Express Pompeii Tour from Naples
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Express Pompeii Tour from Naples

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Tour Highlights

  • 2-hour tour of the ruins of Pompeii with skip the line access and most representative findings
  • Round trip transportation by private coach
  • Intimate groups of 25 people or less
  • Expert, local guides
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide

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Explore the captivating ruins of Pompeii to uncover the secrets of this Roman port city, buried under ash and rubble during the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Follow your expert guide inside ancient homes, baths and more for a snapshot of daily life nearly 2,000 years ago.

Tour Description


Our Pompeii from Naples tour is the best option for travelers who have dreamt of visiting this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site but have limited vacation time. Departing directly from Naples in the comfort of a private coach you’ll enjoy a full 2-hour expertly guided visit to the ruins of Pompeii on this unique excursion.

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD it left a flourishing city in ruin, but it also captured a day in the life of a Pompeian forever fossilized – turning what once was tragic into modern day magic. These ominous ruins, immortalized in pumice and ash, have quite literally allowed history to be frozen in time. Like no other experience on Earth, you’ll enjoy a fully-guided 2-hour tour of an absolutely awe-inspiring archeological area. Walk among the stone-slabbed streets where Pompeian villagers and aristocrats alike once went about their daily activities.

Follow your expert local guide as they recreate the hustle and bustle of this once-busy port town, explaining what each building was used for, where families ate their meals, did laundry and socialized – and where sailors went when they docked. They’ll recreate for you the final days of Pompeii as you examine the harrowing death casts scattered around these ruins at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius.

Explore their homes, including domuses (residences of the ancient elite), and marvel at the brightly painted frescoes and marvelous mosaics. Your guide will bring these relics back to life through rich, entertaining and educating stories and commentary, including details only locals would know.

Once you’ve seen it all, we’ll give you a short break for souvenir shopping or perhaps a spot of coffee from the authentic artisans and local vendors.

If you’d like to extend your day discovering the marvels that are at your fingertips just south of Naples, our Pompeii and Sorrento Tour from Naples includes the same visit to Pompeii, plus an incredible afternoon filled with the narrow streets and breathtaking views that have made the town of Sorrento so famous.

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What's included

  • Entrance ticket & reservation fees for Pompeii excavation site
  • Guided tour of Pompeii in groups no larger than 25 pax
  • English speaking local guide
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide

Sites Visited

  • Pompeii Archaeological Area

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FAQs

  • How far in advance should I book my tour?

    Our tours are very popular amongst visitors to Italy, Paris and London, so we suggest booking your place on them at your earliest convenience. If you are not ready to book yet and have some questions, we would be happy to help over the phone, via email and Live Chat. It is our mission to ensure that you get the most out of your visit!

  • Do I need to bring my confirmation voucher with me?

    It is not necessary to bring your voucher. We do recommend bringing the voucher with you as it contains helpful maps and directions to the meeting point. You can present this to your guide on the day of your tour either on a mobile device, or print it out.

  • How will I recognize the guide?

    Our City Wonders coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition and holding a sign with the tour name.

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  • All of our guides are experts in their field
  • We only hire fluent English-speakers so nothing is ever lost in translation
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