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Hidden treasure off the beaten track

The Parco Archeologico Pausilypon is a hidden treasure, it is about 20 -30 minutes by car from the... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2017
Johan17
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
"Grotta di Seiano"

You need a car or taxi to reach Grotta di Seiano but you will be happy to visit this place: after a... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
cagtripodi
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Naples, Italy
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12 Oct 2017
“Neat Little Walk”
23 Jun 2017
“Hidden treasure off the beaten track”
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Pausilypon was the Villa d’otium build by roman knight Publio Vedio Pollio. When Pollio died (15 b.C.) it was given in legacy to the emperor Augustus, becoming an official imperial estate. It is located in one of the most fascinating places in...more
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Hidden from the normal tourist path, this place is quite nice. It is well maintained, and offers tours that are informative. Small venue so it only takes about 1.5 hours to do the whole thing.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank mg0rm1
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The Parco Archeologico Pausilypon is a hidden treasure, it is about 20 -30 minutes by car from the centre of Naples. We were advised that it can be reached by public transport, but that is not very regular. We used Discesa Coroglio 36 on our...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank Johan17
Reviewed February 22, 2017

You need a car or taxi to reach Grotta di Seiano but you will be happy to visit this place: after a short walk in a "Grotto" great panoramas are offered to your eyes!

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank cagtripodi
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this trip very much. I found this place fascinating and would definitely recommend this place for adults. The weather was very sunny which helped make this day even better.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MrTA2000
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This site is quite difficult to find the entrance,so I have added a photo showing the curve on the road nearby.The entrance is half way up the hill.Everyone parks in the main road,and walks a few meters to the site.Two ladies in a shed sell...More

Date of experience: June 2016
7  Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed May 14, 2016

This site requires reservations and is somewhat hard to find. Make sure you get good bus/walking instructions from Google. Also make sure to find out when the English language tour will be given. That said, the site is an amazing piece of the Roman empire...a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
6  Thank KarenECS
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had spent five days in Naples exploring the sites including Pompeii and many museums. The hours I spent kayaking with my friends was my favorite part. We loved the casual, friendly feeling when we got there. We didn't have suitable clothes so Giovanni went...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank the_nerge
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Beautiful and Unexplored but finally opened to the public, this Old Roman Theatre is in the middle of the most beautiful part of the Southern Capital of Italy. It is a must if you want to see different side of Naples.

Date of experience: April 2015
6  Thank Tipsformytrip
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Beautiful and Mysterious Pausilypon Theatre on the hills of now called Posillipo. Lovely view of the Crystalline Sea. Our Tour Guide was really friendly and passionate about this site.

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank VinnyDL
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Because you can go below stairs, so to speak, you get an understanding of the the amazing logistics of Roman spectacles. The arena held more than most Premier League stadia. Information there is only moderate.

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank Brian_de_Kilburn
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SnorkelGirl07
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Response from Patti R |
I don't know about Pausilypon as we didn't have time to get there but this is the link for the boat, it's 10 euros. Trip advisor won't let me post a link so google baiasommersa and it'll come up. It's in Italian not English.
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Response from Paola M | Property representative |
Hello, you can take train "cumana" and get off at "Mostra" station. Then, from "Piazzale Tecchio" take the bus C1 and get off at "Grotta di Seiano" stop. In this period we do guided tour from Tuesdt to Friday at 12, Saturday... More
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