Day Tour

The Ruins Of Pompeii From Rome (8 Hours)

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Rome, Italy

Valid for Travel Now Through: 08 Dec 2018

The Ruins Of Pompeii From Rome (8 Hours )

Rome, Italy

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Description

Your on-site, private, local, licensed Pompeii guide will take you on a fascinating two-hour tour through this amazing place. Once a thriving empire, the city of Pompeii had about 20,000 inhabitants in 79 AD, when it was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash by the deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

The ash that buried the town served as a sort of mummification for the entire city. The eruption captured a moment in time, and, under the ash, everything remained as it was at the time of the eruption. Artwork and buildings were preserved and important clues were left behind that give us a glimpse into the past. These are the silver lining that can be seen when you visit the ruins at Pompeii.

You'll be mesmerized as you listen to your guide talk about the history of the city as you take in the baths, villas, theaters, and wrestling grounds.

A tourist destination for over 250 years, excavations began at this UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 18th century and are still being carried out today as excavators seek to discover the many treasures still buried under the rock.

Departures:
08:30 AM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- You will have a licensed guide for 2 hours while at Pompeii.
- The price of this tour does not include the per person entrance fees of 13€ at Pompeii.
- We suggest that you wear comfortable walking shoes for this tour.

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