A Typical Ancient Roman Town, at Your Fingertips
Prior to the eruption of AD 79, Pompeii was the biggest Roman port in the region of Campania, with a population of 15,000 people. This lively center of trade was populated by Romans rich and poor, and there is a wealth of art and architecture within its surviving structures.
The guide of our Pompeii tour will take you through these webs of streets and paint a picture of Roman life as it was, as you visit homes, shops, temples, and even the local brothel.
Stop at one of the many fast food places and imagine grabbing a dish from the perfectly preserved marble counter, as you walk from the forum to the theatre; you could take lentils, meat, cheese or garum – a foul paste Romans were particularly fond of, made from rotting fish.