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Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples

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Discover the ancient Roman city of Pompeii — a UNESCO World Heritage site — on this 4-hour tour from Naples. Following your hotel pickup and onward minibus travel to Pompeii, enjoy fast track entry with your guide and explore Italy's most famous archaeological site. Hear of the horrific Mount Vesuvius eruption that coated the city in volcanic ash. See the town’s ancient piazza and Forum, the thermal baths and Pompeii’s ancient brothel, the Lupanare, and discover Pompeii’s haunting highlights.
Highlights
  • Priority access and morning entry helps beat the crowds at Pompeii
  • Listen as your guide recreates Roman-era Pompeii life before the eruption
  • Round-trip transportation from Naples hotel eliminates the hassle of driving
  • Half-day tour of Pompeii allows for exploring Naples in the afternoon
What to Expect
Start with convenient pickup at your Naples hotel. This half-day tour’s early departure means you’ll be one of the first to enter Pompeii, and you’ll return to Naples with time for exploration.

Meet your guide and minibus, from which you’ll take in the scenery while your guide handles the driving.

After a short drive, you’ll disembark for priority entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which spewed ash and trapped people and buildings under tons of volcanic debris. Your guide will take you through the preserved piazza, baths, houses, and streets to learn about life in this prosperous Roman-era city.

The tour’s exact route depends on the crowd and weather, but expect to see highlights such as the luxury residence Casa Vetti, Lupanare, Pompeii’s brothel, thermal baths, Forum, and Via degli Augustali.

Your tour ends with stress-free drop-off at your Naples hotel.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pompeii is a beautiful area of Italy, but the August heat makes it almost unbearable and not enjoyable. We were picked up from our hotel at a preset time by the company. We then had to go to several more places, and round up other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jukho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Francesca. She really gave us enough time to view everything. If you love history you must do this trip.

Thank wilmiev2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this excursion to Pompeii. Were picked up near our hotel. Our tourguide was lovely and very knowledgeable about Pompeii. Everything was according to plan. Recommend this company.

Thank Ásta Kristín B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like walking through a time-tunnel over 19 centuries back. A prosperous Roman city uncovered from the ashes of a tremendous volcanic event practically comes back to life. The plaster casts, an ingenious idea of preservation, are exceptionally vivid . The web site has a movie...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Shmulik K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great trip with a great guide. History is told by the guide in a great way. Recommend this trip from Naples.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank OleGilboeHermansen
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womans2011
August 19, 2019|
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Response from jukho | Reviewed this property |
I'm for sure that they do. You just put in the address where you need to be picked up, and that is where they fetch you. Our hotel was right there at the port (like literally three blocks from it), and that is where they... More
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August 13, 2019|
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Response from jukho | Reviewed this property |
That’s a tough question. We didn’t have the same bus that dropped us off, then picked us back up-so I know leaving it with the tour group wouldn’t be an option. I also didn’t see any type of lockers or luggage storage... More
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Michael P
August 13, 2019|
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Response from OhioLoves2Travel | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of airport pickup. I only saw hotel, train station and port.
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