend for 2 nights close to the Archaeological City with our special offers including free parking, fast WIFI, the rich breakfast local products (including gluten-free).

For your holidays in Pompeii, we also have spacious apartments furnished with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, living room to accommodate 2 to 7 persons. Click here for info about the apartments of the Pompeii Short Lets.


 

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  • Private bathroom in every room
  • Fast internet connection with FIBER
  • Infinity outdoor pool with cervical waterfall and whirlpool area..
  • Air conditioning
  • Secure Parking
  • Guide and maps to Pompeii ruins
  • Buffet breakfast (including glutenfree)

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Pompeii, the Exhibition at Los Angeles until 2015

The Exhibition of Pompeii at California Science Center of Los Angeles.

Pompeii: The Exhibition features over 150 precious artifacts on loan from the Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy, which offer a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle and tragic end of this ancient Roman society forgotten for centuries until its rediscovery over 250 years ago.

B&B Pompeii The Fauno is just 1 km from Pompeii Ruins, you can easily reach by walk, by car (5 minutes) or with train of Circumvesuviana ( 500 mt . from the B&B) .

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Pompeii: The Exhibition

 

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Opening May 20, 2014

In the year 79 A.D., Pompeii vanished beneath thick layers of volcanic ash left by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. But what nature destroyed, it also preserved.

Pompeii: The Exhibition features over 150 precious artifacts on loan from the Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy, which offer a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle and tragic end of this ancient Roman society forgotten for centuries until its rediscovery over 250 years ago.

From garden frescoes and marble statues to gladiator armor, coins and currency to religious altars and shrines — all set in their original surroundings — experience daily life in this once vibrant Roman city. Then, as the floors shake and the walls rumble, relive the volcano’s catastrophic eruption through an immersive CGI experience, culminating in the reveal of full body casts of twisted human forms, asphyxiated by extreme heat and noxious gases and forever frozen in time.

Through excavated artifacts, multimedia experiences, and hands-on science exhibits, guests will learn the science of archaeology, volcanology, and Roman engineering while exploring the ancient civilization of Pompeii.

The Domus of Triptolemus

The Domus of Triptolemus (VII 7, 5)..is located in front of the Basilica and adjacent to the Sanctuary of Apollo…

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The Domus of Triptolemus

 

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The House of Triptolemus (VII 7, 5) is located in front of the Basilica and adjacent to the Sanctuary of Apollo. Since the second century BC it was a lavish domus provided with two atriums and two peristyles, which had both a board andprivate areas. The house is inserted in a block which was occupied since the third century BC, and after 80 BC changed into a single property by attaching the nearby house ofRomulus and Remus. The structural modifications and the renovation of the decorative furnishings document the wealth and importance of its owner’s role, who was probably one of the notables of the Sullan colony.the-domus-of-triptolemus
Entering the vestibule located at Via Marina n. 5, one accesses the Tuscan atrium of the house (b),which is paved with marble chips and has a central impluvium. Through two steps, one accesses the peristyle (l) – which has twelve columns and a rectangular basin which is located inthe central area used as a garden.
The peristyle columns are covered with red and white plaster, and were originally connected to each other through wooden bulkheads.

From the portico of the peristyle, which is paved with a white mosaic dotted with black pieces, one accesses the boardrooms (m, n and u). The wide hall (m) is decorated with Fourth Style frescos. It shows a series of small paintings depicting erotes, which are located on the top of thesocle decorated as fake marble. Among them there are the paintings depicting Venus and Adonis, and Hermaphrodite in the mirror, which are known only through drawings of the late 1800s.

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The famous fresco depicting Triptolemus was part of the triclinium’s decoration
(n), which gives the name to the house. The hero, chosen by Demeter to teach the agricultural arts to humankind, is depicted as receiving a basket of ears of wheat. Another painting celebrated Venus coming from the sea on the back of a triton, and her arrival at the hill where she would found Pompeii, the city of Venus (Veneris sedes: Martial. IV, 44).

The exedra (u), which is completely open on the peristyle and on axis with the entrance, was the most important room of the house. It is accessed through a threshold of lava blocks, which is followed by a polychrome mosaic pavement decorated with the motif of the city wall. The center of the room is decorated by a big square decorated by limestone tiles with a perspective cubes motif, which is similar to the one found in the cella of the nearby temples of Apollo and Jupiter. The recovery of this motif in a domestic context is a rarity, which was used by the owner to increase the importance of the house. From the peristyle of the house of Triptolemus one accessed the adjacent house which was used as pars privata. It is provided with a second colonnaded peristyle (x), another atrium with tufa impluvium (g) which is set off-center from the vestibule, on which wider and smaller (cubicula) are open, and service rooms.

