Pompeii 3 hours walking tour led by an Archaeologist

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

Tour in the western part of the ancient city of Pompeii in a comprehensive private tour with a professional local guide. This tour consists of a marvelous walk around the ancient Roman city of Pompeii which was buried by the ashes of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. On this three-hour tour, you will see most of the important sights. A walk in Pompeii is a very intense experience; you'll have the feeling of wandering in a still living town. Learn about the history of the town and how the Romans lived and see all the most important public buildings and private houses.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, Campania- Meet 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: 20 minutesStop At: Forum, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaHave a look of the ancient main square of PompeiiDuration: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 25 minutesStop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of PompeiiDuration: 20 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: 20 minutesStop At: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaHave a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of PompeiiDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most important Theater in PompeiiDuration: 20 minutes

What's included

  • Professional archaeologist guide
  • Admission ticket fees

What's not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii - Archaeological Area.