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Pompeii Archaeological Area Entrance Ticket

Pompeii Archaeological Area Entrance Ticket - Pompei, Italy
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Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Location: Pompei, Italy

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$24.36

Buy your entrance ticket and discover Pompeii, the ancient Roman city that was frozen by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD. In the course of just a few hours, a rain of ash and fragments of lava (lapillus) buried this rich city – houses, people, roads, public buildings, and objects of everyday life were encased in their entirety.

With an area of about 66 hectares/163 acres, Pompeii represents a unique historical look at Roman architecture, sculpture, paintings, and mosaics ... More info ›

Buy your entrance ticket and discover Pompeii, the ancient Roman city that was frozen by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD. In the course of just a few hours, a rain of ash and fragments of lava (lapillus) buried this rich city – houses, people, roads, public buildings, and objects of everyday life were encased in their entirety.

With an area of about 66 hectares/163 acres, Pompeii represents a unique historical look at Roman architecture, sculpture, paintings, and mosaics. The ash that buried the city after the eruption allowed for exceptional preservation, giving visitors today the unique opportunity to experience the Roman city in its magnificent wholeness.

Witness the most representative buildings of this ancient site and discover the daily life of citizens within this Roman city.

Sites and itineraries are as follows:

From Porta Marina
  • Porta Marina and walls
  • Temple of Apollo
  • Basilica
  • Public Administration Buildings
  • Building of Eumachia
  • Temple of Vespasian
  • Public Sanctuary of the Lares (guardian deities)
  • Temple of Jupiter
  • Macellum (indoor fruit and vegetable market)
  • Forum Baths
  • Temple of Fortuna Augusta
  • House of the Faun
  • House of Ancient Hunt
  • Bakery
  • Lupanare (brothel with erotic frescoes)
  • Stabian Baths
  • Great Theater
  • Small Theater (Odeion)
  • Temple of Isis
  • House of the Ceii
  • Fullonica Stephanus (cloth-launderer)
  • House of Achilles Lararium (house altar)
  • House of the Small Fountain
  • House of the Dioscuri
  • House of Meleager
  • House of Sallust
  • Herculaneum Gate and walls
  • Herculaneum Gate necropolis
  • Villa of the Mysteries

From Piazza Esedra

  • Forum Baths
  • Temple of Fortuna Augusta
  • House of Pansa
  • House of the Tragic Poet
  • Thermopolium (a place for buying hot food)
  • House of the Faun
  • House of Cecilio Giocondo
  • House of Citharist
  • Fullonica Stephanus (cloth-launderer)
  • House of Achilles Lararium
  • Home and Thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus
  • House of Octavius Quartio
  • House of Venus in the shell
  • Amphitheater
  • Great gymnasium

From Piazza Anfiteatro

  • Necropolis of Porta Nocera
  • Porta Nocera and walls
  • Garden of the Fugitives
  • House of the Garden of Hercules
  • House of Octavius Quartio
  • House of Venus in the shell
  • Amphitheater
  • Fullonica Stephanus (cloth-launderer)
  • Small Theater (Odeion)
  • Great Theater
  • Temple of Isis
  • Triangular Forum
  • Doric Temple
  • Stabian Baths
  • Public Administration Buildings
  • Building of Eumachia
  • Temple of Vespasian
  • Shrine of the Lares Public
  • Macellum (indoor fruit and vegetable market)
  • Temple of Jupiter
  • Forum Baths
  • Temple of Fortuna Augusta
  • House of the Dioscuri
  • House of Meleager
  • House of the Faun
  • House of Ancient Hunt
  • Bakery
  • Lupanare (brothel with erotic frescoes)
  • House of the Ceii
  • House of the Ship Europa
You will find this itinerary along with two other suggestions (two hours or a half day in the site) on the free map distributed at the info point inside the archaeological area.

