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Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples

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  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Explore the UNESCO-listed remains of the Roman town of Pompeii on this tour from Naples. After hotel pickup, ride an air-conditioned minibus to the Pompeii Archaeological Park. Gain priority entry with your informative guide and tour the highlights of the site, frozen in time by ash from a massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79. Witness relics such as the piazza, baths, brothel, and fresco-covered walls of Vetti’s House as your guide shares haunting stories about the lives and deaths of the long-gone inhabitants.
  • Enjoy fast-track entry to the site ruins and tour the main highlights
  • See Pompeii’s forum, piazza, thermal baths and brothel, known as the Lupanare
  • Gaze at the beautiful frescoes on the walls of Vetti's House (Casa dei Vettii)
  • Includes hotel or train station pickup and drop-off in Naples

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Cut out frills and get a smart shorter tour with door-to-door travel from Naples.

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by shared air-conditioned minibus
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entrance Ticket to Pompeii Archaeological Site (16 euros)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Departure & Return

Departure Point

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Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

Please Note

Please insert your accommodation address in Naples (hotel, b&b, airbnb) in the "Special Requirements" section when booking, then call the local supplier the evening before your tour after 7PM to know your pick up time and if your pick up will be at your accommodation, nearby, or at our starting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We require a minimum of 2 participants in total every day to operate this tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not at least 2 participants for this tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Operated by Project Napoli Service

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Traveler Tips


Nothing major still a worth while tour but just use the toilet before you go in so you maximise your time inside
If you want photos, make sure to stay back for a minute and take some while still listening thru the provided speaker.
Good planning in Pompeii: acclimatization (30 minutes), guided walk (2 hours), gather before departure (10 minutes).
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Not enthusiastic...
Frank_K, May 2022
Our guide was pleasant and adequate. She gave us very limited information and locations. We didn't expect an in depth tour but we did expect more.
1/2 day Pompeii
Thomas_A, May 2022
A very well executed 4 hour engagement going to Pompeii. Travel was efficient and the 2 hour tour of Pompeii hosted by our English speaking tour guide Mikela (sp?) was enjoyable. 5 stars to our guide. Two hours was perfect for us but future travelers should evaluate if they want a more extensive visit.
Not again!
john_B, May 2022
The guide was constantly asking the group questions rather then imparting information. If I wanted to be quizzed I would have went back to school. At the end of visiting Pompeii you are made to stay for an hour in tourist trap central before you are returned to Naples. Upon return to Naples the driver does not bring you back to the port where you were picked up. I’d rather suffer through an eruption of Vesuvius then this tour.
Response from Host, May 2022
Dear Sir a guide asking for questions is not necessarily a bad guide and traffic conditions don't depend on us of course. Further we use to take back all participants to the same place we picked them up. My best regards
Best tour of my trip
cynthia_C, May 2022
Excellent guide- funny, knowledgeable beyond the basic tour. She tied in many current phrases we use to how they originated from early Roman life, and when asked questions it was evident her knowledge went far beyond the basic tour. Group size was 35, very manageable. Directions of where/when to meet were concise. Bus arrived on time for pick up. Excellent value for the money!!
Well organized, informative, entertaining
Shawn_R, May 2022
Viator did a great job and we enjoyed the tour and our guide. The site has removed all but just a few of the plaster casts of people to another museum. That makes the tour a little less impactful.
Pompeii with family
Joseph_D, May 2022
This half day day tour of Pompeii was exceptional. Our tour guide Francesca (she said to call her Chica) was very knowledgeable and engaging. We had two children (ages 8 and 10) on the tour and she went out of her way to include them, making them the stars fo the tour. She explained a lot about what life would have been like in Pompeii, but was very careful that the adults understood her clearly in a way that a child would not be uncomfortable. I recommend this tour highly, but I recommend Chica even more highly. She was fantastic.
This is a must ..way to visit Pompeii
Randy_B, Apr 2022
This is a must for a visit from Naples. Our tour guide Elisa was wonderful. She was informative, charismatic and funny. She certainly had us wanting another tour with her. Hotel pickup and drop off was perfect and really added to the experience.
Best thing I did in Naples
Lori_S, Apr 2022
It was a rainy day but I still had a great time doing this. Our guide Francesca was wonderful! She gave us so much great information. She interacted wonderfully with the group including the kids. Honestly?, I didn’t think I would enjoy this tour so my lunch but I really liked it.
Tour of Pompeii
Derek_G, Apr 2022
The guide Pompeii was good too much I am right now before the guy started and lack of information on the couch Part from that it was a good guided tour
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great guide but badly organized tour
Lasse_M, Apr 2022
The guide was great and funny. But the trip was badly organized, and we had to wait a lot after we arrived in Pompeii, before the guided tour started. The driver back to Naples was horrible.
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