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.The itinerary can be subjected to slight variations due to the closure of some locations or due to overcrowding.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaMeet the guide at the main entrance of the archaeological site called "Porta Marina Superiore". The guide will be holding a sign with our company's name "Askos Tours" on the top. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaBasilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activitiesDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Forum, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaHave a look of the ancient main square of PompeiiDuration: 10 minutesPass By: Via Abbondanza, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaWalk through the main street of Pompeii Stop At: Granai del Foro, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaIn the granary you will see marble tables and baths for fountains that adorned the entrances of houses and some casts of victims of the eruption as well as that of a dog and a tree.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house of Menander is one of the richest and most magnificent houses in ancient Pompeii in terms of architecture, decoration and contentsDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaThese occupy a vast area between the Brothel lane, the Holconius crossroads and the Via Stabiana. They represent the oldest thermal complex in the cityDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of PompeiiDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Casa del Fauno, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house of Faun was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in PompeiiDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaHave a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of PompeiiStop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most important Theater in PompeiiDuration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Guidance and assistance by a professional archaeological guide
  • Skip the line admission fee
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

What’s not included

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

Highlights

  • 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
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