Discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii in a small group tour designed to provide you with many intimate details. Prepare to be amazed by the remains of daily life and city living at the Pompeii excavation site. Depart from the pier in your small bus with no more than 19 guests and travel to Pompeii. Here you will explore the city’s houses, see the Forum and the baths all carefully preserved today after being destroyed by the nearby Mt. Vesuvius under 6 meters of ash in 70 A.D. This single incident wiped the ancient city off the map until it was rediscovered in 1599. Pompeii gives us an incredible glimpse of life in Ancient Rome. Your expert guide will weave you through the ruins, telling stories and showing examples of city life nearly 2,000 years ago. You will be amazed at the still-standing structures of homes. Imagine the crowded streets and the busy atmosphere of this former port town. The guide will point out the amazing mosaics and murals as you walk around the public baths that were constructed with central heating and saunas. Feel like an Ancient Roman after hearing the stories of the population of Pompeii.
This excursion involves approximately two hours of walking over uneven surfaces and cobblestone. For safety reasons, guests with walking difficulties are not permitted on this excursion. Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen are recommended. Headphones will be provided for your time at Pompeii. Limited lockers are available at the archaeological site, with long lines expected.