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  3. Rome
  4. Pompeii

Private Tour of Pompeii: Day Trip From Rome by Car

Product ID: 224925
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Join this day trip from Rome to Pompeii and enjoy skip-the-line access to the world’s best-preserved Roman ruins, with your expert guide. This ancient history expert will enlighten you to all the secret trials and triumphs of Pompeii’s citizens.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Please remember to be present in the lobby of your Hotel/Accommodation 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour, as the driver will await you there. (Please note: Hotel pickup only applies when your hotel/accommodation is located within the Aurelian Wall)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best-preserved Roman ruins in the world
  • Experience Ancient Roman life in the Forum and the Bath-house
  • Stand before the moving plaster casts of the victims
  • Discover Ancient Rome’s sinful side in the brothel
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access
Full description
First, you’ll be collected from your hotel in Rome and driven to Pompeii, for a tour of all of the town’s treasures. Pompeii is as large as 66 Colosseum's. So, don’t underestimate how labyrinthine this maze of streets are – it is a near-perfect port Roman town!

Your tour begins with the magnificent theaters of Pompeii, where you’ll learn about the town’s vibrant civic life. Continue down the main street, where all the fast food places, launderettes and other businesses show how lively this ancient town once was.

Your expert guide will show you two Grand Roman Villas, and explain how Rome’s wealthy lived and worked. Onward to the Roman bath-houses, where you’ll discover how important ritual washing was to this society, for personal and political reasons.

Finally, you’ll head to the Roman Forum. There, you’ll discover the Temples and Basilicas which made Roman society. It’s also where you’ll find the evocative plaster casts of the people who were killed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off (when located within the Aurelian wall)
  • Round trip transport between Rome and Pompeii
  • Private driver and car with air conditioning
  • Private guided tour of Pompeii
  • Admission fees
  • Priority (skip-the-line) entry
  • Headsets (when your group exceed 6+ people)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Due to uneven surfaces this tour does not accommodate wheelchairs or people with limited mobility
• The sites visited on this tour are outdoors, therefore make sure to take weather appropriate precautions (e.g. sun cream, water bottles, or umbrella)
• Moderate/advanced level of fitness is required due to the amount of walking involved
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Roma Experience Tours

Product ID: 224925