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From Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius Day Tour

1. From Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius Day Tour

Revisit the devastating day in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash on a day trip by minivan or bus. Follow your licensed guide through the remains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. Enjoy a local pizza lunch along your route. Hear stories about the Forum, Thermal Baths, the Lupanare, the Greek Theatre, and plaster casts of bodies burnt by volcanic ashes and lapilli. Savor a typical Naples pizza lunch at one of Pompeii’s cafés. Then, be driven close to the mountain's summit that destroyed the city. From there, take a short walk to the lip of the crater and take in the atmosphere of the smoking mountain. Revisit the devastating day in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash. On arrival, discover the remains of this UNESCO world heritage site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. It is the only active volcano in continental Europe. Enjoy the stunning views over the Bay of Naples. Return to Naples at approximately 5 PM and be dropped off at your hotel, your cruise ship, or the railway station.

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Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

2. Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

See Pompeii's most intriguing points on this half-day tour. Get picked up at 8:00 AM or 1:30 PM and visit the famous Roman town, one of the most famous archaeological sites. Join a VIP small group tour (8 people), a small group tour (up to 18 people), or a regular group tour (up to 40 people). Upon arrival, discover this well-preserved Roman city with paved streets, luxurious villas, and temples. Feel the presence of ancient Romans. Visit the thermal baths, theaters, forums, and the famous Vetti’s house and “Lupanare." See natural body casts, preserved by volcanic ash nearly 2,000 years ago. The visit lasts for about 2 hours before heading back to the drop-off point.

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Pompeii: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

3. Pompeii: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

Skip the line and explore one of Europe's most important archeological sites together with a professional guide. Stroll through the ancient streets and learn about the daily life of those who lived in the ancient city prior to the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. See the buildings and structures that were essential to civic life in Roman times, such as the new Antiquarium, the Basilica, the Forum, the thermal baths, and the Theater. Observe what remains of commercial and residential neighborhoods including a bakery and typical housing blocks.

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From Naples: Day Trip to Pompeii

4. From Naples: Day Trip to Pompeii

Climb aboard the shuttle bus service on Piazza del Gesù Nuovo in the historical center of Naples, and then travel in comfort to the archaeological site of Pompeii. Get dropped off at the main entrance and save precious time with your priority entrance ticket. Travel back in time and imagine life during the days of the Roman Empire as you stroll along cobblestone streets built over 2,000 years ago. See the miraculous remains of the shops, temples and theaters that were covered in lava and ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Marvel at the mosaic tiles of the luxury villas of rich merchants who made their fortune in the prosperous city. See the remains of the House of the Faun and get an insight into how the citizens kept themselves entertained as you discover a brothel, public baths and much more. 

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From Naples: Pompeii and Herculaneum with Traditional Lunch

5. From Naples: Pompeii and Herculaneum with Traditional Lunch

Enjoy morning pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in the city center of Naples and visit two of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Travel to your starting point at the ruins of Pompeii. Arrive at Pompeii and experience the atmosphere of the ancient site. Follow your expert, local tour guide around the ruins on a guided tour that lasts around 2-hours. Discover the traditions of ancient Pompeii and understand what day to day life would have been like for its citizens. View the Pompeii Necropolis, the thermal baths, and the Theatre Area. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean lunch and continue on your way to the ruins of Herculaneum. Explore the historical site and observe the complete artifacts and structures, preserved by the volcanic flow.

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Pompeii and Herculaneum: Private Tour with Transportation

6. Pompeii and Herculaneum: Private Tour with Transportation

This tour consists in a marvelous walk around of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried from the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. On this tour you'll be able to see all the major highlights. A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a town that is still alive. Learn about the history of the town and how the Romans lived and see all the most important public buildings and private houses on a walking tour. Highlights include the Marina gate, the basilica, the forum, the forum baths, the lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium Capuano, the house of Tragic Poet and the plaster casts. Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant, winery or pizzeria. Then go to Herculaneum for another private guided tour. Herculaneum is much smaller but better preserved than Pompeii. While Pompeii was covered in four to five meters of ashes, a landslide of 20-meter deep mud buried Herculaneum.  Carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics are still preserved and the city will come to life with a two-hour tour by your guide. Highlights include the Temple of the Augustali, the beach where more then 300 skeletons were found, the thermal baths, the forum, the house of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Samnite house, the gymnasium, the house of the Dears and much more.

