Pompeii Archaeological Park, Via Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy


Enjoy a private tour in the most famous archaeological site in the world.

It's only here and now that you will be able to get true understanding of the sophistication and richness of the Roman civilization.

Explore the ruins of Pompeii on a 2-hour tour with an expert Archaeologist and skip the line tickets included, and travel back to the days of the Roman Empire.

Meet your guide by the old Porta Marina Superiore for a tour of the western part of Pompeii, site of the most important public buildings, homes, and shops. Step into the shoes of the Roman citizens of Pompeii as you walk the same streets that they walked.

Learn how the town was buried under molten ash and lava by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Your guide will bring the Roman Republic to life for an intense experience as you discover remarkably intact structures and learn how the Romans lived both in public and private.

Hear why UNESCO inscribed Pompeii and Herculaneum on the World Heritage Patrimony list for their “complete and vivid picture of society and daily life at a specific moment in the past that is without parallel anywhere in the world.”

Discover highlights such as the Basilica (Court House), and Forum, center of political and social life during the Roman Empire. See the Lupanar (brothel), House of the Faun, Termopolium Capuano, and House of the Tragic Poet. Marvel at plaster casts of humans and animals at the moment of their death, and go to a bakery where you can still see the remains of the utensils, and even the food!

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Tour’s Details

Tour type: Walking
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Pompeii & Herculaneum
Meet Location: Main entrance of Pompeii ruins called "Porta Marina Superiore"
End Location: Main entrance of Pompeii ruins called "Porta Marina Superiore"
Transportation method: No
Activity Level:
Maximum number of People: 25
Kid friendly: Yes, kids are welcome under adult supervision
Friendly: Yes, upon request
Departure date:
Children (3-12):
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Tour’s Program

- Meet your guide at the main entrance of Pompeii ruins called Porta Marina Superiore
- Skip the long lines at the ticket office and start your visit
- Highlights of the visit: the Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum (main square), the Forum baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, as well as the Termopolium Capuano (fastfood restaurant of the Romans)
- Private guidance by licensed archaeologist guide
- Skip-the-line admission fees to Pompeii
- Transportation
- Meals
- The site of Pompeii is vast and also very exposed with minimal shade, so the use of sunscreen and wearing a hat it is recommended
- Make sure to take plenty of water
- We organize a specific itinerary for wheelchair users
- It is best to use closed shoes and not flip flops, since it can be difficult to walk through the ruins of Pompeii with opened shoes
- The archaeological site of Pompeii is closed on the 1st January, the 1st May and 25th December
- It is forbidden to introduce inside the excavations of Pompeii, handbags, backpacks, luggage, cases, larger than 30x30x15 cm
- Regarding school trips, it is strictly necessary to book the tour before the visit

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