On the southern side of the peristyle there is a marble block, which is part of an architrave. It carries the name M(arcus) Artorius M(arci) l(ibertus)Prim[us], who was an Augustan Age architect, responsible for the restoration of the Great Theater of Pompeii (CIL X, 807; 841). Despite the fact it was found in the house, the block belonged to a public building, probably the nearby Basilica.
In the triclinium (n) two large pieces of the vault decorated with mosaic from the Suburban Baths are exhibited, which were discovered during the 1959 excavation. They were part of a barrel vault of a hall (m 11,40 x 7,60), which is almost completely occupied by a swimming poolwarmed up through a ‘samovar’ system (and this is the only case known in Pompeii so far). The rare mosaic, which is stylistically close to Fourth Style paintings, was made after the AD 62 earthquake. In the first section of the mosaic (which is located on the left of the series) there are colorful frames which are worth noting; one of these frames is decorated with shells and fishes, among which there is a darting dolphin. In the second section, under a circle decorated with a shell motif, there are meander motifs, garlands held by a winged figure, an eagle on a globe inserted in a tripod, and a landscape painting.

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The Domus of Romulus and Remus

The Domus of Romulus and Remus…was erected in the second century BC

The domus of Romulus and Remus was erected in the second century BC, in the same period when a unique sort of sidewalk, decorated with a pebbles mosaic, was realized in front of the house…

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The Domus of Romulus and Remus

 

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The domus of Romulus and Remus was erected in the second century BC, in the same period when a unique sort of sidewalk, decorated with a pebbles mosaic, was realized in front of the house. Located in a prestigious district of the city, in proximity of a city gate and the main public buildings, the house has a traditional plan: the entrance (a) leads to the atrium with impluvium (b), surrounded by private rooms.

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The representative rooms comprise a tablinum (k) and an oecus (n) as well as a small garden (q), surrounded by a portico with fluted columns, paved in cocciopesto (p). The room (t), an alcove, bears traces of the presence of a bed, namely grooves visible on the east and west wall.
The name of the house derives from a fresco which was lost during the bombing of 1943. In the night of August 24 (in tragic coincidence with the supposed date of the eruption in 79 AD) and September 13, two bombs fired by Allied forces hit the domus. The fresco was located in room (n) and represented the legendary she-wolf while suckling the twins Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome (established, according to the legend, on April 21 753 BC).
Inside the house, which was excavated primarily in the years 1871-72, the bodies of five persons were discovered, one of whom died when attempting to escape. His right hand was clapsing numerous gold, silver and bronze coins, while the left hand was clapsing a gold and a bronze ring. Since we know of another lost wall painting depicting Romulus, and since one of the rings bears the initials FA.H, M.
Della Corte hypothesized that in 79 AD the house was inhabited by members of the illustrious gens Fabia (hence the initials FA), known for contributing to the college of priests who organized the celebrations commemorating the foundation of Rome during the feast of Lupercalia .
Scudo_140418013737The marble steps at the entrance as well as the discovery of finely crafted objects (including a bronze stool, silver objects, a safe of which the basis of lava stone remains, placed in room (g) reflect the high living standard of the family.
The great Fourth Pompeian Style frescos in the peristyle (p) show, on the west wall, statues of nymphs, a fountain and a peacock. Originally, there was also a sleeping satyr. A group of animals is depicted on the north wall: an elephant and a buffalo; a snake and a winged griffin (top), a cow, a gazelle, a donkey, a running fox, a bear and paws of big cats. The scene, placed on a red background with flowering bushes and birds, recalls the theme of the paràdeisos, a garden full of exotic animals. In the central part, which is lost, Orpheus was probably entrancing the animals with the sound of his lyre.

 

The Domus of Marcus Lucretius Fronto

The Domus of Marcus Lucretius Fronto…is one of the finest atrium houses in Pompeii

Behind a simple façade, along the street perpendicular to Via di Nola, there is one of the finest atrium houses in Pompeii…

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The Domus of Marcus Lucretius Fronto

 

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Behind a simple façade, along the street perpendicular to Via di Nola, there is one of the finest atrium houses in Pompeii.  While its original structure dates back to the second century BC, by the age of Augustus (end of the century.BC – beginning of the first century AD) it was inhabited by one of the c i t y ’ sleading families. Electoral inscriptions found on the façade during the excavations suggest that the owner’s name was Marcus Lucretius Fronto, a cultured man, who set out for a brilliant political career.

Though modest in size (about 460 m²), the house brims over with paintings befitting the elite status of its owner; albeit its simple furniture, it provided rich intellectuals stimuli through the paintings, which belong to the late Third Style. The central area of the house consists of the atrium and tablinum 2, 7, decorated with paintings in the late Third Style showing mythological scenes. The principal frescoes in the tablinum 7 are set next to small paintings with a black background, held by candelabra, depicting sumptuous imaginary villas overlooking the sea.

