Classic Walking Tour of Pompeii 2 hours with an Archaeologist

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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With this walking tour of Pompeii of 2 hours customers will be able to see the Roman city that has been buried from the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. In two hours it is possible to see the most important highlights of the city and have the feeling that the city is still alive, with the most important buildings and private houses. Pompeii has been inscribed in the World Heritage Patrimony from the Unesco Committee since it gives a clear picture of the Roman society and daily life at a specific moment in the past, nothing else similar exists in the world. A two hour guided tour with an archaeologist will help understand what life was like during the Roman Empire and give the feeling that tourists have time travelled to that specific moment.This tour can be further customized upon request
Itinerary: This tour of Pompeii of 2 hours will allow tourists to see the ancient town and the most important buildings in the Western part, where houses and shops are located.Clients will meet the guide at the entrance of the ruins, called "Porta Marina Superiore"  These are some of the highlights of the tour: Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum (main square), the Forum baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium Capuano, the house of Tragic Poet, the plaster casts. The tour will end at Pompeii ruins and the guide will be happy to help clients with useful information on how to get back to the accommodation or how to reach the closest train station.

What’s included

  • Guidance and assistance by a professional archaeological guide
  • Skip the line admission fee

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from the ruins


  • Family friendly
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Small-group tour