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The Best of Pompeii Small-group Tour - Unveiling The Buried City

The Best of Pompeii Small-group Tour - Unveiling The Buried City - Pompei, Italy
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Pompei, Italy

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$69.60

Seeing Pompeii on your own can be confusing, so we have designed the 'Best of Pompeii Tour: Unveiling The Buried City' to bring you closer to the amazing history and tragic end of Pompeii than you could ever get on your own (or at least without a degree in archaeology). Led by an official Pompeii tour guide – most of whom are trained archaeologists – you will wander the well-preserved streets of Pompeii and visit the most interesting and heart-wrenching sights from the city that was lost under the massive eruption of Mt ... More info ›

Seeing Pompeii on your own can be confusing, so we have designed the 'Best of Pompeii Tour: Unveiling The Buried City' to bring you closer to the amazing history and tragic end of Pompeii than you could ever get on your own (or at least without a degree in archaeology). Led by an official Pompeii tour guide – most of whom are trained archaeologists – you will wander the well-preserved streets of Pompeii and visit the most interesting and heart-wrenching sights from the city that was lost under the massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

Arrive at Pompeii and skip the lines meet one of our expert English-speaking guides. As you walk through the shops, temples, public baths, and houses that composed the thriving city, your guide will recount the fascinating stories of ancient life and how it was decimated by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

See how people lived nearly 2,000 years ago with stops at a Roman bakery, the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Forum, an ancient supermarket, an old cemetery, and a theater. The tour will also visit the touching and eerie plaster death casts of a few of the unfortunate people caught in the eruption. If appropriate for the group, you’ll also step into an ancient brothel.

The walk is capped off with a stroll along the city walls offering panoramic views of Naples and Capri.

With a group of 15 people or fewer you won’t ever struggle to hear your guide, and you will have plenty of time and access to ask all the questions you’re going to have about ancient life in this incredibly well-preserved city. Our expert Pompeii guides have dedicated their lives to the study of this city and there are no better people to introduce you to this jewel of world heritage.

Sites Visited:

  • Plaster-cast remains of Pompeii’s doomed inhabitants
  • Porta Marina
  • Temple of Apollo
  • The Roman Forum
  • Roman Baths
  • Roman Houses "Domus"
  • Pompeii's Main Street
  • Ancient "shops"
  • Brothel
  • Cemetery
  • Theatre
  • Panoramic View of Pompeii

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Private Tour: 2-Hour Pompeii Tour from Sorrento

Private Tour: 2-Hour Pompeii Tour from Sorrento - Pompei, Italy
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Pompei, Italy

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$176.94

The tour is led by a Professional English  mothertongue speaking Guide with a specific knowledge for Greek-Roman archaeological sites.This stunning private tour of the ruins of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site, lasts about two hours,- beginning time for which is when guide and clients walk through the ticket barriers at the entrance of the archaeological site - and introduces you to major features such as the forum, baths, villas and temples. Take a walk along Pompeii's main shopping thoroughfare, Via dell'Abbondanza, and see plaster cast examples of the victims of the Mt Vesuvius eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman town, covering it in volcanic ash, one of the most incredible natural disasters of the time, which could even be read by some as Nature's prelude to what was to be the future decline and fall of the first dinasty of Roman emperors

Your tour to Pompeii starts in Sorrento, (whereas the 2 hour tour time begins at entry at the archaeological site) you'll meet your private English-speaking guide and take the local train, 30 min ... More info ›

The tour is led by a Professional English  mothertongue speaking Guide with a specific knowledge for Greek-Roman archaeological sites.This stunning private tour of the ruins of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site, lasts about two hours,- beginning time for which is when guide and clients walk through the ticket barriers at the entrance of the archaeological site - and introduces you to major features such as the forum, baths, villas and temples. Take a walk along Pompeii's main shopping thoroughfare, Via dell'Abbondanza, and see plaster cast examples of the victims of the Mt Vesuvius eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman town, covering it in volcanic ash, one of the most incredible natural disasters of the time, which could even be read by some as Nature's prelude to what was to be the future decline and fall of the first dinasty of Roman emperors

Your tour to Pompeii starts in Sorrento, (whereas the 2 hour tour time begins at entry at the archaeological site) you'll meet your private English-speaking guide and take the local train, 30 min. (Circumvesuviana train line; ticket at your own expense) to the ancient Roman town.  Visit Pompeii highlights, such as the Forum, the Public Bathouse, the Lupanare (Brothel), the Vettii's House, the Fauno’s Villa, the Granaries, the Greek Theatre, Mosaics, shops and much mroe. Explore the history and the geology of Mount Vesuvius. Learn about Pompeii’s art, it’s people, it’s commerce, it’s history, it’s vice.

