Another question always asked by every visitor is:How can it be possible that the people forgot Pompeii and that nobody founded before?
|VIA DELLE TOMBE|
The eruption of 79 ad irrevocable altered the geography of the area. The Sarno river now runs further to the south and cannot be seen from Pompeii walls, the coastline too, is now approximately 1km further from the town than it was in ancient times and then the volcanic material that filled up the cities and preserved it for us. Eventually the fertile earth covering Pompeii wuld be farmed and vineyards would climb the slopes of the Vesuvius.
|dettaglio colonna Julia Felix|
|Detail of San Marco Villa|