From Rome: Day Trip to Pompeii with Lunch and Guide

3.9 / 5

20 reviews

From Rome: Day Trip to Pompeii with Lunch and Guide

From $159.35 per person

Visit one of the world's most important archaeological sites on this full-day tour from Rome. Sit back and relax for a panoramic tour of Naples on your bus and head to the ancient city of Pompeii. Wander the haunting ruins and learn about their history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 day
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Portuguese
Optional audio guide
Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the UNESCO listed archaeological site of Pompeii
  • Learn about the history of Pompeii and the fateful volcanic eruption in 79 A.D.
  • Take a panoramic tour of Naples from your bus
  • Enjoy a real Neapolitan pizza for lunch
Full description
Take an amazing journey back in time on this full-day tour to the archaeological ruins of Pompeii: a unique document of Greco-Roman life. Travel through the famous Roman countryside and enjoy incredible views of the Mediterranean, Mount Vesuvius, and countless historic sites. Discover the seashore and the gulf of Naples as you drive through the city. Stop for a traditional lunch of Neapolitan pizza with a drink before reaching the archaeological site. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Pompeii and enter with skip-the-line tickets. Spend the afternoon exploring this once thriving city that was frozen in time by layers of volcanic ash. Wander through the ancient streets and learn about the history of this place from your guide. After your tour of Pompeii, enjoy the leisurely return trip to Rome.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Rome
  • Lunch (pizza and a drink)
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Pompeii
  • Guide (unless audio guide option selected)
  • Headsets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • 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 must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Viale Luigi Enaudi, by the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs. The meeting point is close to the metro stations Repubblica or Termini (Line A).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • The tour of the ruins will be led by a licensed guide supplied by Pompeii's management
  • The tour includes headsets to make sure you hear the guide clearly
  • Please note that no tour escort and no tour guide is included for the audio guide option
  • Wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.1/5
  • Transportation
    3.7/5
  • Value for money
    3.5/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5
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It was great, everything worked out, no delays, the pizza was also absolutely delicious, make sure to book it. We also had a small tour of Naples and were still on the "balcony" of Naples, here we could get out and take photos of the view. Here we were already explained in German what we were seeing, etc. When we arrived in Pompeii everything went quickly because we didn't have to queue, we were 4 Germans and had a small group, that was great, the manager answered all of our questions Can explain and showed us a lot, we were in Pompeii for a total of 2 hours. Then we went back to the bus, which was also parked just around the corner. We also had a stop on the way there and back at a motorway service station, where we could buy something to eat and go to the toilet. We didn't have any intrusive sales shows or anything like that. All in all it was a really nice day, Pompeii is very worth seeing, definitely do it

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October 3, 2019

Terrible !

It was a terrible program! Despite buying the tour in Portuguese, they put us on a French bus with the guide who spoke little English. The tire punctured even before leaving the rendezvous! We had to go to the garage to change buses. Many elderly people with bags and walking difficulties wanted to go to the toilet and did not have the second bus, we had to stop at a bar to be able to go to the toilet. We left Rome over 1 hour late! The whole route was spoken only French, the whole explanation of the Park in Pompeii was given in French! When we got there, the guide Alessia gave us a very bad audio guide and marked a meeting point at the end. Summary: We got lost, we left the park without realizing it, because it is not well signposted. We had to take a taxi and get back to the bus parking lot! A chaos! A day to forget !! Not worth buying in Portuguese, as there is no such option in practice! We spent € 535.00 (4 people) which were not worth it! I do not recommend!

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September 24, 2019

This was a great trip. From start to finish excellent guides, bus driver, stop offs and information. I would highly recommend

September 16, 2019

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