By booking this tour, you'll enjoy the full attention and insights of a licensed professional tour guide, English mothertongue speaking, who has a solid background in and knowledge of Pompeii's history, politics, daily life and social backdrop related to the main events in the village 2,000 years ago. When you arrive, see some of the major archaeological ruins such as the public baths, Roman villas, temples and the brothel (the Lupanare), and imagine what life was like here before the volcanic eruption that buried the town in ash.

Please note: Pompeii entrance ticket is not included in the price of the tour.

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Small-group 3D Virtual Reality Tour Led by a Guide

Small-group 3D Virtual Reality Tour Led by a Guide - Pompei, Italy
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Duration: 2 hours
Location: Pompei, Italy

From USD
$92.01

Experience a guided immersive time-travel experience with special 3D virtual reality headsets. On this tour you will be led by a licensed local guide (speaking only in English/Italian) and will witness the glory of Pompeii as it once was ... More info ›

Experience a guided immersive time-travel experience with special 3D virtual reality headsets. On this tour you will be led by a licensed local guide (speaking only in English/Italian) and will witness the glory of Pompeii as it once was. Hear intimate stories shared by your tour guide then put on your VR headsets where you will be surrounded in 360 degrees as you watch historical re-creations at the main points of interest (each lasting between 2- to 6-minutes). This 2-hour tour has audio commentary in the headset, available in 6 languages, enhancing the experience. A new adventure in sightseeing awaits you in Pompeii! Languages available in the headsets: English, Italian, Spanish, French, German and Russian.

Don't just imagine what Pompeii must have been like in ancient times, experience it. In this 3D virtual reality tour, you will be surrounded and completely immersed in 3D 360-degree virtual reality. See the historical re-creation of ancient Pompeii - just as it was before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Get ready for a unique time-travel journey through the ruins of Pompeii! 

Here is how it works:

Arrive at your pre-determined, convenient meeting location right outside the entrance to the ruins. A staff member will check you in and give you your "time traveling equipment" (your 3D VR headset). You will receive a 5-minute demonstration on how easy it is to use the headsets. The tour guide will speak English (and Italian if necessary). Commentary in the headsets is available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German and Russian.

Next, you will follow your guide into the ruins and arrive at your first point of interest (see list of sights below). Listen to your fun and passionate guide as he or she speaks about the current point of interest. Next, you will be instructed to put on your VR headsets and witness the point of interest you are standing in front of come back to life.

After watching the 2- to 6-minute "virtual reality scene" you will have time to take pictures and speak with your guide. You will continue this experience through each of Pompeii's points of interest.

Points of interest and 3D Virtual Reality Re-creations
*On a typical tour you will see 8 - 10 of these sites. The sites seen are according to the time permitted and are at the discretion of your guide.

The Temple of Apollo - witness a sacred ceremony
The Basilica - an ancient market buried in ashes for 17 centuries comes back to life
The Forum - the once bustling heart of the city once again springs back to life
The Stabian Baths - watch the ancient Pompeiins as they enjoy the pleasures of life
The Thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus - see how daily life in Pompeii looked
The Luponar (brothel) - the ancient port city of Pompeii had its pleasure-seekers - see how it once looked inside
The Garden of the Fugitives - witness the destruction of Pompeii as Mount Vesuvius erupts
The House of Menander - walk through the splendor of wealthy Pompeiian home
The Amphitheater - watch the gladiators fight to their death
Via dell'Abbondanza - a typical street in Pompeii is once again is alive with people
The Large Theater and Gladiator Barracks - see the performers on stage & behind it the practice area for the city's gladiators
A Shop and Bakery - the commercial aspect of the city is vividly brought to life

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Ancient Pompeii-style lunch plus Pompeii Guided Tour with VR Headsets

Ancient Pompeii-style lunch plus Pompeii Guided Tour with VR Headsets - Pompei, Italy

Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Location: Pompei, Italy

From USD
$138.02

You will have a 3-hour private tour of the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii. You will experience how Pompeii looked 2,000 years ago through the magic of Virtual Reality ... More info ›

You will have a 3-hour private tour of the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii. You will experience how Pompeii looked 2,000 years ago through the magic of Virtual Reality. You will be surrounded and completely immersed in 360-degree virtual reality that goes on a historical journey through ancient Pompeii - just as it was before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. After your private tour is complete your guide will show you to Caupona Restaurant, where you will have a typical Roman lunch.

