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The Best of Pompeii Small-group Tour - Unveiling The Buried City

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    Arrive at Pompeii and skip the lines meet one of our expert English-speaking guides. As you walk through the shops, temples, public baths, and houses that composed the thriving city, your guide will recount the fascinating stories of ancient life and how it was decimated by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
    See how people lived nearly 2,000 years ago with stops at a Roman bakery, the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Forum, an ancient supermarket, an old cemetery, and a theater. The tour will also visit the touching and eerie plaster death casts of a few of the unfortunate people caught in the eruption. If appropriate for the group, you’ll also step into an ancient brothel.
    The walk is capped off with a stroll along the city walls offering panoramic views of Naples and Capri.
    With a group of 15 people or fewer you won’t ever struggle to hear your guide, and you will have plenty of time and access to ask all the questions you’re going to have about ancient life in this incredibly well-preserved city. Our expert Pompeii guides have dedicated their lives to the study of this city and there are no better people to introduce you to this jewel of world heritage.
    Sites Visited:
    • Plaster-cast remains of Pompeii’s doomed inhabitants
    • Porta Marina
    • Temple of Apollo
    • The Roman Forum
    • Roman Baths
    • Roman Houses "Domus"
    • Pompeii's Main Street
    • Ancient "shops"
    • Brothel
    • Cemetery
    • Theatre
    • Panoramic View of Pompeii
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The guide was absolutely fantastic. She was so informative and made the tour extremely interesting . Every moment was a capture of history that she told us with a lot of detail.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Eliza B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour guide (Sonia) was very thorough in her explanation of Pompeii. Because Sonia is an archaeologist, she has passion for the site and its future excavation. It was completely humbling to walk on the same ground people had walked on and met their ultimate...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 54broke
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Fantastic tour, highly recommended! Our tour guide, Ilaria, is an archeologist who used to work on the Pompeii site. She was incredibly knowledgeable and really gave us a vivid picture of what life in Pompeii was like. Were it not so hot, we wouldn’t have...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Krista B
    Reviewed May 31, 2019

    Ilaria (Hilary) gave us a very engaging and expert tour which was well timed and an excellent introduction to the Pompeian site. We could hear and understand everything and she was able to answer all questions. Recommended.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Cogniscenti123
    Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

    There was so much to see, but we felt like we got to see all of the best parts of the site. Our tour guide was an archeologist that works excavating sites in Pompeii in the off-season, & does tours the rest of the year....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Rachel T
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    Yes, the price of admission to the site is included. You meet up with the guide across the street from the Pompeii Scavi train station, they take you to the archeological site, & they have you wait in a group while they walk... More
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