Temple of Apollo, Pompeii
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From the Amphitheater to the House of the Faun

1. From the Amphitheater to the House of the Faun

Let your archeological guide provide you with an in-depth look into what life was like in Pompeii before the eruption of Vesuvius of in 79 AD. Gain insight into the day-to-day lives of Romans. Strat at the amphitheater and walk along the ancient main street via dell'Abbondanza. See buildings that were essential to civic life in Roman times, like the grand house of Octavius Quartio, the house and Thermopolium (restaurant) of Vetutius Placidus, and the Stabian Thermal bath. Visit the forum, the central point of life in Pompeii. Stroll to the large villa known as the House of the Faun. Listen to your guide tell you stories and facts from the past as you walk.

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Pompeii: Augmented Reality Tour

2. Pompeii: Augmented Reality Tour

Gear up in AR Glasses and enjoy a unique, innovative, and immersive augmented reality tour of the archaeological site of Pompeii. Step into a different time and see what Pompeii was like before it fell to ruins through the power of AR. Meet your tour leader and learn about the itinerary and how to easily use your AR glasses. All itineraries and reconstructions have been developed by a team of archaeologists and experts to show how life in Pompeii was before the eruption. Watch as your AR glasses create holograms that overlap the existing ruins, showing how the most significant temples, houses, squares, theaters, and buildings were before the eruption of 79 A.D. (augmented reality) compared to now (reality).

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From Naples: Day Trip to Pompeii

3. 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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2-Hour Private Walking Tour of Pompeii

4. 2-Hour Private Walking Tour of Pompeii

Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour of Pompeii and experience life in an everyday Roman town, with your own personal guide. Tours can be tailored to your own interests and physical abilities, but aim to take in at least one site from each type of building. Walk along the original basalt road of volcanic rocks, looking down at hundreds of little white travertine spots used to reflect torch light. See big blocks of basalt emerging from the road, used by pedestrians to avoid getting wet when it rained. Explore the buildings of the Forum, such as the Temple of Apollo, Temple of the Emperor, and Macellum market. You will also see a display of human casts of the Pompeii residents caught by the volcano in the exact pose that they died. Discover the Roman equivalent of today’s fast-food restaurants, and see the bakeries of Pompeii, where carbonized loaves of bread where found during the excavations. Continue to the former Red Light District to see Roman frescoes of erotic images. And visit one of the city’s 3 theaters, either at the outdoor arena for public performances, the indoor theater for mime and poetry, and the outdoor theater for tragedies and comedies.

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From Sorrento: Pompeii Half-Day Skip-the-Line Tour

5. From Sorrento: Pompeii Half-Day Skip-the-Line Tour

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the famous archaeological site of Pompeii with an expert official guide. Thanks to your priority entry tickets you will skip the stress of the long line, leaving more time to explore. Accompanied by the guide, you'll explore the main features of the ancient city including the baths, bakeries and much more. Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors today. Following the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the 79 A.D., Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. The town is high on the list of the wonders of the world, and the excavations begun in the 18th century still continues to this day. Your guide will take you through some of the ancient streets of Pompeii, where you can see baths, forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans in the year 80 B.C. Marvel at the fabulously preserved frescoes which adorned the walls and floors of the villas. Even if your interests do not lie in history, this is an archaeological site that cannot fail to impress you.

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Pompeii Half-Day Tour from Naples by Train

6. Pompeii Half-Day Tour from Naples by Train

Enjoy a private tour of Pompeii to experience life in an everyday Roman town. Tours can be tailored to your own interests and physical abilities, but aim to take in at least one site from each type of building. Travel by electric Circumvesuviana train from in front of the cruise terminal in Naples. Trains depart every 30 minutes and take about 30 minutes to reach Pompeii. Start at the city gates, and walk along the original basalt road of volcanic rocks, looking down at hundreds of white travertine spots used to reflect torch light. See blocks of basalt emerging from the road, used by pedestrians to avoid getting wet when it rained. Explore the buildings of the Forum, such as the Temple of Apollo and Temple of the Emperor. Marvel at a display of human casts of Pompeii residents, caught by the volcano in the exact pose that they died. Discover the Roman equivalent of today’s fast-food chains. And see the bakeries of Pompeii, where carbonized loaves of bread where found during the excavations. Continue to the former Red Light District to see Roman frescoes of erotic images. Visit one of the city’s 3 theaters, either at the outdoor arena for public performances, the indoor theater for mime and poetry, or the amphitheater for gladiatorial fights. Then, break for a glass of freshly pressed orange juice before heading back to Naples port by train.

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What people are saying about Temple of Apollo, Pompeii

Amazing experience enhanced by a friendly & knowledgeable guide.

I cannot fault this tour. The lady guide was so hospitable and made the tour very interesting, and the use of a headset ensured we could always hear her, as it was crowded. Also having the entry ticket included in the price, saved a lot of queuing to enter the site. I would highly recommend this tour & company.

Good tour of the Pompeii ruins. Our guide was very knowledgeable and considerate of every group member. The place is really big and cannot be covered in a few hours.

Very interesting. So glad to have seen Pompeii. Our guide was excellent, extremely knowledgeable and efficient.

Ornela was very good in explaining every thing to us, and both her and the drivers were very friendly.

Maximum punctuality in the hours, very kind and professional. Highly recommended.