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Pompeii Walking Tour with an Archaeological Guide - From Pompeii

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time

    8:50am

  • Meeting Point
    Pompeii Scavi - Villa dei Misteri Circumvesuviana train station
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Explore Pompeii, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, with an expert guide
  • Smartphone voucher accepted: No need to print!
  • Explore the Roman settlement of Pompeii with an archaeological guide in tow
  • Relive life in Pompeii before it was destroyed by a volcanic eruption 2,000 years ago
  • See Pompeii attractions like the temple of Apollo, a supermarket, the cemetery and a Roman basilica
  • View the death casts of people caught in the eruption
  • The 2-hour Pompeii tour leaves you free to explore on your own for the rest of the day
  • A must-do Italy experience for history and archaeology lovers!

Overview

Explore the ruins of Pompeii with a licensed archaeological guide and experience life in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii before it met it’s catastrophic end when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Relive the days of Roman prosperity and splendor as you admire the temples, the villas filled with frescoes, thermal baths, the Forum, the Macellum market, the Red Light District and more!

Choose between a small group, standard group and VIP small group tour and customize your sightseeing experience as per your convenience. The regular group tour has up to 40 people, the small group tour has up to 18 people and the VIP small group tour has up to 8 people.

Itinerary

Meet the tour at the scheduled time at the designated meeting point for the Pompeii walking tour with an archaeological guide. A name that has been universally accepted as one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, Pompeii was once a thriving ancient Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of the fierce Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Explore the excavation site which was buried under volcanic debris for over 1600 years. Pompeii was once a bustling city with a huge theatre for gladiatorial fights, temples of worship, luxurious Roman villas decorated with brightly painted frescoes and marvelous mosaics and highly mechanised waterway systems.

Explore the shops, temples, public baths and houses that composed the thriving city and enjoy fascinating stories of ancient life and how it was decimated by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

See the Roman bakery, the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Forum, an ancient supermarket and an old cemetery. See the daunting plastic death casts of people who were caught in the eruption. Your guide will show you the Forum, Thermal Baths and Lupanare, the most famous brothel in Pompeii.

The civilization of Pompeii is one of the most significant proofs of the Roman civilization and provides outstanding information on the art, customs, trades and everyday life of the past.

The tour ends at the starting point after which you are free to continue sightseeing on your own.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour walking tour inside Pompeii
  • English speaking archaeological guide
  • Skip-the-line at the ticket office

Exclusions

  • Entrance fee to Pompeii (15 Euro per person)

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

Pompeii entrance fee is not included in the package. Our tour leader will collect the amount of the tickets on the bus in order to let you skip the line in Pompeii.

Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Additional info

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.

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