Top 20 Things To Do In Pompeii, Italy 2021

Top Tours and Activities In Pompeii, Italy

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Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Small Group Day Trip from Rome

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Take this incredible Rome day trip to the Amalfi Coast, and discover the dreamy coastal scenery that typifies this stunning area of southern Italy. Spend time at leisure in the picture-perfect towns of Amalfi and Positano, and then head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii –the ancient town that was blanketed beneath a sea of Mount Vesuvius’ volcanic ash for centuries.

Numbers are limited to seven on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.

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Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Day Trip from Naples

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Experience legendary Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius, the only active volcano in continental Europe, on this fully guided day trip from Naples. Visit Pompeii’s haunting ancient ruins, enjoy lunch with your group and then hike to the smoking summit of Mt Vesuvius for panoramic views of the Bay of Naples.

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Skip-the-line Small-Group Pompeii Tour with a Local Archaeology Expert Guide

113 Reviews


Guided tour of ancient Pompeii excavations led by a local expert and including all the highlights. The visit is led by a top-rated local guide. You will see the petrified bodies, the pleasure houses, the thermal baths, the forum and many other great sites.

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The Best of Pompeii Small-group Tour - Unveiling The Buried City

74 Reviews


Seeing Pompeii on your own can be confusing, so we have designed the 'Best of Pompeii Tour: Unveiling The Buried City' to bring you closer to the amazing history and tragic end of Pompeii than you could ever get on your own (or at least without a degree in archaeology). Led by an official Pompeii tour guide – most of whom are trained archaeologists – you will wander the well-preserved streets of Pompeii and visit the most interesting and heart-wrenching sights from the city that was lost under the massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

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Pompeii Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

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Experience a 2-hour tour of the ancient ruins of Pompeii led by a professional archaeologist guide and skip the line tickets included in a small group of maximum 20 people.
Walk through the ruins and explore this ancient city, buried by Vesuvius in 79 AD. Learn about the history of the town and how the Romans lived and see all the most important public buildings and private houses.

Visit the Western part of the town. You will see the Marina Gate, the Basilica, the Forum, the baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium, the main street, the Plaster Casts of the dead's, and the Theaters.

The tour is available in English, Italian, French, Spanish and German and start at the main entrance of Pompeii Ruins, called Porta Marina Superiore.

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Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum - Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii

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Guilty of decimating Pompeii and Herculaneum in AD 79, Mt Vesuvius looms over the Bay of Naples like a beautiful, silent menace.

Stopped in their tracks by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, Herculaneum and Pompeii offer the best look anywhere at what life in Rome must have been like around 2,000 years ago.

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Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Tour by Bus from Sorrento

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Guided tour with licensed guide to discover the Romans remaining in the archaeological site of Pompeii and climb till the crater’s edge of the famous Volcano Vesuvius.

Pick up from your Sorrento hotel or in a centrally located meeting point nearby.

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Private Tour: Pompeii and Positano Day Trip from Rome

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Discover the rich history and dreamy coastal scenery that typifies southern Italy on this private day trip to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast from Rome. Explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii either independently or with an expert guide, and get a glimpse of what daily life was like before the tragic eruption of Mt Vesuvius some 2,000 years ago. Then, make for the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. Drink in sweeping vistas of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy ample free time to explore the postcard-perfect town of Positano. Private transport included.

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Private Tour: Pompeii Tour with Family Tour Option

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Rewind 2,000 years with this private 2-hour walking tour of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Meet your knowledgeable guide at the entrance, and explore the well-preserved highlights of this Roman city, all frozen in time since 79 AD. See the streets, shops and sites of the Forum; and view the brothel, an ancient theater and more. If you have children in tow, choose the family tour, with maps and puzzles to engage the kids. Enjoy the full attention of a private guide on this private tour.

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Amalfi coast and Pompeii, with Positano and Sorrento

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Depart your hotel or cruise ship to take a tour to the ancient town of Pompeii. Along the way, stop in places such as Positano to view the landscape and Sorrento to do a little shopping. Accompanied by your driver and private guide, if option selected, you will learn all about these quaint areas, all the while taking in the Mediterranean ambiance.

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Private Tour: Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

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Discover the ancient Roman city of Pompeii on this private day trip from Rome. Choose to visit the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii either independently or with an expert guide, and discover the history behind this once thriving port city that was submerged under layers of molten ash and pumice some 2,000 years ago. From the Teatro Grande to the well-preserved frescos that decorate the ancient houses, see the area’s most impressive sites and gain fascinating insight into daily life during the Imperial age. Private, round-trip transport included.

