Pompeii: Small-Group Tour with an Archeologist
61 USD
Uncover the ancient secrets of Pompeii alongside an expert archaeologist guide on a personalized or group excursion. Wander through the historic excavations, marveling at the stunning artworks, intricate mosaics, and vivid frescoes, while uncovering the fascinating tale behind this legendary site.
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Step back in time and immerse yourself in the ancient world of Pompeii on a fascinating 2-hour guided tour led by a seasoned archaeologist. Explore the UNESCO-listed city, remarkably preserved under volcanic ash since Mount Vesuvius' catastrophic eruption in 79 AD. Choose your preferred experience: join a small-group tour with like-minded travelers or opt for a private tour tailored to your group's interests. Enter the ancient city through the impressive Porta Marina Superiore, one of the seven gates, and meander through the central streets and bustling Forum, the historical heart of Pompeii. Take in the breathtaking views of Mount Vesuvius, which majestically overlooks the city. Delve into the city's rich history as you discover iconic landmarks like the basilica, thermal baths, and temples, as well as the magnificent Theater of Pompeii. Your expert guide will regale you with captivating stories about the daily lives of Pompeii's ancient inhabitants and share intriguing anecdotes about the city's history. Catch a glimpse of the plaster casts of the people who perished in the eruption and marvel at the exquisite, well-preserved artworks, mosaics, and frescoes that have survived for nearly two millennia. Be sure to visit the renowned House of the Vetti and the infamous Lupanar Brothel, learning about its intriguing history and admiring its stunning stone beds and frescoes. As the tour comes to a close, your guide will offer valuable tips on how to make the most of your day, whether you choose to continue exploring the archaeological site or venture into the nearby Sanctuary Dedicated to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, the local cathedral, or the Amphitheater and Orto dei Fuggiaschi.