Pompeii And Naples City Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Here's the full list of our meeting points. If you require suggestions, get in touch!, CENTRALLY LOCATED PICK UP POINTS, 07:45 AM – near Hotel Holiday Inn (address: Centro Direzionale Isola E/6, Via.. read more
  • Return Details :
    drop off by the same pick up location
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This tour focuses on local ancient history, which is of great importance to the following history of Western Europe itself, for Greek civilization began in South Italy and the Romans capitalized their great culture and continued the process of social advancement of which we are the heirs. First visit at the ruins of ancient Pompeii preserved almost intact for centuries. Stop along the way to a local Cameos and Corals factory. Orientation tour of Naples: a drive along the seaside for a view of the whole bay from Posillipo; a stroll through the opulent monumental district; a walk along Spaccanapoli, the oldest urban settlement of Greek origins.
The tour manager will meet you by the nearest pick-up point to your accommodation between 08:00 and 09:00 am (see timetable) and this tour will last approximately 8 hours in total. Check our full list of complimentary scheduled pick up points, or provide us your lodging address and we will arrange it for you.

Highlights

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

Know More about this tour

In the morning you will be visiting Pompeii, a town that disappeared from the maps and from peoples memories as it got completely buried under the ashes erupted by the volcano in 79 AD. That dramatic day, in a matter of few hours, stopped the lives of an entire bustling city to only come unearthed many centuries later. These ruins give an incredible picture of ancient romans daily life and their original urban setting: homes, shops, frescoes, thermal baths, mosaics and much more.

In the early afternoon, you will be heading towards Napoli. Unlike Pompeii, Naples long history never stopped for the past 3.000 years. Remains from all ages are mostly embedded into each other, layer after layer, in a succession of architectural styles as well as adaptations from the local folk itself. 

The tour in Naples will show you three areas of the city. First, a drive along the seaside passing onto lungomare Caracciolo and Mergellina and up to Posillipos hill from which you can take a snapshot of the most popular view of the city embracing the whole bay, Capri island and Mt. Vesuvius. Driving back to the center you will pass by the ancient Castel dellOvo, the oldest standing stronghold in town (12th century) embedded in an old fishermen village (Borgo Marinari). Second, you will have a short stroll to the monumental area. This neighborhood counts a number of outstanding buildings placed side by side, such as: Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino, 1279); Real San Carlo theatre, the world's oldest working opera house (1737); Royal Palace (1644); Plebiscito Square, the largest in town and named after the vote that in 1860 declared the unification of the Kingdom of Italy; Galleria Umberto, a shopping mall from 1887; the neoclassic church of San Francesco di Paola from 1820 inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. Back to the vehicle, you will be heading to the historical center Naples splitter (Spaccanapoli), the ancient Greek urban structure and heart of the city: a pedestrian area filled with small shops and workshops, cafes and restaurants, buskers and street vendors that attract locals and foreigners every day.

Extra info: the archeological site of Pompeii is completely open air and the visit will last about 2 hours on foot. It is advised to wear comfortable shoes and clothes according to the weather conditions. Entrance tickets are not included as the fee may vary under certain circumstances, such as age, nationality and profession or in occasion of special events and discount cards. To date, single entrance ticket costs 15 in Pompeii. The visit at Pompeiis ruins is led by a tour guide with a minimum of 6 people; under this number audio-guides are provided. The visit at Herculaneum ruins provides audio-guides with a minimum of 6 people; tour guide upon availability.

Inclusions

R/W transfer to listed meeting points;

Tour guide (or audio guide in Pompeii, see activity details)

Entry/Admission - Piazza del Plebiscito

Entry/Admission - Spaccanapoli

Entry/Admission - Complesso Monumentale di Santa Chiara

Entry/Admission - Forum

Entry/Admission - Gesu Nuovo Church

Entry/Admission - Teatro Grande

Entry/Admission - Posillipo

Exclusions

Entrance fee in Pompeii (current fee 15 p.p.

Lunch

extras.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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