Visitors to two sites at Pompeii, the Terme suburbane and the Casa del Menandro, will have to book online at www.arethusa.net from Sat 11 Feb. The Terme suburbane, outside the entrance to Porta Marina, date back to the age of Augustus, and the Casa del Menandro is a grand patrician villa which takes its name from a fresco of the Greek playwright Menander . Both archaeological sites were restored and reopened to the public in 2002. Visits to the Terme suburbane take place every 30 minutes for groups of 20 people maximum, Tue-Sun 10.00-13.30. Visits to the Casa del Menandro take place every 30 minutes for groups of 30 people maximum, 14.00-16.30 (Apr-Oct14.00-17.00). Bookings on the website can be made up to the day before the visit. For further information and prices tel. 0818575347.
Access to the main site of Pompeii continues as normal, with tickets available from the Porta Marina and Piazza Antifeatro ticket offices. The site is open Nov-March 8.30-17.00, April-Oct 8.30-19.30,10.