Pompeii and Naples

Pompeii and Naples

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

Past and present at the foot of the Vesuvius volcano!

Visit the ruins of the city of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and preserved nearly intact for centuries. The tour will give you an introduction to the life of the inhabitants of the ancient city, and you’ll see the astonishing number of villas, shops, and public buildings that archaeologists have brought back to light. Also, you will stop at a local manufacturer of cameos and corals to take a look at the production process. In the afternoon, visit to some of 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.

>Excursion guaranteed every day all year long, except December 25 and January

>Excursion guaranteed in English and Italian

>Duration: 8 hours

>Schedule subject to change depending on traffic or meteorological conditions

>Excursion FREE for children up to 3 years of age. 


Complimentary pick-up and drop-off service at scheduled meeting points 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

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


Tour price includes: Bus and guide (audio guide if group is formed by less than 6 people, lead by a person if group is formed by 6 or more people), and lunch (drinks excluded).


Please Note:

The tour company is not responsible for any change in entrance fees or hydrofoil ticket fares. The tour company reserves the right to modify schedules and itineraries for circumstances beyond its control and without notice. The tour company also reserves the right to cancel the tour in case of force majeure, in which case a full refund will be issued. The tour company will not answer for delays, strikes, irregularities or damages caused by a third party or by circumstances beyond its control. The tour company is not responsible for possible partial closing of museums/archaeological sites. Tour company is not responsible if you lose connection with your tour group/guide during the excursion, or for objects lost during the tour.


  • Once a confirmation code has been assigned to the reservation, total cost of unused tickets will be refunded in case of cancellation at least 2 business days before the departure.
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations occurring less than 2 business days before the departure and no show.
  • Clients must notify the organization in writing and within 7 days from tour/service of any complaint regarding the tour or services, as well as with any complaint regarding the organization itself or its failure to provide any aspect included in the tour/service description.


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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.

Price per person: € 85.00

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