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Via Sepolcri 2, 80058 Torre Annunziata, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the train from Sorrento. Compared to Pompeii, this Villa was essentially empty. The frescoes and mosaics were breathtaking. To top it off, we stopped at small deli on our way back to the train for what may have been one of our best...More

Thank 71alexandriatraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience. The site is well preserved. It is def an addition if you have viseted Pompei and Ercolano as well.

Thank IrisI53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on our way back from Pompei after stumbling across some reviews online of the villa. It neatly ties into the ruins experience, as the villa is very well preserved and much quieter than anywhere else you may visit. We walked around with...More

Thank star8sky
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a nice addition to the more famous excavations like Pompeii and Herkulaneum. If you have already seen these, then go to Torre Annunziata. There are almost no other tourists and you feel as if you are the one who discovers this place. Unfortunatelly...More

Thank Lauryyylu
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A brilliantly preserved villa -- though more of a palace. Stunning frescoes, a large swimming pool, beautiful spaces.

Thank abertafol
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This site is sublime. It is compact enough to comfortably explore it all in a few hours. It has some brilliant well-preserved wall paintings and there is a lot to see without being overwhelmed. It is shady and quiet (most visitors stick to Pompeii and...More

Thank LittleJenny
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It’s easy to reach Villa Poppea walking from the Torre Annunziata train station (just two stops before the Pompeii stop). One of the attendants spoke very good English, and was able to answer our questions and you great detail. The villa is quite extensive, and...More

1  Thank Italy2013_13
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this site on our way back to Naples from Pompeii. It's quite small site, but it's in better condition than the other sites so it's well worth visiting if you're serious about your roman archeology. Not many people there too so you'll get...More

Thank TPAT75
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We spoiled ourselves and booked a private car to take us to Pompeii, Herculaneum and Oplontis. This enabled us to be early, rest our feet in between sites and thus walk much more inside the towns. Oplontis is a fantastic place to visit. First you...More

1  Thank RenateV169
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were charged €5.50 each to enter the villa only then to be told unapologetically that not only was there no audioguide, there were only 'plans' of the villa available in Spanish and German. We were advised that we could download a 'plan' on our...More

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Response from Pierre W | Reviewed this property |
You can visit Oplontis in 30 to 45 minutes, plus 3 minutes walk each way from the Circumvesuviano station, you have to check the train schedule. Pierre
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