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Pompeii: Archaeological Park Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

Pompeii: Archaeological Park Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

From £32.49 per person

Skip the ticket lines to Pompeii and enjoy a 2-hour group tour of Italy’s most important archaeological site. A guide will lead you down ancient roads to experience what an everyday Roman town was like before it was destroyed by volcanic ash.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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English, Italian


  • Explore one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy
  • Walk down ancient Roman streets to experience an everyday imperial city
  • Skip the long lines to tour the ruins of Pompeii
Full description

Skip the long ticket lines on this 2-hour guided tour and discover the remains of the Roman city. See ancient ruins, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, leaving the city buried under mountains of volcanic ash. Your guide will take you to see houses and everyday items that were still almost intact when the city was unearthed. Experience this everyday Roman town, almost like it was under the Roman Empire. Highlights include the Roman Amphitheater, small theater, and public gymnasium. See places where the Romans had their fun and held banquets, and discover frescoes frozen in time, and poignant casts of citizens and their pets.

  • Skip-the-line ticket to Archaeological Park of Pompeii
  • Guide
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at Tempio Travel Info Point in the Circumvesuviana Train Station, to exchange your voucher for a ticket. There is free parking at Osteria Nonna Cherubina, located on Via Andolfi 46, 80045 Pompeii.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
Customer reviews

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based on 1124 reviews

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Emmanuela was a wonderful tour guide! If you are considering taking a tour of Pompeii, I would highly recommend this one. As with any guided tour of a popular destination, they are generally only as good as the guide, and Emmanuela made this five stars. So many penises! (you'll understand if you take her tour) She was funny, knowledgeable and always willing and able to answer questions. It was also the perfect length, and I did not feel the group of 10 or so was too big. We always found space to gather (without headsets). This was the only tour we took where we had to arrange our own transportation from Naples, but once we got there, it was very easy to find the meeting point at the top of the hill. I highly recommend this tour.

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1 January 2022

We had a wonderful experience at Pompeii with our guide, Carmen. Carmen was fantastic at explaining the key attractions this huge city had to offer. Her story telling and ability to share fun facts while also unveiling the depths of the history made for a very fun afternoon. We left feeling educated and we're very grateful to Carmen who also noted some other areas to visit after the tour. Overall an excellent experience for such an affordable price. Brilliant value.

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14 October 2021

Excellent tour. We were very late going and the people were extremely accomodating and super friendly. Our tour guide was called Dario and he was very charismatic and knowledgeable. He really brought the place to life as there were very few if any signs telling people what the buildings are. It’s 39€ each which I think is very reasonably priced and definitely worth it especially if it is your first time going like us. Tour lasts for 2 hours which is the perfect timing as it really is quite hot.

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29 August 2021

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