Day Tour: Pompeii and Naples

This day-long excursion from Naples will give you some thrilling insights into the events of August 79 A.D.

Overview

Visit the ruins of the town of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and preserved nearly intact for centuries. The tour will show you something about the lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants of the Town, and you’ll be astonished by the number of villas, shops and public buildings that archaeologist brought back to light. Also, you will stop at a local factory to look at the productive process of Cameos and Corals. In the afternoon, visit of Naples: Piazza del Plebiscito, Gallery Umberto I, The Royal Palace , San Carlo Theatre, the New Castle, Posillipo (Panoramic area) Spaccanapoli, Piazza Del Gesù Nuovo.

Excursion guaranteed everyday, except January 1 and December 25.

Pick up and drop off at meeting points are a complimentary service, at the following times:

  • Hotel Holiday inn: 7.45am
  • Hotel Ramada: 7.55am
  • Hotel Terminus: 8.00am
  • Hotel Cavour: 8.05am
  • Hotel Jolly: 8.20am
  • Hotel Royal: 8.30am
  • Hotel Santa Lucia: 8.30am
  • Hotel Vesuvio: 8.30am
  • Hotel Excelsior: 8.30am
  • Molo Beverello: 8.45am

On request is possible to arrange pick up/drop off in other hotels not mentioned.

Schedule might change because of traffic or meteorological conditions.

Duration 8 hours.

Languages: English and Italian

Includes: Bus and guide (audio guide if group is formed by less than 6 people, human guide if group is formed by 6 or more people), and lunch (drinks excluded).

All the excursions are free for children up to 3 years.

The organizing company is not responsible for any change in entrance fees or hydrofoil ticket fares.

The company reserves the faculty to modify time-tables condituons and itineraries for circumstances beyond its control and without notice, and to cancel the sightseeing refunding the aumont paid. The company is not responsible for possible partial closing of Museums and of company is not responsible for possible changes of prices, especially those regarding the entrance fees. The company is not responsible if you get lost during the excursion.

Cancellation policy: In case of cancellation notified by the client at least 2 business days before the departure, the total price will be refunded. Less than 2 business days before the departure and no show:100% penality.

The society reserves the faculty to modify time-tables conditions ( adverse weather, rough sea etc.) and itineraries for circumstances beyond its control and without notice, and to cancel the sightseeing refunding the amount paid. The society is not responsible for possible partial closing of Museums and of Archaelogical Sites and will not answer for delays, strikes, irregularities or damages caused by a third-party or by circumstances beyond its control. The society is not responsible for possible changes of prices, especially those regarding the entrance fees. The society is not responsible for possible objects lost during the excursions.

Clients must notify the organization in writing and with 7 days from tour/service reserved any complaint regarding the tour or services as well as any complaint regarding the organization itself or its failure in providing any aspect included in the tour/service description.

Naples and Pompeii

Your tour begins with a visit to Pompeii. On August 24, 79 AD, Vesuvius erupted in what was to be one of the biggest, deadliest, and most famous volcano eruptions in the history of mankind... Pompeii was partially buried under 9 to 18 feet of ash and volcanic debris, and much of the city was completely destroyed. Your tour guide will show you the most interesting aspects of the archaeological excavations.

On the way north to Naples, your tour will stop at a local cameos and corals manufacturer, and then take you to the main sites of Naples - Piazza del Plebiscito, Galleria Umberto I, the Royal Palace, San Carlo Theater, the New Castle, Posillipo (panoramic area), Spaccanapoli, Piazza del Gesù Nuovo.

On the magnificent Plebiscite Square, you’ll see the facade of the Royal Palace and the beautiful neoclassic church of San Francesco di Paola.

Your next stop is the Town Hall Square with the ancient, medieval Castel Nuovo (New Castle) begun by the French Anjou family in 1279.

Your tour of Naples then continues to the residential quarter of Posillipo located on the water's edge and famous for historic buildings and landmarks. Here, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the best view of the city of Naples from a terrace located above the water.

Your day excursion between past and present at the foot of the Vesuvius volcano, among the marvels of Pompeii and the treasures of Naples ends with a visit to the famous Spaccanapoli, the city’s lively main artery of Greco-Roman origin, and ends at the Piazza Gesù Nuovo.

Cancellation Policy

  • Once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation we can refund the cost of unused tickets minus a service fee (reservation fee and online booking fee) up to 2 business days before the visit.
  • No refund is possible for a cancellation less than 48 hours before the visit, and for no-shows.

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