Our half-day group excursion, departing from Naples, will give you the opportunity to explore the ruins of Pompeii, the only archaeological site that can give us back an entire Roman town, remained intact since 79 AD, when it was submerged by the eruption of Vesuvius.
With our half-day group excursion, departing from Naples, you will have the opportunity to reach Pompeii and explore its ancient ruins, well preserved over the centuries, thanks to the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. which submerged the city in up to 10 meters.
After the pick-up service from your hotel centrally located, you will head to Pompeii easily from Naples. After a quick trip, you will be ready to visit one of the most important archaeological sites in the world for its incredible wealth of completely finds kept intact, including the casts of the victims of the eruption.
Once in Pompeii, you will meet your guide, who, with his experience and knowledge, will take you on a thrilling journey around the ruins of this ancient Roman city, tragically destroyed by Vesuvius in a distant morning during 79 AD. There will also be the chance to visit the ruins with an audioguide. Either way, you will discover all the secrets, history and curiosity about this incredible place.
Along its streets and visiting its buildings, including amphitheaters, temples and houses of Pompeii, you look to live in first person a real time travel.
Once a thriving port town that played an important role for the other inland cities of Campania, Pompeii is now one of the main tourist attraction in Italy. Through this fascinating experience in Pompeii, you will have two hours to admire the ancient site and to learn all the insights on its past. You will get to visit the best attractions of Pompeii, including the small theatre or Odeion, the main square or Forum, the municipal buildings, the fountains, the temples of Apollo, Venus and Iside, the Basilica and many others. The tragic story of this place is linked to the imposing silhouette of Mount Vesuvius, who buried Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79 AD, conserving a piece of history for the future generations.
After the guided tour of Pompeii, you will go back to your comfortable bus, that will bring you back to the center of Naples.
If you would like to have an entirely personalized and private experience in Pompeii, take a look at our 2 hours private guided tour to Pompeii!
*During the Low Season the guide in Pompeii ruins is included only for groups of minimum 6 pax, otherwise audioguides will be provided.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, remember to bring a hat and a bottle of water; in autumn/winter, don't forget an umbrella.
Please note that the lunch and the entrance to Pompeii ruins are not included in this tour.
The pick-up service will be available for the hotels in the city center of Naples.
During the Low Season the guide in Pompeii ruins is included only for groups of minimum 6 pax, otherwise audioguides will be provided.