Ferdinando II sojourned in Pollena while Donizetti was composing "Lucia" in Trocchia

The mild and healthy climate was its first, recognized attraction. Together with the fertility of the land and the beauty of the countryside. Therefore the Romans had already chosen that vast plain within Campania, over which a mountain covered in vegetation, seemed to watch peacefully.

The lava of the Vesuvius is tinged with silver at night

It is a pioneer species, one of those that settle on the volcanic lava and transform it slowly, creating favorable conditions for the settlement of other more complex plant species.

POMPEII- in the Botanical Garden of the Excavations, the plants cultivated by the Romans

Inaugurated in 2007 and tended by the Superintendency of Pompeii’s Laboratory of Applied Research inside the Excavations, the Pompeii Botanical Garden occupies an area of over 800 meters square, in which all the species already living in the ancient city are collected: fruit trees, medicinal and sacred plants, vegetables, marsh and textile plants.

Corals and Lava for unique pieces

From the precious splendors of the historic corals and cameos of Torre del Greco, crafted by very experienced hands which are handed down a formidable tradition, in specialised laboratories, we take a leap into incredible

At the shadow of the Vesuvius there is the most ancient volcanological Observatory in the world

Two kilometres away from Vesuvius, on the hill of the Saviour chosen for its particular favourable position, the historic site of the Vesuvius Observatory appears,