Guided tour

Pompeii Ruins Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

Activity provider: Askos S.r.l.

Pompeii Ruins Skip-the-Line Small Group Tour

Activity provider: Askos S.r.l.
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From US$ 51.60 per person

Likely to sell out

Experience a 2-hour guided tour of the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Learn from a professional archaeologist guide in a small group of maximum 20 people. During summer, you can also opt for a night tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
German, Italian, French, Spanish, English


  • Explore one of the best-preserved archaeological site in the world with an archaeologist
  • Walk through the ruins with your small group of up to 20 people
  • Save time with your skip-the-line access
  • Opt for a night tour during summer (optional)
Full description

Walk through the ruins of Pompeii with your small group of maximum 20 people and explore this ancient city, buried by Vesuvius in 79 AD. Learn about one of the best-preserved archaeological sites in the world on this 2-hour walking tour led by an archaeologist and professional local guide. Visit where the most important public buildings, homes, and shops are located. You will see the Marina Gate, the Basilica, the Forum, the baths, the Lupanar (brothel), the bakery, the house of Faun, the Termopolium, the main street, the Plaster Casts of the dead, and the Theaters. At the end of the tour, the guide will give you great suggestions on how to spend the rest of the day exploring the ruins or the modern city of Pompeii if you want the best directions.

  • Skip-the-line entry ticket to Pompeii ruins
  • Archaeologist guide
  • Tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, social distancing must be maintained
  • Access to the Archaeological Park of Pompeii is subjected to the detection of visitors' body temperature in order to reduce and limit the COVID-19 infection: whoever records a body temperature equal to or greater than 37.5 °C and/or with obvious symptoms of contagion won’t be admitted at the Pompeii Archaeological Park
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based on 1728 reviews

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Miguel was knowledgeable and incredibly interesting. The tour was focused on what we know about Pompeii and it’s inhabitants through archeological discoveries and applied to tell a vibrant story of both life and death. I highly recommend this tour. The head-sets were an excellent way to hear and did a good job of keeping us together in a small group.

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September 14, 2022

Must do in Pompeii, we wouldn’t have such a great experience just with a map or audio guide. We had an amazing tour with Vincenzo, it started at 4:30 and we’ve managed to get Pompeii during the “golden hour” that added even more to the experience. Vincenzo was amazing - lots of deep knowledge, amazing facts, very entertaining with lots of humorous references, would love to go on any tour that he leads in the future. Definitely recommend both the tour and Vincenzo as a tour guide

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September 10, 2022

Ana Sorrento was an amazing guide and taught us so much. At the end she pointed out more victims for us to see and a few other things. I wish we had more time to explore! The park isn’t very well signed and doesn’t have descriptive panels so a tour guide is a must.

September 10, 2022

Product ID: 161715