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Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples

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  • Priority access and morning entry helps beat the crowds at Pompeii
  • Listen as your guide recreates Roman-era Pompeii life before the eruption
  • Round-trip transportation from Naples hotel eliminates the hassle of driving
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Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples
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Tour will commence upon pickup at your hotel in Naples, please contact the local operator the day before around 19:00 to have exact pickup time at your hotel.
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If arriving in Naples by train, exit left out of the station. Your pickup point is by the door of the Star Hotel Terminus at 10:20am. Driver will display a sign with the lead traveler's name on it.
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Overview

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii on this convenient half-day tour from Naples. Skip the hassle of train or rental-car travel with included transportation from Naples. Once you arrive, breeze through the crowds with priority entry into the popular archaeological park. Follow your guide and listen to in-depth commentary on the highlights of the site, including the frescoed walls of Vetti’s house, the brothel, baths, and piazza.

What to Expect

Start with convenient pickup at your Naples hotel. This half-day tour’s early departure means you’ll be one of the first to enter Pompeii, and you’ll return to Naples with time for exploration.

Meet your guide and minibus, from which you’ll take in the scenery while your guide handles the driving.

After a short drive, you’ll disembark for priority entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which spewed ash and trapped people and buildings under tons of volcanic debris. Your guide will take you through the preserved piazza, baths, houses, and streets to learn about life in this prosperous Roman-era city.

The tour’s exact route depends on the crowd and weather, but expect to see highlights such as the luxury residence Casa Vetti, Lupanare, Pompeii’s brothel, thermal baths, Forum, and Via degli Augustali.

Your tour ends with stress-free drop-off at your Naples hotel.

Reviews (605)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Busy (as expected) but a huge place to explore.

I think having a guide helped greatly as I would have missed iconic sites unaided. There was a sense of dignity and respect to those who died. I was surprised by the size of Pompeii, despite having read up before the visit. I'd give 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 578roseb
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile
Unorganized

This tour really only takes 2 hours, there is a drive that makes it 3 hours and the remaining hour is wasted standing around while guides try to coordinate. People were switched back and forth by guides, lots of back and forth between guides about...More

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile
Fantastic

Absolutely fantastic although I wish it was longer than 2 hours - bit misleading saying half a day. Our guide Maria was very informative and so friendly she was fantastic- thank u!

Thank katesmith328
Reviewed 13 October 2018
Pompeii scripted

Planned a day trip to/from Rome to Naples and added this half day Pompeii tour. Always hard to squeeze in everything one really wants to do. Our guide, whose name escapes me at the moment, did a really good job taking us on a very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 6 October 2018
Pompeii half day tour.

Pompeii was amazing, unfotunately our guide was not. He spoke as if quoting from a book. He lacked interest and any depth of knowledge, The group was too big, over 50 and the transport back to Naples was very disorganised.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen T
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AllayneE
29 October 2018|
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Response from kavery2018 |
We walked off the terminal across to the bus area and purchased tickets for Pompeii and Vesuvius about 25 euro each. Hire a phone guide, 8 euro and walk the tour alone. We are 70 plus and loved it.
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Yasmine S
26 October 2018|
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Response from Nisha S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yasmine, apologies for not seeing this question until now. With regard to your question, if you book the tour through a tour company you will have to check with them if they could offer you this service. I hope this... More
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