Since Pompeii’s ancient ruins were discovered in the 19th century, it has been one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. Pompeii, once a thriving port city, where wealthy Romans would indulge their passion for theater, cuisine, and even brothels. Pompeii was lost in history for centuries after Mt Vesuvius erupted and covered the city with a thick layer of ash and lava.
Today, you have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of a Pompeiian, and explore the ruins yourself. This tour of Pompeii includes an English speaking guide, who will slowly walk you around and show you the highlights of the site, such as the baths of Pompeii, amazing villas with mosaic floors, and ancient wall paintings.
Our Pompeii tour package takes you through the maze of ruins and have the chance to see well preserved frescoes, that were on floors and walls of many of Pompeii’s famous villas. If you are an archaeological buff, you will get to see the Amphitheatre, Casa dei Fuggiaschi, Teatro Grande Piccolo, Paleasta, Casa del Menandro, Casa del Fauno and Villa dei Misteri, just to name a few.
Because Pompeii is an active archaeological site, what you see on tour may be changed to accommodate the historic works. Your guide will inform you what the exact program will be prior to the start of the tour.
The tour is also available in these combinations
Pompeii + Amalfi Coast from Naples
Pompeii + Naples from Naples
Pompeii half day from Naples
Pompeii + Vesuvius from Naples
Pompeii + Mount Vesuvius from Sorrento
Pompeii + Herculaneum from Sorrento
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AM Monday & Wednesday in high season only. Departs from Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast Only.
• Tour Duration – About 4 Hours
• Type – Group
• Transportation – By coach and foot.
• Walking Difficulty Level – Medium, slight slope, slow but steady pace.
• Bathroom Access During Tour – Public restrooms available at ticket center at beginning of tour only.