Guided tour

Sorrento: Half-Day Skip-the-Line Pompeii Experience

Activity provider: Golden Tours Sorrento

Sorrento: Half-Day Skip-the-Line Pompeii Experience

Activity provider: Golden Tours Sorrento
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From US$ 70.35 per person

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Pompeii is considered one of the world's most important historical sites due to the way the volcanic ash preserved the city and its people. Throughout this tour, explore the ruins accompanied by an English-speaking guide.

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Pompeii with an English-speaking guide
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned coach
  • Skip the lines to enter the ruins
  • Receive a 2-hour guided tour
Full description
Pompeii is now considered one of the world's most important historical sites due to the way the volcanic ash preserved the city and its people. This gives historians and archaeologists a vivid picture of what life in the Roman Empire was like around 2,000 years ago. The first excavations were in the 18th century, and following 250 years about 75% of the town has been dug out. Your tour will begin with your pickup from your meeting point in Sorrento, from where you will be transferred by bus to Pompeii. Following your arrival in Pompeii, you will begin a guided visit of 2 hours which will show you the main public monuments and some of the homes of the Pompeii ruins. Accompanied by an authorized guide, explore the main features of the ancient city including the baths, bakeries, and theaters (just to name a few). Walk the streets and see shops and houses that were once alive with people, color, and noise. This will help you receive a rare peek at what everyday life in a small wealthy town was like in 79 A.D. At the conclusion of the visit, you will receive some free time before you return to Sorrento by bus at approximately 1:00PM.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Authorized tour guide
  • Pompeii entry fees
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Date

Meeting point

Parcheggio Communale Achille Lauro, 80067 Sorrento, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
Customer reviews

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Mena, our guide, was fabulous! Wry knowledgeable and friendly! If you want a quick tour, this was well worth it!!

July 11, 2022

Roberta, our guide was good. If you want a quick half day tour is worth it.

July 27, 2022

Product ID: 288370