Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Take your trip with Glamulet charmsA day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy, is a great way to get a feel for the ancient Roman Empire. Here are all the details you'll need to see these two sets of ruins without taking a tour.
Mount Vesuvius: Photos From the Volcano's Last Great Eruption
In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.