Tours of Pompeii from Naples
The once-thriving Roman town of Pompeii attracts more than 2 million tourists every year. It is famous for its paved streets, luxurious villas, and glorious temples. Considered as one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy, the well-preserved town is nearly frozen in time, as it offers the opportunity to discover what the conditions and the contexts of everyday life looked like before the city was so disastrously buried during the night between the 24th and 25th of August 79 A.D by the brooding volcano of Mount Vesuvius.
After pick up from your hotel in Naples, you will be transferred in an air-conditioned bus to Pompeii’s ruins. You will then visit the city on a 2 hours tour with your knowledgeable guide. Pompeii is one of the most popular destinations in the world. Discover the Forum, Thermal Baths, Vetti's House, and the Lupanare and what everyday life looked like for the Roman city, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Eat a delicious pizza lunch at one of Pompeii's cafes before being driven near the summit of Mount Vesuvius, from which it is just a short walk to the lip of the crater. After climbing to the top, enjoy the beautiful views over the Bay of Naples and walk around the crater. You will be back in Naples at about 17:00, where you will be dropped off at your hotel. The tour includes a coach transfer and individual pick-up, entrance to Pompeii and Vesuvius and a pizza lunch with drinks.
Approximate Price: $107.17
Start your tour with pick-up at 9am from the designated pick-up point. Visit the thermal baths, theaters, forums, and the famous Vetti's house and "Lupanare” of Pompeii during a 2-hour tour. Discover natural body casts, which were preserved by volcanic ash nearly 2,000 years ago. Once you have visited the town, continue to the drop-off point by 13:00. This tour includes a round-trip transportation with an on board minibar serving non-alcoholic drinks and a fluent English-speaking professional driver. You will get a Pompeii skip-the-line entrance and a live guide in Pompeii. During the low season, if the group does not reach the minimum of 6 participants, the local guide in Pompeii will be replaced by an audioguide.
Approximate Price: $60.76
Visit Italy's most important archaeological site on a 2-hour, skip the line, private tour of Pompeii. Explore and experience what an everyday Roman town looked like before being destroyed by volcanic ash with your private and expert guide. Skip the long lines on this private 2-hour tour to discover the ancient ruins of the preserved town. Even though Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius, houses and even individual utensils remained intact under the mountains of volcanic ash. Visit the stunning Roman Amphitheatre, small theater, and public gymnasium. The entrance fee and transportation are not included in this tour.
Approximate Price: $217.79
Discover the beauty of ancient Pompeii and the breathtaking views of Mount Vesuvius on this combined 8-hours excursion from Naples. In the morning, you'll explore the Pompeii ruins with your tour guide, and after lunch enjoy the nature reserve at Vesuvius. Begin with a pick up at your hotel in Naples and a transfer by bus to the ruins at Pompeii with a tour assistant available on the bus. Explore the ruins of Pompeii on a 2 hours tour with your guide and discover the traditions and daily life of ancient Pompeii, with its large theater, the necropolis, the thermal baths, and its beautiful houses. Visit a cameo and coral factory that's located close to the ruins, where you'll see the manufacturing processes used and do a bit of shopping before lunch at the Vesuvio restaurant. You will then be driven to Mount Vesuvius. Climb to the top to see stunning views of the whole Gulf of Naples. Please note that during the afternoon visit to Mount Vesuvius there is no tour assistant. If you choose, you can request and pay for an authorized tour guide for Mount Vesuvius, directly at the ticket office.
Approximate Price: $91.09
Enjoy a full day exploring the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum that were buried in 79 A.D. by ash from the eruption of Vesuvius. As you arrive at Pompeii in a deluxe motor coach, you'll have around 2 hours to tour the archaeological excavations of this great city once buried by the Vesuvius eruption. Enjoy free time for lunch before continuing on to Herculaneum, the other city buried by Vesuvius. Spend 2 hours visiting the excavations of the city, which, unlike the thriving commercial center of Pompeii, was a quaint residential coastal town. Stop at the well-known cameo atelier on your return journey. Please note that this tour is not suitable for those with limited mobility as it involves a long day of walking around excavations sites. An English-speaking guide, headphones inside the ruins with live commentary and entrance fees are included. Meals and personal shopping are at your own expense.
Approximate Price: $192.90
Discover the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and explore the town of Sorrento on Italy's beautiful southern coast. Transfers, personalized pick-up and drop off anywhere in Naples, a live guide, entrance tickets (worth €15) and pizza and drinks for lunch are included in this 7-hour tour.
After pick-up at your requested place in the morning, you will be driven to Pompeii. Learn with your expert guide about the history of the famous Roman town that was buried under tons of volcanic ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 AD. During the 2-hour tour, discover the Forum, the Thermal Baths, the Lupanar, and House of the Vettii with its beautiful frescos. After visiting Pompeii, you will take a brief stop for lunch before heading towards the Sorrento coast. See the medieval castle, the town of Castellammare di Stabia Comes, the small and enchanting beaches of Vico Equense and Seiano, and the typical Mediterranean vegetation of lemon and orange trees during the drive there. Head to the panoramic viewpoint in Meta di Sorrento to look up to the 9 am sight of the bay overlooking the sea. Walk through the narrow streets of Sorrento during a 1-hour tour of the town. Discover the stores and little workshops as your knowledgeable guide shows you around the most renowned places. Visit the Villa Comunale, from where you can experience the stunning scenery and the majesty of the coast as far as Punta Campanella and Capri Island.
Approximate Price: $96.45
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