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  2. Campania
  3. Naples
  4. Pompeii

Pompeii Private Guided Tour with Official Tour Guide

Product ID: 33746
Skip the lines to explore Italy’s most important archaeological site on a 2-hour tour of Pompeii. A private guide will lead you down ancient roads to explore and experience what an everyday Roman town was like before being destroyed by volcanic ash.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy and the world
  • Get skip-the-line entry to the ruins of Pompeii
  • Walk down ancient Roman streets and feel the spirit of an everyday city of Imperial Rome
  • See theaters, public baths, houses and even kitchen utensils, preserved by ash
  • Look at casts of citizens and even dogs that died as a result of the 79 A.D. eruption of Vesuvius
Full description
Attracting some 2 million tourists every year, Pompeii is without question one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy, if not the world.

Skip the long lines on this private 2-hour tour, and discover the remains of the Roman city like a VIP. See ancient ruins, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius, leaving the city buried under mountains of volcanic ash.

Houses and even individual utensils remained intact when the city was eventually unearthed. As you walk, experience an everyday Roman town almost like it was under the empire.

See the majestic Roman Amphitheatre, small theater, and public gymnasium. Explore the places where Romans had fun and held banquets. See frescoes frozen in time, and even poignant casts of citizens and their pets, all killed on one fatal day in 79 A.D.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Pompeii
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Porta Marina Inferiore, at the Piazza Esedra entrance. If you're coming by car, you can park at Fortuna Camping Village (Via Plinio 115).

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes for the uneven walks
• Please note that the guide will buy your tickets on the day of the tour. They are not included in the tour price and have to be paid extra. Minors until 18 years enter free of charge, Italian nationals age 18-25 pay €2 and other nationalities above 18 years €15

From £169.91 Per group up to 7

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Antonio gave a great tour

We spent a few hours with Antonio and learned so much about Pompei from him. It is far more interesting and educational to have a live teacher whom you can engage with and can point out places and things that you would easily overlook. It was just our family on the tour so we could always hear, which isn't always possible in large group tours. Overall, a really great experience.

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13 March 2019

Antonio was a wonderful guide for our family (two kids, ages 10 and 13). He helped us to imagine what life would have been like in Pompeii before and after the volcano. He showed us a good variety of different types of buildings, and made very good use of our short time at the site. We really enjoyed our tour!

30 August 2018

Antonio gave a great tour

We spent a few hours with Antonio and learned so much about Pompei from him. It is far more interesting and educational to have a live teacher whom you can engage with and can point out places and things that you would easily overlook. It was just our family on the tour so we could always hear, which isn't always possible in large group tours. Overall, a really great experience.

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13 March 2019

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Product ID: 33746