The torrid plains of Torre del Greco dreamed deserted in the glow of the noonday sun.
In 1861 an earthquake at Torre del Greco made a fissure in the main street.
During this eruption Torre del Greco was upraised to the extent of two metres, and nearly all the houses were knocked down.
Is it Torre del Greco that is built above buried Herculaneum?
The road passes through, or rather over Torre del Greco, a town almost totally destroyed by the eruption in 1794.
Beyond the grim walls of distant Astura stretched the chalk-lands of Torre del Greco.
The bocche of that year are on the hillside no great way above Torre del Greco.