Pompeii and Herculaneum shore excursion
Activities

Pompeii and Herculaneum shore excursion

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy an excursion from the cruise port of Naples with transportation
  • Tour the western part of the ancient town of Pompeii with a guide
  • Walk through the wonderful city of Herculaneum
What to expect

Enjoy vivid two-hour walking tours of both Pompeii and Herculaneum with a private guide and transportation.

This tour consists of a marvelous walking tour with an archaeologist around of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried from the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Walk the streets of Pompeii, that still feels alive, while the guide tells you about the history of the town and how the Romans lived, showing you all the most important public buildings and private houses.

While Pompeii was covered in five meters of ash, an avalanche of mud 20 meters thick buried Herculaneum, which offers a smaller but better preserved look into old Roman lives, compared to Pompeii.

Here it is still possible to see second stories, carbonized wooden objects, intact paintings and mosaics. With your guide's explanation the city will come to life.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Qualified archaeologist guide-assistant
    • Private transportation in a Mercedes minivan with a professional driver
    • All taxes, fuel and parking expenses
    What's not included
    • Admission fees in Pompeii and Herculanuem
    • Lunch
    Reduced price
    • Children (aged 3-12)
    Where

    Piazzetta di Porto, 80133 Napoli NA

    Meeting point:

    Look for your driver-guide holding a sign with your name written on it.

    What to remember
    • Wear comfortable closed toe shoes to walk through the ruins
    • In the summer NO flip flops
    • Bring sunglasses, sunscreen and water
    • Lunch stop in between Pompeii and Herculaneum (not obliged to stop)
    • Infant seats are available on request, if advised at time of booking
    • Please provide the name of the cruise ship, or name and address of your accommodation in the city
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    When
    • Daily at 8.30am, 9.00am and 9.30am
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    Provider
    Askos Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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