Pompeii and the Archaeological Museum
The visit of the Ancient town of Pompeii is combined with the visit of the Archaeological Museum of Naples, where part of the frescoes, mosaics and artifacts are displayed.
The tour starts in Pompeii with an introduction about the foundation and the history of the town.
You’ll get very soon to the first public area dedicated to the Theatres where the Ancient Pompeiians were used to attend the shows.
According to the openings the guide will show you private Houses that can be considered an exquisite example of Roman Architecture.
The Baths of Pompeii: a gathering place where people met for washing themselves but also for socializing.
The Forum of Pompeii is the main square surrounded by civil and religious like the Capitolium, the Temple of Apollo and the Basilica.
On the way you’ll see also the famous Plaster casts, the bodies of the victims of Pompeii that give you a vivid picture of their last moments.
Archaelogical Museum of Naples
After Pompeii you’ll head with your guide to the train station to catch the train to Naples and then the subway to reach the Archaeological Museum of Naples.
In the Museum you’ll find many collections like that of the Farnese family with marble statues worldwide famous like the Farnese Hercules or the Farnese Bull.
The visit continues in the section dedicated to the mosaics from Pompeii and the Secret Cabinet with erotic paintings, sculpture.
Thefirst floor is dedicated to the Villa of Papyri of Herculaneum. Bronze and marble statues that once decorated this fabulous Villa are still in perfect conditions.
To the upper floor the visitor will see eventually all the items and artifacts found in Pompeii along with its wonderful frescoes. Some of them come from the Ancient town of Stabiae.
At the end of the tour the guide will lead you back to the starting point or another agreed location.
***On Tuesday the Archaeological Museum is closed***
- Private houses
- Thermal Baths
- Plaster casts
- Abundance road
Archaeological Museum of Naples
- Farnese Collection
- Mosaics of Pompeii
- Villa of Papyri of Herculaneum
- Hall of Meridian
- Section of Frescoes from Pompeii
If you’ve already been in Pompeii you can switch this site with Herculaneum because in the Museum of Naples there’s also a section dedicated to it.
The tour of Pompeii and the Archaeological Museum is a walking tour and you’ll go around with your guide taking the local train and the subway. The transportation service can be provided filling out the form at the moment of the booking. The tour is available from Sorrento or from Naples.
- On Tuesday the Archaeological Museum is closed
- The pick up time is for guidance and it can be adapted to your preferences
- For private transportation service fill the form at the moment of the booking
- Lunch break during the tour
- Confortable outfit and shoes are warmly suggested
- Entrance fees:
- Pompeii 16 euro
- Herculaenum 11 euro
- Archaeological Museum 14 euro
- Free entrance for under 18 provided with a valid identification document
- Full day guided service and assistance during the tour
- Skip the line
- Entransce fees
- Train tickets
- Transportation service
You may also like…
Pompeii Special Tour
- 3 hours
Capri Island Walking Tour
- 7 hours
Sorrento Food and Wine
- 8 hours