The ancient Roman city of Pompeii was founded in in the 6th or 7th century BC and flourished to more than 20,000 people with complex infrastructures in place before the city was engulfed in volcanic lava when nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.
Here's your chance to see the ruins of a city that laid the foundations for modern social life. Upon arrival to Pompeii your archeological guide will share interesting facts and stories about the city, the people and the culture as you walk through the city relics. Observe well-preserved thermal baths, the gymnasium, amphitheater, the House of the Faun and more. Inside Lupanar you will see frescoes and the beds used in the brothel. Visit the Basilica where justice was administered and trade was conducted.
The Macellum, a marketplace and focal point of the city, offers an up close and personal look at daily life including food remains, paintings and everyday objects. As you walk around you will notice plaster casts of a few of the 3,000 inhabitants that remained in the city and paid for their decision with their lives. After surveying Pompeii, you will have the opportunity to shop, eat and visit a local cameo factory.
This popular tour sells out fast - book now to see the famed city of Pompeii that will be the highlight of your trip for years to come.
Please note: Pompeii entrance fee is 13 EUR; per person and guests 18 and under are free with valid ID.
Fantastic to see Pompeii but badly over crowded. sometimes I was listening to my guide while hearing the guide and his group or the guide in front. Our tour was cut short because of people who were late to catch the bus. Other that that our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable.
Reviewer: Sheila Colledge
Really great tour. The guide was very good and went at our pace. Would definitely recommend this tour.
The tour guides were great. Pompei is a wonderful place.
Reviewer: Enid Mitchell
Excellent tour, guide very knowledgeable, open and friendly and answered questions.
Reviewer: Janine Nailon
This was, by far, our families favorite excursion of our vacation. What made this so great was our tour guide Mufalda! She was GREAT and we learned so much from her. This ruin really put into perspective life in ancient times. I would highly recommend this tour for others