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Pompeii Full-day Tour Including all Highlights and Newly Opened Houses

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Full day guided tour of Pompeii's most famous and interesting sites led by a top-rated English speaking local guide.

The tour includes the Forum, the Theatre, the Galdiators' Barracks, the Pleasure Houses, the Baths and the extraordinary Villas newly opened to public after long restoration.

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Private Tour Pompeii Sorrento and Positano

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One of the most beautyful day tour, covering the highlights of the Bay of Naples .
you will be able to walk through the streets of Pompeii as the Romans did more than 2,000 years ago and then see the typical italian town of Sorrento and the spectacular Positano located on the amalfi coast. This is for you the best choice if you have limited time, you will able to taste the Amalfi coast and Pompeii with a local english speaking local guide, he will give you important information about the history and the culture of the places that you are going to visit.
Pick up available from Naples, Salerno, Sorrento, Pompeii, Caserta and the Amalfi coast area.

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2-hour Private Guided Tour of Pompeii

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Explore the amazing ruins of Pompeii on this private guided tour that reveals the remnants of an ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. This enormous archaeological site is a treasure trove that boasts impressive artifacts, architecture, and sculptures. After meeting your guide, head into the ruins of Pompeii and listen to the fascinating story of how this once thriving city was destroyed almost in an instant by the massive amounts of volcanic ash and pumice that erupted from the nearby volcano. As you walk through the Porta Marina, one of the city's original entrances, learn how this place was rediscovered in 1748 and has been in a continual state of restoration ever since.

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Vesuvius Tour With Optional Crater Adventure Hike

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If you’re a history or archaeology buff who wants to step off the beaten path around Pompeii and learn the full geological story of one of the most famous natural catastrophes in history, this Vesuvius Tour is the perfect experience for you. Led by local geologist, you ascend the long-dormant volcano to learn the history and geology of the sleeping giant, as well as the full story of how its 79 AD eruption decimated the bustling port city below. The more adventurous will have the option to hike around the crater with the guide, while those who place more value in 'la dolce vita' can admire stunning views of the Bay of Naples.

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Skip-the-lines Private Tour of Pompeii Including the Theatre the Forum and all Highlights

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Skip-the-line private guided walking tour of Pompeii led by a top-rated local guide.

Experience one of the finest examples of early Roman life in its excavated ruins. In 79 AD nearby Mt. Vesuvius erupted with such force, it buried the city beneath ash and rubble. It wasn’t until the 18th Century that this 1st Century city was again revealed.

You will feel like going back to the Roman Empire by visiting the Theatre, the Thermal Baths, the Pleasure Houses, the Forum and all the major highlights of Pompeii.

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Pompei Ruins & Horseback riding on Vesuvius with Lunch!

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Treat yourself to a small group, adventure-filled day of history, culture and Italian wine! Exploring one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, guided by an archaeologist. Then you'll be welcomed on a terrace immersed in vineyards on Vesuvius where you'll be able to taste local food while tasting Vesuvian wine. After that, you’ll go on a guided horseback exploration of the Vesuvius National Park, (500 meters above the sea level) amidst the very volcano that brought the ancient Roman civilization to a halt.

This tour provides:
•2-hour walking tour Pompei Ruins with an expert guide
•1 Hour and 15 minutes Horse Ride in the National Park of Vesuvius
•Private transportation Included during all the tour
•Lunch included
•Small-group format ensures a personalized experience
•All the equipment for the horse ride
•The ticket to enter the ruins is not included:

(16 euro per adult, free for under 18 years old, 9 euro for Europeans 18 to 24 y.o.)

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Pompeii and Herculaneum Shared Small Group tour with an Archaeologist

7 Reviews


This tour consists of a pleasant walk around the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried by the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 a. D.

The tour is in English only for a small group of 15 people maximum and it will start at the main entrance of Pompeii (Porta Marina Superiore).

During the eruption Pompeii and its inhabitants were buried by tons of pumice and volcanic ash, which preserved many things and materials in amazing conditions. After the tour in Pompei you'll have the time to grab some lunch or to stroll on the souvenirs shops outside the ruins.

Then we will take the Circumesuviana train leading to Ercolano (20 in trip) and will start our walk in the ruins.