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Pompeii & Wine Tasting Tour from Naples

7. Pompeii & Wine Tasting Tour from Naples

Visit the ruins of Pompeii and discover the shops, brothels, baths and villas of an everyday town of the Roman Republic, buried under lava and ash when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Get a unique insight into the lifestyle of the inhabitants of the ancient town. Then, take a guided tour of the vineyards on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius, and experience the passion of Sorrentino wines, with viticulture in their DNA. Boasting unique characteristics from the sunburnt ground, fertilized with periodical lava flows, the wines have legendary origins. The story of wines like “Lacryma Christi” were written by the hand of nature at her most violent. It’s a story that has gone on for decades, thanks to a tenacious family that knew how to support a territory rich in precious fruit. After exploring the vineyards on the “violent” slopes, relax over a delicious Mediterranean lunch, served with wines of the region, such as “Falanghina,” “Lacryma Christi,” “Aglianico” and many other renowned varieties.

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Explore the Ruins of Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

8. Explore the Ruins of Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

Explore the beautifully preserved ruins of Pompeii on this half-day tour from Naples. A professional guide will take you to explore Pompeii. After visiting Pompeii, you will take a short trip to the Cameo and Corals factory, located near the ancient city. During this 2-hour tour of Pompeii, you will learn about the daily life of Romans in the 1st century AD. Your guide will lead you through the theater, where citizens enjoyed performances; along the ancient shopping street full of preserved bakeries and pizzerias; and, take you to see the house of the richest man in Pompeii. From there, you will get to see the traditional sites of Pompeii, including the necropolis, forum, and bath houses. After touring Pompeii, you will enjoy a visit to the nearby Cameo and Corals factory. The factory is famous for its enchanting jewels and unique coral jewelry. Your guide will make sure you have time to browse the beautiful jewelry and do some souvenir shopping.

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Pompeii: 4-Hour Private Tour From Naples

9. Pompeii: 4-Hour Private Tour From Naples

Explore the ruins of Pompeii with round-trip transfers from Naples, and travel back to the days of the Roman Empire. Transfer across the Campania countryside by comfortable vehicle. Upon arrival at Pompeii, enter the archaeological site and and explore the many ruins with an archelogist guide. Discover the remains of thermal baths, brothels, villas and restaurants buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Stroll among the remarkably intact buildings of the once thriving Roman town that was home to more than 10,000 people. See the ruins of temples, lavish villas, shops, and theaters that create an impression of Ancient Rome frozen in time. Walk the same roads that the Romans walked on, and enter the privacy of their homes. The journey from Naples to Pompeii is approximately 30 minutes by car, giving you about 2 hours at the archaeological excavations. Choose an audio guided tour (in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese or German) on arrival, or opt for a live guide in English, French, German or Spanish. Then, enjoy some free time to explore on your own before the minibus transfer back to Naples.

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Pompeii: Private Tour with Hotel Pickup and Entry Ticket

10. Pompeii: Private Tour with Hotel Pickup and Entry Ticket

Enjoy a private tour of the Pompeii ruins, guided by a trained archaeologist. See former homes, walk the streets, and imagine the last moments of the inhabitants. With pickup directly from your accommodation in Naples, Sorrento, or the Amalfi Coast. Be driven straight from your hotel to the main entrance of Pompeii, where the driver will introduce you to your guide. Listen as they lead you through the streets of the ancient city. Learn how the inhabitants went about their daily lives. Hear details of what happened on that fateful day. At tour's end, meet your driver at the same point and enjoy a relaxing return to your lodging.

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What people are saying about Forum Baths

Being such a huge history and archeology geek, visiting Pompei, the city destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, has forever been high on my list of places to see. After what looked like a lifetime of waiting, I finally got to view it, walk the ancient streets and absorb the history of this legendary city. After the delightful lunch, climbed to the top of Mount Vesuvius which was an iconic experience! Francesca, our guide, deserves the first place! She’s very detailed in her explanations about the history of Pompeii and her enthusiasm for what she does makes the tour fabulous. She knows everything about any monument or general building or that you might stroll past on the tour. She’s an illustrated, great guide, deliciously funny and I’ve been lucky to have her! It was an unforgettable trip!

The tour was great. Alisa was very nice and informative. She knows how to tell the story of Pompéi in an interesting manner. The trip to Vesuvius was excellent as well. Overall, it was a great experience.

Francesca gave an amazing tour. She was full of information and had a wonderful sense of humor in no less than three or four languages she spoke during our tour. Thumbs up!

Great visit, well organized day. Everything went well, top!

The guide is really great !!! Super dynamic and exciting.