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Private Naples to Pompeii Trip

Private half-day tours & shore excursions to Pompeii. Travel in air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle with an English-speaking driver from either the port of Naples or your hotel in Naples or Sorrento. Enjoy a private two-hour guided walking tour of the evocative ruins of Pompeii with a licensed expert guide and including entrance fees. Throughout your private walking tour of Pompeii your guide will focus on the must-see sights of this vast archaeological site

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Highlights and what's included

  • Pick up and drop off at your cruise ship or hotel in Naples or Sorrento
  • Licensed expert guide for four hours
  • Driver & air-conditioned vehicle at your disposal for four hours
  • Skip the line tickets for Pompeii

Description

On your Private Naples to Pompeii shore excursion travel to Ancient Pompeii to explore the well-preserved ruins that date back to 80 B.C. Your local expert guide will bring to life the remains of Pompeii that will include many insights into how life was in Roman Times.

The excavations at Pompeii have brought to light about three quarters of the city which covered some 66 hectares and that once boasted a population of around 20-to-30 thousand inhabitants. With such a vast area to explore we will concentrate on the highlights of Pompeii, as part of your Naples to Pompeii Shore Excursion.

As part of your Naples to Pompeii shore excursion enjoy a walking tour of Pompeii that will include: visits to the interiors of the homes of Pompeii's wealthier citizens, Ancient street where locals dined and where you'll learn about traditional Roman cuisine, the amphitheatre where we'll talk of the Gladiators and the events staged in the arena. As well as enjoying numerous anecdotes about life in Pompeii that will include some of the Graffiti dating back to Roman times that are still visible throughout the ruins.

Your shore excursion of Pompeii continues with a visit to the Ancient Forum, Pompeii's centre for religious, civil and economic life (the major public offices were located here) where we'll walk through the ancient Macellum which was a covered food market that occupied a corner of the forum. Of the three different areas, the central section was intended for use by the imperial house, those to the sides for the sale of meat, whilst an area in the middle was for the cleaning and sale of fish.

One of the most interesting aspects of Pompei is it's pictorial decoration. On your Naples to Pompeii shore excursion you will visit the Casa Dei Vettii to see the splendid frescoes, statues and decorations from ancient times. The house belonged to two rich merchants and with the narration of our expert local guide you will be able to visualize how life was conducted inside these Roman houses.

Along with learning about the early beginnings of Pompeii before the Romans, the influence of Greeks on Pompeii's architecture and how the eruption of Vesuvius changed the landscape forever you will enjoy a full and detailed visit to the ruins of Pompeii with one of our local expert guides as part of your Naples to Pompeii shore excursion.

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Meeting Point

Our Private Naples Pompeii tour can starts directly from your cruise ship or at your hotel in Naples or Sorrento

Other Information

  • Please specify in the booking name of your hotel in Naples or Sorrento. In case of cruise ship, please specify also port of call.
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.
  • At times, Museums close without notice. No refunds are available as these events are beyond our control.

Key Information

  • Prices from: 96.00
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Sep 01 2019
 
Our day started with our tour guide Silvia picking us up with her driver at our hotel in Naples, and she was a delight from the moment she said, “Buon Giorno!” Our tour was for Pompeii, but Sylvia was giving us a history lesson about other sites we were passing along our journey to Pompeii. Once we arrived at Pompeii, it was nothing but fascination from the moment we stepped out of the car! Silvia works/worked at Pompeii as an archeological student and was very knowledgeable about what she was sharing with us - and she did it with a lot of enthusiasm! Her love for her job as a tour guide really shines through, and she really has a way of “taking you back in time” to think about exactly what it is you’re seeing and experiencing in the moment. Thank you Silvia for sharing your passion and pride for your country with us, and to Avventure Bellissime for a wonderful experience we’ll never forget!!!

Moretti Family
California, USA
Feb 07 2019
 
Great tour. Very informative and enjoyable. Very professional.
Mar 31 2018
 
Andrea was an amazing tour guide!

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