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Skip-the-line Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius Guided Tour From Positano

Spend a full day in the Vesuvian area visiting the archaeological site of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. You will enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius during this 8-hour trip from Positano.
With an official guide discover the history and mysteries of the ruins in Pompeii and hike till the top of the Vesuvius's crater to admire the stunning panorama from the "silent giant".

per adult from

$163

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Official licensed guide
    • Round-trip transportation with air-conditioning vehicle
    • Live commentary on board
    • Headsets for groups larger than 12 attendants
    • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Vesuvius National Park
    • Centrally located meeting point in Positano
    • Skip the Line Access
    • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Forum
    • Entry/Admission - Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane)
    • Entry/Admission - House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
    • Entry/Admission - Vesuvius National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

    Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The preserved site features excavated ruins of streets and houses that visitors can freely explore.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Basilica, Vicolo Delle Terme 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Basilica is the most sumptuous building of the Forum, and its space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Forum, Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Forum was located at the heart of Pompeii, and was a thriving market and trade center, and also had many connections to politics.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Via Del Tempio Di Giove, 18, 00186 Pompeii Italy

    Dominated by the Vesuvius with its statues of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, the temple was the Capitolium, similar to the one located in the Ancient Rome. The statues were highly placed to be visible to those passing in the Forum.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Macellum, Via Villa Dei Misteri Regio VII, Building 12, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Macellum of Pompeii was located on the Forum and as the provision market of Pompeii was one of the focal points of the ancient city. The building was constructed in several phases. When the earthquake of 62 CE destroyed large parts of Pompeii, the Macellum was also damaged.

    Pass By: Via dell’Abbondanza, Via dell_Abbondanza, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    Via dell’Abbondanza was the ancient main street (decumanus maximus) of ancient Pompeii, which ran across the city in the direction east/west from the Forum to the Porta Sarno.
    In ancient times the street was crowded and noisy with many shops, workshops ("officinae”), cafes, snack-bars and restaurants for food and drink.

    Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Via Del Foro, 26, Pompeii Italy

    The Forum Baths are located behind the Temple of Jupiter and date back to the years immediately after the founding of the colony of veterans by General Silla (80 BC). Women's and men's quarters had separate entrances. The men's section presents an apodyterium (dressing room), used also as a tepidarium (for medium temperature baths), frigidarium (for cold baths) and calidarium (for hot baths). Like many buildings in Pompeii, the baths were heavily damaged during the earthquake of 62 AD.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Via Villa Dei Misteri 2 Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Lupanar of Pompeii is the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii. It is of particular interest for the erotic paintings on its walls. Lupanar is Latin for "brothel". The Pompeii lupanar is also known as Lupanare Grande.

    Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii Italy

    The house of the Menander is a great example of a Roman Villa owned by an high-ranking family. It is reachly decorated with wonderful frescoes representing scenes of the Trojan war and here were also founded many objects in silver, tableware now strored in the Archaeological Museum in Naples. The house owes its name to a picture of Menander, an Athenian poet, placed in the portico.
    The house belonged to Quintus Poppaeus Sabinus of the Poppei family, relatives of the Empress Poppea Sabina, Nero's second wife.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Large Theater of Pompeii was built from the Romans on the slope of a hill located in the area; they took advantage of the natural depression of the mountain to create a majesty auditorium divided into 5 sectors.
    On the stage were played tragedies of the Greco-Roman traditions.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

    Drop off at 1.000 mt high on the Volcano.
    Mount Vesuvius is a somma-stratovolcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy, about 9 km east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
    In 79 AD eruption destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
    Mount Vesuvius doesn’t stand alone. While the ‘main peak’ is named Vesuvius, there is another mountain which is attached to it, Monte Somma.
    is listed among the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. Volcanologists and geologists alike agree that the next volcanic eruption is overdue and that when it does happen, it will be big. The layer of magma that lies beneath Vesuvius measures a huge 154 square miles; this is why scientists monitore the volcano’s activity 24/7.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

    Reach the crater's edge at 1.280 mt to admire a breathtaking panorama on the Gulf of Naples.
    The surface of the path is uneven, but it' ll be well worth it.
    Following the devastating eruption, it was named after the Roman God of the Flame and Metal Forgery – Vulcan


    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Parking Garage Mandara, Viale Pasitea, 82, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • The duration and itinerary may vary due to traffic condition, weather or unforeseen circumstances
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • In case the Vesuvius will be closed due to bad weather, in alternative will be provided a panoramic tour of Naples
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel etc. - Gray Line Amalfi Coast

Activity ID: V-7809P65

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