A live virtual tour that involves a tourist guide interacting with visitors over a Zoom call, providing a narrative as in a regular tour.
The first part will take place among the public places of these cities. Places present in every ancient Roman city: the Herculaneum Theatre (where in addition to dramas and comedies, political debates and religious rituals where held); the Central Baths (a very popular social place); Pompeii’s Forum, the city’s vital center, and the “Schola Armaturarum”.
The second part of the itinerary is dedicated to the Domus (houses): some of the most significant examples of pompeian domus are the “House of the Tragic Poet”, “House of the Faun”, “House of the Labyrinth” and “House of the Citharist”). The reconstruction of these private places will make it possible to discover how the houses of the ancient Pompeians were organized, their environments and the different functions they were intended for. The third part will be a journey into Pompeian and Herculaneum painting. Each fresco and mosaic will be analyzed in detail, focusing on their beauty and their meaning.
The fourth, and last part of the itinerary, will be entirely dedicated to the Villa dei Papiri and its extraordinary library. This sumptuous villa, built on the coast of Herculaneum, comes to life through our virtual reconstructions.
The tour will end with the reconstruction of the event that changed forever the history and geography of the Vesuvian area.