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The archaeological excavations of Oplonti are a number of archaeological finds from the ancient city of Oplontis, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in '79, as well as Pompeii and Herculaneum. For his historic asset value has been inserted in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO.

Historical background
The ancient Oplontis, was a suburban development in the nearby town of Pompeii. Boasted several businesses and Villas including the Villa of Poppea, the villa of Lucius Crassio Tertius, unearthed in the excavations.

The villa of Poppea dates back to the first century BC it houses rooms dedicated to the production of wine and oil, while outside, you can take walks in the garden with several marble sculptures. The villa of Lucius Crassio Tertius, discovered in 1974, dates back to the second century BC and it is a country house with a colonnade of Doric columns in gray tuff. In the warehouses were found ceramic utensils, (for tanning the leather), and a stone stove with a pot for restructuring amphorae, more than 400 are in fact the amphorae were found in the house at the time of the excavation.

You can choose to book the tour with the help of a guide or possibly customize at will around to visit. Accessible by car, the A3 Napoli-Salerno, exit at Torre Annunziata south, in Torre Annunziata Circumvesuviana train stop.

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