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Half-Day Guided Tour of Pompeii with Transfers from Naples

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Explore one of the largest, well-preserved Roman Age sites on a half-day tour with a professional guide. Dive deep into its history as you walk through the cobbled streets and see sights from over 2 millennia ago.

Highlights

  • With an expert guide, discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii, an ancient Roman town believed to be a myth till the 18th century!

  • Get pick-up and drop-off from Naples to Pompeii and back aboard an air-conditioned GT coach/minibus.

  • See an ancient town almost perfectly preserved by volcanic ash; frescos, buildings, and artworks.

  • Indulge in a historic adventure into the Roman town and see common artifacts which resemble those found in the 21st century.

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip transfers between Naples and Pompeii

  • English commentary aboard the GT coach

  • Entry ticket to Pompeii

  • Guided walking tour of Pompeii

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Guests from Hungary, New Zealand, Brazil and over 11 countries have loved this experience
jeffery ohlman

Jeffery

4/5

Jun, 2024

Staff was excellent and professional. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I would have liked to have seen the plaster castings taken of the romans
Flavio da Graca

Flavio

5/5

Sep, 2023

I liked the organization from the time I bought the tickets on the website to the time I arrived at the venue, the service at the appointed place, the clear and precise information, the guides were very polite, attentive and had a wealth of information and experience. The language was perfect. I 100% recommend this company for ticket purchases. They are totally reliable, honest, with clear and precise information and exemplary professionals.
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Michael Romanowski

Michael

3/5

Sep, 2023

The transportation to Pompeii in the van was excellent and had me excited for the tour. But then I was disappointed to see that our small group from Naples would join a much larger group of people (about 30 people including us, and this took some time to gather everyone together). I rather a smaller group because when in a larger group, you're forced to contend with other large tour groups and make way for each other among small areas of Pompeii and if you find yourself at the end of your tour group line opposite the tour guide, the radio/audio ear piece starts to get all static-y and go in and out, losing whatever vital information there is. The tour guide was excellent, but the tour felt rushed, there was initially no time for souvenir shopping until I asked about having just a few minutes to quickly browse, and ultimately felt I missed out on Pompeii, wishing I had more time to explore it. 2 hours is not enough time (Can't call yourself a 4 hour tour when that includes transportation and then waiting for other people to merge into the group -plus we got back to Naples 20 minutes earlier).
Caroline Hettwer

Caroline

4/5

Sep, 2023

This place is too crowded. Not sure if there are ever betrer times to visit. The guide was great! The group was a little large, could be smaller.
Álvaro Santana Mendoza

Álvaro

5/5

Sep, 2023

It has been a wonderful experience, I had read about Pompei, I just needed to be there and with the Headout guides I was able to complete this fabulous experience. Thanks guys .

The perfect half-day tour from Naples, Pompeii is an ideal distance away for a scenic day trip. Explore the ancient Roman town, famous for being preserved in a near-perfect state, and revel in the ancient glory of the Campania region. Age-old ruins, breathtaking volcanic landscapes away from the city, this experience is perfect for anyone looking for a short break from Naples.

With these tickets, you don’t have to worry about anything on your Vesuvian adventure. Travel in a fully fitted GT coach/minibus will pick you up. Audio-commentary onboard the GT coach will keep your interest in the site piqued. See the massive site spread over 50 hectares along with objects from the Roman Era as you discover one of the largest remnants of ancient Roman architecture, culture, and style.

An archaeological site that is timeless, Pompeii harks back to life in the 1st century AD. The heat and ash generated from Mt Vesuvius were so high, that Pompeii appears to have been frozen at the moment with plaster casts of people standing as they were millennia ago.

Get picked up by your tour guide and make your way to Pompeii on the luxury A/C GT coach/minibus. Upon arrival, it’s time to step into the historic site with a professional guide.

Top it off with the incredible Mount Vesuvius in the background, and the views simply cannot be found elsewhere in the world. Scour the town streets and take in the many ancient ruins that earn this town it’s UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. From the Villa of Mysteries to the Basilica, there’s a lot for you to take in and discover including intricate murals and simple day-to-day objects.

Sites Covered

Basilica

Forum

House of the Faun

Stabian Bath

The House of the Tragic Poet

Amphitheatre

Cave Canem Mosaic

Important Information

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

The live guide inside the ruins will be replaced with an audio guide if the group is less than 6 people.

Restrictions

  • The following are not allowed on this tour: Large baggage/suitcases.

Timings

Pick-ups are from 8:00am to 8:45am, depending on the meeting point chosen.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your guide.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Pick-up Point

  • This ticket includes pick-ups and drop-offs from Naples.

  • Please arrive at the pick-up point 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled time to avoid delays.

  • The pickup point is outside the entrance of the Starhotel Terminus, located in Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi nr. 91.

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Meeting Point

  • Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
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