pompeii vesovio tour

Small Group Tour from Naples to Vesuvius and Pompeii

Pompeii & Vesuvius Excursion

A scenic and historical shore excursion to the famous volcano and the incredibly preserved city of Pompeii

Tour Plan

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€149 Per Person

  • Luxurious Air-Conditioned Mini-Bus.
  • A top rated guide for Pompeii and the region. 
  • Small group of up to 16 persons. 
  • The most comprehensive tour plan. 
  • All entrance fees included 

Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii are linked in history by 79 AD, the year Vesuvius erupted, eradicating the population of Pompeii and neighbouring Herculaneum. Start at Naples and see the volcano that punished the Campania countryside, then visit the fantastically preserved city of Pompeii.
We’re a small, specialized shore excursion company devoted to showing cruise passengers Italy’s best in the time they have. Our top-rated, English-speaking guides are local experts. And because our tours are always in small groups, we guarantee personalized service that lets you see the sights, worry-free. We’ll pick you up from the port and even be in touch with port authorities throughout the day so you’re back on your ship at the right time.
Ready to peer into the heart of the volcano and uncover buried history? Here’s what’s in store!

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Tour Route Description

Close Encounters of the Vesuvian Kind

8:30 – Your chariot, a comfortable 19-person luxury minibus, awaits at the port. Hop inside and sit back to enjoy the scenery en route to the legendary Mount Vesuvius, responsible for burying the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Drive up Vesuvius’ formidable flank, then tiptoe up the cone to peek over into its depths. You’ll depart Vesuvius around 11:30.


Nothing stokes the appetite like an encounter with molten, ashy mortality, so next up, it’s off to lunch in Pompeii! Get there by bus and have an hour's free time for a local lunch.

The Dust of Ages: Uncovering Pompeii

Now a UNESCO world heritage site, Pompeii disappeared beneath nearly 20 feet of ash thanks to the unchecked temper of its volcanic neighbour. It was Rediscovered in 1500 and today it is one of the most famous archeology sites in the world.

Walk the city with your guide and you’ll see Pompeii’s amphitheatre, one of the first ever made of stone instead of wood and site of early gladiatorial games. In keeping with the sporting theme, you’ll move on to the Gladiators’ Gym, the place where the city’s fighters trained and sparred. You’ll also pay a visit to the well-preserved Lupanar, Latin for “brothel,” which features many intact examples of erotic art.

Cool off post provocative pieces with a trip to the cavernous, ornamental thermal baths. You can inspect the baths’ beautiful mosaics with your guide in the ancient city’s bathing area. Back out in the sun, you will visit the Pompeii forum, bounded by the Temple of Jupiter, a Basilica, a grain market, and a temple to Vespasian.

Return to Modernity

16:15 - Hop back on your minibus to leave the ancient city of Pompeii and transfer to Naples. Arrival at your ship is slated for 18:00.



Included Sites

  • Mount Vesuvius
  • Zi’ Caterina
  • Pompeii
  • Amphitheater
  • Gladiators’ Gym
  • Lupanar
  • Thermal Baths
  • Pompeii Forum

What is Included?

The Pompeii & Vesuvious Excursion Includes:

Transportation in new, luxury, air-conditioned minibus

  • Small-group tour of no more than 16 guests
  • Expert English-speaking licensed tour guide
  • All entrance fees (pre booked)
  • Taxes



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This shore excursion is available for all cruise ships that dock in the port of Naples, throughout the year.

We are doing our best to meet the growing demand for our tours and we will open new groups on request, however we do urge you to book early and secure your place, especially during peak seasons.

Please note the tour will depart with a minimum of 6 booked passengers.

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Booking & Cancellation

How to book the Pompeii & Vesuvius Excursion?

In order to book this shore excursion you will need to contact us via the form below. We will confirm your booking request and reserve your place on the tour. 

For security, we will ask for your credit card information without charging you. 


For payment, we accept all major credit cards and Pay Pal. In addition, you can pay on the day of the tour in cash. 


Cancellation Policy

Up to a week before the tour there is no cancellation fee. All you need to do is write us an email with a cancellation request and we will either refund you or not charge you for the tour. 

For short notice cancellations (less than a week) we charge 30% cancellation fee. 

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