Pompeii Tour with private transportation

Pick-up & drop-off at your hotel, skip-the-line tickets & transportation with a Mercedes car or van included!
Kids pay half price!


about 4 hours including transportation

Skip-the-line tickets

Pick up at your hotel

Private Transportation

Professional Guides

Activity level


Sights Included

The sights visited might change because of ongoing restorations, sudden closures, or restrictions decided by the site management

Pompeii Forum
– Temple of Apollo
– Basilica
– Temple of Juppiter
Ancient Streets & Stores
– Via dell’Abbondanza
– Tabernae (ancient shops)
– Thermopolia (ancient restaurants)
Public Buildings
– Small Theater
– Big Theater
– Baths

Tour Description

Pompeii Tour

Have you ever dreamed of traveling back in time? Take our Pompeii tour and live like an ancient Roman for one day.

Pompeii is one of the most famous and important archaeological sites in the world.

Once a prosperous town, the city was hit by the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 AD.

Nobody knew that the Vesuvius was a volcano, therefore nobody could expect this mountain to suddenly blow up and destroy almost everything in an eight miles radius.

The ashes buried the city, and most of the Pompeiians died in horrible ways, unable to find shelter anywhere.

The ashes quickly buried all the streets, the houses, the temples, and the theaters. The city disappeared and soon its exact location was forgotten.

Only a long time later, in 1748, the King of Naples Charles the 3rd decided to start the excavations that brought Pompeii back to life.

The archaeologists who dug in Pompeii immediately realized that this site was unique and you will feel the same during our Pompeii tour.

The ashes had perfectly preserved the city, almost as if it had been frozen until its discovery.

Not only the buildings were still standing: but the discoverers could also admire the wall paintings, the frescoes, the marble cornices, the stuccoes, and the statues.

Digging Pompeii was not like excavating ruins: the city was so well preserved that it was like unveiling the ancient world, traveling back in time, and seeing the life of the ancient Romans.

During our Pompeii tour, you’ll have the chance to explore this unique site with a professional, local guide.

You’ll walk on roads that are almost 2000 years old, enter ancient houses and enjoy their amazing frescoes.

You will explore the piazzas, the temples, and the theaters frequented by the ancient Pompeiians. 

You will see history come back to life.

What did the ancient Romans eat, and where? Did they eat pasta and pizza like modern Italians? What gods did they pray to, and how? Find out with our Pompeii tour!

Ask these questions to your private guide, and have the time of your life exploring this unforgettable archaeological site.


You MUST bring an ID, a passport, or a driver’s license to enter the sights.

Pick-up and drop-off are included if you are staying in: Naples, Sorrento, Positano, or Amalfi Coast.
If you’re staying somewhere else, let us know and we’ll create a customized tour for you.

This is the price for groups from one to six people. If you have more people in your group, please let us know and we’ll create a customized price.​​

799 € for 1 person
59 € per additional adult
29 € per additional kid under 18
What's included

in a Mercedes car or van

Skip-the-line tickets
Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel

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through the booking calendar

June 2024
Contact us if you want more info or to design a tailored tour!
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