With a map to follow – and key sites to look out for – here is everything you need to know to see the best of Pompeii independently.
The Romans didn’t just use armies to take over Europe. Constructions like this bridge helped them win the hearts and minds of the people they conquered.
The Italian town of Aquileia was once one of the largest and wealthiest Roman cities – and it’s not hard to find the treasures from that era today.
The ruins of Volubilis in Morocco are what remains of a wealthy paradise in fertile grounds, far from the chaos of politics and war in Ancient Rome
Tarragona is a vibrant city with a modern flair – but you don’t have to look too hard to find its fascinating history.
From this teeming heart of Ancient Rome, the empire was ruled and celebrated in the civic centre.
Two thousand years ago, gladiators would fight to the death and wild animals would rip apart unarmed criminals. This is Rome’s home of the bloodsports.
Hadrian’s Wall once stretched from coast to coast, pretty much dividing what is now England and Scotland. Has much changed in 2000 years, though?
Jerash is one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the world. So why is it not better known and why is it not a World Heritage Site?