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Private Pompeii Tour from Sorrento

Private Guided Tour of Pompeii from Sorrento
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Duration 5 hours
Type
Tours and Sightseeing
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Private half day tour from Sorrento to visit the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and discover the famous archaeological site of Pompeii with your own private guide and with skip-the-line tickets.

Half day private tour from Sorrento with the comfort of your private driver at disposal, in the morning or in the afternoon, to experience Pompeii, the ancient Roman town south of Rome buried by volcanic ash during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.

With the volcanic eruption, the entire city was covered by meters of volcanic ash and until the eighteenth century, when excavation work began, Pompeii remained buried and intact.

It is also possible to visit Pompeii on your own, but if you want to give a sense to your experience, an expert art guide make the difference.

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From your hotel or private rent villa in Sorrento reach Pompeii with your private English speaking driver and Mercedes vehicle. 
In Pompeii with your expert artistic guide and skip-the-line tickets experience a visit of this ancient Roman city completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash which helped keep it exactly as it was at the time of the eruption, this now allows you to experience the visit of a real open air museum.

In a walk tour of the most significant areas of the excavation with your private art expert guide along the ancient streets you will appreciate the most interesting things to don’t miss in your Pompeii tour, some of them are:

the Forum which was the center of religious and economic life and where you will find the temples of Apollo, Venus and Jupiter;
the House of Faun, one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii, the name of the house derives from a beautiful bronze sculpture of a dancing faun found there, now the original statue is in the Archaeological Museum of Naples;
the Termopolium a well preserved sort of ancient fast food recently discovered, it was a refreshment place where foreigners arriving in Pompeii could eat and buy wine;
the House of Tragic Poet, an example of beautiful roman house famous for its well-finished mosaics floors and frescoes and for a mosaic of a guard dog, (Cave Canem) the entrance hall to the House.

The expertise of your guide and the introduction you will receive will allow you to get the most out of your tour of Pompeii.

  

HIGHLIGHTS:
- Choice of morning tour or afternoon tour
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Sorrento 
- Private English Speaking driver 
- Private local expert guide for your tour of Pompeii archaeological site
- Skip-the-line admission tickets to Pompeii ruins



DETAILS

Duration: 
5 hours 

Start Time Private Tour:  
Morning Tour or Afternoon Tour: 

Meeting Point: 
At the lobby of your Hotel in Sorrento, or to be decided at the confirmation 

Price will include:
- Private Mercedes Car/Minivan
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional English speaking driver.
- Personal guide in Pompeii for a 2 hours private walking tour of Pompeii ruins
- Skip-the-line admission tickets in Pompeii site

Price will not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Meals and Beverage

 


F.A.Q.


  • What is the most important thing in Pompeii?


The most important thing in Pompeii is its remarkable archaeological site, which offers a unique and invaluable window into the ancient Roman world. Pompeii was a thriving city in the Campania region of Italy until it was buried under ash and pumice during the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The eruption preserved Pompeii's buildings, streets, artifacts, and even the remains of its inhabitants in astonishing detail, providing archaeologists and historians with an unparalleled opportunity to study ancient Roman life.

Key aspects of Pompeii's archaeological site include:

1. Preserved Ruins: Pompeii's ruins are remarkably well-preserved, offering insights into various aspects of ancient Roman urban life, including residential buildings, public spaces, temples, theaters, and markets. Visitors can explore the city's streets, alleys, and squares, gaining a sense of its layout and architecture.

2. Frescoes and Artifacts: Pompeii is renowned for its colorful frescoes, which adorn the walls of many buildings throughout the site. These paintings depict scenes of daily life, mythology, and religious rituals, providing invaluable clues about ancient Roman society and culture. Additionally, Pompeii's archaeological excavations have unearthed a wealth of artifacts, including pottery, sculptures, jewelry, and household items, which offer further insights into the city's inhabitants and their way of life.

3. Forum and Public Buildings: The heart of ancient Pompeii was its forum, a bustling public square surrounded by important civic buildings, such as the Basilica, the Temple of Jupiter, and the Macellum (marketplace). These structures played vital roles in the political, social, and economic life of the city, and their ruins provide valuable information about Roman governance, religion, and commerce.

4. Villa of the Mysteries: One of Pompeii's most famous villas, the Villa of the Mysteries, is known for its well-preserved frescoes depicting mysterious religious rites. The villa offers insights into the private lives and beliefs of Pompeii's elite residents and provides a glimpse into the ancient mysteries of the Roman world.

5. Human Remains: The eruption of Mount Vesuvius tragically claimed the lives of thousands of Pompeii's inhabitants. The discovery of plaster casts made from the voids left by their bodies has provided archaeologists with poignant insights into the final moments of Pompeii's residents, shedding light on the human impact of natural disasters in antiquity.

Overall, the archaeological site of Pompeii is of immense importance not only for its historical significance but also for its cultural and educational value. It serves as a tangible link to the past, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the world of ancient Rome and to gain a deeper understanding of the human experience across millennia.

 



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