Pompei and Positano in one day

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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

A day trip from Rome to the biggest archeological site in the world


When Vesuvius erupted on 24 August AD 79, it buried under the ashes the two flourishing Roman towns of Pompei and Herculaneum, as well as the wealthy villages of Oplontis and Stabiae.
We will go back in time, imagining that the Sun path marked the daily activities of the inhabitants in ancient Pompeii.
The shops opened at down and the Forum got filled with merchants and sellers. People went to the Baths, also opened to slaves and went to numerous pubs to get a warm meal or a game of dice.
The amphitheater represented the main attraction in town. They also have brothels, with frescos on the walls still visible nowadays.
This ancient site in southern Italy dramatically captures a Roman town in the shadow of a volcano, exactly as it was 2000 years ago. The archeological site is a vast 150 acres - figure out where to start and what to see on a private Pompeii tour with a knowledgeable guide.


− Pick up at your accommodation in Rome
− Transfer to Positano and a walk downtown by your own, with panoramic views and scenarios
- Stop for lunch
− After lunch a guided tour of Pompeii.
2 hours guided tour in Pompeii including:
The Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum (the main square), the Curia (Municipal buildings), the Macellum (the butchers market), the Thermal baths, the Termopolia (restaurants), the House of the Tragic Poet or the House of Melander, the Bakery, the Plaster casts of the victims, the Temples of Jupiter, Apollo and Venere, the Lupanar (brothel), the Fountain of the Abundance.
− Back to Rome

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel with the driver

End location: The tour will end at your hotel

Duration: 12 hours

Duration may vary depending on traffic conditions

What’s Included

- My day guidance in Positano and Pompeii
− The full day transportation with a modern Mercedes Minivan and professional driver who will meet you at the hotel lobby
− All taxes, gas and parking expenses.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 euro - Tickets entrance to Pompei Archeological Site
Snacks and drinks.

What’s Extra



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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