Pompeii And Naples City Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Stazione Marittima, near Naples' pier. Alternatively, a hotel pickup service is available from selected Naples hotels
  • Return Details :
    Concludes at original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii and the city of Naples on a full-day tour with an expert local guide! After touring Pompeiis UNESCO-listed archeological site (entry own expense) to learn about the town's burial under Mount Vesuvius ash, visit a corals and cameo factory to see an ancient Neapolitan trade being plied. Head back into Naples and explore its historical center on a tour, seeing sites like Piazza del Plebiscito, before seeing its seafront neighborhoods by coach.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Leave central Naples in the morning and head south to the ancient town of Pompeii by luxury coach roughly 40 minutes away. Once buried under a sea of Mount Vesuvius volcanic ash and rubble, the town was rediscovered in the mid-18th century when King Charles III of Naples ordered a new palace to be built.

Hear about the history of this incredible archeological site on a walking tour of its ruins (entry own expense), and learn little-known tales about the people who perished in the ancient town. See fascinating excavations of monuments like the Forum, once the towns bustling main piazza, and Teatro Grande, a colossal 5,000-seat theater.

After your tour, hop back on board your coach and travel to a family-owned cameo and corals factory to see carved coral jewelry being made. Watch craftsmen in work, and then visit the factorys shop where you can browse for gifts to take home, if you wish.

Continue your tour back to Naples and after a break for lunch (own expense), set off on a walking tour around the citys UNESCO-listed historical center. Pass along Spaccanapoli, the cobblestone street that splits the center down the middle, and pose for pictures in front of Ges Nuovo Church Naples famous Jesuit church. See Santa Chiara, a museum complex which houses a monastery, archeological museum and tombs; and then visit Piazza del plebiscito where four Bourbon palaces can be found.

The last part of your afternoon is spent back on board your coach, visiting districts like Mergellina Naples kitsch seafront marina and Posillipo, its upmarket neighbor with views that match its fancy villas. Pass Caracciolo Palace, marveling at its lavish exterior, and then work your way back to central Naples, where your tour ends.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from selected Naples hotels - advise on reconfirmation)
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to Pompeii
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A small amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible