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From Positano: Skip-the-Line Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius Tour

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From Positano: Skip-the-Line Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius Tour

From £91.86 per person

Spend a day in the Vesuvian region visiting the amazing archaeological Site of Pompeii and the imposing Mount Vesuvius. Learn about the devastating eruption during a guided 2-hour tour of the excavations. Take in breathtaking views from the mountain.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Pickup optional
Please note that some hotels in Positano are not reachable by vehicle. In this case, you can also choose to be picked up from the centrally located meeting point at the Garage Parking Mandara located at Viale Pasitea nr. 82. Make sure to contact the local partner to double check if at your accommodation is available for pickup and drop-off service.
Private or small groups available


  • Enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Explore the ruins of Pompeii during a guided visit
  • Witness the spectacular view from the top of Mount Vesuvius
Full description
After being picked up from the meeting point in Positano, transfer by minibus to Pompeii. Upon arrival, enjoy a 2-hour visit to the excavation site with your official guide. Learn about how due to its burial under a layer of ashes and lapilli, the town was forgotten for hundreds of years until its excavations in the 18th-century. After the visit, make the most of some free time and stop for lunch. In the early afternoon, continue to Mt. Vesuvius. Ride a bus up to 1000 meters above sea-level and then take a 30-minute walk. Once on the rim, meet an alpine guide who will give you information about the history of the crater. Take in the breath-taking views of the entire Gulf of Naples. Return to Positano during the afternoon.
  • Official, licensed guide in English or Italian
  • Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Headsets for groups larger than 12 attendants
  • Entry ticket to Pompeii
  • Entry ticket to Mount Vesuvius
    Not suitable for
    • People with back problems
    • 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
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Meeting point

    Entrance of Parking Mandara, Viale Pasitea, 90, 84017 Positano.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Changes to the date and time of your tour requested less than 24-hours before departure time are subject to availability
    • The program is subject to changes due to weather and causes of force majeure (road closure, public events), in which case it may not be possible to make some stops or visits mentioned in the program
    • Duration and itinerary times may vary due to local traffic conditions
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: From the 6th August, to enter the ruins of Pompeii, you are required to have the Green Pass. Please bring all documentation otherwise the access will be denied.
    Customer reviews

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    4.6 /5

    based on 7 reviews

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    24 September 2021

    24 July 2020

    You definitely need more time to climb Vesuvius so that you can go to the end and enjoy it.

    24 August 2019

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