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Private Skip-the-line Pompeii Ruins Guided Tour

Don't miss the chance to visit the archaeological site of Pompeii.
Alongside an expert and dedicated history guide you will join a 2 hour private walking tour to bring back to life the prosperous Roman's lifestyle.

Meet your guide in Sorrento and get to Pompeii by train avoiding the stressful traffic of the Motorway.
Thanks to the priority entrance you will skip the long queue and get inside the ruins as soon as you arrive!
Pompeii, lays buried by volcanic ash from the first-century eruption of Mount Vesuvius until excavations began in the 18th century.

All the infrastructures, the frescoes and the artefacts are well preserved and nowadays you can still admire the baths, the streets, the bakeries and forums that were once integral parts of daily life.
Return by train to Sorrento in the early afternoon.

per adult from

$255

NZD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • 2 Hours Private guided tour
    • Official, Licensed Guide
    • Skip the line entrance fee in Pompeii
    • Train tickets from Sorrento to Pompeii round trip
    • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Forum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Jupiter
    • Entry/Admission - Macellum
    • Entry/Admission - Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane)
    • Entry/Admission - Lupanar
    • Entry/Admission - House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Travel etc. - Gray Line Amalfi Coast, Piazza Torquato Tasso, 16, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

    Departure from Sorrento, Piazza Torquato Tasso nr. 16 to reach Pompeii.

    Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

    Pompei is a city in southern Italy’s Campania region overlooked by the active volcano, Vesuvius. It’s known for its ruins, infact the city was buried by the 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Basilica, Vicolo Delle Terme, 2 Archaeological Area of Pompei, Pompeii Italy

    The Basilica, with its extension of 1,500 square meters, was the most sumptuous building of the Forum, and its space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Forum, Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Civil Forum is the core of daily life of the city and is the focal point of all the main public buildings for city administration and justice, business management, and trade activities such as markets, as well as the main places of citizen worship.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Jupiter, Via Del Tempio Di Giove, 18, Pompeii Italy

    The Temple of Jupiter dominates the north side of the Forum, with Mount Vesuvius scenically rising behind. When the colony was founded (80 BC), the temple underwent a radical renovation and became a real Capitolium with the three cult statues of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, which looked like those of the Capitolium in Rome, placed on a high base so as to make them visible to whoever passed in the Forum square.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Macellum, Via Villa Dei Misteri Regio VII, Building 12, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Macellum consists of a tuff quadriporticus with a hall for worship in an elevated position on the eastern side, in line with the entrance. The copies of two marble statues, a female and a male armed, are found on the niches of the side wall, together with the fragment of a larger statue, probably pertaining to an emperor, Titus or Vespasian, indicating how this area was intended for the imperial cult. To its left is a room for meetings of a sacred board and to the right a large room with a masonry counter perhaps for fish to be sold.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Via Abbondanza, Ancient Pompeii, Pompeii Italy

    Via dell’Abbondanza was the ancient main street (decumanus maximus) of ancient Pompeii, which ran across the city in the direction east/west from the Forum to the Porta Sarno.
    In ancient times the street was crowded and noisy with many shops, workshops ("officinae”), cafes, snack-bars and restaurants for food and drink.

    Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Via Del Foro, 26, Pompeii Italy

    The Forum Baths are located behind the Temple of Jupiter and date back to the years immediately after the founding of the colony of veterans by General Silla (80 BC). Women's and men's quarters had separate entrances. The men's section presents an apodyterium (dressing room), used also as a tepidarium (for medium temperature baths), frigidarium (for cold baths) and calidarium (for hot baths). Like many buildings in Pompeii, the baths were heavily damaged during the earthquake of 62 AD.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Via Villa Dei Misteri 2 Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Lupanar of Pompeii is the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii. It is of particular interest for the erotic paintings on its walls. Lupanar is Latin for "brothel". The Pompeii lupanar is also known as Lupanare Grande.
    The prostitutes in the brothel were mostly Greek and Oriental slaves who were paid between two and eight Asses (a glass of wine cost one As) for their services.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii Italy

    The house of the Menander is a great example of a Roman Villa owned by an high-ranking family. It is reachly decorated with wonderful frescoes representing scenes of the Trojan war and here were also founded many objects in silver, tableware now strored in the Archaeological Museum in Naples. The house owes its name to a picture of Menander, an Athenian poet, placed in the portico.
    The house belonged to Quintus Poppaeus Sabinus of the Poppei family, relatives of the Empress Poppea Sabina, Nero's second wife.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Large Theater of Pompeii was built from the Romans on the slope of a hill located in the area; they took advantage of the natural depression of the mountain to create a majesty auditorium divided into 5 sectors.
    On the stage were played tragedies of the Greco-Roman traditions.



    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza Torquato Tasso, 16, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel etc. - Gray Line Amalfi Coast

Activity ID: V-7809P85

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