1. Italy
  2. Campania
  3. Naples
  4. Pompeii

Pompeii: Guided Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

Product ID: 202552
Discover the history and secrets of the famous archaeological site of Pompeii with a licensed expert guide.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the streets of Pompeii on a walking tour of the petrified city
  • Learn from your professional English-speaking guide
  • Discover the remaining frescoes and mosaics in a small group
Full description
Meet your tour guide and travel to the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii. Explore with your licensed guide the city of the ancient Romans. Learn about their lifestyle and admire the wonderful frescoes and mosaics, which adorned the Villa's walls. 

Hidden for hundreds of years, after the discovery of Pompeii it became one of the main attractions in the Campania Region. The city has been preserved over the years by the lava which petrified the area. Pompeii was considered one of the most important commercial centers of the area before the disaster. Now, Pompeii is one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line admission fees to Pompeii ruins
  • 2-hour guided tour in English
  • Official licensed guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

By the main entrance of Hotel Vittoria, located at Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore, 80045 Pompei NA.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• This tour is not suitable for those with walking disabilities due to uneven surfaces
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
• Changes to the date and time of your tour requested less than 24-hours before departure time are subject to availability
• The program is subject to changes due to weather and causes of force majeure (public events, unforeseen circumstances etc. ), in which case it may not be possible to make some stops or visits mentioned in the program
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 50 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Lovely & knowledgable guide

We were a party of 4 and really benefitted from a guide dedicated just to us rather than the large parties on the site. As four of us, with a lovely and very knowledgable guide, we saw and understood so much more than we would have done otherwise. The only major thing we did not see was the brothel because our guide chose to avoid the lengthy queues at that building in order to fully use her time with us.

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October 15, 2019

Our guide was great but finding her was difficult!

Although we arrived at the meeting point in good time, because there were so many other groups in the area it was very difficult to find our guide which was quite stressful. Other members of the group had the same problem. This caused quite a long delay and this could have been avoided if the guide had identified herself more clearly. Once we got going we enjoyed the tour and our guide clearly knew her stuff and was happy to answer questions. The group was perhaps a little too large and at times when we were spread out, it was difficult to hear what she was saying because she was out of range of the headset.

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October 3, 2019

Mariella the guide waited for us with a sign with my name on them, therefore was very easy to find. She was knowledgeable and interesting, and even offered to guide us through the museum and the cinema, after the original tour time. The only minor setback was that she wasn't entirely fluent in English, but we did manage to understand most of what she was saying.

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September 1, 2019

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