Posted on 01/10/2020
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Pompeii: 2-Hour Small Group Guided Walking Tour

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Enjoy a 2-hour small-group guided tour of Pompeii, Italy’s most important archaeological site. Your licensed and knowledgeable guide will lead you down ancient roads to see what an everyday Roman town was like before it was totally destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius mountain in AD 79

◾ Explore Pompei’s UNESCO-listed ruins and learn about Mount Vesuvius’ eruption of AD 79
◾ Experience 2,000-year-old Roman houses, streets, baths, frescoes, and more
◾ Walk down ancient streets to experience an everyday Roman town

Good to know before you go

DURATION: 2 hours
STARTING TIME: 12.45 pm
LANGUAGES: English and Italian
MEETING POINT: In front of the Suisse restaurant opposite the Carabinieri sign next to the main entrance of the site
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your ticket
OPENING SEASONS: April to October every Thursday. During July & August Mondays and Thursdays)
CUTOFF TIME: 24 hours
WHO CAN COME: This Pompei guided walking tour is suitable for all. Not recommended for people with walking disabilities

What is included

✔ Your licensed tour guide
✖ Entry ticket to the archaeological site of Pompeii
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Pickup/drop-off service

Description - What to expect

Take a 2-hour small-group, guided tour of Pompeii, and explore the remains of the tragic Roman city. See ancient ruins, devastated by the explosion of Vesuvius in 79 AD, leaving the town buried under mountains of volcanic lava and ash.

Your informative guide will take you to discover houses and everyday objects found during the extensive excavations. See for yourself how life was in this Roman town just before the catastrophic volcanic eruption.

Highlights of your walking tour include the Roman Amphitheater, a small theater, and a public gymnasium. Travel back in time to discover where the Romans held banquets and see beautiful frescoes and emotional casts of people that were buried under the burning volcanic ash.

Important Info

This is a small-group, semi-private tour with a requirement for a minimum of six participants. In case the minimum number of guests is not met the tour will be canceled and you will be fully refunded

Country

  • Italy