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Skip the line Pompeii Guided Tour from Sorrento

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the famous archaeological site of Pompeii with an expert official guide.
Thanks to the priority entrance you will skip the stress of a long queue and get inside the ruins without trouble!

Walk along the ancient “cardini” and “decumani” and explore the remains of the prosperous Romans.

See the baths, streets, bakeries and forums that were once integral parts of daily life. Marvel at the magnificently preserved frescoes that adorn the fine Villas.

per adult from

$103

AUD

Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Centrally located Meeting Point in Sorrento
    • Round trip transportation with air-conditioning vehicle
    • Official guide during the tour and live commentary on board
    • Skip The Line Access
    • Headphones for all passengers
    • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archeological Site
    • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Via dell’Abbondanza
    • Entry/Admission - Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane)
    • Entry/Admission - House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
    What's excluded :
    • Food and Drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Travel etc. - Gray Line Amalfi Coast, Piazza Torquato Tasso, 16, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

    Departure from Sorrento

    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

    Pass By: Basilica, Vicolo Delle Terme 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Basilica, with its extension of 1,500 square meters, was the most sumptuous building of the Forum, and its space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice.

    Pass By: Forum, Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompeii Italy

    The Civil Forum is the core of daily life of the city and is the focal point of all the main public buildings for city administration and justice, business management, and trade activities such as markets, as well as the main places of citizen worship.

    Pass By: Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Via Del Tempio Di Giove, 18, 00186 Pompeii Italy

    The Temple of Jupiter dominates the north side of the Forum, with Mount Vesuvius scenically rising behind. When the colony was founded (80 BC), the temple underwent a radical renovation and became a real Capitolium with the three cult statues of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, which looked like those of the Capitolium in Rome, placed on a high base so as to make them visible to whoever passed in the Forum square.

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

    The Macellum consists of a tuff quadriporticus with a hall for worship in an elevated position on the eastern side, in line with the entrance. The copies of two marble statues, a female and a male armed, are found on the niches of the side wall, together with the fragment of a larger statue, probably pertaining to an emperor, Titus or Vespasian, indicating how this area was intended for the imperial cult. To its left is a room for meetings of a sacred board and to the right a large room with a masonry counter perhaps for fish to be sold.

    Stop At: 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.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    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

    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

  • Departure Point :
    Travel etc. - Gray Line Amalfi Coast, Piazza Torquato Tasso, 16, 80067 Sorrento NA, 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
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 29 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-7809P23

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