Pompeii ruins and Roman lunch

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Italy
Image by Viator

Information from Viator

Tour description

This tour gives you the possibility to visit for 3 hours with a local archaeological guide one of the most famous tourist attraction in the world.To visit its houses and streets is almost like to make a journey into the past. Here on the site there are numerous traces of what the daily life of Romans was like before the eruption in A.D. 79.After the walk in the ruins you will have a lunch in a typical reenacted Thermopolia and taste an authentic Roman lunch!Diners sit on wooden chairs around a wooden table as the Romans used to do. Plates and glasses are made of authentic terracotta, the waiters are dressed as senators or Roman maids and all the dishes are cooked according to the recipes of the famous Roman chief and gourmet “Marco Gavio Apicio”.

• Meeting point at the main gate of Pompeii ruins called "Porta Marina Superiore" • The clients don't need to queue for the tickets, our tour guide can buy the tickets skipping the line • 3-hours guided tour with the following highlights: the newly open buildings, the Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum, the Sarno Baths, the Triangular Forum, the Teatro Grande, the Odeon (small theatre), the House of Menander, the Lupanar (brothel), the Bakery, House of the Faun, the Forum Baths, the restaurant called Termopolium Capuano, the House of Tragic Poet, the Plaster casts, the Temple of Jupiter, the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Venus. • After the visit clients will be accompanied at the Restaurant where they have a lunch with typical Roman dishes that are cooked as the famous Roman gourmet "Marco Gavio Apicio". You will taste typical ancient Roman foods such as: whole grain bread, lupines in laurel leaf, delicious duck, vegetable soup, eggs, pork shank, sweet cake and “half amphora” of spiced wine.

What's included

  • Private guidance and assistance by archaeological guide
  • Lunch in a typical Roman domus
  • Lunch

What's not included

  • Transportation
  • Drinks