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Scavi di Stabia

Via Passeggiata Archeologica 1, 80053 Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
+39 081 857 5347
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Superb ancient villas

We visited the Villas San Marco and Arianna. Both are wonderful and have well preserved frescoes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Amazing

What a great find - thats if you manage to fine it! Very interesting to see this Villa and the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
123gabriel321
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Chigwell, United Kingdom
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“villa san marco” (17 reviews)
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Via Passeggiata Archeologica 1, 80053 Castellammare Di Stabia, Italy
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+39 081 857 5347
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"villa san marco"
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"roman villas"
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"wall paintings"
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"well worth a visit"
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"free entry"
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"up hill"
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"on foot"
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"worth the effort"
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"worth the trip"
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"scavi di"
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"train station"
in 8 reviews
"hidden gem"
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"within walking distance"
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"preserved frescoes"
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"clean toilets"
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"off the beaten track"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Villas San Marco and Arianna. Both are wonderful and have well preserved frescoes. We took the train from Sorrento and got off at Castellamare di Stabia. If you can walk, fine, but we took a taxi from the station to the Villa...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

What a great find - thats if you manage to fine it! Very interesting to see this Villa and the original structure. Restoration work is currently ongoing, its free to visit and well worth a visit but quite difficult to find as its not very...More

2  Thank 123gabriel321
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Excellently preserved ruins from the eruption of Vesuvius in 79A.D. Due to the fact that the discovery was within the last century, the colours are still very bright on the walls. Nice setting with a great view..and it's free to visit.

2  Thank Maria M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Free entry! undeservedly not very known archeological side, but worth seeing because of its well preserved floor mosaics and wall paintings

4  Thank 33FrequentTraveler33
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This Roman Villa (1st Century AD) is well worth a visit, it is a stand alone building, so nothing like visiting Pompeii. However the condition of the building is wonderful and you get a real feeling of what it would have been like when lived...More

2  Thank BPSP
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Worth exploring to realize the impact in 79AD. Most people go to Pompeii but this is also worth a visit,

1  Thank Peripatecian
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

A beautiful villa with stunning vistas over Castellamare di stabia, a must visit. This was just 800m down the road from our hotel, so we decided to visit and I am so glad we did.

1  Thank Kirif1
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Having spent the majority of the day at Herculaneum we were not up to trying to squeeze Pompei into the day as well so went for the Stabia villas instead and only managed one in the time they were open as they were amazing examples...More

2  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

There are two villas open to the public in Castellamare. Although they can be a little tricky to find just keep going uphill! The location provides fantastic views across the Bay of Naples. The villas were very quiet when I visited (early in the morning),...More

3  Thank 26sarah1980
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Government spent enormous sums to restore and reconstruct these two villas clearly with the intention of opening them as major tourist attractions, but then encountered local difficulties that blocked their plans. Today they are open for free with local volunteers providing information and tours for...More

2  Thank SteveDan45
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PeggyK77
14 September 2017|
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Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is car parking and attendants - it's very safe.
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Sid J
13 May 2017|
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Response from AngelaB1971 | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes. Once you are in Naples, you must take the Circumvesuviana, towards Sorrento, but remember to get off the Circumvesuviana train at Via Nocera Station. Then you can ask for information. Have a nice trip! it's... More
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Response from Gail R | Reviewed this property |
There are no taxis that I know of, and practically NO ONE in Castellamare di Stabiae speaks English. As Mentioned, if you read my review, you'll find your answer. All it cost us was the bus fare.
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