Torre Annunziata Walking tours

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Pompeii: Guided Walking Tour With Entrance Ticket

1. Pompeii: Guided Walking Tour With Entrance Ticket

Skip the lines and explore the ancient city of Pompeii on a guided walking tour. Learn about daily life and the people who once lived there. Visit important buildings, including the Forum and the Thermal Baths. Get ready to explore the excavation site where, gradually over the last few centuries, the Ancient Roman town has been uncovered. Many of its landmarks are remarkably well-preserved after being buried by volcanic ash for nearly 2 millennia. On this walking tour, you will discover what everyday life was like for a Roman in the town and you will see the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Lupanare, and even streets with shops displaying signs selling produce including wine. With the help of a professional guide, you will learn more about the history of this town and what happened on that day in 79 AD when the nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted.

Pompeii: VIP Tour with an Archaeologist plus Entry Tickets

2. Pompeii: VIP Tour with an Archaeologist plus Entry Tickets

Avoid the lines with your tickets which skip-the-line access. The cursed city of Pompeii once flourished with life, cultural awakenings, and a buzzing civilization. But when tragedy stroke and the Vesuvius erupted burning everything in its path, the city of Pompeii became remains and ruins perfectly preserved. On this historical 2-hour private day trip, you have a chance to take a trip back in time to explore the ancient city of Pompeii. Its ruins, history and your licensed guide await! Your historical journey starts in Pompeii’s entrance "Porta Marina Superiore" where you will meet with your licensed guide. As soon as you set foot in the remains of this city, you’ll be transported to another era. Wander through its streets and thanks to the historical and archeological background of your guide, the stories and facts will make the city come back to life. The city of Pompeii once bustled with life and you can see that as you visit its theatre, the sacred area, and a brothel. What’s even more impressive is the plastered casts of some of the victims. Find out how the ashes and the techniques used to uncover the city helped to preserve the remains almost intact. You will have an expert by your side to answer all your questions.

Torre Annunziata: Oplontis Villa Poppaea (Roman Villa) Tour

3. Torre Annunziata: Oplontis Villa Poppaea (Roman Villa) Tour

The Oplontis villa is located within the modern city of Torre Annunziata, about 3 kilometers from ancient Pompeii. It's named Villa Poppaea, after Emperor Nero's wife, thanks to a graffiti that bears that name. You'll explore this huge villa, with about 90 rooms, which was built along the coast of Campania and preserves the most extraordinary frescoes found in the Vesuvian area. Your guided tour starts from the northern garden, continues to the spa area and in all the southern areas with striking frescoes in Second Style and Third Style of ancient Roman painting. A long portico leads to the patronal and servile atrium, and nearby you can see some perfectly preserved latrines! You'll pass through a wide and long corridor to the eastern peristyle surrounded by finely decorated rooms, with a huge swimming pool at the center, which was surrounded by bronze and marble statues. Your licensed guide will show you the structure of the villa, and its many gardens, halls, corridors, an inner spa district, the triclinium communicating with the kitchen, rest areas, bathrooms for men and women, servant areas, a peristyle with fountain, and a huge 70-meter swimming pool overlooked by representative rooms frescoed with paintings that probably merged with planted plant elements. When you explore, look out for the refined and sumptuous pictorial decorations scattered throughout the villa. The most significant frescoes are those of the Tuscan-style Atrium, including the famous wicker basket with figs and the sanctuary of Apollo.

Pompeii: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entrance

4. Pompeii: Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entrance

Exploring Pompeii on your own can be difficult and at times baffling. The vast site is one of the best-preserved reminders of what life was like during the Roman Empire, and this especially designed “best of” tour unveils the "Buried City" to bring you closer to its amazing history and tragic end. Led by an official Pompeii tour guide, most of whom are trained archaeologists, you will wander the fully-preserved streets of Pompeii and visit the most interesting and emotional sights from a city that was buried under the massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Skip the long lines to enter the ruins, and stroll past the remains of shops, temples, public baths, and houses that comprised the once-thriving city. Hear fascinating stories about life in the Roman Republic, and see how ordinary people lived nearly 2,000 years ago. See the remains of a Roman bakery where the food is still almost intact. Go to the Temple of Apollo and Roman Forum, along with an ancient supermarket and an old cemetery. Marvel at the eerie and heart-wrenching plaster casts of those caught in the eruption at the exact moment of their death. You can also go to one of the old brothels (if appropriate for your group), and stroll along the old city walls for panoramic views of Naples. Touring in a small group, you will never struggle to hear your guide and will have plenty of time to ask any questions you might have. The expert guides have dedicated their lives to the study of this city, and no one else is better qualified to introduce you to this jewel of world heritage.

