Make your Roman holiday unforgettable! Don’t miss the opportunity to visit another Italian city, Naples, the third largest one after Rome and Milan, and of exploring the ancient archeological site of Pompeii, taking part to one of ours Pompeii tours from Rome.
Departure from Rome is at 7:15 a.m., in a comfortable air-conditioned coach or bus. You will stop along the freeway for breakfast (not included) and then continue on to the port of Naples, where our panoramic tour of the main city attractions starts.
Our guides are professionally trained and licensed and will take you to the thermal baths, the theaters, the pleasure houses and much more.
You will learn how the people in Rome enjoy their leisure time, how they decorate their houses and how they spend a wonderful lifestyle in general. You will have a historic breathe of the authentic Ancient Roman atmosphere by travelling to the past on your majestic Pompeii tour from Rome.
This exclusive journey will take you from Rome to Pompeii to discover some of the world’s most fascinating ruins, such as the renowned death casts, before scaling Mt. Vesuvius for beautiful views over the Bay of Naples.
With your Pompeii tour guide, you’ll get to see a well-rounded view of Pompeii, so you’ll become familiar about how life in this ancient port city is.
Now, you can relax and enjoy your Pompeii experience with our trained and licensed guide for his courtesy and multi-lingual expertise.
After meeting the guide, you will walk to Piazza del Plebiscito, once the location of the most famous local festivals, pass by Castel Nuovo, better known as Maschio Angioino, a medieval fortress built by King Carlo I d’Angiò and later expanded and renovated several times since it was first begun in 1279.
From there, we will proceed to the San Carlo Royal Theatre and the famous and elegant shopping area, the Umberto I Gallery. You will walk back to the port and leave, by coach, for Pompeii. On the way to your Pompeii tour from Rome, you will have the opportunity to admire marvelous views of the Mediterranean coast, the unique panorama of the majestic Mount Vesuvius which dominates the Gulf of Naples. On a clear day, you will see the island of Capri. Once in Pompeii, whose origins are as ancient as the ones of Rome, you will have lunch in a traditional local restaurant before starting your visit of the archeological excavations.
Initially, the excavations, started by the Bourbon king, Charles III, were carried out to find art objects for his private collection, but soon they took on a more scientific purpose. Nowadays, Pompeii tours from Rome offers a picture of daily life in a Roman society as if frozen in time. In addition to its many art treasures, the excavations have also unearthed more common artifacts, extremely important and useful for the understanding of everyday life during the Roman Empire. After the visit is over, you will have free time for shopping or walking around before your departure for Rome, around 5:00 p.m.