Guided tour

From Naples or Sorrento: Half-Day Tour

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service

From Naples or Sorrento: Half-Day Tour

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 67.10 per person

Explore the ruins of ancient Pompeii on a half-day guided excursion by air-conditioned van. See well-preserved buildings at the archaeological site with skip-the-line tickets.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
French, Italian, Spanish, English
Pickup optional
This tour option offers pickup and drop-off services from hotels in Sorrento. The exact pickup time will be given upon reconfirmation with the activity provider. Please contact them the day before the tour after 7 PM to know the pick-up time at your hotel or at the nearest pickup point.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii, one of the world’s most popular archeological sites
  • See buildings and streets that were preserved by volcanic ash
  • Choose a departure from Naples or Sorrento, with round-trip transfers
Full description

Explore the ruins of Pompeii with skip-the-line entrance tickets and learn about life there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. See what remains of the markets, Forum, thermal baths, and more.

Choose from a list of designated pickup points of departure and travel by a comfortable vehicle to Pompeii on this half-day tour. Explore the ancient ruins of this famous Roman town.

Once at the archaeological site, skip the lines and follow your tour guide to the most interesting places, such as the Forum, the thermal baths, the luxurious House of the Vettii and the Lupanar, or a famous brothel.

Learn about the settlement of the ancient Greeks in the area in the 8th century B.C. and how Pompeii became a flourishing resort for Rome’s most distinguished citizens, with elegant houses and elaborate villas lining the paved streets. See the ruins of the factories and artisan shops, taverns, cafés, and bathhouses where tourists and townspeople once bustled in and out of, along with the 20,000-seat arena and open-air marketplaces. Enjoy some leisure time to explore the Archaeological Park of Pompeii on your own before your return trip to Sorrento or Naples.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Live guide
  • Skip-the-line admission ticket
  • Guided walking tour on site
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • 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
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 707 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Easy and Excellent Service! Picked us up at the dock, transported us to Pompeii and returned us straight back to the dock. The tour guide was fantastic and even addresses the children while explaining ruins. Highly recommend this short tour, especially for families with small children who have a very limited attention span.

June 6, 2022

This tour really exceed my high expectations. Andrea was an incredible guide, the best I'd ever had: funny, high energy, passionate, thoroughly knowledgable. But most importantly, he really brought life in Pompeii and the Roman Empire at that time alive, emotionally, and the way he guided us through the city truly felt like stepping back in time, to trot out an overused cliche. But in this case, it's apt. It's so wonderful to have a guide with a real point of view and a sense of storytelling. Pompeii itself was so stunning and fascinating. Well organized tour with prompt pick-up and easy logistics.

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May 31, 2022

For a quick trip to the ancient city, this was a great choice. Our guide was Francesca, who was informative and humorous. The ruins are crowded with tourists, but our guide didn’t seem rushed or worried about the crowds. Everything ran smoothly and we got a good sense of the highlights in about two hours — it would take days to see it all. We also had a little time for cappuccino before and after the tour.

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May 5, 2022

Product ID: 49855