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Private Tour: 2-Hour Pompeii Tour from Sorrento

  • 2-hour private tour of Pompeii from Sorrento
  • Travel with your guide by local train from Sorrento to the Pompeii excavation
  • Learn about the massive volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii and other towns nearby in 79 A.D.
Private Tour: 2-Hour Pompeii Tour from Sorrento
From USD 172.62
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Private Tour: 2-Hour Pompeii Tour from Sorrento
From USD 172.62
Get a more in-depth understanding of a famous ancient Roman city with a private 2-hour tour of Pompeii from Sorrento. Explore the archaeological site with your own private expert guide to help you make sense of the ruins. Walk past houses and baths, through temples and the forum – you can even visit the ancient brothel. Contemplate the plaster casts of victims of the volcanic eruption, on display at the site.
What to Expect
Your tour to Pompeii starts in Sorrento, (whereas the 2 hour tour time begins at entry at the archaeological site) you'll meet your private English-speaking guide and take the local train, 30 min. (Circumvesuviana train line; ticket at your own expense) to the ancient Roman town.  Visit Pompeii highlights, such as the Forum, the Public Bathouse, the Lupanare (Brothel), the Vettii's House, the Fauno’s Villa, the Granaries, the Greek Theatre, Mosaics, shops and much mroe. Explore the history and the geology of Mount Vesuvius. Learn about Pompeii’s art, it’s people, it’s commerce, it’s history, it’s vice.

By booking this tour, you'll enjoy the full attention and insights of a licensed professional tour guide, English mothertongue speaking, who has a solid background in and knowledge of Pompeii's history, politics, daily life and social backdrop related to the main events in the village 2,000 years ago. When you arrive, see some of the major archaeological ruins such as the public baths, Roman villas, temples and the brothel (the Lupanare), and imagine what life was like here before the volcanic eruption that buried the town in ash.

Please note: Pompeii entrance ticket is not included in the price of the tour.
Reviews (13)
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile
One of the finest tours we've ever experienced.

Pompeii has the finest preserved frescos in the world, due to the preservation from being covered in ash and then 1600 years of nature reclamation. We only had 3 hours to tour; when we will come back, we will spend 3 days!!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Manmap
Reviewed 7 November 2017
A Treat For The Senses! An Archaeological Site For The Ages.

One of the best parts of our recent trip to Europe. Most of our tour was in Italy and due to the flight scheduling, we had an extra day after the guided tour ended to do as we wish. Well, I immediately booked a tour...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Emcoinc
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile
Fascinating and must see

We had a guided tour through our Pompeii visit. Willy was extremely personal and engaged us throughout the whole two hour tour. The added information he provided too us you wouldn't read in a brochure. We were all given audio headsets so we didn't miss...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank YoYoGabba
Reviewed 15 August 2017
Quite superb

We visited twice in early August. The first time as part of an organised trip via Viator, the 2nd under our own steam 3 days later. The first trip was a guided tour with hotel pick up from our hotel in Sorrento.....the journey was an...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WindsorWriter1
Reviewed 9 August 2017
An ancient Roman city

The arrangements for our tour of Pompeii were flawless. Transportation from Naples tp Pompeii was excellent. We had smart, knowledgeable English speaking guides, audio facilities and enough time. The journey from Naples to Pompeii was a short one, perhaps less than an hour. The narration...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Ayub Q
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