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Departing from Sorrento, this comprehensive half-day guided bus and walking tour of Pompei – Italy’s most famous archaeological site is a must-do if your time in the region is limited. In 79 AD Pompei was buried in ash when Mt Vesuvius erupted, and the tour takes you through houses, streets and public buildings that have been preserved for almost 2000 years.
You will see the highlights of Pompei – the forum, baths, and beautiful frescoes of the ancient city – with an authorised guide explaining the significance and history of the these ruins.
Half Day GT bus + English speaking guide + headphones inside ruins with live commentary.
Duration of Tour: 5 Hr
Max No. pax: 15-52
Period May to Oct
Not Avail Italian Public Holidays
You will be picked up from agreed meeting point at 8 am in Sorrento in an air-conditioned coach for the 30 minute drive to Pompei, along the Sorrentine Peninsula. The tour finishes around 1pm.
Please be at the departure point at least 5 minutes prior to the pick-up time.
Please find below a list of things we would suggest taking with you:
– Flat comfortable shoes for walking;
– Sun cream, bottle of water, umbrella and/or jumper;
– Money for extras, optional meals and entrance fees (not included);
– Passports/Identity for E.U. residents in order to get free admittance to State Museums / Excavations (see below)
Clients from European Union & from Nations joining the Reciprocity Act under 18 and over 65 are entitled to free admission to State archaeological sites and museums upon production of a valid identity document. From 18 to 25 years upon production of a valid identity document 50% discount on entrance fees.
Photos by Stefano Giacomelli