While Pompeii had been covered in four meters of ashes, an avalanche of muds 20 meters thick had buried Herculaneum. The site gives a vivid impression of the opulent lifestyle enjoyed by the wealthier citizens of the Roman Empire. The tour ends in Herculaneum.

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Pompeii's Archaeological Site Walking Tour

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Embark on a guided walking tour of the ruins of Pompeii and discover the fascinating remnants of this ancient Roman city that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. This massive archaeological site is a well-preserved look back in time that boasts impressive artifacts and architecture. 

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2-hour Small-group 3D Virtual Reality Tour Led by a Guide

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Experience a guided immersive time-travel experience with special 3D virtual reality headsets. On this tour you will be led by a licensed local guide (speaking only in English/Italian) and will witness the glory of Pompeii as it once was. You will be surrounded in 360 degrees as you watch historical re-creations in your headset at the main points of interest (each lasting between 2- to 6-minutes). This 2-hour tour has audio commentary in the headset, available in 6 languages, enhancing the experience. A new adventure in sightseeing awaits you in Pompeii! Languages available in the headsets: English, Italian, Spanish, French, German and Russian.

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Pompeii: Guided Small Group Tour

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Enjoy a unique tour of Pompeii offered in a small group of maximum six people. On this 2.5 hrs journey, you will be able to visit one of the most distinctive historical sites in history with a small group and an actual archeologist as your guide. Pompeii is a city condensed with information of the ancient everyday life and to visit Pompeii with a knowledgeable guide is essential to understand what the city has to offer. The tour walks you through a selection of the main villas and suburban baths.

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Pompeii Half-Day Trip from Sorrento

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Travel from Sorrento to Pompeii and, after a drive of approximately 45 minutes, arrive at the entrance of the site where your guide will wait while customers pay their entrance fees. Explore the archeological site accompanied by your guide - see the main features of the ancient city including the baths, bakeries and theatres just to name a few.

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Pompeii 3 hours walking tour led by an Archaeologist

5 Reviews


Tour in the western part of the ancient city of Pompeii in a comprehensive private tour with

a professional local guide.

This tour consists of a marvelous walk around the ancient Roman city of Pompeii which was buried by the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

On this three-hour tour, you will see most of the important sights.

A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a still living town. Learn about the history of the town and how the Romans lived and see all the most important public buildings and private houses.

The itinerary can be subjected to slight variations due to the closure of some locations or due to overcrowding.

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Pompeii Private Tour with an Archaeologist Guide

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This is the most easy to handle tours because it gives you most of impressions in just 2 hours. So if you still have some time left before you leave the area of Naples and you haven’t visited Pompeii yet, this is your best choice.

During this tour you will be guided through the maze of Pompeii streets, which until 20 centuries ago were covered with a thick layer of ash and pumice. Once a thriving city, Pompeii were destroyed overnight by a huge eruption that hit the area with scorching heat, ashes and devastating earthquake.

This tour has a maximum people's number of 10 people, to make you enjoy your visit the most.

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Pompeii Tour For Children and their Families

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Pompeii is one of the main archaeological sites in the world and every kid should see it to enrich his education and learn about history. This tour will make the family visit to Pompeii fun and informative. Children will play with their parents and the guide exploring all the highlights of that Ancient Roman City. It will remain a lifetime memorable experience for them.

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Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Private Day Trip

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The best way to visit Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast is traveling in a comfortable car, with an English speaking driver, born and raised in the area, so you'll really enjoy both the culture of Pompeii and the beauty of this breathtaking place...and this is what you are booking!

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Pompei Highlights - Enjoy Everyday Life in Roman Time

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There is nothing like this ancient city frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to demonstrate how people lived 2000 years ago, during the Roman age.

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Private Pompeii Tour with 3D Virtual Reality Headset - Tour Assistant Only

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Take an immersive time-travel tour experience through the ruins of Pompeii with this 2.5-hour 3D Virtual Reality headset. Walk through the excavation with a tour assistant while using special headsets that allow you to see Pompeii as it once was. You will be surrounded in 360-degrees as you watch 2- to 6-minute historical re-creations in your headset of the main points of interest. Audio commentary in the headset enhances the experience, and is available in 6 languages. A new adventure in sightseeing awaits you.

