Ruins of Pompeii Guided Tour

Ruins of Pompeii Guided Tour

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2 h. / 6.5 h.
25, 33
Meeting Point
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Start Time
07:15, 09:30, 11:00
Operating Days
per adult

Your Options

Pompeii Guided Tour

Meet your expert, local guide at the ruins of Pompeii and step back in time nearly 2,000 years on this comprehensive, 2-hour tour.

Make your own way to the ruins of Pompeii where you’ll meet your expert guide.
From $46.53per adult

Pompeii Guided Tour with High-Speed Train Transport from Rome

Traveling from Rome? Let us take care of the details! We’ll arrange round-trip transport via high-speed train and a private coach to Pompeii, where you’ll meet an expert guide for your 2-hour tour.

Transport from Rome via high-speed train and private coach.
From $219.03per adult

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy quick & easy escorted access to Pompeii with our Skip the Line ticket
  • Discover ancient shops, villas, thermal baths, and more on this 2-hour guided tour
  • Get to know Pompeii’s history with an official, authorized tour guide
  • Choose to make your own way to Pompeii or enjoy arranged transport from Rome


Take advantage of our exclusive, Skip the Line access and waste no time waiting in line to see the city of Pompeii. With the help of an expert, official guide, you will experience what the life would have been like in Ancient Rome at Italy’s most famous ruins.
City Wonders Exclusive Pompeii Entrance


Our special Skip the Line access tour allows you to spend more of your time inside the Pompeii Archaeological Site.

Pompeii old houses at Pompeii excavation site


Pompeii was a thriving and prosperous Roman port town 2,000 years ago. The eruption from Mt. Vesuvius preserved the town in ash for millennia and is yours to discover now.

Group walking along the ruins of Pompeii


We only use the most entertaining and knowledgeable local, licenced guides to bring Pompeii to life on your tour.

Tour Description

Visiting Pompeii is an experience that you’ll never forget. The perfectly preserved town provides unique insight into how Roman life archaeological nearly 2,000 years ago. Make sure that you explore this iconic city with the experts by taking advantage of our guided tour with Skip the Line access.

Uncover More of Pompeii with Our Expert Guides

Your tour begins near the entrance to the Archaeological ruins of Pompeii, where your guide will be waiting for you with your Skip the Line ticket. All tour operators must use official, local guides in Pompeii and we’ve selected the best storytellers available to ensure that you get the most out of your tour.

Enjoy a Personal Tour with Small Groups

Joining your small group of 30 people or less, you will explore examples of every building in Pompeii – from homes to bathhouses, fast food stores to outdoor theaters. You’ll also learn about the final days of Pompeii as you examine the harrowing death casts on display throughout the site.

Continue to follow your guide as they recreate the hustle and bustle of this once-busy port town, showing you where people ate their meals, did laundry, and socialized. Our licensed Pompeii guides are expert English speakers too, and we’ll give you headsets to be sure that you catch every word.

Add Round-Trip Transport from Rome

If you’re looking for a truly seamless trip to Pompeii, you have the option of adding round-trip transport from Rome. Just meet your City Wonders representative at Termini station and they’ll do the rest. From there, you’ll enjoy a quick 1.5-hour high-speed train to Naples, where you will be collected for the air-conditioned coach ride to the Pompeii archaeological site.

After you’ve had your fill of the ruins, we’ll give you a short break for souvenir shopping or a snack from the authentic artisans and local vendors. You’ll once again meet up with your City Wonders dedicated driver who will take you back to meet your high-speed train in Naples. Then, it’s off to Rome again with enough time to soak in more of the Eternal City.

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What's Included

  • Skip the Line entrance ticket to Pompeii Archaeological Site
  • Guided tour inside Pompeii with an authorized guide
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide

Sites Visited

  • Pompeii Archaeological Site

Important Notes

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


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