Private Tour of Pompeii: Day Trip from Rome by Car

Discover more of the ancient world on this day trip from Rome to Pompeii. Enjoy skip-the-line access to this UNESCO World Heritage Site and travel there in comfort, in a private car. Your guide — an archaeology and art history expert — will make this Pompeii private tour one to remember.

 

See all the highlights of Pompeii and discover the story of Mount Vesuvius' awful eruption. 

Discover the private lives of Pompeii’s townspeople before life was destroyed by the horrific eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Discover the elegant theatre of Pompeii and learn about the lively civic life of Ancient Rome. Hear tales from the tragedies and comedies performed here.

Walk over the cobbled streets toward the Roman Forum, passing fast-food shops and Grand Villas on your way. See astonishing examples of Ancient Roman art, including dazzling mosaics and brilliant frescoes. Your expert guide will explain the fascinating history behind each sight. Find out about the strange proclivities of the Ancient Romans and see some shocking erotic art in Pompeii’s brothel.

 

Wander through the open-air theatres and Roman bathhouses which made civic life here so rich. You'll discover all the refinement of Ancient Rome and, then, gain an insight into their sinful desires in the brothel. Finally, see the moving plaster casts of those who died here, stuck in time, still in Vesuvius' shadow. It's impossible not to be deeply affected by this evocative memento mori.

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