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  • Location:Naples, Italy
  • Duration:5 hours (approx.)

Naples Shore Excursion: Naples City and Pompeii Half Day Sightseeing Tour

See Southern Italy's highlights in one day on a combined Naples city tour and visit to the world-famous site of Pompeii. This shore excursion is the best way for cruise passengers arriving in the port of Naples to experience the lively city of Naples and visit Pompeii, the largest archaeological site in Europe, on a single day trip.


  • Combined Naples city tour and visit to Pompeii
  • Cathedral, S. Restituta, Royal Palace and Church of St Francesco di Paula
  • Panoramic views over Naples from the Posillipo terrace
  • Guided tour of Pompeii
  • The Forum, Thermal Baths, Vetti''s House and Lupanare
  • Narration by a professional driver-guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on time return to your ship

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Naples Shore Excursion: Naples City and Pompeii Half Day Sightseeing Tour

Naples Shore Excursion: Naples City and Pompeii Half Day Sightseeing Tour

Your comprehensive guided tour of Naples includes stops at the Cathedral to visit its Treasure Chapel and S.Restituta basilica, dating back to the 4th century. You will also drive to Plebiscite Square to see the Royal Palace, the beautiful church of St Francesco di Paula, the Town Hall Square and the New Castle built by the French Family of Anjou. Before driving to Pompeii, you will enjoy wonderful views of the picturesque baroque city of Naples from the terraces of Posillipo. Afterwards, your visit to the haunting ruins of Pompeii will take you back to the fateful day in 79 A.D. when neighboring Mt. Vesuvius erupted, covering the prosperous Roman city in deadly volcanic ash. On your visit to Pompeii you will be able to explore the fascinating site, expertly led by your tour guide. You'll see the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the "Lupanare" brothel, all buried by volcanic ashes during the eruption.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Naples port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

wonderful archaeology site. great tour guide. fascinating.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

tour guide was very knowledgeable and the tour was very interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great Tour guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Jam packed, but for only a few hours in France we got to experience a lot!! Pompeii was very cool and our tour guide, MariaLuisa was funny, friendly and keep everyone moving along. She was knowledgeable and made sure we saw the key points in Pompeii with an appropriate amount of free time in Nice. One of the best days on our trip. Thank her for us!!!
The only issue we had was with waiting to get on the bus on the return from Pompeii. We had planned for a free afternoon in Naples to eat pizza and we were rushed because of the delay in getting back.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Alfredo was our tour guide and he was awesome! Very personable and friendly...also very knowledgeable about the history of the city and monuments. Pompeii was a good hike around the massive city and great history to learn about. We did get a taste of the fabulous lemoncello and amazing lemonade!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

All that we expected. The city tour was excellent as we weren't aware of its extent and although the crowds were enormous the two hours were well spent. The tour was very well conducted.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

One of the best tours of our trip. My sister-in-laws are still talking about it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Our guide was very knowledgable and was very friendly. He gave us ample time to look at the sites without rushing us.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Our tour guide (Andre) and driver were excellent. He was a few minutes (10-15) late arriving to pick us up but we found other people on our tour and waited together. We stopped at a beautiful church named Santa Maria Donna Regina Vecchia. Andre noted that the church was an excellent example of Gothic and Baroque architecture. We then went to the Naples Galleria (beautiful but not worth a special visit) and drove to a view of the city before heading to Pompeii. Our group was small (6) and we met with another group to tour Pompeii. Andre was great - very knowledgeable and passionate about history. Since everyone wanted the opportunity to try Naples pizza, they dropped us off in an area (about 2 blocks from the ship) with a number of pizza shops. Overall, a great tour.

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