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Naples and Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2390GRET15

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Combine a trip to Naples with a tour of Pompeii’s ruins on a full-day excursion from Rome! From the comfort of your coach, see the sights of Naples, admiring the Royal Palace, Castel dell’Ovo, Piazza del Plebiscito and more. Hear tales of Bourbon kings who once ruled the city, and then travel inland to visit Pompeii. Stop for lunch and then tour the UNESCO-listed ruins, seeing incredible monuments that lay undiscovered for centuries.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
Start your day with a pickup from your central Rome hotel or alternatively, start your tour at a meeting point in town, near Rome Termini Station. Hit the road and travel south to Italy’s Campania region, and as you gaze out at the pretty landscape of Castelli Romani look out for Abbey of Montecassino -- a spectacular Benedictine monastery perched atop of a hill.

After a journey of roughly three hours, arrive in the southern Italian region of Campania and head straight to its capital Naples to discover its delights from the comfort of your coach. Entering the city via the coastal road from Mergellina Port, pass through Naples’ fishing quarter, Santa Lucia, and then stop for photos in front of Castel dell’Ovo – the medieval castle on the seafront.

Continue to the city’s historical center to see Piazza del Plebiscito, the impressive square that’s home to Naples Royal Palace (Palacio Real), three other Bourbon palaces, and an eye-catching colonnaded church – Basilica of San Francesco di Paola. Hear the history of Naples in its 19th-century heyday when the Bourbon kings ruled the land, and then take in more of the center’s A-list sites. See San Carlo Opera House, the Gallery of Umberto I and, finally, the imposing Castel Nuovo.

Leave the city, and travel south toward Mount Vesuvius, passing the towns of Ercolano (Herculaneum), Torre del Greco and Torre Annunziata before arriving in the town of Pompeii. Stop for a well-earned lunch in one of the town’s traditional restaurants, and then head out to visit Pompeii’s UNESCO-listed ruins on a 2-hour walking tour. Learn how the ancient city lay buried under Mount Vesuvius’ volcanic ash for centuries and see incredible excavations of old monuments, like Teatro Grande -- a theater that once seated 5,000 people.

After your tour, head back to your coach and then travel north back to Rome. Your tour finishes back at the start point near Termini Station. Alternatively, you can make use of a drop-off at Via Veneto, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia or Piazza della Repubblica; simply let your guide know on the day.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Your centrally located Rome hotel. Alternatively, start your tour near Rome Termini Station
Departure Time:
7:30am

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation
Return Details:
Concludes near Rome Termini Station or at one of the following locations if you prefer: Via Veneto, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia or Piazza della Repubblica

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Naples and Pompeii Day Trip from Rome

Explore the ruins of Pompeii with a local guide on foot
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Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to Pompeii
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
  • Hotel drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Anny H, September 2014

Naples was beautiful! The lunch provided was more than enough! Our tour was fabulous and fascinating! We learned so much and saw amazing sights! The only negative was it was a very hot day and I was parched throughout the ruins part of the tour because I forgot to bring a container or bottle of water, so I had to watch others drink from the lovely fountains along the way. Be sure to bring water! The bus ride was very comfortable and we had a rest stop there and back.

Reviewed by: Norma S, September 2014

Very good, we did not realise that Naples was only a drive through with a short stop, but spending the time in Pompeii was well worth the sacrifice. These could be 2 separate tours. Pompeii was impressive!

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