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Pompeii half-day tour from Rome with high speed train

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Availability: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Duration: 7 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Guided visit to Pompeii with round trip transportation
  • High-speed train: save time to explore Pompeii
  • Discover the newly-opened Domus, frescoes and mosaics
  • Maximum 25 people per group for focused personalized attention
What to expect

Visit Pompeii in half a day – saving hours of time compared to bus tours!

This half-day tour will depart from Termini Station in Rome, where you will meet your tour coordinator and receive your train tickets - let us take care of all seating arrangements so that you can relax and enjoy your 1-hour trip to Naples. During the ride, enjoy the gorgeous scenery in the comfort of your air-conditioned, high-speed train.

Your local, expert guide will welcome you as soon as you arrive in Naples. Enjoy your short, exclusive private coach transfer to reach the excavation site of Pompeii where you will meet your official English-speaking guide. Here you will take part in a 2-hour fully guided tour of the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii is considered one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world. Here, time stopped in 79 AD, when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and covered people, streets and homes with its lava, capturing the lives of its inhabitants and the tragedy of that moment for eternity. Your guide will help you understand how the citizens lived prior to the eruption, and you will discover the ruins and death casts that have been preserved here for centuries.

You will also have the unique opportunity to explore the recently-opened Domus (homes of the ancient city’s most influential people) and after a short coffee break or local souvenir shopping, you will meet your driver who will accompany you back to Naples, who will stay with you until your departure to Rome on a high-speed train.

The coach will take you to the train station, where your English-speaking driver will take care of all arrangements to ensure that you have a comfortable, safe and relaxing trip back. You will have enough golden hours remaining to enjoy the rest of the day in the Eternal City.

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What's included
  • Tour as per description
  • Entrance ticket and reservation fees to the Pompeii excavation site
  • Guided tour of Pompeii in groups no larger than 25 people
  • English speaking local chaperon
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide
  • High-speed train tickets
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-1): free
  • Children (2-14): reduced
  • Please note - We regret that we are unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours
Where

Galleria Termini, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

At Piazza dei Cinquecento in Rome, facing the main entrance of Termini train station. The meeting point is located on the far left just outside the entrance. End point: Termini Station.

What to remember
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking; comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance
  • We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours.
  • Photography is permitted throughout the tour
  • Some sites visited lack shade and can be hot under direct sunlight. We recommend bringing a hat, sunscreen and a bottle of water in warm weather
  • Extra measures may be implemented due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering the venue. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour
  • City Wonders reserves the right to refuse participation on its tours to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behavior is disorderly or poses a threat to other guests or City Wonders staff
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When
  • From June 1 to October 31
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 7.15am
  • This tour ends around 2.10pm at Termini Station
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Provider
City Wonders
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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