Hotel Astoria Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Pompei
Hotel Astoria is cheap but not very comfy. Nevertheless it's centrally localized and offers private parking space. No breakfast offered We paid 53 EUR the night for a double room (incl. parking and WiFi)
We choose an audioguided tour through ancient Pompeij. In the end of the day, feet and head hurt from so much information. As usual, many …
... We're both very confident in open water after years of scuba diving but we both recognized that we were in real danger here. The waves were white capping underneath us and on several occasions I truly thought the boat may tip over. I kept us close to the shoreline in case we ended up in the water and had to swim ... and we began to look for the life jackets (which we didn't find until after we were safely back to port). It took over an hour to make it back to Sorrento ...
Today we were up early for a half day bus excursion to visit the old city of Pompei. Yes that Pompei. Pompei lies between Mount Vesuvius and the sea and was buried in an extreme volcanic eruption of Mt Vesuvius in AD79. We travelled by bus from our hotel with a group off others, mainly from the UK and a tour guide. We were given radio headsets and the guide took us round the site while giving very interesting commentary of what we were seeing. Old Pompei was a ...
... were lots of gardens! Many little houses had their own gardens, and there were many many big plots with these over-structure things...like tons of them! So many gardens... We hopped the tram 1 back to the port, I so desperately wanted to stop at the pizza place I had researched, pizza in Naples!! But... The boys were super hot and whiny and I just figured it would be a disaster. So I told them we would skip it, even though I was pretty bummed (******) about it. Oh well, the ...
... waiting, we met a lady from Florida who was on an organized tour but doing a side trip to Pompei on her own. We compared lots of notes about places we’d already been.
When the train arrived, it was packed. Of course we had our suitcases to contend with as well. The 40 or so minute ride standing up could have been worse but we were able to chat more with the Floridian lady (who was a hoot) and a couple of tourists from Australia to pass the time.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility