Express Pompeii Tour from Naples

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.
Pompeii Mummy

Discover the Ruins of Pompeii

This acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site will take you back in time to the moment when life here came to a fiery end. See the best of the archaeological area together with the plaster casts of some of Pompeii’s residents on a journey that will ignite your imagination.

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Pompeii Planned to Perfection

Sit back, relax and leave the legwork to us on this carefully planned Pompeii express tour that gets you to these world famous ruins and back to Naples in just 3.5 hours. Enjoy skip the line entry, captivating commentary from your guides and the comfort of transportation by private coach.

Mt Vesuvius Crater close up

Plan Your Trip Around the Tour

This tour is ideal for travelers with limited time or who want to explore Naples and the surrounding area on their own in the afternoon. City Wonders has other options for this tour including our Pompeii and Sorrento and Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius tours for the curious at heart.

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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Important notes

Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.

FAQs

  • When can I cancel a booking?

    On tours cancelled more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund. For tours cancelled less than 72 hours before scheduled departure time, we are unable to offer refunds. Instead we suggest that customers reschedule their tour for another time more convenient for them.

  • When can I make a amendment to a booking?

    Changes made to bookings within the 72 hour window will be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling, headsets and administration.

  • Is an advanced booking necessary or can I just show up at the meeting point?

    We strongly advise against arriving at the meeting point without a booking as we cannot guarantee that there will be space left on the tour. Our guides are unable to accept payment for tours so any bookings made on the spot will still need to be processed over the phone with payment by credit card.

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