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Day Trip to Naples and Pompeii

Enjoy a wonderful journey through hillside Vineyards and across the beautiful Gulf of Naples to Mount Vesuvius to discover the amazing history of Pompeii, the legendary town destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Travel along the Highway of the Sun passing hillsides completely covered by vineyards, ancient medieval villages and the ruined Abbey of Montecassino - a spectacular Benedictine monastery perched atop of a hill.

Upon arrival in Naples, have a walk in the historic center to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, Piazza del Municipio, the Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House.

After lunch with typical Neapolitan specialities, we will proceed to Pompeii for a guided visit of the famous excavations, UNESCO listed ruins.

This ancient Roman city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, which buried and preserved it under a sea of volcanic ash for almost 1700 years, when the site was discovered during normal excavations.

The tour will give you the opportunity to visit a coral and cameo factory, to admire items manufactured with a technique dating back to Ancient Greek times. Departure to Rome and drop off in the city centre (3 centrally located stops).

Experience Includes

  • Day trip from Rome visiting Naples and Pompeii
  • Walking tour of Naples taking in the top sights including the Royal Palace, San Carlo Opera House, Piazza del Plebiscito and more
  • Admission, headsets and guide walking tour of the Pompeii excavations
  • Lunch at a local Pompeii restaurant
  • Air-conditioned coach transportation
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Services of a professional multi-lingual guide

    Experience Excludes

    • Optional gratuities
    • Drinks at lunch
    • Additional refreshments
    • Hotel drop-off - you will be dropped off in a central Rome location

    Departs

    April to October: Daily; November to March: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

    Departure location

    Viale Bastioni di Michelangelo, 21 (100 metres from the Vatican Museum main Entrance). Hotel pick-up available - please arrange locally when reconfirming.

    Start times

    7.30am; Hotel pick-ups commence at 6.45am.

    Duration

    13 hours including approximately 6 hours of travel time.

    Terms & Conditions

    • Itinerary subject to change.
    • Hotel pick up is available from central hotels in Rome. If your hotel is outside of this area you will need to meet your guide at Gartour Vatican Office, Viale Bastioni di Michelangelo, 21 (100 metres from the Vatican Museum main Entrance) at least 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time.
    • At the end of the itinerary you will be dropped off at one of the following locations: Viale Washington, Viale Luigi Einaudi (Termini Station area) and Via Ludovisi.
    • Tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.