Pompeii ruins and the city of Naples with private transportation

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy
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Tour description

Enjoy a private day trip from your Hotel or your accommodation in the area of Campania for visit to the ruins of Pompeii and the modern city of Naples, traveling by a comfortable Mercedes Minivan.Following your hotel pick-up, your driver will drive directly to the entrance of Pompeii, situated on a volcanic plateau on the southern slope of Mt. Vesuvius. Learn the tragic story behind the everyday Roman town as you wander the streets between former houses and shops.Then we’ll transfer to Naples, which will give us unique opportunity to compare one of the most energetic cities in the world with the solemn world of the antiquity. First, to regain power, we’ll stop for a lunch in a classical pizzeria to taste a pizza.The tour around Naples will take 2 more hours, during which we’ll see both the historical and more recent parts of the metropolis.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, CampaniaPick up at any port in Campania, your hotel or other accommodation.Trasfer to Pompei ruins and enter from main entrance called Porta Marina. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Basilica, Pompeii, Province of Naples, CampaniaBasilica was an open portico that gave shelter to merchants and other activitiesDuration: 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: 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: 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 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 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 minutesStop At: Centro Storico, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaTransfer to Naples and panoramic tour of the monumental quarter and the seasideStop for lunch in a traditional "Pizzeria" in the historic center.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Piazza del Gesu Nuovo, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe church of Gesu' Nuovo is an exquisite example of the Baroque, from the unique façade faced with diamond-shaped ashlars to the marvellous interiors in marble. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaLocated just off Piazza del Gesù on the western end of Centro Storico, Santa Chiara is one of the most beautiful and beloved churches in Naples. Set in a walled, citadel like complex, the church is rare example of the city’s austere Gothic history and a pleasant contrast to the countless churches that were highly ornamented during the Baroque era.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Spaccanapoli, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaSpaccanapoli is the straight and narrow main street that traverses the old, historic center of the city of Naples, Italy. The name is a popular usage and means, literally, "Naples splitter". The name is derived from the fact that it is very long and from above it seems to divide that part of the city.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Duomo di Napoli, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe Duomo is a 14th century French Gothic church and was built by the Angevins and is the seat of the Naples Archdiocese. Naples Cathedral is also home to the Crypt and the Chapel of Naples Patron Saint, San Gennaro and it is where the Festival of San Gennaro, the infamous blood liquefaction ceremony takes place three times a year. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Basilica di San Lorenzo Maggiore, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe church of San Lorenzo Maggiore, near via San Gregorio Armeno, is one of the most fascinating churches in Naples and its history is complex. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Museo Cappella Sansevero, Naples, Province of Naples, CampaniaThe Sansevero Chapel Museum in the historic heart of Naples is a jewelof the world's artistic heritage. Among its masterpieces, the famous Veiled Christ.Drop off at any port in Campania, your hotel or other accommodation.Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Transportation by modern Minivan
  • Driver
  • Guidance and assistance by a professional guide for the entire duration of the tour
  • All taxes; fuel and parking expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Storico

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Entrance tickets for Pompeii ruins and St. Severo Chapel in Naples
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii - Archaeological Area.
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Cappella Sansevero