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Pompeii Express – Round Trip Shuttle from Rome

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Where: Rome, Italy
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Duration: 14 hours
Regular price per person
$97.67
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$94.83
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  • Visiting Pompeii is an unforgettable experience and a must-do when in Rome
  • This great value tour allows you to book your transport to Pompeii at a great value price and then decide what you want to do when you get there
  • Explore independently or take an expert guided tour
  • En route to Pompeii you will short visits to Naples and a Cameo and Pearl factory

Take a day tour from Rome to visit the fascinating ruined city of Pompeii. This great value tour offers you maximum flexibility. Book your seat on the coach at a great value price and on the day you can decide whether to pay extra to join the guided tour or explore on your own.

Stop on the way to see the beautiful city of Naples and admire its incredible array of historic buildings.

However much you have heard about Pompeii nothing can prepare you for the extraordinary experience of visiting a place where life abruptly ended on a fateful day in AD79.

Discover amazing details about this once prosperous city of shops, villas, taverns, gyms and brothels. Walk the streets and see the well-worn cart tracks and the pedestrian crossing points.

Find out how the Pompeians lived, worked and played. Visit the houses, the theaters, and the baths. See everyday objects perfectly preserved for centuries by the smothering ash. View haunting plaster-casts of the fleeing inhabitants and some of their domestic animals.

Everyone should visit Pompeii at least once in a lifetime. It is a unique and powerful experience.

Customer reviews

Really enjoyed our visit to Pompeii. We went for my son's 18th birthday. He had a wonderful time as he is into photography. The driver and tour manager Irene were absolutely...

Mrs Elaine Gwyn United Kingdom
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This tour was excellent! Everything was perfect and I would highly recommend it to everyone. One of the highlights of my trip! I´d gladly do it again. The tour guide was...

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Itinerary

For your Pompeii Round Trip Shuttle from Rome, you can take advantage of the complimentary hotel pick-up service or you can meet your guide at Terminal at Via Aureliana 59/61 directly.

The bus leaves from Rome at 0730h (07:30am) and after about 2 hours it stops in Cassino, where passengers can hop off to use the toilets and buy snacks and drinks from the nearby shop.

The bus arrives in Naples at about 1030h (10:30am), where you will have time to explore Naples with the guide. Naples has one of the greatest concentrations of historic monuments found anywhere in the world. It boasts magnificent architecture, especially from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Important landmarks in Naples you might like to see include the Piazza del Municipio, Umberto Gallery, San Carlo Theatre, Piazza del Plebiscito and the Royal Palace.

The bus stops at the port to let out those travelling to Capri.

On the way to Pompeii stop for a visit to an ancient cameos and coral factory in Torre del Greco. Your journey will then continue on to Pompeii for lunch at a local restaurant and a visit to the excavations.

Step back 2000 years and explore the ancient city of Pompeii, the world’s most famous archaeological site. Together with the nearby city of Herculaneum, Pompeii was destroyed during a two-day eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD.

The catastrophic event buried Pompeii under 22 meters of ash and pumice, which preserved the city buildings and objects to a remarkable degree. The bodies of the citizens decomposed under the ash leaving spaces which were later filled with plaster or resin by archaeologists to create eerie statues of the victims in their last seconds of life.

You can walk the streets where the citizens of Pompeii went about their daily lives. Notice how the stones are worn with cart tracks. Also look out for the stone blocks that allowed pedestrians to cross the street and which also acted as speed controls for carriages. In the ground you can see small shiny tiles called cat eyes. The moon’s light or candle light reflected off these tiles and gave light, so people could see where they were walking at night.

You can see the Forum, the center of cultural and political life, the bath houses, and the Lupanare (the brothel) with its erotic frescoes.

Look at some of the homes and see how the Pompeians lived. In the villas of the rich you can see many beautiful murals. A good example is the House of the Vettii an example of a home owned by wealthy merchants. You can also see the House of the Tragic Poet – a typical middle-class house which has a mosaic of a chained dog and the inscription “Cave canem” ("Beware of the dog!").

You can visit the The Anfiteatro (Amphitheater), where Pompeians went for entertainment, usually gladiator fights. As well as the plaster casts of the victims of the eruption, you will see many everyday objects such as pots, which survived under the ash.

After Pompeii, you will board the coach for the return to Rome.

Please note
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the pick-up and departure details.

An optional add-on to this tour includes the Pompeii entrance fee, a guided tour and lunch in a restaurant in Pompeii. You can pre-book this package at the activity operator’s office before departure, on the bus or when you arrive in Pompeii. Please note that credit card payment is only possible in the activity operator’s office before departure. On the bus or at Pompeii you need to pay by cash.

Reductions to Pompeii entrance fee are offered to EU citizens aged 18-24 and EU permanent school teachers. Reductions and free tickets can be issued only by showing a valid document (passport, identity card, driving license).

Hotel pick up is not offered from Hotel Ripa (Via degli Orti di Trastevere)
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide (on the coach only)
Exclusions
  • Local guide in Pompeii (
  • Entrance fees to Pompeii Excavations (13 Euros approx)
  • Lunch in Pompeii
What happens after I book?
  • A booking voucher will be sent to you by email
  • Print all pages of the voucher
  • Present the voucher at the tour start point or attraction entrance
Activity schedule
When does it run?
Daily
Duration
14 hours
Start time
Via Aureliana 59/61: 0715h (07:15am)
Pick up from city centre hotels: Between 6:30am - 7:00am
Meeting point
Pick up is available from selected Rome hotels (in the areas of Termini, Navona, Vaticano, Via Veneto, Trevi, Coliseo, Aventino, Piazza Fiume/ Porta Pia, San Giovanni, Piazza di Spagna, Via Nazionale and Villa Borghese).
If your hotel is not in one of these areas you will need to meet the shuttle at Via Aureliana 59/61 (the nearest station is Termini)
(We require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)
Ending point
The tour returns to the starting point
Sale price
$123.23
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Additional information
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Guidebooks are for sale at the entrance to Pompeii (from 5.30 euro)
Dos & Don'ts
Wear comfortable shoes and, in summer, bring a hat and sun-screen. Carry a bottle of water and don’t forget the camera! Bring a guidebook if you are not taking the option of a guided tour

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