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Naples & Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Product ID: 5825
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Travel back in time and experience a unique blend of art, history, folklore, and archaeology in Naples and Pompeii. Relax as you head to the Gulf of Naples, where Mount Vesuvius erupted almost 2,000 years ago, destroying the Roman settlement of Pompeii.
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Duration 13 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the spectacular ruins of Pompeii from Rome
  • Get magnificent views of Naples's Castel dell'Ovo
  • Tour historic downtown Naples, including the Piazza del Plebiscito and Royal Palace
  • Enjoy an archeological tour through Pompeii's ruined streets
  • Relax in comfort as you head down the Highway of the Sun, from Rome to Naples, and enjoy the views of the Gulf of Naples
  • See the brooding volcano of Vesuvius
  • Enjoy stress-free travel with departure and return to Rome included
Full description
Enjoy a full-day tour of Naples and Pompeii follwing the "Highway of the Sun," through the fertile Roman countryside of the "Castelli Romani." Approximately halfway along the highway, you will see the Abbey of Montecassino, which was destroyed in a famous battle during the Second World War. Descend towards the port of Mergellina, and follow the coastal road to the ancient fishing quarter of Santa Lucia. Enjoy the views of Naples' impressive Castel dell’Ovo.

Continue to Naples' historic city center, where your city tour will include all the major highlights, such as the Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, San Carlo Opera House, Gallery of Umberto I, and the imposing Maschio Angioino.

Depart Naples and cross the valley of Mount Vesuvius, passing the towns of Ercolano, Torre del Greco, and Torre Annunziata before arriving at Pompeii, where you will break for lunch. Continue after lunch with a guided visit to the extraordinary excavations.

A local guide will explain Pompeii's tragic story from an archaeological perspective and uncover what has lain beneath the ashes since the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Your Pompeii tour lasts about 2 hours, covering all the highlights of the scientific discoveries made 1,700 years after the devastating volcanic eruption.

At the end of your Pompeii tour, return by coach to Rome. Along the way, you will stop to visit a coral and cameo factory, where you can admire and purchase items of the ancient craft that dates back to Greek times.
Includes
  • Lunch
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coaches
  • Local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet at 32 Via Giovanni Amendola (GLT Terminal) at 7:15 AM.

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Important information
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• Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to departure, if you wish to have a hotel pick-up

From £123.71 per person

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Product ID: 5825