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Visit Pompeii private guide tours

Via Villa Dei Misteri 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 347 035 7384
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Pompeii & Herculaneum

We had a private tour of Pompeii & Herculaneum with Pina Esposito. She was recommended by our tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara P
via mobile

My partner and I were recommended this tour and we were not dissapointed! We had a 2 hour tour (2.5... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
tom b
via mobile
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I am an experienced tour guide with a background and qualifications in archaeology, history, history of art and literature as well as being fluent in several major European languages.
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Via Villa Dei Misteri 2, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 347 035 7384

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a private tour of Pompeii & Herculaneum with Pina Esposito. She was recommended by our tour guide in Rome, Tess Amodeo-Vickery & Rick Steves. We were in Naples for 1 1/2 days & hired Pina for a full day. She has two PhD's,...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were recommended this tour and we were not dissapointed! We had a 2 hour tour (2.5 hours) of Pompeii full of facts and fun from a witty tour guide in Giuseppe. He took photos of us and was so passionate about...More

Thank tom b
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We found VisitPompeii thru Tripadvisor and are thrilled we did. We contacted Giuseppe and he set up a tour to meet our needs. Gennaro picked us up at the Naples train station, took us to Vesuvius for a walk up to the rim, then drove...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Spent almost a full day with Giuseppe in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Had an amazing time. He is extremely knowledgeable, and passionate about the topics and history. His extremely fun and entertaining personality are a huge bonus. Would highly recommend this to anyone. Great value and...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Guiseppe is one of the best guides in the City. What he doesn't know about history just isn't worth knowing and his passion for the life of the neopolitans past and present is imbued in his personalised tour. We had great coffee, pastries saw the...More

1  Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife, two sons (11 & 13) and I experienced one of the highlights of our trip through Europe thanks to Giuseppe Galano. He arranged a driver and transport to take us from our hotel in Naples to the top of Vesuvio before driving us...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

My husband and I went on a private tour of Pompeii with Giuseppe (Pepe) Galano. This tour was definitely one of the most memorable tours of our holiday. Pepe was absolutely incredible. He had such an amazing amount of knowledge and was so passionate about...More

Thank JenniiiLee
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you want an EXCELLENT tour company for Pompeii and the Amalfi coast of Italy, there is no better than Private Tours of Pompeii. Enrico, our driver was filled with educational tidbits as we drove through the winding, gorgeous area. He found us an amazing...More

1  Thank 524ontheroad
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for superb guides in Pompeii and Capri there are two guides who are in a league of their own, Laura Iacarrino and Franco Coppola. Their knowledge is fantastic and at Pompeii they really explain how the Romans actually lived 2000 years...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A brilliant two plus hours exploring Pompei with Pepe. His knowledge was excellent but better was his ability to dodge the crowds permanently. We often saw literally hundreds of people heading in the other direction whilst unearthing another hidden treasure on our own. He gauged...More

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Hello, We contacted Pina Esposito for a private tour of Herculaneum and Pompeii for 4 people. She is charging us 749 euro and asked us to wire her a 30% down with the words DONO which is Italian for donation in the notes section. This was for tax purposes. We completed the first step to reserve the tour. She confirmed receipt of the funds and now wants the remainder of the 749 euros in advance. I asked her if we can pay on the day of the tour in cash and she said no because she is giving us a discount. This does not seem right. Has anyone else had this experience using this guide. From my point of view one of three things can happen. Either no one will show up which I don't think will happen but I suppose it could or another guide might show up instead of Pina Esposito which because she received all the money up front there will not be anything we can do (bait and switch). We are hiring her for her education and knowledge so we will be disappointed if she sends someone else or the third thing that can happen is that Pina herself may show up as planned which would be great. Pina Esposito has very good trip advisor reviews. I was wondering if this was the procedures others went through to book her. Also is there recourse or procedures we can follow once we get there if she herself is not the tour guide. I never would have sent the deposit if I thought I would have to pay the remainder a week before the tour because there is the possibility of some problems if she actually does not show for the tour. Also I see that she is showing available on Viator for the same day we are booked to tour with her. Any advice?
14 July 2017|
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Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Good evening! It's me Giuseppe Galano of Visit Pompeii private guide tours. I' m very sorry for the problem that the guest above is having to set up the tour but I've never ever worked or cooperated with Pina Esposito! I... More
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3 March 2017|
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Response from Giuseppe G | Property representative |
Hi Ignacio good day! You can contact Giuseppe directly from his tripadvisor link. He will write you back very soon! Regards
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Kateftm | Reviewed this property |
Hi - Another option is giuseppina esposito if you can't find the person you are looking for. We toured Naples and Capri with her last Spring and she was terrific.