Pompeii and Herculaneum Full Day Archaeological Excursion From Naples
Explore two of Italy’s top attractions, Pompeii and Herculaneum, on a remarkable day tour from Naples. Discover incredible ruins well preserved by the Vesuvian eruption in 79 AD and learn the secrets that lie within through your tour!
- Visit two incredibly beautiful gems of Roman archaeology in just one day!
- A day out of Naples takes you on a historic journey through 2 UNESCO sites: Pompeii & Herculaneum.
- With an expert archeologist guide by your side, you'll learn fascinating facts about each site along the way.
- Discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii, a place fabled in history and myth.
- Explore Herculaneum, an ancient Roman town better preserved than Pompeii during the aftermath of Mount Vesuvius’s eruption in 79 AD.
- Roundtrip transfers between Naples, Pompeii, Herculaneum, and back in a comfortable fully-fitted GT coach.
- Expert archaeologist guide
- Skip the line tickets
- Transport by modern Minivan (max 8 people)
- Professional driver
- Small group
- Headsets (for groups higher than 10 people)
- Food & drinks
strict cancellation policy
These tickets cannot be canceled or refunded.
Embark on a tour that allows you to immerse yourself in two landmark Italian attractions and takes you through the gates of time. Revel in the ancient past of Naples as you visit two prominent Italian archaeological sites, Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Enjoy a relaxed walk around Pompeii and visit its crowned jewels: the Basilica, the Forum, the infamous Lupanare, the Theatres, Casa del Menandro, and more! Listen to the story of this remarkable city with a heartbreaking past- buried under layers of ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Marvel at the famous plaster casts of the victims.
Highlights: The Basilica, the Forum, the Macellum, the Baths, the Thermopolium, the bakery, plaster casts of the victims, Lupanare, Via dell’Abbondanza & the theaters.
This city may be smaller than Pompeii, but it is better-preserved than Pompeii. Pause at the beach warehouses to cast your eyes over the skeletons of 300 victims. Walk past the charming Samnite House, the thermal baths, the bakery, and more.
Highlights: the beach, Temple of the Augustali, Marco Nonio Balbo's Terrace, the house of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Samnite house, the Gym, the house of the Deers.
know before you go
The tour starts at 9:30am on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; and goes on for a duration of 8 hours. Please ensure you arrive at the tour meeting point least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure to ensure a hassle-free boarding process. You should be back in Naples by 5 PM.
Please note: there will be no breaks when visiting the sites at Pompeii. Please ensure that you carry a bottle of water should you need it as there are no beverages and food included in this tour aside from your mid-day meal.
Transfers for Bookings within 48 hours of departure
Please note that should you make a booking within 48 hours of the departure time of your tour, you must call the tour operator in order to confirm the pickup time and location. Thought it must be confirmed, your pick up time will be 30-45 minutes prior to the departure time of the tour itself.
Dress Code and Baggage
Please note, there is a fair amount of walking on this tour and we recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes. Do not carry and large baggage/suitcases.
During the low season, i.e, November to March, the live guide inside the ruins will be replaced with an audio guide if the group is less than 6 people.
How To Use Your Ticket
You will receive an email with your All Day Archaeological Excursion: Discovering Pompeii and Herculaneum ticket voucher shortly. You don’t need to take a print of this. Just show the voucher on your mobile device along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point of the tour.
Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
The All Day Archaeological Excursion:Discovering Pompeii and Herculaneum ticket is valid only for the date and time for which you’ve scheduled the booking.