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24th of August, year 79 AD: the ground begins to tremble, the sky blackens and Vesuvius unleashes its wrath. Relive the history of Pompeii with this excursion to its ruins.

24th of August, year 79 AD: the ground begins to tremble, the sky blackens and Vesuvius unleashes its wrath. Relive the history of Pompeii with this excursion to its ruins.

Itinerary

We'll pick you up at your hotel, the port or the train station at 10 am, to take you by bus to the archaeological remains of Pompeii.

After a drive of approximately 40 minutes, we'll arrive at the remains of the ancient Roman city. The 24th of August, in the year 79, emperor Tito received one of the worst pieces of news during his reign. Vesuvius had unleashed its fury upon Stabiae, Herculaneum and Pompei. We will learn of the devastating effects of the volcano on this last city, passing through its streets, appreciating how the ashes covered a large part of the urban centre.

The city was totally buried and forgotten until the 18th century, and we will explain the story of how the town was rediscovered thanks in part to the excavations patronised by the future king of Spain, Carlos III. On our tour we will pass through the forum where the Romans met and traded, as well as the remains of the public buildings such as the Lupanar (brothel) with frescos of erotic scenes, providing an insight into their way of life. And in the majestic House of the Vetti we can appreciate the luxury with which the most powerful families surrounded themselves.

Having finished our guided tour of Pompeii we will begin the return journey to Naples, where we will arrive around 1:30 pm.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 17 Children under 4
Tour from hotel 10 am
US$ 58.80
US$ 43.10
Free
Tour from port 9:45 am
US$ 58.80
US$ 43.10
Free
Tour from train station 10:20 am
US$ 58.80
US$ 44.10
Free

Tour from hotel 10 am

  • Adults

    US$ 58.80
  • Children from 4 to 17

    US$ 43.10
  • Children under 4

    Free

Tour from port 9:45 am

  • Adults

    US$ 58.80
  • Children from 4 to 17

    US$ 43.10
  • Children under 4

    Free

Tour from train station 10:20 am

  • Adults

    US$ 58.80
  • Children from 4 to 17

    US$ 44.10
  • Children under 4

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes - 4 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Pick up and drop off at the hotel

Bus transport

English speaking guide

Skip the line tickets to Pompeii's archaeological remains

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Do you organise trips for 60 people or more?

    A - No, we work with smaller groups.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.