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In the middle of the left wall, a dark-skinned Mars is bending over Venus, clearly with amorous intentions, in the presence of Cupido; on the opposite wall Bacchus and Ariadne are represented on a chariot. In the cubiculum 6, painted in deep yellow, two moralizing scenes are represented: on the left wall a cupid with cornucopia is placed next to Narcissus admiring his reflection in the water.Puttino_140417094353
On the other wall, Pero is nursing her old, imprisoned father Cimon, saving him from death by starvation. Two medallions with portraits of children placed next to the door suggest that the room might have belonged to the owner’s sons.

The decoration in the Fourth Style was probably part of the restoration work done in the room after 62 AD. In the triclinium 4, which is currently being restored, there is a picture with the murder of Neoptolemus by Orestes against a backdrop showing an imaginary  Delphic temple, while Hermione appears in despair at the foot of an altar.

The rear of the house is occupied to the left by a kitchen area, a viridarium and a portico with several small rooms opening towards it. On the left wall of the triclinium 12 Dionysus and a Silenus are depicted. In the neighbouring room 14, the skeletons of five adults and three children were discovered. They were crushed by the collapse of the roof during the eruption that destroyed the city in 79 AD. On the north wall of the garden area one can still recognize a hunting fresco with wild animals (lions, panthers, and bears) as well as domestic animals (bulls, oxen, horses).

The southern part of the wall painting was damaged when ancient diggers made a hole in order to enter the house (so called “cunicolari”). At the time of the eruption, restoration work was being done in the garden as an amphora full of lime, found under the stairs, demonstrates..

Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

28 March – 29 September 2013 – British Museum

In Spring 2013 the British Museum will present a major exhibition on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, sponsored by Goldman Sachs. This exhibition will be the first ever held on these important cities at the British Museum, and the first such major exhibition in London for almost 40 years.

It is the result of close collaboration with the Archaeological Superintendency of Naples and Pompeii, will bring together over 250 fascinating objects, both recent discoveries and celebrated finds from earlier excavations. Many of these objects have never before been seen outside Italy. The exhibition will have a unique focus, looking at the Roman home and the people who lived in these ill-fated cities.

Pompeii and Herculaneum, two cities on the Bay of Naples in southern Italy, were buried by a catastrophic volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in just 24 hours in AD 79. This event ended the life of the cities but at the same time preserved them until rediscovery by archaeologists nearly 1700 years later. The excavation of these cities has given us unparallelled insight into Roman life.

The bed and breakfast Pompei “IL FAUNO” is just 1 Km from the main entrance of the excavations of Pompeii and just 500 metres from the Circumvesuviana train, from which you can reach in few minutes the other archaeological sites: Ercolano, Oplonti, Stabia and the Antiquarium of Boscoreale! 

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Carbonised furniture and food

Owing to their different locations Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried in different ways and this has affected the preservation of materials at each site. Herculaneum was a small seaside town whereas Pompeii was the industrial hub of the region. Work continues at both sites and recent excavations at Herculaneum have uncovered beautiful and fascinating artefacts. These include treasures many of which will be displayed to the public for the first time, such as finely sculpted marble reliefs, intricately carved ivory panels and fascinating objects found in one of the main drains of the city.

The exhibition will give visitors a taste of the daily life of the people of Pompeii and Herculaneum, from the bustling street to the family home. The domestic space is the essential context for people’s lives, and allows us to get closer to the Romans themselves. This exhibition will explore the lives of individuals in Roman society, not the classic figures of films and television, such as emperors, gladiators and legionaries, but businessmen, powerful women, freed slaves and children. One stunning example of this material is a beautiful wall painting from Pompeii showing the baker Terentius Neo and his wife, holding writing materials showing they are literate and cultured. Importantly their pose and presentation suggests they are equal partners, in business and in life.

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The emphasis on a domestic context also helps transform museum artefacts into everyday possessions. Six pieces of wooden furniture will be lent from Herculaneum in an unprecedented loan by the Archaeological Superintendency of Napels and Pompeii. These items were carbonized by the high temperatures of the ash that engulfed the city and are extremely rare finds that would not have survived at Pompeii – showing the importance of combining evidence from the two cities. The furniture includes a linen chest, an inlaid stool and even a garden bench. Perhaps the most astonishing and moving piece is a baby’s crib that still rocks on its curved runners.

The exhibition will include casts from in and around Pompeii of some of the victims of the eruption. A family of two adults and their two children are huddled together, just as in their last moments under the stairs of their villa. The most famous of the casts on display is of a dog, fixed forever at the moment of its death as the volcano submerged the cities.

Admission charge £15 plus a range of concessions. Tickets can be booked online or +44 (0)20 7323 8181. Opening hours 10.00–17.30 Saturday to Thursday and 10.00–20.30 on Fridays.