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Pompeii: Pompeii Archeological Site Reserved Entry Ticket

1. Pompeii: Pompeii Archeological Site Reserved Entry Ticket

Visit the Roman city of Pompeii with this entrance ticket. Discover its temples, theaters, homes, and public buildings. On the morning of August 24, AD 79, the Vesuvius eruption took Pompeii's 11,000 residents by surprise. The dramatic event killed the inhabitants and the city was buried beneath ash. This event created one of the most preserved archeological sites in the world today.  Explore well-known sites such as the amphitheater, the Villa of Mysteries as well as the houses of Vettii and Faun, amongst others.

Pompeii: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

2. 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.

Pompeii Guided Walking Tour With Entrance Ticket

3. Pompeii Guided Walking Tour With Entrance Ticket

Get ready to explore the excavation site where, gradually over the last few centuries, the Ancient Roman town has been uncovered. Many of its landmarks are remarkably well-preserved after being buried by volcanic ash for nearly 2 millennia. On this walking tour, you will discover what everyday life was like for a Roman in the town and you will see the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Lupanare, and even streets with shops displaying signs selling produce including wine. With the help of a professional guide, you will learn more about the history of this town and what happened on that day in 79 AD when the nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted.

From Rome: Ruins of Pompeii Full-Day Audio Guide Tour

4. From Rome: Ruins of Pompeii Full-Day Audio Guide Tour

Journey through time at the stunning archaeological site of Pompeii, and get a unique insight into life in the Roman Empire. Depart Rome and travel along the Highway of the Sun, admiring the countryside of Lazio and the Castelli Romani along the way. Get incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Vesuvius as you approach the Gulf of Naples. Stop for a traditional Italian lunch, and then make your way to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii. Get fast track entry on arrival with your skip-the-line tickets, and then spend the afternoon exploring this once thriving city, frozen in time by layers of volcanic ash in 79 AD. Buried under a layer of pumice stones and ash up to 19 to 23 feet (6 to 7 meters) deep for 17 centuries, Pompeii was able to survive the ravages of time and the destructive effects of climate and heavy weather. Resume your trip through the Roman countryside and enjoy the scenery as you make your way back to the city at a relaxed pace. Arrive in time to enjoy the rest of the night in Rome at your leisure.

Pompeii: The Daily Life of Ancient Pompeii Private Tour

5. Pompeii: The Daily Life of Ancient Pompeii Private Tour

Take an in-depth look at the daily lives of the people of Pompeii as you explore the city alongside your passionate tour guide. Deepen your understanding of ancient Rome as you learn about Roman family life, marriage, the role of slaves, the city government and economy. Visit the Villa of the Mysteries and examine its frescoes depicting strange Dionysian rites. Discuss with your guide the rituals that ancient Pompeiians took part in. Explore Pompeii’s temples, including the Temple of Isis. Hear stories of the ancient gods, and learn about their place in the lives of the Romans. Be fascinated by your tour guides vivid recounting of cults, superstitions, and funerary rites. See the bars, brothels, and bathhouses that were so well preserved by the typhoon of ash that covered the city. Step into the opulent private residences of Pompeii’s rich and famous. Admire the ornate art and decorations of the House of Vetti. Walk through the expansive garden and courtyard of the Hause of the Faun. Investigate the mysterious House of the Tragic Poet. Continue on to Pompeii’s amphitheater, the oldest and one of the most well-preserved amphitheaters. Hear thrilling tales of gladiatorial spectacle and drama from your knowledgeable guide. Discover the Forum and Basilica of Pompeii. See the underbelly of the ancient Pompeii: the thermal baths, the taverns, the gambling dens, and the brothels where both male and female prostitutes plied their trade.

Pompeii: Private Tour from Rome by Car

6. Pompeii: Private Tour from Rome by Car

A private car and driver will be waiting for you at your hotel in Rome to take you to Naples, where you will meet your guide and begin your Pompeii tour. At the end of your day trip, you will be taken back to your hotel in Rome by car. The huge archaeological site of Pompeii can seem overwhelming, especially for a first-time visitor. However, your passionate guide will help you make sense of it. Your guide is an expert on the history of Pompeii and, in most cases, is an archaeologist. See the most famous temples and villas as well as intriguing lesser-known sites, which tend to be overlooked by most visitors. Learn about both public and private aspects of daily life in Pompeii. Begin by visiting the large and well-preserved amphitheater, which is the perfect location to learn about public entertainment in Roman times, including gladiator fights and drama. The crowds that gathered to watch the spectacles came from all ranks of society and there was often conflict between rival groups of fans. One riot that broke out during an infamous gladiatorial fight led to the closure of the amphitheater for a decade. Discover famous temples such as the Temple of Isis and learn about the mysteries of Roman religion, including cults, funerary rites, and superstitions. The ruins of the temples are impressive in themselves but the commentary from your personal guide about Roman religions and rituals will enhance the experience. You will also learn about other aspects of daily life as you visit the bars, brothels, and bathhouses of Pompeii.  Many of Pompeii’s inhabitants were wealthy art-lovers. Explore the ruins of their opulent villas. The House of the Vettii was one of the most extravagant private residences. This richly decorated villa has some of the most impressive wall frescoes in Pompeii. The elegant House of the Faun has a large garden and courtyard. There is also the mysterious House of the Tragic Poet. Visiting these atmospheric houses will reveal a fascinating glimpse into of the lives and artistic tastes of their owners. Finally, visit the most mysterious building in the city, the appropriately named Villa of the Mysteries. The strange Dionysian rituals depicted on the walls continue to capture the imaginations of all who visit the villa. Your guide will discuss the different interpretations of these mysterious frescoes, enriching your understanding of religious rituals and the civilization of Pompeii.

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Pack a sandwich n drink and head to the medium (more complete) Amphitheatre for lunch on the steps and take in what would have happened there. NB At the Large Amphitheatre you cannot access the steps but still very impressive to walk through.

Sasà, our guide, was very good and prepared. there were fun and interactive moments. the tour was interesting and complete and the guide pointed out the missing places and how to reach them after the tour. highly recommended this private tour

Private tour with private guide more than two hours this day was fantastic we came out amazed! a big thank you to our guide Melania

Muy fácil de usar y muy cómodo, siempre tiene un plan que se ajusta a ti.

Very easy to use and the directions to meeting place worked great !!!