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Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Full-Day Tour with Lunch

by City Wonders Duration 13h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is €134
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Venture out of Rome and into the ancient streets of Pompeii on this full-day outing to these fabled ruins. Walk in the footsteps of Pompeii's residents as you tour the incredible well-preserved city, which was buried under ash for centuries. For a different perspective, trek to the summit of Mount Vesuvius itself, stopping in Naples for a traditional pizza lunch.

Meet your guide in central Rome and head out of town, arriving at the gates of the ill-fated city of Pompeii to learn about the disaster that levelled the town and discover what life was like in an ancient Roman city. With a local guide leading the way, listen as daily life in this once-bustling port city is brought to life. Visit an array of excavated buildings to see where Roman families once dined, socialised, and did laundry, and uncover a few secret sites where visiting sailors both worked and played. Hear about the final days before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, and even see harrowing death casts of individuals frozen in time.

From there, venture to the base of the volcano itself. Trek along a half-mile (1-km) trail up to the crater of Mount Veusvius, where you have a dazzling view of the Bay of Naples. From this vantage point, it's easy to picture the fiery destruction and devastation that wiped Pompeii off the map. Your day is rounded out with a stop in seaside Naples, where you can relax over a delicious lunch of authentic Neapolitan pizza before heading back to Rome.

Venture out of Rome and into the ancient streets of Pompeii on this full-day outing to these fabled ruins. Walk in the footsteps of Pompeii's residents as you tour the incredible well-preserved city, which was buried under ash for centuries. For a different perspective, trek to the summit of Mount Vesuvius itself, stopping in Naples for a traditional pizza lunch.

Meet your guide in central Rome and head out of town, arriving at the gates of the ill-fated city of Pompeii to learn about the disaster that levelled the town and discover what life was like in an ancient Roman city. With a local guide leading the way, listen as daily life in this once-bustling port city is brought to life. Visit an array of excavated buildings to see where Roman families once dined, socialised, and did laundry, and uncover a few secret sites where visiting sailors both worked and played. Hear about the final days before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, and even see harrowing death casts of individuals frozen in time.

From there, venture to the base of the volcano itself. Trek along a half-mile (1-km) trail up to the crater of Mount Veusvius, where you have a dazzling view of the Bay of Naples. From this vantage point, it's easy to picture the fiery destruction and devastation that wiped Pompeii off the map. Your day is rounded out with a stop in seaside Naples, where you can relax over a delicious lunch of authentic Neapolitan pizza before heading back to Rome.

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7:30 AM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 13h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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€134

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Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Activity Location

Pompeii

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Piazza del Popolo

    Rome


Highlights

  • Fascinating look at the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii

  • UNESCO-listed archaeological site, under ash for 1,500 years

  • Hike to crater of Mount Vesuvius for views of Bay of Naples

  • Lunch of Neopolitan pizza or pasta in a traditional eatery

  • Engaging commentary to bring ruins of the city to life


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Roundtrip transport to and from central Rome

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Visit to mount Vesuvius are only available from April to November 18th 2018.

  • During the winter months (from 19/11/2018 to 31/03/2019),when Mount Vesuvius is closed, we visit Naples, the beautiful 'cityby the bay', instead.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Full-Day Tour with Lunch ratings based on 260 verified reviews

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4.8 out of 5

5/5 Jul 11, 2018

The Trip was so organized and everything On time. our tour guide Melissa was so professional, helpful and amazing. We enjoyed both Pompeii tour and the hiking in mountain Besir’s .

Mayada M

United States

3/5 Jul 11, 2018

The guide was great. I felt like we was being rushed from one site to another. They should have given us more time to enjoy the mountain view since almost of all us didn't get to the end.

5/5 Jul 08, 2018

High praise for both Claudia and Enzo the guides! I am nearly 60 years old, I exercise daily, but I do have health problems; particularly, relevant to the terrain is a loss of feelings in my feet due to diabetes. As a result, my balance can be off. The path up is on a bed of pumice ranging in size from a fine, dusty gravel to small pebbles; so, in addition to comfortable walking shoes be certain they are closed and go above the ankle. I would not want to get a small piece of the road underneath the soles of my feet. Consider taking a the occasional moment to rest and shake out your shoes. As the path snakes up the mountainside there appeared a section that I reckoned would be too steep for me. I decided “discretion to be the better part of valor” and chose to sit on a bench and not force it.

EDWARD C

United States