Guilty of decimating Pompeii and Herculaneum in AD 79, Mt Vesuvius looms over the Bay of Naples like a beautiful, silent menace.

Stopped in their tracks by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, Herculaneum and Pompeii offer the best look anywhere at what life in Rome must have been like around 2,000 years ago.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Bottled water
✔  Driver
✔  Tickets to Pompeii and Herculaneum (if option selected)
✔  Professional guide (if option selected)
✔  Accommodation - Port - Train station - Airport pickup and drop-off
✖  Lunch
✖  Food and drinks
✖  Gratuities
✖  Tickets at Mount Vesuvius
Pickup Locations
1.  Hotel Vista di Capri
2.  Santa Chiara Boutique Hotel
3.  La Maison Hotel
4.  Bosco de' Medici Resort
5.  Albergo L'Approdo
6.  Terme La Pergola - Villa Flavio
7.  Hotel Punta Imperatore
8.  Park Imperial Hotel Terme
9.  Hotel Park Victoria
10.  Hotel La Stazione
11.  Splendid Hotel
12.  Hotel La Palma
13.  Naples Airport
14.  Hotel Magnolia
15.  Puesta de Sol
16.  Nuova Vittoria Hotel
17.  Hotel Palatium Mari
18.  B&B Mini Hotel Incity
19.  Hotel Dei Platani
20.  Ulisse Deluxe Hostel
Additional Info: Departure Point: if streets allow, straight from your accommodation, otherwise at the spot accessible by car closest to your accommodation. Cruise docking (if coming on a Cruise ship) in the Naples area, Salerno & Amalfi coast area, Sorrento's area. From the train platform (if you come by train). Dates: Daily Return point: Pickup point or any different requested drop off point located in the area of the excursion
Itinerary
1
Pompeii Archaeological Park You will meet a licensed guide at the main gate in Pompeii, after purchasing tickets, the tour begins and you will be led by the guide through the ruins of this amazing ancient town.

Duration:  2 hours

2
Piazza Porta Marina This gate provides access to the west of the city and it is the most impressive among the seven gates of Pompeii.

Duration:  5 minutes

3
Forum The Civil Forum is the core of daily life of the city and is the focal point of all the main public buildings for city administration and justice, business management, and trade activities such as markets, as well as the main places of citizen worship.

Duration:  10 minutes

4
Basilica This space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice. It is accessed from the Forum through five entrances separated by tuff pillars

Duration:  5 minutes

5
Thermopolium This was a small cook-shops where hot food was sold

Duration:  5 minutes

6
Casa del Fauno It is one of the larger houses of Pompeii, covering an entire block of about 3000 sqm and, according to its original layout, it dates back to the 2nd century BC.

Duration:  10 minutes

7
House of the Vettii The house, one of the richest and most famous in Pompeii, is under the protection of Priapus, the god of prosperity, painted to the right of the door, symbolizing the economic success of the owners, the brothers Aulus Vettius Restitutus and Aulus Vettius Conviva liberti, who became rich through trade.

Duration:  10 minutes

8
Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane) The pool is found to the left, whereas a colonnade is found to the right, which leads to the men's quarters, which are split into the apodyterium (dressing room), with the frigidarium (for cold baths), which leads to the tepidarium (for medium temperature baths) and then to the calidarium (for hot baths).

Duration:  10 minutes

9
Teatro Grande The Grand Theatre was built by exploiting the natural slope of the hill for the construction of the auditorium. The staircase was separated into three areas with corridors, which were in turn divided into five sectors, and was based on a passage with a barrel vault.

Duration:  10 minutes

10
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano You will be taken by your driver to the Archeological Park of Herculaneum. There, you meet a licensed guide at the main gate and after purchasing tickets, your tour begins. You will be led by the guide through the ruins of this amazing ancient town.

Duration:  1.6666666666667 hours

11
Salone della Barca di Ercolano You will admire one of the last discoveries made by archaeologists, the incredibly restored remains of a boat dug up in the marina area, the same one where 300 skeletons were found.

Duration:  10 minutes

12
Vesuvio National Park The nature trail n. 5 “Il Gran Cono” starts from the Piazzale (square) at an altitude of 1,000 metres above sea level in the municipality of Herculaneum at the end of the provincial road Ercolano-Vesuvio. At the moment, the Piazzale hosts a parking area for those who come by car. Before starting the climb, you can visit one of the info points of the Vesuvius National Park where you can receive useful information about the protected area and buy a map. From the Piazzale you can already enjoy a splendid view of the northern side of Mount Somma with the cognoli of Sant'Anastasia and Punta Nasone, the top of the ancient volcano which 1,132 metres high, opposite the cognoli of Ottaviano and Levante. While looking upwards, you can hold your breath and see from below what will be the ascent to the bottom edge of Sterminator Vesevo.

Duration:  1.1666666666667 hours

13
Vesuvio National Park Approximately 40 minutes drive from the highway to the point closest to trail that takes to the summit. An approximately 35 min. walk to the top of the volcano. An approximately 35 min. walk back down to the car. Approximately 40 min. drive down to the highway.

Duration:  2.5 hours

14
Casa dei Cervi One of the wealthiest private homes in Herculaneum, its owner was certainly a billionaire.

Duration:  10 minutes

Additional info
•  Wheelchair accessible
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Service animals allowed
•  Specialized infant seats are available
•  Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  If passenger are on a Cruise ship, at time of booking, They must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
•  Dress code is smart casual
•  A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Free cancellation
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Price:
From $98.33
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
8 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.