01 March 2016 – 31 March 2016: Wednesday and Sunday
01 April 2016 – 31 October 2016: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
3 hours 15 minutesStart time
Our representative will meet you just outside the Tempio Travel ticket office located next to the Circumvesuviuana train stop Villa dei Misteri.
When exiting the Circumvesuviana train stop Villa dei Misteri (with your back to the station), go to the left. You will have to reach the ticket office which is just around the corner.
Travel in a luxury, air-conditioned coach from Pompeii to the top of the Mount Vesuvius and get special VIP access to the peak and crater of the volcanic mountain. The tour will be led by a volcanic expert who will also take you to a vantage point where you will get the best views of the Bay of Naples.
Reach the highest point of Mount Vesuvius and marvel at the incredible panorama of the Bay of Naples, city of Naples and Amalfi coast. You have an option to go on an exciting hike around the crater where you can get unique insights about this iconic volcano from an expert and observe it up close.
To begin your Mount Vesuvius tour, you will meet your guide in front of the Tempio Travel ticket office outside Pompeii.
You will travel in a luxury, air-conditioned vehicle to the top of Mount Vesuvius. Enjoy stunning views of the Bay of Naples. You will be accompanied by a volcano expert who will take you up to the side of the volcano and down into the crater.
You will enjoy VIP access up to the highest point of Mount Vesuvius which will lead you further down into the crater where independent visitors are not allowed. An enormous hole caused by past eruptions, the crater is more than 2,000 feet across.
Your guide will help you to identify the traces of lava flow from 79 AD which ruined the city of Pompeii, and the smell of fumes that indicates that the volcano is still active.
Your VIP access also allows you to enjoy incredible views of the Bay of Naples from a vantage point almost nobody else gets to access. You can choose to go on a 2-kilometre hike around the crater with the expert guide or spend time to relax amid the beautiful natural surroundings. The thrilling hike will take you near the crater with an expert guide who will tell you interesting details about the ongoing geological activities beneath the volcano's surface.
After the tour, you will get back into your vehicle and be driven to Pompeii.
Please note that the tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour has started.
Reaching Pompeii by train from Rome:
First, take a train from Rome (“Roma Termini”) to Naples (“Napoli Centrale”).
We recommend taking the fastest train, Frecciarossa, which takes about one hour.
Once at the Napoli Centrale train station, take the Circumvesuviana train, which you can access directly from the Naples station. Take the Napoli-Sorrento Circumvesuviana line. Trains leave about every half hour, arriving at the Pompeii Scavi – Villa dei Misteri stop in about 30 minutes.
By train from Sorrento or Naples:
Take the Napoli-Sorrento Circumvesuviana line. Trains leave about every half hour, arriving at the Pompeii Scavi – Villa dei Misteri stop in about 30 minutes.
Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers/ wheelchairs on this tour.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.