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Pompeii Tour - From Sorrento

  • When does it run?
    09 Apr - 28 Oct: Monday & Wednesday
  • Start time
    Start time: 0810h (8:10am)
    Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • English-speaking guide
  • Round trip transportation in coach
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Key Highlights

  • Step back in time as you visit the ancient city of Pompeii with an expert guide
  • You will visit some of the best preserved areas of Pompeii including the Amphitheatre and the Roman Baths

Overview

Walk down the streets of the ancient city of Pompeii for a glimpse into the life of the Romans. Pompeii is one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, drawing travellers from across the world each year.

Pompeii was buried under lava and ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and lay forgotten for hundreds of years. The well preserved ruins now offer an insight into Roman history. Frescoes and mosaics such as the Dionysiac Frieze. still adorn some of the walls of the structures of this ancient city.

With its public baths, amphitheatre, Roman temples and brothels, a tour of the ancient city of Pompeii is like a journey into the past.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    09 Apr - 28 Oct: Monday & Wednesday

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: 0810h (8:10am)
    Duration: 4 hours

  • Meeting Point

    The tour starts from Achille Lauro Parking Area.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    The tour will return to the original departure point.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from the Achille Lauro Parking Area in Sorrento at 0810h (8:10am). Travelling by coach and accompanied by a guide you be taken to explore the ruins of the Roman city of Pompeii. One of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, Pompeii is deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Pompeii was buried under lava and ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and lay forgotten for hundreds of years. Your guide will take you along the ancient streets of Pompeii for a glimpse into the lives of the Romans.

    The tour includes a guided visit to some well preserved structures, these may include:
    The Anfiteatro: The oldest known Roman amphitheatre, it was capable of holding upto 20,000 spectators.
    Terme Stabiane: A bath complex from the 2nd century BC.
    Lupanaro: Pompeii’s brothel has murals depicting the services offered.
    Villa dei Misteri: This structure has a beautiful fresco, the Dionysiac Frieze, spanning the walls of the dining room.
    Casa dei Vettii: The Villa of the Mysteries houses what some consider the greatest surviving group of paintings from the ancient world.

    At the end of your tour you will returned to Sorrento, you will be dropped in the Achille Lauro Parking Area at around 1300h (1:00pm).

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Round trip transportation in coach
  • Entrance fees to Pompeii’s ruins- approx € 11.00 per person (Payment on the day).
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Please note

Entrance fees to Pompeii’s ruins- approx € 11.00 per person are not included an must be paid on the day of the tour.

Passengers should reach the Achille Lauro Parking Area by 0800h (08.00am).

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Additional info

Since certain areas may be closed for renovation, the exact itinerary will be communicated by the guide during the tour.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Great tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum from Sorrento
    Anita Friedman, Israel 07/04/2015
  • Very nice tour experience for all 7 :)
    Hilde M B Withammer, Norway 07/21/2014
  • Outstanding tour and guide
    Carol Kappe, United States 09/30/2011
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