Don't miss the chance to visit the ruins of Pompeii, Italy's most famous archaeological site, on a four-hour sightseeing trip from Naples. If your time in Southern Italy is limited, this quick and comprehensive guided tour from Naples shows cruise passengers arriving in the port of Naples all the haunting highlights of Pompeii, a shore excursion not to be missed by any visitor to this region of Italy.
On a fateful summer's day in 79 A.D., Mt. Vesuvius erupted, spewing volcanic ash over the prosperous city of Pompeii. Unaware of the imminent danger, most people continued on with their daily lives and as a result the entire town and around 20,000 of its inhabitants were buried under tons of ash and pumice.Almost 2,000 years later, you have the opportunity to explore the site of this famous disaster and see first-hand the houses, streets and public buildings miraculously preserved by the volcanic ash.Accompanied by your guide, you'll see such fascinating places such as the Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare brothel and Vetti's House with its beautiful frescoes.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Naples port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.