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Pompeii 2-hour private guided tour with an archaeologist

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Availability: Every day except Monday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Discover the main highlights of the ruins of Pompeii

Hear expert insights from an archaeologist guide

Learn the story of how the city was buried under ash

Visit the Forum, Thermal Baths, and an old brothel

What to expect

Meet your guide by the old Porta Marina Superiore for a tour of the western part of Pompeii, site of the most important public buildings, homes, and shops. Step into the shoes of the Roman citizens of Pompeii as you walk the same streets that they walked.

With your guide learn how the town was buried under molten ash and lava by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD. Your guide will bring the Roman Republic to life as you experience the remarkably intact structures and learn how the Romans lived both in public and private.

Discover the highlights of Pompeii, such as the Basilica (Court House) and the Forum - center of political and social life during the Roman Empire. See the Lupanar (brothel), House of the Faun, Termopolium Capuano and House of the Tragic Poet. Marvel at plaster casts of humans and animals at the moment of their death, and go to a bakery where you can still see the remains of the utensils including the food!

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

What's included

Guidance and assistance by an archaeologist guide

What's not included

Skip-the-line admission fees to Pompei


Food and drinks


Via Villa dei Misteri, 3, 80045 Pompei NA

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the main entrance of the Pompeii ruins, called "Porta Marina Superiore".


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Sunscreen and a hat it is recommended
  • Bring plenty of water
  • Wear closed-toe shoes to walk through the ruins of Pompeii
  • You can not bring handbags, backpacks, luggage or cases larger than 30x30x15cm inside of the ruins