Porta Marina Superiore, Via Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

€99,00 €74,25

Explore the two most beautiful archaeological sites in the world with an Archaeologist

An immersion in the world best preserved archaeological towns Pompeii and Herculaneum

Skip the long lines at the ticket office and experience Pompeii with an expert Archaeologist.

A walk in Pompeii is an experience unlike any other; the city still feels as lively as ever. Learn about the history of the town and how the Romans lived with a tour of all the most important public buildings and private houses.

Herculaneum is much smaller but better preserved than Pompeii. While Pompeii was covered in 4 to 5 meters of ash, an avalanche of mud 20 meters thick buried Herculaneum. Second storeys, carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics are still fully visible. The city comes back to life with your guide’s explanations.

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.

A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; clients will have the feeling of wandering in a town that is still alive.

The ruins are included in the list of “UNESCO World Heritage Patrimony”.

This tour gives a vivid impression of the opulent lifestyle enjoyed by the wealthier citizens of the Roman Empire. It is worth to visit it to get an idea of how the Romans lived in the imperial period.

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Tour’s Details

This tour is discounted of 25%
Tour type: walking tour
Duration: 5.5 hours
Location: Italy, Pompeii & Herculaneum
Meet Location: Meeting place at main entrance of Pompeii ruins called Porta Marina Superiore
End Location: Herculaneum Archaeological Site
Transportation method: Can be arranged on request
Activity Level:
Maximum number of People: 15
Kid friendly: Kids are welcome under patrons supervision
Friendly: No
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Tour’s Program

- Meet the guide at the main entrance of Pompeii ruins site called "Porta Marina Superiore". The guide will be holding a sign with our company's name "Askos Tours" on the top.

- You'll visit the Western part of the town, where the most important public buildings, homes and shops are located. Highlights: the Marina Gate, the Basilica, the Forum, the baths, the Lupanar (brothel) etc.
- Lunch break

- Transfer to Herculaneum by Circumvesuviana train (20 minutes trip) and visit the site: Marina gate, terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus, Samnite house, thermal baths, Forum, House of Neptune and Amphitrite, Gymnasium etc.
- Skip the line tickets for Pompeii and Herculaneum ruins
- Guidance and assistance for the entire duration of the tour by an Archaeologist
- Circumvesuviana train tickets one-way from Pompeii to Herculaneum
- Optional shared transportation by modern Minivan and professional driver (check the Additional info box)
- Meals and drinks
- In alternative you can book a shared transportation service from/to Naples for an extra price.
Available pick-up: 8:45 AM from the Naples Port or 9:15 AM from Naples Central Station
- Dress code is smart casual. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen in the summer.
- Bring a small bottle of water
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- The archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum are closed on the 1st January and 25th December
- It is forbidden to introduce inside the excavations handbags, backpacks, luggage, cases, larger than 30x30x15 cm
- If you choose to add the transportation service, the pick up times are 8.45 AM at Naples Terminal Cruise and 9.15 AM at Naples Central Station (platform 24)

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