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This was an excellent and memorable tour and I recommend it highly to anyone who has an interest in Pompeii. My only complaint is that it was too short and I would like to spend more time in Pompeii so I hope the tour operators consider a two-day tour at some point. We love our tour guides, Dmitri and Andrea!
What a Fantastic day out. Rob and Becky were absolutely BRILLIANT, and really knew their stuff. We have never learnt so much in such a short time. What a great History lesson. The Restaurant where we had lunch was great, and the food far exceeded our expectations.
Lots of tips and advice was given to us about every day life in Rome, and proved to be very usefull during our stay in Rome.
The coach journey was very comfortable, and the rest breaks were well timed. It was also good that our driver had Ice Cold bottles of water on the coach at 1 each, which saved buying it at silly prices from the places we visited.
The tour around Pompeii, was very informative and well planned.
The trip up Mount Vesuvius was to say the least, a VERY interesting coach drive, and the walk to the top was hard work for us at 60 yrs old , but well worth it when you get there. Fantastic views from 4,300 feet up a volcano, above the clouds.
The journey back to Rome was full of more history and very useful tips about where to go, and what to see in Rome, including some good restaurants and Gellato shops.
My wife and I can't praise this duo enough for making it a great day, and we highly recommend it.
Thank You Becky and Rob for a GREAT day out.
I was lucky to get good weather because the climb up to Mount Vesuvius is definitely a great experience. I really enjoyed Pompeii because of all the history that I learned during the tour and the preservation of the town of Pompeii is amazing. I highly recommend this tour because of the great sights that you see and because of the great guides. All in all a great experience and a well run tour.
Amazing day. Pompeii was much more than we expected and our local tour guide was fantastic.Thoroughly recommend this tour.
Ooops...my computer shut down in middle of my review...don't know if it sent so I will repeat. The weather was dreadful, pouring rain all day except for a brief reprieve at the Pompei site. The guides were great, being very attentive, getting ponchos for people who didn't have umbrellas, telling us historical stories on the bus, treating us to limoncello on the way home. Pompei guide was also very good. We were unable to visit Mt Vesuvius which was closed due to the weather.I personally was very happy with the museum substitute. Climbing up a volcano in the rain and mud was not appealing especially when I have a live volcano in my own backyard Mt. St Helens in WA state. Lunch was OK...I prefer Rome pizza...restaurant ambiance was nice AND special bonus there was a vintage FIAT car show happening at the restaurant! My husband is a car collector mostly Studebakers and happening upon a car show in Italy was a plus! I would definitely take another tour with these two tour guides..or GUYS as Julia says Lucca and Julia. This was our only tour during the 2 weeks we were in Italy and I would NOT have wanted to navigate the Rome to Pompei trip on my own, especially in the rain. If we were not leaving two days later I would have signed up for the local or Catacombs tour.
Stephanie and Dimitri are excellent guides. Knowledgable and clearly spoken with wit. Very well organised tour worth every penny. Would recommend to all.
This is a very organized and well run tour. Our guide, Luca, was great and very knowledgeable regarding Pompeii itself, Italy in general and all the other history surrounding the area. Unfortunately, we couldn't hike Mt. Vesuvius because of a landslide caused by the huge amounts of rain the previous day but instead went to the Pompeii museum in Naples. We were handed off to another guide at the historical site of Pompeii, who was fantastic, but Luca stayed with our group the entire time answering questions and keeping track of everyone. Overall a great experience and we are glad we took the tour!
Wonderful experience. Great tour guides. Ride was a little long, but there was no traffic. Highly, highly recommend. Definitely a bucket list item.
Field trip was perfect.
Staff was 100 nice and very professional.
We had a great day....blue sky all day. A day to be remembered !
I do recommend it for those that want to see Pompeii and its history in one day.
Antonella and Robert were our wonderful guides. Robert was so passionate about sharing his knowledge of Rome, the region and Vesuvius that he was addictive and has a fun way of sharing his knowledge. Antonella was very helpful, kind and informative and between them they made a great team and I would certainly hope to be in their company again if I get the chance to return. The trip was well organised and worth paying for the ticket. Pompeii was fascinating and our guide on site was very up on her subject also with lots of information and stories. Climbing that last stretch of Vesuvius, almost vertically lol, and becoming one of Roberts Vessies was exhilarating and a major achievement. It certainly worked off the traditional pizza lunch that was also part of the trip. The coach ride up and down the volcano is just as exciting and the views are magnificent. If I am fortunate enough to return to Rome or the region, I would not hesitate booking this day trip again. It's a long day from Rome ...... 7.30am to around 8pm ....... but well worth it and you get a couple of bathroom breaks at a very nice coffee/souvenir shop below Monte Cassino. The total travel time is around 6 hours, but definitely on the return journey you are grateful for the time to get a nap. You will need it. Great day and, again, Antonella and Robert were outstanding guides.
The tour is worth every penny. Massimo was the best tour guide we ever had.
Luca from Citywonders was such an amazing tour guide that it was completely well worth spending a whole day on this tour! He shared many interesting lesser-known historical facts/stories and was very well organised in managing the group size. We can't think of how anything could be done better!
Very informative and enjoyable. The bus is comfortable, guides great and pizza for lunch delicious. I saw some things I never thought I'd see. Go there !! :
This tour is amazing. I highly recommend it. We had Elena and Antonella and they were so warm and friendly and answered any questions anyone had. The tour itself was very informative and lunch was really good.. The pizza is delicious. Climbing the mountain was the absolute highlight.
the tour was great except that I lost a precious necklace on Mt. Vesuvius. It was a family heirloom an enamel medallion of the Immucate Mary with writing on the back. It was on a chain two charms of a house and heart. If anyone finds it please contact me. I am on Facebook Natalie Canario. Thank you!
This is an excellent tour. Our guides, Alessandra, Massimo, and Bernadette were highly knowledgeable, professional, and funny. The hike to the top of Mt. Vesuvius was a challenge, but well worth the climb. I highly recommend this tour.
OMG... climbing Mt. Vesuvius was fantastic!! What a way to see Naples from above... and the Pompeii visit was fascinating... Our bus guides were fun and very informative. They always made us feel welcome and kept us comfortable illuminated during our trip. It was long but well worth it. Thank you!!
This tour was wonderful the guides Andrea and Julio made it so exciting enjoyed Wellworth had a fabulous time in Pompeii would recommend highly
Our guides Julio and Antonella were very informative and kept us amused throughout. The journey was long 3 hours but felt shorter owing to their anecdotes and historical/geographical facts. Thankfully the bad weather during the coaches' ascent up the volcano disappeared by the time we reached the summit and the view of both Vesuvius and Naples was breathtaking. The climb to the crater is fairly steep but there are great views from the coach park should you be feeling less energetic. Pompeii was beautiful and the level of preservation incredible. You could spend hours there and not see everything. Our stops for breakfast and lunch were in similarly scenic locations and the food was good. I really have no complaints.
A fantastic tour which was extremely well organised. The guides were very informative both during the transfers and also at the Pompeii site. We really enjoyed the whole day which went seemed to go very quickly even through it was a long day.