Pompeii Excavations and Naples Full Day Tour
Discover Italy’s vivid ancient history on a full-day coach and walking tour of Pompeii and Naples with a local guide. Hear stories about the people who lived in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius as you travel to the archeological site by luxury coach, then explore the streets, homes and public places that were preserved beneath a thick layer of ash. After Pompeii, it's time to head back to Naples and discover the vibrant city and its hidden secrets.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
A perfect mix of art, culture and history, gear up for a one-of-a-kind Italian adventure in Naples. Dive deep into two popular tourist attractions in Italy: Pompeii and Naples on a guided tour and learn more about the two cities central to Italian heritage. From the Roman era to the post Renaissance, this tour has it all covered!
Pompeii attracts nearly 2.5 million visitors annually and is among the world’s best sites to study the ancient Roman civilization. After all, the volcanic ash and debris from the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD almost perfectly preserved the town. Over here you’ll be overcome by a sense of awe and shock as you see the scale of ancient roman spaces and learn how similar their live was compared to ours today.
Naples is often left in the shadows of Milan, Rome and Florence very unfairly. The city boasts a prolific Burlesque style architecture and houses the biggest palace in the entire world. Stroll through the vibrant city streets and take in the many famous sights including the Gesu Nuovo Church, Piazza del Plebiscito and other prominent attractions.
Led by a professional local guide, you’re definitely going to learn something new and fascinating. From fascinating stories of those who lived in Pompeii, to how Naples grew to be one of Italy’s most prominent cities. If you’re new to the country, or if you’re looking to indulge in some exploration then this experience is for you.
An ultimate adventure from Naples that lets you explore the city, and the fabled UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii, prepare yourself for an entire day’s worth of fun, frolic and exploration. Hop aboard the GT coach and make your way to Pompeii, one of the world’s most important archaeological site.
Spread over 50 hectares, Pompeii is a place frozen in time. Take in the Roman town in all its splendor and glory with Mount Vesuvius towering over the landscape in the background. Explore the city center and see all sorts of objects including paintings, statues, murals, furniture and more in their near perfect state. An expert archaeological guide will accompany you on the tour and share facts and stories about the town through the duration of the tour.
After the Pompeii tour, it's time to return to the city for a walking tour. Begin at the historic centre of Naples, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and stroll through the distinct streets of Naples. Led by a professional guide who will provide running commentary on the many sites and attractions you see, you’re going to learn more about the Neapolitan people and culture. Some of the points of interest include Spacca Napoli, Piazza Plebiscito, Umberto I Gallery, Royal Palace, San Carlo Theatre and Piazza del Gesù Nuovo.
- Roundtrip transfers to/from Naples aboard a GT coach
- Services of a tour leader/assistance
- Guided tour of Naples
- Guided walking tour of Pompeii with professional guide (tickets to be purchased)
Know Before You Go
Guided Tour of Pompeii Tickets
The guided tour of Pompeii ruins tickets not included in the ticket price. There is an entrance fee of €13 which you can pay for upon arrival. Your guide will assist you in the process allowing you make the most of your time.
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.
The tour starts daily at 8:20 AM and goes on for a duration of 8 hours.
During the low season, i.e, November to March, the live guide inside the Pompeii ruins will be replaced with an audio guide if the group is less than 6 people.
The tour operates in two languages daily: English and Italian
Dress Code and Baggage
Please note, there is a quite a bit of walking on this tour and we recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes. Do not carry and large baggage/suitcases.
Strict Cancellation Policy
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
How To Use Your Ticket
You will receive an email with your Full Day Tour to Pompeii Excavations and Naples 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.
Meeting Point and Getting There
The meeting point of the tour is in front of Hotel NH Ambassador, Via Medina. You can get here by taking the underground Line 1 (Yellow Line) towards Piscinola and get off at Municipio stop. The hotel is a 2-minute walk away. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to ensure hassle-free boarding.
The Full Day Tour to Pompeii Excavations and Naples ticket is valid only for the date and time for which you’ve scheduled the booking.