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  2. Campania
  3. Naples
  4. Pompeii

Discover Pompeii: Guided Walking Tour of the Buried City

Product ID: 164082
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Travel back in time to the days of the Roman Empire! Discover one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the ancient, perfectly preserved Roman town that was buried under ash for 1,500 years.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the ancient city of Pompeii, preserved by a volcanic eruption
  • Travel back in time and walk along the ancient streets of the Roman Empire
  • Experience the essence of wonderful ancient city
  • Learn all about the city from a guide in your language
Full description
Join this tour to journey back in time to the height of the Roman empire! Explore the remains and ruins of this ancient city and let your guide or audioguide tell you all about how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the city, killed its inhabitants and buried it under tons of ash.

Spend the afternoon exploring this once-thriving city that was frozen in time by these layers of volcanic ash. Pompeii remained buried under a layer of pumice stones and ash 19 - 23 feet (6 to 7 meters) deep. The city's sudden burial served to protect it for the next 17 centuries from vandalism, looting and the destructive effects of the climate and heavy weather.

The site was lost for about 1,500 years until its rediscovery - the objects, buildings and people beneath the layers have been well-preserved for centuries. Take a walk along these ancient streets for a glimpse into the lives of the Romans. See its ancient houses, bakeries and shops and see what life was like in 79 AD on this unique historical excursion.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Professional English, Spanish, German, and French speaking guides
  • Headsets
  • Audioguides in Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian and Japanese
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes
• Tour can be multilingual
Not available
Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.5 / 5
based on 222 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.6/5
Organization
3.3/5
Value for money
3.3/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Product ID: 164082