Semi-Private Day Trip to Pompeii and Naples from Rome

Rome, Italy

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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

Check off three of Italy’s UNESCO-listed gems on a full-day adventure from Rome. Soak up the scenery with a drive along the picturesque Amalfi Coast, then journey back in time as you explore the remarkably preserved ruins of Pompeii. Follow your guide around the sprawling ruins, learn about Roman life as you stroll around the Forum and stand in awe before the world’s oldest surviving Roman amphitheater. After lunch (included), continue to historic Naples, where you can visit the Royal Palace, San Carlo Opera house and lively Piazza del Plebiscito.
  • Full-day tour of Naples and Pompeii from Rome
  • Admire the views along the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast
  • Explore the grand amphitheater and ruins of ancient Pompeii
  • See the Royal Palace, Piazza del Plebiscito and Piazza del Municipio in Naples
  • Travel by air-conditioned coach
  • Great value tour includes entrance fees and lunch

Transportation
Hotel pick-up and drop off in Rome (Hotels inside the Aurelian walls)
English-speaking tour escort
Official guide at Pompeii
Lunch: pizza
Small group limited to a maximum of 14 people
Drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pickup in Rome from all the accommodation within the Aurelian Walls.

Departure Time

7:30 AM
Itinerary
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Centro Storico
You will discover the city of Naples. Nearby Naples you can admire Mount Vesuvius, the still-active volcano that destroyed nearby Roman town Pompeii. Naples has centuries of important art and architecture. The city's cathedral, the Duomo di San Gennaro, is filled with frescoes. Other major landmarks include the lavish Royal Palace and Castel Nuovo, a 13th-century castle.
Admission Ticket Free
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Spaccanapoli
Spaccanapoli is the straight and narrow main street that traverses the old, historic center of the city of Naples, Italy. The name is a popular usage and means, literally, "Naples splitter". The name is derived from the fact that it is very long and from above it seems to divide that part of the city.
Admission Ticket Free
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Piazza del Plebiscito
It is named after the plebiscite taken on October 2, 1860 that brought Naples into the unified Kingdom of Italy under the House of Savoy. It is located very closely to the gulf of Naples, and bounded on the east by the Royal Palace and on the west by the church of San Francesco di Paola with colonnades extending to both sides. Other surrounding buildings include the Palazzo Salerno and, its mirror, the Prefecture Palace (on the left arm of the church).
Admission Ticket Free
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Gesu Nuovo Church
Gesù Nuovo (Italian New Jesus) is the name of a church and a square in Naples, Italy. They are located just outside the western boundary of the historic center of the city. To the southeast of the spire[clarification needed], one can see a block away the Fountain of Monteoliveto and the piazza of the church of Sant'Anna dei Lombardi. The square is a result of the expansion of the city to the west beginning in the early 16th century under the rule of Spanish viceroy Pedro Alvarez de Toledo.
Admission Ticket Free
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Via Toledo
Via Toledo is an ancient street and one of the most important shopping thoroughfare in the city of Naples, Italy. The street is almost 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) long and starts at Piazza Dante and ends in Piazza Trieste e Trento, near Piazza del Plebiscito.
Admission Ticket Free
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Via San Gregorio Armeno
San Gregorio Armeno ("St. Gregory of Armenia") is a church and a monastery in Naples, Italy. It is one of the most important Baroque complexes in Naples. The church is located on a street of the same name just south of Via dei Tribunali and a few blocks south of the church of San Paolo Maggiore, Naples. In the Christmas season,of all the markets, the one you should not miss is the one in Via San Gregorio Armeno in Naples, with its endless shops dedicated to the Christmas Nativity tradition famous all over the world.
Admission Ticket Free
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Castel Sant'Elmo
Castel Sant'Elmo is a medieval fortress located on a hilltop near the Certosa di San Martino, overlooking Naples, Italy. The name "Sant'Elmo" derives from a former 10th-century church, Sant'Erasmo, shortened to "Ermo" and, finally altered to "Elmo". It presently serves as a museum, exhibition hall, and offices.
Admission Ticket Free
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Palazzo Reale
The Royal Palace of Naples is a palace, museum, and historical tourist destination located in central Naples, southern Italy. It was one of the four residences near Naples used by the House of Bourbon during their rule of the Kingdom of Naples and later the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Admission Ticket Free
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Castel dell'Ovo
Castel dell'Ovo is a seaside castle in Naples, located on the former island of Megaride, now a peninsula, on the Gulf of Naples in Italy. The castle's name comes from a legend about the Roman poet Virgil, who had a reputation in the Middle Ages as a great sorcerer and predictor of the future.
Admission Ticket Free
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Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino
Castel Nuovo, often called Maschio Angioino, is a medieval castle located in front of Piazza Municipio and the city hall (Palazzo San Giacomo) in central Naples, Campania, Italy. Its scenic location and imposing size makes the castle, first erected in 1279, one of the main architectural landmarks of the city. It was a royal seat for kings of Naples, Aragon and Spain until 1815.
Admission Ticket Free
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Duomo di Napoli
Naples Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral, the main church of Naples, and the seat of the Archbishop of Naples. It is widely known as the Cattedrale di San Gennaro, in honour of Saint Januarius, the city's patron saint.
Admission Ticket Free
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Pompeii Archaeological Park
Pompeii (/pɒmˈpeɪi/) was an ancient Roman city near modern Naples in the Campania region of Italy, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area (e.g. at Boscoreale, Stabiae), was buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Many of the inhabitants were also buried before they could escape.
Duration: 3 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, bring a bottle of water; in winter, don't forget an umbrella
  • The pick-up is provided only for the hotels located in the center of Rome, so it is important to communicate the name and address of the hotel where you are staying, to organize the service in the best way
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

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