The AL CENTRO SUITES, always attentive to the needs of its guests, offers you the possibility to book many trips that allow you to explore the lovely and rich in history places from which Sorrente is surrounded.
The excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The archaeological excavations at Pompeii have brought to light the remains of the ancient city, near the hill of “Civita”, buried under a blanket of ash and lapilli during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 d.C., along with Herculaneum, Stabiae and Oplontis. The excavations, which began at the behest of Charles III of Bourbon, are one of the best examples of Roman life, as well as the city’s best preserved of the time. In 1997, in order to preserve the integrity and stress its importance, the ruins, now owned by the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and Pompeii, along with those of Herculaneum and Oplontis, have become part of the list of humanity assests by UNESCO. The site of Pompeii, in the first decade of the new millennium was constantly visited by over two million people a year, in 2010 was found to be the second Italian archaeological site for number of visitors.