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Pompeii Comes Alive: A Guided Tour - from Rome

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    • Adults (4+)
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  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Travelling from Rome to Pompeii made easy with hassle-free bus transfer
    • Leave Rome early morning and get back by evening
    • Dodge the long lines and enter Pompeii with priority access
    • The lost city of Pompeii has an intriguing tale – join a guide and know why
    • View the death casts of people caught in the eruption
    • Ample time to explore the site on your own and taking it all in
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    16 Mar - 02 Nov: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

    Duration

    12 hours

    Start Time

    7:30am

    Meeting Point

    Make your own way to Via Cavour building 224 near the bus stop (take Metro CAVOUR stop on Line B).

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 25 mins early.

    Ending Point

    Same as starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Pompeii from Rome is just a comfortable drive away with this morning shuttle-bus transfer. Leaving at 7:30am from Rome gives you ample time for a 2-hour guided tour and then some ‘me time’ at the excavation site before heading back to Rome at 3:30pm.

    On the way, see the changing landscape and keep your eyes glued outside the window as you drive past charming Italian villages, hillside vineyards and when you see the mighty Mount Vesuvius from a distance, that’s the time you will know that you have reached your destination.

    Once you reach the UNESCO-World Heritage site, your guide will take over and through a priority entrance take you inside where Pompeian villagers and aristocrats once went about their daily activities. Listen closely to your guide as s/he takes you to the Temple of Apollo, a supermarket, cemetery and a Roman basilica, and share interesting anecdotes about these places. Rome may not have fallen in a day, but Pompeii did – literally! It took just one day – 24 August, 79 AD, for it to get buried for the next seventeen centuries, under the volcanic ash of the fierce Mount Vesuvius.

    If you believe, Pompeii was just another Roman city with its myriad tales of warfare, gladiatorial fights, historical monuments and grandeur? Think again. During the first century AD, the city developed into a sprawling tourist destination with luxurious resort for its wealthy visitors, Roman villas, an amphitheatre, several temples, brothels and highly mechanized waterway systems.

    After the guided tour, it will be time to head back to Rome. Ponder over the city and what you saw in Pompeii and you will arrive at your destination in no time.

    About the guide 

    True to its name, Enjoy Rome is what they want their guests to do in Rome. Their pack consists of licensed and highly qualified guide with degrees in History, Arts and Archeology, promising to tell you things that no one would know. Ask them anything about Rome, we bet they will nail it!

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Bus transfer from Rome to Pompeii and back
    • English speaking guide
    Exclusions
    • Hotel transfers
    • Pompeii admission fees
    • Meals and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

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