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Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples

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Pompeii, Italy
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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more

Overview

Visit Europe’s largest archeological site and one of Italy’s top attractions on this half-day Naples shore excursion to Pompeii. Your expert local guide offers a comprehensive look at the haunting highlights of Pompeii. See the thermal baths, the Forum, and Lupanare on this tour that is not to be missed, and explore worry-free thanks to Viator’s guaranteed on-time arrival to your ship. If time in Naples is limited, this it the best way to see it all!
  • Guided tour of Pompeii with included admission tickets
  • The Forum, Thermal Baths, and the Lupanare brothel
  • Narration by a professional driver-guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on time return to your ship
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Professional guide
Port pickup and drop-off
Transport by shared air-conditioned minibus
Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Entrance Ticket to Pompeii Archaeological Site (16 euros)
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
pick up will be outside the dock of your cruise ship, driver will show a sign with your name

Ports

  • Naples port


Departure Time

9:45 AM
Experience the haunting history of Europe’s largest archeological site on this guided tour from Naples. Explore the site of the famous disaster nearly 2,000 years after is occurred and follow your expert local guide through the city’s key landmarks. Explore the Forum, Thermal Baths, and Lupanare brothel as you learn about how some 20,000 inhabitants of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed destination were buried under ash. 

Your tour includes narration from a professional guide, plenty of time to explore Pompeii, round-trip transportation from your ship port and guaranteed on-time return to your boat. 

Worry-free Shore Excursion:

We will ensure your timely return to the Naples port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Pompeii Archaeological Park
On a fateful summer's day in 79 A.D., Mt. Vesuvius erupted, spewing volcanic ash over the prosperous city of Pompeii. Unaware of the imminent danger, most people continued on with their daily lives and as a result the entire town and around 20,000 of its inhabitants were buried under tons of ash and pumice. Almost 2,000 years later, you have the opportunity to explore the site of this famous disaster and see first-hand the houses, streets and public buildings miraculously preserved by the volcanic ash. Accompanied by your guide, you'll see such fascinating places such as the Forum, Thermal Baths and Lupanare brothel.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We require a minimum of 2 participants in total every day to operate this tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not at least 2 participants for this tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Project Napoli Service

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii Half-day Trip from Naples.

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A must see!
Douglas_E
, Mar 2020
This was one of the sights high on our to do list and it didn’t disappoint. Our guide took us around the town showing us amazing buildings, road, statues, etc. The information she gave us was easy to understand and full of history. If you are spending any time in this part of the country you must visit Pompeii.
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Overall pretty good
Danielle H
, Dec 2019
I loved that his excursion included transportation from the Naples port (we were on a cruise ship). The actual tour was roughly 2 hours, I wish it moved along a little faster so we could have seen more. Our tour guide (Francesca) was great and very informational.
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Pompeii tour
John E
, Nov 2019
Overall it was very good and our guide was knowledgeable and charismatic. Our pick up from the ship was not there when we arrived and after quite a while of stressful waiting and calling the company the mini bus finally arrived. The Pompeii ruins are awesome and definitely worth a visit;
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fun trip
Navigator705793
, Nov 2019
nice weather good coach ride, good driver guide was interesting and informative the trip was a day of fun
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star-3
Tour guide good
Logbanger290
, Nov 2019
Guide was good lot of walking. Pick up and drop off sucked the driver was more in the radio and the host was more in to eating and smoking.
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star-2
Lots of wasted time on this tour
VisweshVV
, Nov 2019
Although Pompeii itself was a great site to visit, this tour is not one I would recommend. Our tour guide Francesca was fine but there was a lot of wasted time on this tour. After being picked up from the port and arriving at Pompeii site, we were left there for ~45 mins to visit shops. At the end of the tour we were again left at these shops for another hour. Nobody on any tour needs almost 2 hours to shop. Meanwhile the actual tour of Pompeii itself was a little rushed and we weren't given any time to explore what appeared to be an informative visitor center. It would have been better if we spent a MAXIMUM of 30 minutes at the shops and spent the remaining 1hr+ within the Pompeii site. Avoid this tour.
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star-5
My bucket list fulfilled!
Lorna l
, Oct 2019
Thanks to Francesca for her guiding us through the history of Pompeii. The tour was a liitle harder than I expected, but her pleasant disposition was a breeze.
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Pompeii Excursion of October 22, 2019
ghaslett2019
, Oct 2019
The tour was very good. Francesa is a very good guide and very knowledgeable. Be prepared to walk a lot. Initially it was hard to find her to get the tour started and we had to call to find out where to congregate. I thought it was a private tour of the 8 of us, but about 12 other people joined too.
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star-3
Too much time spent waiting for the tour to begin.
PsychDoc01
, Oct 2019
As soon as the bus got to Pompeii, we were given 30 minutes to shop, eat, or personal needs. The 30 minutes was actually 45 minutes. My wife and I can not walk fast; therefore, the tour leader was often very far ahead of us. There were also some steps my wife could not get up without help. Fortunately a tour member helped her get up the steps. Only 2 times were we able to be at the location the guide was talking about. After approximately 45 minutes, we decided to leave the tour and go back to the plaza meeting spot. I got the feeling that most of the guides we were with did not really care about their guests. To conclude, more time was spent getting ready for the tour than was spent on the tour. We were disappointed.
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Pompeii day trip
malcolmc668
, Sep 2019
Great trip ,very organised and a very competent guide.our guide made the trip very interesting and was a credit to your company
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