The Best of Pompeii is a tour meant especially for those who visit Pompeii for the very first time .
We have cherry-picked the highlights to make you understand the site without having to wander for hours.
It's a great selection of paintigs, mosaics, sumptuous houses, ancient shops and, of course, the victims of the eruption.
Porta Marina Superiore
Meet your guide at the main entrance: PORTA MARINA SUPERIORE, by the Hortus restaurant.
The meeting point is at less than a minute on foot from the Pompei Scavi station, coming from both Napoli or Sorrento.
Your guide will be holding a sign with your name.
Listen to the history of the ancient city and about waht happened on the day of the eruption, in 79AD
The temple of the god of the sun, religion and mythology
The ancient square, temple of Jupiter and market place
Ancient fast food. Find out from your guide what ancient diet used to be like.
Bakery, with oven and millstones.
Visit a 2,000 years old rich roman house, with beautiful fresco paintings and mosaic,
Find out private life and how sustainable it used to be.
A roman bath house, which was a place not only for bathing but also socializing.
Display of some casts of the victims of the eruption. Learn with your guide how peaople died and how the mould is made.
The large theathre of Pompeii, used for ancient plays.
Porta Marina Inferiore
Guide and taxes.
Travel information on how to reach the site
Entrance tickets to Pompeii not included. Euro 18 per adults, free under 18 years of age.
On request, we can get the skip-the-line entrance tickets in advance for you.
Rarely a visit of Pompeii can be compromised by weather conditions.
However, we may have to cancel a tour,, only for safety reasons, in case of very bad weather.
At summer bring water and wear comfortable shoes.
Hat and sunscreen are highly recommended.
Bags bigger that 30x30x15 cms are not allowed in the site
Pompei can be easily reached by train if coming from Sorrento or Napoli.
We will be pleased to help with directions and timetable.
If coming by car, we will suggest the best parking place.
The guide will be holding a sign with your name.
Yes, we always involve kids in the visit first, engaging them with Q&As games!
No, transportation costs to and from Pompeii are not included.
We can help to reserve a driver, if you prefer.
Amazing knowledge and interest and will take you away from the crowds Alex is superb