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The Best Positano To Pompeii Tour 2024

€ 179
4.5 hours
Live tour guide

About Positano To Pompeii Tour

Join the tour from Positano and let a knowledgeable guide take you back in time as you reach Pompeii. This well-preserved archaeological site allows you to witness the secrets of life in ancient Roman times. Stroll the sidewalks made of large stone slabs, observe the frescoes inside the houses, and hear about the tragic eruption that destroyed now-lost civilization.


Positano To Pompeii Tour

Get picked up at your accommodation in Positano, and let us take you on a journey through Roman history. The tour is limited to a small group setting, ensuring an intimate experience as you discover the past of ancient civilization.

With a guide licensed by Pompeii's management by your side, you'll stroll the streets of this city frozen in time. Explore the major landmarks of the ruins, including the Forum, the Basilica, the thermal baths, and the houses and villas of the wealthy Romans. As you walk through the seating area of one of the oldest Roman amphitheaters, you can imagine gladiator fights organized for their entertainment.

Discover the sophisticated drainage systems that the Pompeii people built to keep the city clean and hear stories about the renowned brothel. The guide will take you to the plaster casts, made by filling the voids in the layers of volcanic ash found by archaeologists, where you can witness the positions in which the Pompeii people met their end.

Enjoy the opportunity to hear the details about the daily routine and the local way of life from an official guide. Get a glimpse into the division between the wealthy and the poor and observe their kitchen utilities. The guide will share details about the devastating Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD that froze the city and its residents.

  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Skip-the-line entry ticket to Pompeii
  • Guided tour of Pompeii
  • Expert archaeological guide
X not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
X not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
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Meeting Point

Inform your activity provider of your accommodation's location upon booking.

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Dive into history with a knowledgeable guide!

Archaeological guide

Pompeii's management licensed guide will take you around the archaeological site, showcasing the major landmarks of the City of Ashes.

Ruins of Pompeii

Stroll the streets of this ancient Roman city, witness the houses with preserved frescoes, and visit the oldest Roman amphitheater still standing.

Ancient civilization

Get a glimpse into the daily habits of the civilization lost under the volcanic ash and observe how they met their end as you observe the plaster casts.

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FAQ - Positano To Pompeii Tour

Can you do a day trip to Pompeii from Positano?

A day trip to Pompeii from Positano is absolutely possible! You can easily reach Pompeii by going to Sorrento by bus or taxi, then hopping on a Circumvesuviana train to Pompeii. If you want more flexibility, rent a car and make your way towards Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii, and Herculaneum. You can learn interesting facts about the devastating history of Pompeii from a professional guide with a Pompeii and Vesuvius tour or discover well-preserved ruins on your own with Herculaneum tickets. However, in case you want to explore Pompeii completely stress-free, join our day tour from Positano and enjoy organized transport and a guided tour through the ruins in a small group.

Can I tour Pompeii on my own?

Visiting Pompeii on your own is possible; just make sure you plan your route and respect the site. We highly recommend purchasing your Pompeii tickets in advance to ensure a priority entry and skip the long queues at the entrance. Make sure to grab a map and guidebooks to help you navigate the vast archaeological site of Pompeii. However, we highly recommend you maximize your visit to Pompeii with a guide licensed by Pompeii's management leading a Pompeii guided tour. By joining an organized tour, you will gain more knowledge about the ancient daily life of this lost civilization and learn details about their tragic end. The guide will take you to all the major sites of the ruins and provide you with free time to take in the history on your own.

Can I visit Pompeii from other parts of Italy?

Pompeii is a fascinating city for many, especially those interested in history and archaeology. That's why we found the best deals online, allowing you to reach Pompeii from various cities in Italy. Leave the Amalfi Coast behind you, travel back in time with the Amalfi to Pompeii tour, and explore the archaeological ruins with a knowledgeable guide leading the way. Staying further away? Don't worry; we've got you covered! With a Rome to Pompeii day trip, you can get away from the capital for a day and enjoy a traditional lunch on your way to the incredible ruins of Pompeii! Discover more Pompeii tour deals and find the one that suits you the most!
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Discover the well-preserved ruins of Pompeii!

Good to know before you go

  • The Positano to Pompeii day trip is organized in a small group setting, with up to 8 participants per group.
  • Please remember this is not a private tour.
  • If you wish to join the tour with your friends, make a single booking to ensure you're in the same group.
  • The tour includes a pick-up at your accommodation in Positano.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Bring water and a sun hat, and put on the sunscreen.
  • Remember to bring an ID card or a passport with you.
  • For a full refund, please cancel your day trip to Pompeii from Positano up to 24 hours in advance.
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Gain insights into the ancient way of living that ended with a destructive blast from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD!

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Outstanding historical journey!

I'm glad we didn't visit Pompeii on our own because our guide, Sasha, gave us so many interesting facts I'm not sure we would find out on our own. The organization was seamless, and we loved our stroll through the ruins! 10/10!


Amazing Positano to Pompeii tour!

Our guide was super informative and funny. We loved all the stops we made as we explored the ruins and learned a lot that day! It was a really fascinating tour, and I highly recommend it!


Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness the civilization lost in time!

With an organized pick-up & professional guide, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed!

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