Pompeii private tour: the ruins and the Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary

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Discover the world most important archaeological site and the bordering modern town in a fantastic walking tour led by a local professional guide. Pompeii is not only famous for its ruins but also for its modern and religious history. The modern town of Pompeii has the Sanctuary dedicated to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, every year destination of pilgrims from all over the world and often a destination for the Popes' journeys, such as Pope Wojtyla and the current Pope Francesco.You will visit the inside of the Sanctuary that preserves the miraculous picture of the “Madonna del Rosario”.  You'll climb up the bell tower from which you can admire a beautiful sight of the whole archaeological area.You'll visit the highlights of the ruinsThe 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: Piazza Bartolo Longo .Meet the guide at the "Piazza Bartolo Longo" in front of the Santuario, and is the main square of the modern town of Pompeii.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the Pontifical Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary, which welcomes millions of pilgrims every year. Climb the bell tower, its height is of 82 meters from which you can enjoy the magnificent view with the city at your feet.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Pompeii - Archaeological Area., Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaStart form the old Porta Anfiteatro for a tour of the eastern part of Pompeii, site of the most important public buildings, homes, and shops.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Anfiteatro Romano, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe Amphitheatre of Pompeii is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheatre.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Teatro Grande, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most important Theater in PompeiiDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaHave a look of the so called Teatro Piccolo of PompeiiStop At: Lupanar, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaVisit the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of PompeiiDuration: 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: Casa del Fauno, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe house of Faun was one of the largest and most impressive private residences in PompeiiDuration: 15 minutesStop 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: 10 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: 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: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaBasilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activitiesDuration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Guidance and assistance for the entire duration of the tour
  • Skip the line ticket for the archaeological area
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii - Archaeological Area.

What’s not included

  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Cathedral Bell tower admission fee
  • Entry/Admission - Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei
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