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  • Location: Naples, Italy
  • Duration:  7 hours (approx.)
Explore legendary Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius, the only active volcano in continental Europe, on a full-day guided tour from Naples. It's a trip not to be missed by any visitor to this region of Italy and includes both a guided tour of Pompeii's haunting ruins and a climb to the smoking summit of volcanic Mt Vesuvius.

Highlights

  • Combined tour of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Naples
  • Guided tour of Pompeii: the Forum, Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and Lupanare
  • Pizza lunch
  • Climb to the summit of Vesuvius and peer into the crater
  • Panoramic views of the beautiful Bay of Naples
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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What You Can Expect

Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii Day Trip from Naples

Pompeii, Italy

Taking a guided tour is the best way to experience the enigmatic ruins of Pompeii, the largest archaeological site in Europe. Your guided tour of Pompeii (approximately two hours) takes you to the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the Lupanare brothel, buried by volcanic ashes from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

After a break for an hour to enjoy a pizza lunch, you'll then board your coach to transfer to Mt. Vesuvius, to view first-hand the source of the devastation that destroyed the city of Pompeii almost two thousand years ago.

You can choose to climb Mt, Vesuvius (approximately 45 minutes), accompanied by your guide, and walk around the crater at 3,900 feet (1,200 meters). From the summit you'll have panoramic views of the picturesque Bay of Naples from east to west. Peering down into the depths of the crater, you may see plumes of steam issuing from the sleeping, but still active, volcano.

A medium to high level of fitness is required to complete the climb. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes! There is a rest point where you can choose to wait for your group if you do not wish to climb all the way to the top.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

The tour guide really made this tour, very knowledgable and funny, fantastic customer service!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

We really enjoyed seeing this bit of history. It's amazing what they've been able to find. We had a great, sunny day to see this beautiful area. Being Geocachers, we had a lot of fun caching on our tour. We even were able to find a cache on top of Mt. Vesuvius. We were able to get back to our van as the rain began to fall at the end of the tour. Well worth the money to see! A good lunch is included.

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