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Ancient Pompeii: Guided tour

STREETS OF
                ANCIENT POMPEII
Walking through the ruins of the ancient buried city of Pompeii is a fantastic experience.


Make unforgettable memories while acquiring new friends and share the costs of an amazing tour of Pompeii with a small party.

Explore the ancient city of Pompeii with a professional guide specialising in small groups.

We organise parties of up to 12 people, so you can explore the archaeological areas as if you were on a private tour and have an amazing, long-lasting experience.


Your guide will pay personal attention to each of you, so you can ask questions and find out more about the places you will visit.



A street from the ancient city of Pompeii



Ancient Pompeii was an important commercial city in a strategic position in the middle of the Gulf of Naples, on a hill overlooking the sea.

It was inhabited by wealthy and sophisticated families, influenced by the Greek culture of the neighbouring city of Neapolis and its aesthetic codes, and the layers of volcanic ash that filled the city during the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 brought back countless mansions that are still well preserved today.


CUPIDS FROM HOUSE OF
            VETTII IN POMPEIICupids from the House of the Vettii, Pompeii

Your qualified tourist guides bring the city of Pompeii back to life as if it were still inhabited.


You will be fascinated by the beautiful frescoes and remarkably well-preserved mosaics, which evoke episodes from Greek and sometimes Egyptian mythology.

Discover the magnificent villas that have been reopened to the public after years of closure and renovation, and admire the beautiful houses that have just been excavated after nearly 2,000 years.

Places visited during the tour include:

Public areas such as the basilica, the Forum Square, the temples and the public baths.

Explore the beautiful dwellings where you can learn about the social status of the inhabitants, and the devastating eruption that covered the rich city with volcanic material and learn how the wealthy people of antiquity lived before their lives came to an end.

It will surely be an unforgettable experience for children too.


What is included in this tour:

  ∆ Walking tour with a certified tourist guide/archaeologist

  Entrance ticket to the Ancient Pompeii Archaeological Area
 

Price:45 per person (min 6 - max 12 people)

Tour length: 2 hours

Meeting point: Ticket Office area of the Pompei Archaeological Site.

Please note that:

      Pompei archaeological site is open daily.

      Comfortable walking shoes and a hat are recommended

To book a guided tour of Pompeii, please contact the following email address: belsannino@gmail.com

If you wish to combine this wonderful experience with other tours in Ercolano, Oplonti, Stabiae, the National Archaeological Museum of Naples or Campania, a small discount will be offered.

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