What makes this tour unique?
This full day tour takes you from Rome to Pompeii to discover some of the world's most fascinating ruins, including the famous death casts, before scaling Mt. Vesuvius for beautiful views over the Bay of Naples
With your official, licensed Pompeii tour guide, you’ll get a well-rounded view of Pompeii, visiting examples of all the most common building types so you’ll understand what it was like to live in this ancient port city
Tour includes comfortable transport between Rome and Pompeii by private coach, Neapolitan pizza lunch and skip the line entry so you can relax and enjoy your Pompeii experience with an expert, English-speaking guide
Exclusive Day Trip: Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius
Discover Pompeii and the still-active volcano that brought the bustling Roman city to its terrible end on this exclusive day trip from Rome to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius.
Explore the city of Pompeii with an expert, English-speaking guide who will help you make the most of your time here. In an hour and a half you’ll see the most fascinating sites of the city, from plaster death casts to Pompeii’s fast food joints and streets cut out by carriage wheels 2,000 years ago. Visiting on a day trip, it’s impossible to walk all of Pompeii, but our carefully-planned route means you’ll see the best of it, with the most representative and well-preserved buildings it has to offer.
Small Tour Group
During our time in Pompeii group sizes will be limited to 25 people or less with headsets for every visitor, so your guide will be easy to hear and interact with. Like all tour operators, we use official, licensed Pompeii guides for this section of our tour. However, as is the case with our own staff, these guides are carefully chosen by us. We constantly evaluate Pompeii guides and ask for feedback from every customer to ensure that we only use the most talented and knowledgeable in their pool.
Mt. Vesuvius Volcano
Another high point of our tour comes when we climb to the ridge of the crater of Mt. Vesuvius.* This destructive force, which buried Pompeii in 79 AD, is to this day considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because of the 3,000,000 people who live around its base. Lava flows have scarred the sides of the volcano and are visible on the winding road up to the top – where you will take in incredible views over the Bay of Naples and its islands below.
During the winter season (November 16st - March 31th) and on days when Mt. Vesuvius is closed due to weather conditions, your tour of the past will take you to the National Archaeological Museum of Naples instead. Here you’ll see a fantastic array of artefacts, mosaics, statues and artwork excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum – the perfect way to complement a visit to the ruins.
We'll Take You There, and Feed You Too!
With transport to and from Rome included on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, an expert, English-speaking tour leader to accompany you for the day and traditional Neapolitan pizza lunch, you won’t have to worry about anything but what you came to see. Take the extra time to reflect on one of Italy’s most fascinating sights – a city buried that was buried for thousands of years before being rediscovered 'frozen' in time.
*Note: In rare cases of inclement weather or strikes Mt. Vesuvius may be closed to visitors. In these cases a visit to the National Archeological Museum of Naples or an alternative of equal value will be included.
**Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.
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