Starting time -
Duration About 13 hours
Molo Beverello, Port of Naples
(in front of the “PIC NIC” Bar)
We will reach Pompei running along Ercolano, Torre del Greco and Torre Annuniziata
Pompeii is today an Italian town of 24 thousand inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Naples, in the Campania region, site of the famous archaeological excavations of the ancient Roman city. As a matter of fact, 2000 years ago, Pompeii was one of the largest and most splendid cities of the Roman era. It was a lively city where men, women, children, workers, craftsmen, merchants, politicians lived until the terrible eruption of the Vesuvius, in 79 A.D., completely covered the city with volcanic ash.
The city was rediscovered at the end of the 16th century and the explorations continued systematically throughout the 19th century, right up to the most recent excavations, restorations and enhancement of the city and its exceptional heritage of architectures, sculptures, paintings and mosaics .
The archeological site of Pompeii spreads over 66 hectares, 49 of which have already been excavated. Today, what remains of the city of Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which attracts 3,5 millions of visitors every year.
With the Naples and Pompeii tour, you will be absorbed in a journey into the past, discovering a real jewel of european history.
During the tour our local guide will take you through the main points of attraction and will enlighten you with interesting stories and curiosities. You will walk around the most famous area of the archeological site, admiring beautiful remains brought back to life, such as:
These are only some of the attractions you are going to admire with the Naples and Pompeii tour. Pompeii is maybe the most famous archeological site in the world; it’s not a dead city, because once you step inside you will be able to breathe the ancient life through the ruins, and you can relive pompeians’ life of 2000 years ago.
This tour is available every day.
This tour will not take place on 25 december and 1st january.
Time: full day
Duration: about 7 hours
We suggest comfortable sportswear and sneakers. In Summer time, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended.
The tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties.
Architectural barriers along the path. Not wheelchair accessible.
Accessible to strollers.
Bulky luggage and backpacks are not allowed.