THE ROMAN PLEASURE TOWN OF BAIAE by Claire Wood

Most tourists arriving in Naples make a dash for the Amalfi Coast, stopping along the way to jostle through the crowds of Pompeii, which is a great shame. Not only is Naples well worth visiting on it’s own merits, but there’s far more to the surrounding areas than Pompeii alone. One such site, little known to foreign visitors, is the ruined city of Baia. Never heard of it? Don’t be surprised. While it can’t be compared to the wonders of Pompeii, if you do ever find yourself lucky enough to be in Naples with some time to spare, it’s a wonderful escape for a few hours

Keep Reading: Baiae