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Private Pompeii Tour with 3D Virtual Reality Headset

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Travel back in time to see ancient Pompeii with a 3D virtual reality headset. During this tour with a private guide, you’ll explore the archaeological digs and watch short virtual reality clips of the city as it once was. Listen to commentary as you stroll between former temples and Roman baths, and then see the ruins come back to life — just as they were before Mt. Vesuvius erupted. Entrance fees are at your own expense, and the tour is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

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Ancient Roman Food and Wine Tasting in Pompeii Including Banquet Meal

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Take a culinary journey back to the days of Ancient Rome with this Pompeii banquet experience that includes wine and food based on historical recipes. While you enjoy the food and drinks, listen to information from a local host about the traditions and history of the dishes. Select your lunch or dinner time preference when booking.

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Wine Tasting on the Slopes of Vesuvius Including Lunch

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Visit one of the best vineyards and wineries in the Neapolitan countryside. Learn about the grapes as you stroll amongst the vines, and admire beautiful views of the gulf before digging into a 4-course lunch paired with matching wines. Meet your guide at the Pompeii Ruins Circumvesuviana station and travel to a local winery, located on the gorgeous slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Meet the family that owns the winery, enjoy a welcome drink, and take a tour of the winery, walking along hundred year-old vines within view of the beautiful gulf. Afterwards, sit down to a 4-course lunch made from homegrown produce, each dish paired with a glass of wine. At the end of lunch, return to Pompeii.

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Scenic Amalfi Coast Drive from Castellammare and Pompeii

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The only excursion which takes you down to Positano Beach, and the most suggestive places from Amalfi and Ravello. Round trip on the Amalfi Coast.

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Herculaneum 2-Hour Private Guided Tour

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Book a private tour of Herculaneum and discover the life at Roman Time. Explore Herculaneum, one of the lesser-known cities buried by Mount Vesuvius in the same eruption that ruined Pompeii. Enlist the expert knowledge of a private guide to explore the incredible ruins - including wooden structures and skeletons - and learn about ancient Roman culture. Arrive at Herculaneum, a richly preserved city from Roman antiquity, and meet your private guide to begin exploring the city. The flexible structure of this tour makes it a great fit for families with children.

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Ancient Pompeii Treasure Hunt

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Enjoy a fun and fascinating visit to ancient Pompeii with this 3-hour treasure hunt tour. Learn about the many pagan and mythological symbols in the excavated city from your guide, and compete with other people on the tour on a fun treasure hunt while you tour the archaeological site.

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Private Shore Excursion from Naples: Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt Vesuvius

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With an 8-hour private guided tour limited to three people, fully explore the two ancient Roman cities, Pompeii and Herculaneum in their excellent state of preservation. Then visit the volcano Mt Vesuvius, which led to their tragic end nearly two thousand years ago. Peer into to the crater of this giant and learn the geology of the volcano from a professional volcanologist guide. See the Bay of Naples spread beneath you and take some remarkable photos. Choose from a self-guided tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum, or upgrade to include an archeologist guide inside the two ruined cities. All tours include round-trip transportation. 

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Day Trip from Naples: Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

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Visit the top of the volcano that destroyed Pompeii nearly 2000 years ago. With a 7-hour guided tour, stroll through the streets of Pompeii alongside an archaeological guide (or with the accompaniment of an audio guide)*. Drive 3280ft (1000 mt) up Mt.Vesuvius and walk the path to the crater's edge. Enjoy the view of the Bay of Naples and learn the geology of the volcano from an expert volcanologist guide. Maximum group size is 25 passengers.

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Pompeii Guided Tour with Ancient Roman Food and Wine Tasting

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Explore the ruins of Pompeii on this small-group tour that ends with a Roman banquet in the setting of a reconstructed restaurant. At Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site, see ancient archaeological sights such as the baths, theater, brothel, temples, fountains, bar, mill, and warehouses as you walk along the paved pathways, just as the people of Pompeii did before the city was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Afterward, you have the chance to dine like Caesar during a tasting banquet with local wines and food made from ancient Roman recipes. When booking, you have the option to upgrade to a private tour with just your party.

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Private Skip-the-Line Tour of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Oplonti

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Enjoy this full-day, private tour to the ruins of the ancient cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Oplonti. Take in the sights with a private guide who will share stories and history of each place.

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Private Tour of Pompeii from Naples

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This 2 or 3 hour tour will let you travel back to Roman times on an exclusive journey into the fascinating world of the Romans in Pompeii.  During this walking tour you will discover the Roman world, frozen by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD. Your guide will provide details of what the daily lives of gladiators, slaves, citizens and senators in the Roman world were like. Visit all of the major highlights of Pompeii and see how they lived, worked and entertained. 

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