Since being unearthed from beneath six metres of volcanic ash in 1748, the ancient city of Pompeii has become a fascinating destination where visitors can truly come and step into the past. Despite being approximately 2000 years old, once covered by the massive amount of rubble that spewed from nearby Mount Vesuvius, the city remained remarkably preserved until its emergence as a momentous ancient landmark.

Sightseeing Tours Italy presents history-lovers with a great range of Pompeii tours that will have you experiencing almost exactly how the people of the time lived. Wandering the streets, businesses and homes that often remain close to fully intact, the historic architecture and art that can be seen across the city makes for a breathtaking Pompeii tour that’s wonderfully immersive.

Pompeii Guided Tours from Naples or Rome

Located within touching distance of the metropolises of Naples and Rome, taking a day trip to Pompeii is easily accomplished when you book a tour with us. The Pompeii Tour from Rome Itinerary sets off down the Highway of the Sun as you get a stunning glimpse of the medieval villages and the Gulf of Naples along the way. Following a stop for lunch at a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria, we’ll make our way to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii where you’ll get to skip the queue and explore all of Pompeii’s most famous sights.

Departing from Naples or Sorrento, we also offer the Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Tour, which once again tours some spectacular coastal scenery on the road to Pompeii. After spending two hours roaming the ancient streets, we’ll head up to the peak of Mount Vesuvius and experience the volcano and its awesome views out across the landscape far below. Meanwhile, the Private Pompeii Tour from Rome is the best way to organise a Pompeii tour that can be adapted to suit whatever you’d like to explore on the day. Including private transportation and a guide, this Pompeii guided tour gives you the freedom to explore the city however you want.

Discover Other Pompeii Day Trips & Tours

If you’re looking to experience the wonders of Southern Italy without missing out on Pompeii, our 2 Day Pompeii, Sorrento & Capri Tour is undoubtedly a spectacular option. Staying at a plush hotel overnight, you’ll get to sample the cuisine of Naples, before discovering the ancient history of Pompeii and settling in Sorrento alongside a delightful feast.

The following day we leave behind the mainland and head for the picturesque island of Capri where we’ll explore the Blue Grotto and the charming town of Anacapri.

Exploring the ancient city of Pompeii is something that any visitor to Italy simply can’t miss. Join us on a private or group tour and discover the historic tales and landmarks that make this centuries-old city so unique.

Day Tours in Pompeii

Day Trips to Pompeii

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best things to see in Pompeii?

Pompeii is jam-packed with fascinating remnants and artifacts of ancient Roman life before the explosion of Vesuvius in 79AD. Check out our list of highlights here.

How hard is the walk to the summit of Mount Vesuvius?

The walk is fairly steep and requires a moderate level of fitness. It takes about 20 – 30 minutes to reach the crater.

Where do we stay on the 2 Day Pompeii, Sorrento & Capri Tour?

We have a number of four star accommodation providers in Sorrento. Once your booking has been confirmed, we will let you know the details of your accommodation.