Day trip

From Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius Day Tour

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service

From Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius Day Tour

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service
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From £84.58 per person

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Visit Mt Vesuvius and the ruins of the Roman town it destroyed in 79 AD at Pompeii. Stand on the ridge of the crater and look out at the Bay of Naples.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, French, English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Meet your guide at your hotel in downtown Naples. The exact pickup time at your accommodation will be given upon reconfirmation with the local partner. You must contact the local supplier via the number on your voucher the day before the tour (after 7 PM) to organize the pickup time at your hotel or at the nearest pickup point.

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a combined trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Wander around the ruins of Pompeii and see the Forum, Thermal Baths, Greek Theatre and Lupanare
  • Hear stories of the devastating day that Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius
  • Walk to the crater of Vesuvius and take in panoramic views of the Bay of Naples
Full description

Revisit where Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii beneath molten ash on a day trip by minivan or bus. Follow your licensed guide through the remains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. Enjoy a local pizza lunch along your route.

Hear stories about the Forum, Thermal Baths, the Lupanare, the Greek Theatre, and plaster casts of bodies burnt by volcanic ashes and lapilli.

Savor a typical Naples pizza lunch at one of Pompeii’s cafés. Then, be driven close to the mountain's summit that destroyed the city. From there, take a short walk to the lip of the crater and take in the atmosphere of the smoking mountain.

Revisit the devastating day in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash. On arrival, discover the remains of this UNESCO world heritage site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. It is the only active volcano in continental Europe.

Enjoy the stunning views over the Bay of Naples. Return to Naples at approximately 5 PM and be dropped off at your hotel, your cruise ship, or the railway station.

Includes
  • Hotel, cruise port, or train station pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to Pompeii and Vesuvius (worth 16€ and 10€ respectively)
  • Pizza lunch
  • 1 drink
  • Guide
  • Guided tour
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The tour duration is approximate and is subject to variables such as traffic conditions, transfer points, number of participants, and more
  • For the Mt Vesuvius part of the tour, among the 4 languages available, only a tour in English is always guaranteed
  • In case Mt. Vesuvius National Park is closed due to bad weather conditions and/or other circumstances beyond the local partner's control, you will be refunded the entrance tickets to the National Park
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 3561 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Great overall experience with a very knowledgeable and patient guide. The lunch isn't anything to write home about, but even if you don't take that into account, the price is still the best out there. I felt the trip was a little rushed, but we had time to view everything we expected to see.

5 August 2022

Our trip was well-organized, the tour guide around the Pompeii ruins was professional, she really made us think through and get a good understanding of how the people there lived their lives before the eruption. The lunch (Pizza Margherita or Pasta with a 0,33l drink) was ready quick and satisfying. The view from Vesuvio was pretty amazing, maybe we were a bit short on time to get to the top and come back (and also take some photos). But we got back to our hotel at the promised time. I unfortunately left my baseball cap on the bus to Vesuvio, but contacted the organization and got it back next morning - they even delivered it to me! What a team! I can honestly recommend to book a trip by them:)

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3 August 2022

Well organised, great guides who make everything really clear and direct you to the right place. Inside Pompeii I learnt so much I didn’t know - and I studied classics! Can be a bit hectic at the waiting point. Lunch is quite basic, choose pizza over the pasta option (small!). If you want more drinks you need to go to the bar.

3 August 2022

Product ID: 11049