Meet your local tour guide at 10 am at the Suisse Restaurant in Piazza Porta Marina outside the entrance to the ruins (across from the ‘Carabinieri’). He or she will have a printed sign with your name on it.
A professional guide and staff member will check you in and give you your 'time traveling equipment' (your VR headset). You will follow your guide into the ruins and arrive at your first point of interest. Listen to your fun and passionate guide as he or she speaks about current points of interest. Next, you will be instructed to put on your virtual reality headset and witness the point of interest you are standing in front of come back to life right before your eyes! The streets, homes, taverns, temples, theaters, markets and citizens of Pompeii live again as they once were.
After watching each 2- to 6-minute 'virtual reality scenes' you will have time to take pictures and speak with your guide.
After your private tour is complete your guide will show you to Caupona Restaurant, which is located within easy walking distance.
A "caupona" was a tavern, a place where the ancient people of Pompeii had their daily meals (we can count 89 in Pompeii).
Eat in earthenware dishes and drink from beautiful pointed amphoras, glasses and cups. The cuisine is mainly based on the discovery of distant flavors and the ancient times bringing to light ingredients that are not often used in our kitchens so as to achieve a genuine and balanced menu.
Menu includes 4 courses, one glass of Mulsum (wine) and water.

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Napoli-style pizza making class & Pompeii Guided Tour with VR Headsets

Napoli-style pizza making class & Pompeii Guided Tour with VR Headsets - Pompei, Italy

Duration: 8 to 9 hrs
Location: Pompei, Italy

From USD
$270.13

The Napoli-style pizza class is divided in a theoretical section and a practical section.
The course takes place directly in Naples at Palazzo Petrucci pizzeria by following all the stages of the work. During the course we also dedicate ourselves to the presentation, preparation and cooking of the fries that we will taste together ... More info ›

The Napoli-style pizza class is divided in a theoretical section and a practical section.
The course takes place directly in Naples at Palazzo Petrucci pizzeria by following all the stages of the work. During the course we also dedicate ourselves to the presentation, preparation and cooking of the fries that we will taste together.
The course lasts 3 hours. It starts at 10.30am and ends at 1.30pm with the tasting of the pizza.
After the class you will have a private transfer to Pompeii where you will meet your local tour guide for a 2-hour private tour of the ruins of the ancient city with Virtual Reality headsets.
You will experience how Pompeii looked 2,000 years ago through the magic of Virtual Reality. You will be surrounded and completely immersed in 360-degree virtual reality that goes on a historical journey through ancient Pompeii - just as it was before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Topics in the theoretical section of the Pizza class include:
The equipment.
Ingredients for the dough.
Double leavening.
The oven (ignition, wood to use, obtaining and maintaining the ideal temperature).
The topics in the Practice section of the Pizza class include:
The realization of the dough.
The portioning of the panetti.
The writing of the disc.
The ingredients for filling and tasting the latter.
Cooking Pizza (Firing, Turning, Baking)

Regarding the 2-hour private tour of the ruins of the ancient city with Virtual Reality headsets, a professional guide and staff member will check you in and give you your 'time traveling equipment' (your VR headset). You will follow your guide into the ruins and arrive at your first point of interest. Listen to your fun and passionate guide as he or she speaks about current points of interest. Next, you will be instructed to put on your virtual reality headset and witness the point of interest you are standing in front of come back to life right before your eyes! The streets, homes, taverns, temples, theaters, markets and citizens of Pompeii live again as they once were.
After watching each 2- to 6-minute 'virtual reality scenes' you will have time to take pictures and speak with your guide.
At the end of the tour, you have your private transfer to your accommodations in Naples/Sorrento.
Approximate arrival time back at your hotel:
6.15/6.45 pm if dropping off in Naples, 6.30/7 pm if dropping off in Sorrento

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