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From Rome: Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Volcano Full-Day Trip

1. From Rome: Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Volcano Full-Day Trip

Travel from Rome to Pompeii in an air-conditioned private coach, accompanied all the way by your expert tour coordinator. Benefit from skip-the-line entry and enjoy a self-guided visit around the ancient city. Throughout the ruins, you’ll come across death casts: plaster recreations of unfortunate citizens preserved by the superheated volcanic ash. After visiting Pompeii, the coach will take you up the slope of Mt. Vesuvius (from April to mid-November), one of Europe’s few active volcanoes located in the Vesuvius National Park. From here, take a short hike up to the steaming crater for stunning views of Capri and Sorrento. During the winter season between November and March, Mt. Vesuvius is closed, so your tour will follow the coastline and take you to the city of Naples, where you can explore the iconic Castle Nuovo, the famous art deco Umberto I Gallery, or simply wander around the monumental Plebiscito Square.

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From Sorrento: Pompeii Half-Day Skip-the-Line Tour

2. From Sorrento: Pompeii Half-Day Skip-the-Line Tour

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the famous archaeological site of Pompeii with an expert official guide. Thanks to your priority entry tickets you will skip the stress of the long line, leaving more time to explore. Accompanied by the guide, you'll explore the main features of the ancient city including the baths, bakeries and much more. Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors today. Following the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the 79 A.D., Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. The town is high on the list of the wonders of the world, and the excavations begun in the 18th century still continues to this day. Your guide will take you through some of the ancient streets of Pompeii, where you can see baths, forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans in the year 80 B.C. Marvel at the fabulously preserved frescoes which adorned the walls and floors of the villas. Even if your interests do not lie in history, this is an archaeological site that cannot fail to impress you.

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Full-day: Pompeii and Vesuvius with Pizza Lunch

3. Full-day: Pompeii and Vesuvius with Pizza Lunch

Travel to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, the most famous and evocative archaeological site in the world, to see the stunningly well-preserved ruins. Take in the view from the top of Vesuvius and marvel at this destructive sleeping giant. Journey to Pompeii and see the thermal baths, the frescos of the Lupanare, the Macellum and the Basilica. Step into the past as you walk through the old streets. After Pompeii, drive up Mt Vesuvius and stop in a local restaurant located in a panoramic place along the slopes to have a delectable pizza lunch. Follow your guide the altitude of 1000 meters where you can walk along the crater. Hear about Vesuvius from a professional guide of the National Park. Admire the summit of Mount Somma (1133 m) and to the right the cone of Vesuvius (1281 m). Look down at the views of the valley below.

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Amalfi Coast: Small-Group All-Inclusive Pompeii Tour

4. Amalfi Coast: Small-Group All-Inclusive Pompeii Tour

Your tour begins as your driver picks you up from your Amalfi Coast hotel. From there, travel for about 50 minutes to Pompeii's main entrance to meet with your English-speaking guide. Your guide then helps you skip the long line at the entrance, before taking you on a tour of the highlights of Pompeii throughout 2 hours. Experience a selection of the main villas, such as the House of Menander, the House of the Gladiators, the House of Julie Felix, the House of Loreius Tiburtinus, the House of Sallust, the House of the Tragic Poet, the House of the Vettii Lupanar, the Temple of Isis, and the suburban baths. This itinerary is simply perfect for curious and inquiring minds that are looking to get the most out of their visit to Pompeii in a short amount of time. After waiting for you at the ruins' entrance, your driver returns you back to your Amalfi Coast accommodation.

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Pompeii: Private Tour with Hotel Pickup and Entry Ticket

5. Pompeii: Private Tour with Hotel Pickup and Entry Ticket

Enjoy a private tour of the Pompeii ruins, guided by a trained archaeologist. See former homes, walk the streets, and imagine the last moments of the inhabitants. With pickup directly from your accommodation in Naples, Sorrento, or the Amalfi Coast. Be driven straight from your hotel to the main entrance of Pompeii, where the driver will introduce you to your guide. Listen as they lead you through the streets of the ancient city. Learn how the inhabitants went about their daily lives. Hear details of what happened on that fateful day. At tour's end, meet your driver at the same point and enjoy a relaxing return to your lodging.

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Pompeii: Ruins and Vesuvius Full-Day Guided Combo Tour

6. Pompeii: Ruins and Vesuvius Full-Day Guided Combo Tour

Travel back in time to 79 A.D. as the brooding Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash. Stand on the ridge of the volcano's crater and look out over magnificent views of the Bay of Naples. After a transfer from your hotel to the site of the ruins, skip the ticket line and join your guide for a tour through the remains to see a city frozen in time for almost 2000 years. Hear stories about the Forum, Thermal Baths, Vetti’s House, and the Lupanare. Get a unique glimpse into the everyday life of a Roman city at this exquisite UNESCO site. Move on and drive close to the summit of Mount Vesuvius itself, and take a short walk to the lip of the crater. Climb to the top and walk around the crater, taking in the atmosphere of the smoking mountain. Admire the stunning views over the Bay of Naples before you return to your hotel, arriving in the afternoon.

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What people are saying about House of Menander

Loved our trip!!! Angela was amazing and it great time. It was like having a friend and a teacher on the trip. I got a little sea sick on the drive up to Vesuvius, but it was worth it for the views

Excellent tour! We started right on time, the guide was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Everything worked out smoothly.

Angela was very informative abut the sites but also about the Italian culture. Gianni was the perfect driver!

This trip is really good, it is a long day, angela was so enthusiastic and

Amazing experience to touch the vanished civilization