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The Best Pompeii Tour from Naples 2024

€ 64
4-5 hours

About Pompeii tour from Naples

Visit Pompeii by going on this guided tour from Naples, which includes skip-the-line access that will allow you to explore the captivating ruins of this destroyed city effortlessly. Wander through the remains of buildings, learn all about the city's tragic history, and discover plaster casts of the unfortunate residents. You will also be able to choose a preferred pickup point from a convenient list of options.


Day trip to Pompeii from Naples

Book this guided tour from Naples to Pompeii and prepare yourself for an unforgettable journey back to 79 A.D. - the year when Mount Vesuvius volcano destroyed the entire city of Pompeii. With a skip-the-line ticket, you can avoid all the lines at the entrance to the archaeological site and delve deep into its pre-eruption existence before Mount Vesuvius's catastrophic event.

Your half-day tour to Pompeii will begin with a convenient pickup from a location of your choice, selected from the provided list during booking. Afterward, relax and enjoy a comfortable ride in a vehicle.

Upon reaching the archaeological site, bypass all the queues and accompany your guide on a comprehensive tour. Your guide will showcase some famous sites of Pompeii, including the Forum, thermal baths, the opulent House of the Vettii, and the Lupanar - a renowned brothel. Gain insights into the settlement of the ancient Greeks in Pompeii in the 8th century B.C. and learn how Pompeii became a flourishing resort for Rome's most distinguished citizens, with elegant houses and elaborate villas lining the paved streets.

After your guided tour finishes, take advantage of some leisure time to independently explore the Archaeological Park of Pompeii before your return journey to Sorrento or Naples.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Local guide
  • Skip-the-line entry ticket
  • Guided walking tour of the Roman city of Pompeii
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
X not included
  • Food and drinks
  • English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Chinese
X not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting Point

The tour meeting point depends on the option booked.

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An experience you don’t want to miss!


Explore the ruins of Pompeii by going on a full-day tour from Naples or Sorrento and learn about life there before the tragic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.


Follow your expert tour guide and discover the most interesting sites in Pompeii, such as the Forum, the 20,000-seat theater, Villa dei Misteri, and the Lupanar - a famous brothel.


Get skip-the-line access to the archeological site of Pompeii and start your exploration without any waiting or hassle.


Select your starting point from the cities of Naples or Sorrento, and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transfers.

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FAQ - Pompeii tours from Naples

What is the best way to see Pompeii from Naples?

The best and easiest way to visit Pompeii from Naples is by going on a guided full-day tour. This way, you won't have to worry about transportation, and you will be able to experience Pompeii to the fullest. With an expert tour guide by your side, you will have an opportunity to learn all about the tragic day when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and see the remains of the destroyed city.

Can you do a day trip from Naples to Pompeii?

Yes! If you plan on staying for a couple of days in Naples, it's highly recommended to make space on your itinerary and visit Pompeii. There are many available day trips, but to save your precious time, we have already chosen the best-value one. Now, all that's left is to book it right away!

Is Pompeii tour worth it?

Absolutely! For a comprehensive insight into the history of Pompeii, we highly recommend booking a guided tour or going on a full-day trip from one of several cities in Italy. You can book a Pompeii tour from Amalfi Coast, Rome to Pompeii day trip, or even a Positano to Pompeii tour, depending on which option suits you best.

Can I Visit Pompeii and Herculaneum in One Day?

You can explore both Pompeii and Herculaneum in a single day by spending the morning in Pompeii and the afternoon in Herculaneum. However, we advise you not to overload your itinerary that much. Pompeii boasts an abundance of captivating ruins, and there's a risk of not fully appreciating your visit to Herculaneum after an entire morning in the larger Roman city.
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5 Valuable tips for visiting Pompeii from Naples

Don't take a big bag.

You will be walking so much around the archeological site of Pompeii that carrying a big bag will be very tiring. Regardless, visitors are not actually allowed to enter the site with large bags, which means that you will have to leave your stuff at the entrance.

Pack your lunch.

Bring along a delightful sandwich if possible! While there are a few food options in Pompeii, the top choice is the cafeteria behind the Forum. Yet, hunger might strike before you reach it. That's why bringing a little sandwich is a great idea.

Wear a hat and bring enough water.

There is barely any shade in Pompeii, and it can get very hot, especially during the summer months. No matter what, make sure you are wearing a hat, as you may not feel well otherwise. Also, it is highly recommended to bring enough water with you to stay hydrated!

Wear good walking shoes.

Every street in Pompeii is made of stones. On top of that, it's a large archeological site, so you will be walking a lot! That's why we highly recommend wearing comfortable sneakers. However, if you opt for sandals, make sure they are very comfortable and that you can walk a long time in them.

Visit Herculaneum too!

Located between Naples and Pompeii, Herculaneum is a town that was also destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Unlike Pompeii, Herculaneum was a wealthy seaside town and was covered by mud (not a cloud of volcanic ashes). This means that it was way better preserved. You can walk in the houses and even see beautiful colorful mosaics and paintings!

Good to know before you go

  • Follow the rules and avoid touching objects, walls, and frescoes in Pompeii.
  • Please avoid bringing food or plastic bottles to Pompeii to prevent pollution and preserve the integrity of the archaeological site.
  • Keep in mind that professional optical and audio equipment for commercial use in Pompeii is not allowed.
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The best Pompeii tour from Naples!

This was the perfect tour for us since we were limited with time. Two hours was enough to see all the highlights of Pompeii, and our guide did an excellent job of explaining what we were seeing. The van service was very enjoyable and scenic. Because our group was so small, it felt like we were on a private tour! Trust us, if you want to explore Pompeii in the easiest and most hassle-free way, this is it!


Convenient pickup & skip-the-line access!

The pickup service was excellent, they contacted us right after the booking to establish the most convenient meeting point for us. The shuttle made a few additional stops on the way to Pompeii, but we never waited too long. Thanks to our incredible guide, Fabio, and skip-the-line ticket, we had a truly unforgettable time in Pompeii! Everything was very well organized and professional. Pompeii is magnificent, obviously, in two hours - it is just a taste.


Easy & fast booking process!

It was really cool to see Pompeii ruins! Our guide, Antonio, was so passionate about the history of Pompeii that he was telling about. He even showed us some secret pathways in Pompeii. For me, the highlight of our day trip was seeing the plaster cast of the residents, which displayed their final moments before Mt. Vesuvius destroyed this entire city. The tour booking process was very easy. Highly suggest going on this tour if you would like to explore more about this famous ancient Roman city!


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