The Colosseum
"As long as the Colosseum, there will Rome when the Colosseum falls, Rome will also fall, but when Rome falls, the world will fall"

Other monuments and wonders of Italy
Pompeii
Also called The buried city , Pompeii is perhaps the only place in the world where it is possible to relive the daily life of ancient Rome. Here, in fact, the violent eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. it wiped out entire villages, handing over to posterity the largest and most intact ruins of a Roman city.
In an area of about 50 hectares you can admire fountains, public baths, private houses, brothels, taverns, commercial activities, an amphitheater and the remains of an important aqueduct, as well as the beautiful Temple of Apollo, the most revered divinity in Pompeii.
UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, Pompeii is among the most visited archaeological sites in the world and the most visited in Italy in 2019 after the Colosseum.


Opening hours: the archaeological site of Pompeii is open every day, except Mondays, from 9.00 to 17.00, with last admission at 15.30.


Herculaneum
Founded, according to legend, by Hercules, the ancient city of Herculaneum was destroyed, together with Pompeii (and Stabia and Oplontis), by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 and today, the archaeological excavations of Herculaneum are part, together with the ruins of Pompeii and Oplontis are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are visited every year by over four hundred thousand people.
The road that leads to the Great Cone of Vesuvius also starts from Ercolano for a visit to the crater.


Tickets and tours for Pompeii
 
Tickets and tours for Herculaneum
 
Vesuvio Express


Naples
It is one of the oldest cities in the world (and older than Rome), having been founded by the Cumans in the 8th century BC, with the name of Parthènope and then refounded in the 6th century BC. with the current name of Neapolis (new city), progressively becoming one of the most important cities of Magna Graecia and expanding until it became, for centuries, the capital of southern Italy with a history made up of different civilizations, peoples and cultures that have also left traces in its artistic and monumental heritage of unparalleled universal value.
In fact, for its monuments, which testify to the succession of cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean, the historic center of Naples has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.


Catacombs of San Gennaro
A tour of the tombs of Naples" patron saint offers a fascinating glimpse into life in Italy at different historical moments.
From the 2nd century AD, to which the oldest sections date back, the catacombs were then expanded to accommodate the growing Christian community.
Tickets and tours


The Veiled Christ
The Veiled Christ is a wonderful marble sculpture preserved in the beautiful Sansevero Chapel and the masterful rendering of the veil has given rise to a legend over the centuries according to which the client, famous scientist and alchemist Raimondo di Sangro , would have taught the sculptor the calcification of the fabric into marble crystals and many visitors to the Chapel, struck by the marvelous sculpted veil, believe it to be the result of the alchemical "marbling" carried out by the prince, who would have placed a real veil on the statue , and that this has become marbled over time through a chemical process.
Entrance and historic center tour


The Genoa aquarium, Gardaland and other amusement parks in Italy
Aquarium of Genoa
The largest aquarium in Europe, with 3000 m2 of exhibition space and over 12,000 creatures in 70 incredible thematic environments.
Sharks, dolphins, penguins, crocodiles and piranhas, jellyfish, seals and tropical fish of a thousand colors that will make you want to dive.
Entrance tickets


Gardaland
The largest amusement park in Italy and one of the best amusement parks in the world!
From the world of Jumanji, where you can experience an exciting adventure full of twists and turns, to the dancing fountains of Aqua Fantasia, where lights and colors create incredible games that will leave you speechless. From thrilling roller coasters to Raptor's vertical fall to Jungle Rapids, between ancient temples and mysterious jungles.
And then the 4D adventures, the Magic Elements show with many special effects and incredible acrobatic numbers, and many other activities.
Entrance tickets


Wonderland
The famous amusement park of Ravenna with the highest water roller coaster in the world, the longest inverted coaster in Europe and the second highest Ferris wheel in the continent.
50 attractions, including Far West Valley, Dinoland, Adventureland and Ducati World, and a large water park that occupies 10 hectares.
Entrance tickets


Other parks
Located just outside Rome there is also the water park Zoomarine, with more than 30 attractions , including roller coasters, water slides, a 4D cinema and a swimming pool for all the family, Cinecittà World, the first Italian amusement park dedicated to cinema and television with over 40 attractions in 30 hectares of space and Rainbow Magicland, a world of its own. With fairytale castles, fierce Vikings, powerful wizards and even more powerful roller coasters.


Besides the Colosseum


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