Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius: Small-Group Skip-The-Line Tour

Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius: Small-Group Skip-The-Line Tour

From $132.59 per person

Experience a 2-hour guided tour of the ancient ruins of Pompeii led by an archaeologist guide then hike up to the crater of Mount Vesuvius.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Explore one of the best-preserved archaeological sites in the world
  • Discover Pompeii's tragic history from an archaeologist guide
  • Hike to the crater of Mt Vesuvius
Full description
Discover the tragic history of Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii with this small-group tour. After meeting your archaeologist guide, enjoy a 2-hour tour of the most important ancient ruins of the sight and learn all about its fascinating history from an archaeologist's perspective. After your tour of Pompeii, hop into a shared minivan and travel to the top of the most famous volcano in the world. Enjoy a breathtaking 20-minute hike to reach the volcano's crater. Stand at the rim of the crater and enjoy panoramic views of the Bay of Naples, Capri, Ischia, the edge of the Sorrento coast, and much more.
  • Archaeologist guide in Pompeii
  • Assistance at Mount Vesuvius
  • Skip-the-line entrance fees
  • Transportation between sites
  • Food and drinks
  • Archaeologist guide at Mount Vesuvius
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet the guide at the main entrance of Pompei Ruins, called Porta Marina Superiore. The guide will wait by the gate, just in front of the bar-restaurant Hortus with a lot of lemons and oranges hanging outside. The guide will have a sign with the local partner's name written on it. The meeting point is just few steps away the Circumvesuviana train station Pompei-Villa dei Misteri.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • If Mount Vesuvius is closed due to force majeure, the tour will include a visit to Herculaneum instead
  • A solid level of physical fitness is required for participation in this activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Very interesting trip with very enthusiastic guides!

July 25, 2020

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