Pompeii 3-Hour Walking Tour

5. Pompeii 3-Hour Walking Tour

Explore the ruins of Pompeii on a 3-hour guided tour, and travel back to the days of the Roman Empire. You will learn how the town was buried under molten ash and lava by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Your guide will bring the Roman Republic to life for an intense experience as you discover remarkably intact structures and learn how the Romans lived both in public and private. Hear why UNESCO inscribed Pompeii and Herculaneum on the World Heritage list for their "complete and vivid picture of society and daily life at a specific moment in the past that is without parallel anywhere in the world". Discover highlights such as Marina Gate, Basilica (court house), Forum, Sarno Baths, Triangolar Forum, Teatro Grande, Odeion (small theatre), House of Menander, Lupanar (brothel), bakery, House of the Faun, Forum Baths, Termopolium Capuano, House of Tragic Poet, plaster casts, Temple of Jupiter, Temple of Apollo and Temple of Venus.

Pompeii: 2–Hour Archaeological Site Guided Tour

6. Pompeii: 2–Hour Archaeological Site Guided Tour

Amongst the most visited sites in Italy, Pompeii was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. The site is a perfect representation of everyday life in ancient Rome in the first century A.D, just before the city and its inhabitants was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius. Discover the buildings, private homes, the two theaters, the brothel, the spas, and a thermopolium that characterized the everyday life of the town. Walk down the so–called Street of Abundance, the most significant street in the city, with important homes and popular shops. Visit the huge amphitheatre, designed to accommodate up to 20,000 people, and admire the beautifully preserved frescoes and marble decorations. Follow your private guide to see the real traces of the inhabitants – and sometimes even their shapes – when they were surprised by the eruption and huddled up for protection.

Pompeii: Private Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum Tour

7. Pompeii: Private Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum Tour

Starting from the Pompeii archaeological site, you will pass onto the streets of this ancient city. You will walk on the volcanic stones’ pavement, and stop by the ancient fountains. You will also enter the houses, shops, restaurants, and bakeries, passing by the Temple of the Egyptian Goddess Isis and the Baths, whose decorations will leave you breathless. When walking inside the theaters, you are welcome to sit on the cavea terraces and ask your guide to show you their eternal acoustic perfection. Last but not the least, before heading to the Forum (the center of the public and political life of the time), you will visit the astonishing House of Menander, famous all around the world for its decorations. You will then pass into the Lupanariae, which is the former red-light district. Next on your agenda will be the Herculaneum. Together with your guide, you will walk through the city whilst listening to its story. The city itself is smaller than Pompeii, but certainly not less interesting. In fact, Herculaneum inhabitants were richer and more educated, and their power and wealth clearly show through the spectacular decorations of their houses. Among the main features, you will see the "Palestra" (gym), and the houses whose walls are decorated with spectacular frescoes such as Casa di Nettuno e Anfritrite, Casa dello Scheletro, Casa dell'Alcova, and Casa del salone nero. Your live guide will lead you in this journey across the centuries, and will be happy to reply to all of your questions and curiosities.

Boscoreale: Antiquarium & Villa Regina Private Tour

8. Boscoreale: Antiquarium & Villa Regina Private Tour

Boscoreale Antiquarium is only 3 kilometers from Pompeii. Opened in 1991, it presents artifacts from the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabiae, Terzigno and Boscoreale. There are findings of the local flora and fauna, a collection of objects from the ancient agricultural life, food such as the typical carbonized loafs of bread, cosmetics and health remedies. Tourists and researchers that have the chance to visit this extraordinary site will be able to better understand daily life at the time before the 79 A.D. eruption in the Vesuvian area. ‘Human Beings and the Environment in the Vesuvian Territory’ is the title suggested by the Antiquarium that refers to a didactic exposition showing findings, plaster casts, images and impressive reconstructions of how things were during Roman times made thanks to the support of modern technologies. Next to the Antiquarium, you will find Villa Regina, a typical Roman farming settlement specialized in winemaking with the presence of a number of rooms for pressing the grapes and numerous dolia, large terracotta containers used to ferment and conserve the wine.

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What people are saying about Torre Annunziata

Amazing visit through the Pompeii ruins; we got a very competent and enthousiastic guide who took us to many different places, interacted a lot with the group and had a detailed knowledge of the site and its history.

Our guide, an archeologist named Barbara, was excellent. She taught us all about the ancient history of the civilizations that lived in Pompeii and how they died. Super interesting and well-worth the price!

Beautiful guided tour to discover Pompeii in the company of the guide Alex who revealed many secrets to us .. Lo

An excellent guide, Alex, nice and full of interesting ideas that make the visit of Pompeii unforgettable

Pompeii is a profoundly moving experience, well worth going to.