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Explore Pompeii with an Archaeologist provided by Askos Tours

Explore Pompeii with an Archaeologist

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Ready to go back to the 79 AD? This tour consists of a marvelous throw-back walk around the ancient city of Pompeii, the Roman city that was covered by vulcanic ashes in 79 AD. A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience: it will be like wandering through an ancient living city! During the tour, the guide will explain the history of the city and how the Romans lived, showing you the most important public buildings and private homes. Don't miss the chance to visit the most famous archaeological site, you will feel like you are wandering around a living ancient city!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via Villa dei Misteri
    Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy
    Porta Marina Superiore, the main entrance of Pompeii ruins close to the Circumvesuviana train station "Pompei Scavi Villa dei Misteri" and in front of the Hortus Bar.
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  • 1
    Basilica
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Forum
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Granai del Foro
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Lupanar
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    House of the Vettii
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Casa del Fauno
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 8
    Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane)
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 9
    Via dell’Abbondanza
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 10
    Thermopolium
    Stop: 15 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore, 80045 Pompei NA, Italy
Inclusions
  • Dedicated guidance and assistance
  • Small group (maximum 20 people per guide)
  • Expert archaeologist as your guide
Exclusions
  • Pompeii tickets
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alasdhair M wrote a review Sep. 2020
13 contributions30 helpful votes
Extremely interesting and well paced tour with an engaging guide. Clearly very credible and involved in the archaeology at Pompeii. Would recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Dave M wrote a review May 2020
Auburn, California54 contributions14 helpful votes
We had a wonderful trip to Italy planned for the beginning of May 2020, but then you know what happened. We had dozens of reservations to cancel and keep track of the refunds, etc. In my dealings with Askos and especially Paolo, things could not have gone smoother! Paolo was
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from askostoursmanagement, Manager at Explore Pompeii with an Archaeologist
Responded 18 May 2020
Dear Dave, Thank you so much for your amazing review and for your kindness. It was a pleasure to assist you. We're happy you had a great experience on customer care too. We work hard everyday to provide our travelers the best experience, even in this rough period. We're so sorry you were forced to cancell your trip due to the current situation. However we're confident that everything will recover very soon and we'll be allowed to travel again. We hope you'll come back soon in the area and you'll book our tours again. We look forward to hosting you in our tours next time. Have a great day and stay safe and healthy. Best wishes Paolo
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CaboHP wrote a review Feb. 2020
Seattle area37 contributions28 helpful votes
Our guide, Felicia D'Amora, was so informative, easy to hear and understand, and provided us with information you don't get in the guide books. She told us about the daily living and people connections of Pompeii. It was all very interesting and we were so glad we booked this
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Kevin C wrote a review Jan. 2020
5 contributions5 helpful votes
This is a good option if, like us, you prefer to take the train from Rome rather than travel via a shuttle provided by a tour company (which is much, much, slower). Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and patient with our inquisitive none-year-old daughter. I appreciated her
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from askostoursmanagement, Manager at Explore Pompeii with an Archaeologist
Responded 17 Jan. 2020
Thank you for choosing our Pompeii 2 hrs tour with Archaeologist! Your words are very appreciated. We hope to see you soon!
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Antonio P wrote a review Dec. 2019
9 contributions
Our guide Sergio Pisco is really an expert and made the visit much more enjoyable. Excellent tour!! Definitely recommend.
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About the operator

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By: Askos Tours
fi00ntje
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Excellent
The tour with Askos tours was excellent. The guide was friendley, he knew almost everything, and he was on time. Y
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bernicep184
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Informative, engaging tour of the Pompeii ruins.
Our tour guide was extremely knowledgable and engaging, and spoke impeccable English. I would highly recommend taki
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Luca V
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The best tour ever!
The best tour ever! I'm from Napoli and wanted to show something special to my foreign friends visiting from abroad
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customerwc5rkfkd2020
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Knowledgeable guide
Great visit with our guide who gave us lots of interesting and in-depth information! It really was a pleasure.
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bella10262
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Excellent Tour
First of all can I say thank you to Michele for making our Tour of Pompeii & Herculaneum so interesting your depth
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salazarrrr
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Fascinating tour!
Sergio was an absolutely amazing guide. I cannot recommend the tour enough. The 2 hours flew by as it was just so i
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luko2500
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Incredible experience! 100% Recommended
We couldn't have wished for a better experience. Antonio, our tour guide and archeologist, made our visit unforgett
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Getta2019
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A great tour!
The archeologist was a young woman who was extremely knowledgeable, very clear in her explanations, enthusiastic ab
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T6041NGlenat
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A must do tour
The archaeologist was fantastic. Knowledgable, informative, engaging and friendly. The tour was the perfect length
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nesst2013
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Go for it!
Sergio was very knowledgeable, entertaining and answered all our questions. Definitely worth doing rather than doin
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ariapwong
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Amazing guide - highly recommend
We had Michele guide us through the Pompeii site - given the breadth of the area, we really appreciated the depth o
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saraheJ4603GZ
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Lovely your in Pompeii
Michele led a lovely English speaking tour of Pompeii. He was very informative and helped us hone in on the details
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D1607NPmichaell
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Excellent tour!
Fabulous tour. Anna Sorrento was an excellent host/guide, showing great knowledge and expertise but also delivering
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929DianeG
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Game-changer when visiting Pompei
Very insightful and provides unique perspective on the city, I visited Pompei without guide before and this was def
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nfm998
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Interesting, friendly and informative
It was helpful to know the tour was 2 hours because we could plan our day effectively. It started on time and ended
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