Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

2087 Reviews

  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3731VESUVIUS

Reviewed by: Janetscheid, August 2015

Excellent day trip by bus from Rome to Pompeii, including a vigorous hike up to the crater of Mt Vesuvius. Our guide spoke perfect English and shared many stories and much information on trip both to and from Pompeii. She was also personally very helpful providing me with train information and protocol for our next day's journey. The guide who showed us around Pompeii was excellent, pointing out many interesting facts that we would have missed had we toured on our own. One could spend days exploring Pompeii, but he made the visit both efficient and thorough.

Reviewed by: Lorraine A, August 2015

The tour company and tour guides were excellent!

Reviewed by: Lauren K, August 2015

Amazing guides....sweet, knowledgeable, funny, endearing. Took care of us the entire time and were very clear with instructions, meeting times. They were punctual as well, which is always much appreciated on an organized tour. Thank you!

Reviewed by: poitras, Australia, August 2015

We had a great day out on this tour. Our tour guide Robert was infectious with his enthusiasm about the area we were visiting. He has a real gift of teaching us everything from political history to culinary, religious, geological and anything else you can think of. Not boring in the least... Thanks Robert..so glad we took this tour and not a train trip to Pompeii instead!

Reviewed by: Brian S, August 2015

Excellent Tour.

Reviewed by: Tom E, August 2015

This was a great day. The guides had the day perfectly organized. They were easy to understand and very knowledgeable. They gave us time to be quiet on the bus and rest. We stopped halfway about 1.5 hours into the drive at Casino for a snack and potty break both coming and going back to Rome. We were happy to be able to leave a bag with extra shoes on the bus instead of having to carry everything all day. Lunch was good but we were happy the restaurant let my husband chose spaghetti instead of pizza. They actually seemed happy about that as their ovens must have been overwhelmed with pizzas. I think that should be offered-three choices: two kinds of pizza or spaghetti. We liked the salads too. The climb to Mount Vesuvius was not too bad even in the heat with the breeze off the water. The guides were right that you need about 30 minutes to get down the Mount too. It's slippery on loose gravel coming down so you have to be slow and steady about it. Pompeii was wonderful. They have a local guide who takes you through Pompeii and the other guide stays along as well. It was very interesting and full of many facts. We went to five cities in three countries and this was definitely one of our favorite days. Definitely worth the bus ride. We wished the bus had wifi as our bus did on a day trip in London.

Reviewed by: Greta S, August 2015

The tour guides were awesome and very knowledgeable. The tour itself was amazing! My kids and I enjoyed it so much!!

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Tour code: 3731VESUVIUS