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Pompeii & Amalfi Coast: Small Group Day Trip from Rome

Pompeii & Amalfi Coast: Small Group Day Trip from Rome

From US$ 202.14 per person

Explore Pompeii and Amalfi Coast in just one day from Rome. Travel by comfortable, air-conditioned bus in a small group of less than 18 people or choose a private option.

About this activity

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Duration 13 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Pompeii on a walk with an archeologist guide
  • Enjoy a panoramic drive along the Amalfi Coast and to the town of Positano
  • Explore Positano and get some tips about the best spots to visit
Full description
Board the comfortable air-conditioned bus in Rome and relax as your expert driver whisks you south to Pompeii. Once there, you’ll be met by an expert local tour guide, hand-picked for their knowledge, enthusiasm, and story-telling skills. Discover some spots that many other visitors don’t see, such as private family homes, ancient fast food restaurants, and even a brothel. During your tour, you’ll also see the most important sights of Pompeii and learn what daily life was like in this ancient port town. Come to understand how terrifying and confusing it was when Mount Vesuvius erupted and froze the city and its residents in time in 79 A.D. Visit the Roman Forum and the Temple of Venus, and see the tragic death casts. After your Pompeii tour you’ll head off on a scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast. As you navigate the twists and turns of one of Italy’s most beautiful drives, you’ll hear about local history and culture. Stop in Positano, a pastel-colored resort town perched on the cliffs that has inspired legendary writers such as Shelley, Goethe, and Steinbeck. After an introduction from your guide, with some tips on where to eat lunch and shop, you’ll have free time to do as you please.
Includes
  • Round-trip transport by comfortable air-conditioned minibus
  • Express entrance tickets to Pompeii
  • 2-hour tour of the Pompeii archaeological site with an expert tour guide
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet in front of Caffè Vergnano 1882 at Piazzale Flaminio, 5, 6, 00196 Roma RM, Italy.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Snacks
  • Credit card
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • As of August 6, 2021, all sites visited will require guests to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test that is no older than 48-hours
  • The order of sites visited is subject to change. In good weather, it is possible to swim on Positano beach. In the winter months, the visit to Positano may be replaced with a visit to Amalfi Town or Sorrento, because more shops and restaurants are open there during this time
  • The duration of the Pompeii tour may change to suit the visitor flow on that particular day
  • The journey time from Rome to Pompeii is approximately 3.5 hours each way
  • Please make sure to meet at the designated meeting point on time
  • You may want to bring snacks or money to purchase your own lunch while on this tour
  • Gratuities have not been included in the cost of this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 227 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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It was an amazing experience. Both guides (on the van & in Pompeii) we so passionate and knowledgeable about the topics discussed. There is no way we would have been able to noticed and experience the same things without them. Also, the drive through the Amafti Coast and the stop in Positano were such an added bonus. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to experience these places.

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November 21, 2021

This is a nice daytrip from Rome. It gives you a taste of the coast and Pompeii. While it can feel that time spent in both places are short with so much to see and do as a first time tourist, one must remember that it is a trip from Rome and back in a comfortable coach bus with guides and drivers looking out for you and your safety. The meeting place was well located steps away from the metro line near a café where you can get a coffee and cake to start and end the day.

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September 20, 2021

It definitely was a long day but well worth it! Loved being in a small group of 10 people. Pompeii was an amazing place to visit. Positano is beautiful. You could definitely spend a whole day at each place so this was only a little taste. Cosimo was our guide all day- he was amazing! Full of so much knowledge. Dominico was our driver and thank God he was because maneuvering a 15 person bus on the tiny roads of Positano requires some skills. Franchesca was our guide at Pompeii and she was fabulous as well!

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September 10, 2021

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