Walking tour in the ancient city of Pompeii
Pompeii archaeological ruins are famous worldwide for being a unique example of a two thousand years old city frozen in times and the first ever documented natural catastrophe in history.
This city was covered by the ashes of a sudden eruption on the 24th August 79 a. c. and it remained untouched up to the XVIII century when little by little it was brought to light. Monuments as the Forum, the Amphitheatre, the private houses and all the other findings show us not only the physical places where the life took place, but allow also interdisciplinary investigations which satisfy any curiosity about the habits of what was an incredibly modern society, 'till showing us private people's stories.
Special tour to some restricted areas require previous reservation and are possible only on given days of the week
A tour in Pompeii varies according to your needs and interests. A possible tour can be:
meeting me at the hotel Vittoria
walk into the site to the public area
(Large Theater, the cryptoportico, the Odeion, the triangular Forum)
then we walk to the Sytabian Bath
to the Brothel
to a termopolium, a snack bar
to the Large Forum
to a beautiful Domus, a wealthy house
If you'd like to visit some specific place, pleace tell me in advance.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In Pompeii, Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore, outside the cafetteria by the hotel Vittoria. I'll be there holding a board with your name.
End location: In Pompeii, Piazza Porta Marina Inferiore, outside the hotel Vittoria
Duration: 2 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 eur - Entrance fee (free for children under 18 years old - showing a valid ID with photo) Since April 2018 the entrance fee will cost €15 per person
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Valentina was wonderful! She was extremely knowledgable and patient with our many questions, and she brought Pompeii to life. Would recommend highly.