Monthly Archives: January 2019

Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata

A devastating natural disaster in the year 79 AD laid the foundation for one of the world’s most important cultural and historical research facilities. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the towns Pompei, Oplontis, Herculaneum and Stabiae completely, but the … Continue reading

Verona´s city centre

When Verona’s city centre was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000, many probably thought only one thing: Finally! In all reality, the medieval city centre with Roman roots of this fascinating metropolis founded in pre-Christian times is … Continue reading