Skip-The-Line Pompeii Guided Tour With Archaeologist

starting from 45
  • Duration: see below
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Embark on a journey through the historical remnants of an ancient civilization with our Skip-the-Line Pompeii Guided Tour, overseen by a professional archaeologist. Discover the fascinating history of this legendary city while walking along its well-preserved streets and observing the remains of a distant past that is still visible today. Our tour is an opportunity to go back in time— where you can almost hear the echoes of Pompeii's vibrant life that was tragically silenced. When you reach Pompeii, you will not have to wait in long lines; our access point to the ruins takes you straight into the heart of this ancient city without any delay. Let your guide narrate the captivating story of Pompeii, a city stopped in its tracks by the wrath of Mount Vesuvius, as you walk through the archaeological site. Try to imagine how these streets would have looked centuries ago— try to picture the people going about their daily lives in this now eerily quiet place that was once full of activity and vigor. Immerse yourself in the gripping narratives of resilience and sorrow that make up the history of Pompeii. This tour takes you through the various historical spots of Pompeii, each revealing a different aspect of the city's rich past. Be it the grandeur of Teatro Grande where they staged Greek-Roman comedies and tragedies or the Thermopolia ancient Roman 'fast-food' joints — every place narrates a story. Let this tour not only showcase Pompeii's archaeological marvels but also be a medium to connect with those stories inscribed on the walls— your guide will take you through the daily lives of elite citizens, living in such intricately designed residences with exquisite frescoes like Casina dell’Aquila. Learn about their opulent surroundings from artifacts like Erotic Frescoes depicting sensuality, which tell us more about who these people were rather than what they had. Explore the tragic yet captivating tales of Pompeii; let us bring history alive for you like never before. Enjoy the stroll through Foro, a central square serving as the city's political hub— before you come across plaster casts capturing Calchi dei Corpi: the final moments of victims. It's a poignant and touching perspective on human stories beyond these majestic ruins. Be part of an immersive experience that goes beyond typical sightseeing— let the tales of Pompeii's past enchant you. Dive into the allure of history as you explore remnants of this extraordinary city; take hold of the opportunity to unveil secrets that lie beneath: not just walking but stopping at strategic locations around Pompeii.


Avoid waiting in long queues with skip-the-line tickets for Pompeii. An expert archaeologist will be your guide, and earphones will be provided for groups of up to five people. The tour commentary is monolingual (English or Spanish only) to ensure the tour's quality.

Skip-The-Line Pompeii Guided Tour With Archaeologist

Cancellation Policy

The procedure in case a client cancels their activity at least 48 hours in advance is that they will get either full refund or credit. But, you will be charged the entire price if you do not appear for your activity.

Meeting Point

Piazza Esedra, Pompeii (Naples)

Please meet our guide at Towns of Italy/VOX Kiosk, in Piazza Esedra, just in front of Coffeeshop Vittoria. Look for the guide holding a white sign with the logo 'Towns of Italy'.

To remember

We cannot wait to welcome you!

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs and/or with impaired mobility and/or heart patients.
We strongly suggest good walking shoes (no flip-flops!) as well as hat and sunscreen.
Even with the skip-the-line entrance, there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the archeological site.
A dress code is required to enter the Pompeii Archological Park. No discorteous clothing or shirtless is allowed. Your entry will be refused if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
No backpack, big bags (max 30X30X15) and intrusive objects are allowed and must be deposit in the clockroom.
Beware of the possible presence of stray dogs that have crossed the perimeter defences of the Archaeological Park. It is recommended to keep a distance and pay attention.
Participants must have and ID card or a valid passport.

Please note that it is not allowed:
- introduce professional optical and audio equipment (cameras, microphones, audio mixers, etc.).
- introduce unauthorised means of transportation, even electric one, bicycles, scooters and any other means of transportation.
- use drone RPA