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Private Tour: Pompeii Tour with Family Tour Option

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    What to Expect
    On August 24 in the year 79 AD, nearly 2,000 years ago, the volcano Mt. Vesuvius began erupting. It blanked the nearby town of Pompeii, freezing the 20,000 denizens with its ash and molten lava, thus perfectly preserving this ancient Roman city. With this 2-hour guided walking tour, you can see the best that the archaeological site has to offer.
    Meet your guide at Cafè Hortus and prepare to be dazzled by this UNESCO World Heritage site. If there’s something in particular you’d like to see, tell your guide so he or she can tailor the tour to your liking. If not, there’s plenty of things to be wowed by.
    See the city walls and the Porta Marina gate that was once the entryway to the harbor of Pompeii. Explore the ancient theater where performances were regularly given. Gawk at what once was a Roman version of a ‘fast food’ restaurant, where vast vases still stand that were used for storing food. Stop at the Forum and learn about the political system in Pompeii and what the Forum was used for. Walk down the basalt-laden streets and squares of the city.
    See the blocks that provided stepping-stones across the often-flooded and sewage-filled streets; and view must-sees such as the Temple of Apollo, the Macellum market, and the public weighing scales.
    And, intriguingly, see the casts of victims who were immediately frozen by the volcanic eruption. Stop by the thermal baths, a popular pastime in ancient Roman times. And even visit an old brothel, also a much-enjoyed proclivity among Roman men.
    Your 2-hour tour ends at the original starting point, when you say goodbye to your guide.
    Family Tour:Have kids in tow? Opt for the family tour, which will intrigue children, thanks to games, puzzles and a map designed specifically for children. Your guide will also tailor the route in a way that is geared for the youngsters. It’s a truly engaging way for them to discover the city and learn about life here long ago. After two hours, the family tour ends at the starting point when you bid farewell to your guide.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We had a good tour with our guide in Pompeii but we were a bit disappointed. It clearly states that it is a skip the line tour yet tickets were not purchased in advance. We had to wait quite a while with crowds of people...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank cleenyw
    fabriziobelleni, Owner at Leisure Italy - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Sir/Madam, you might have written the review to the wrong company page. None of our tours includes skip-the-line (neither standard) tickets as this is clearly stated in our product pages and on the voucher that clients receive once booked the tour. Would you be...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Many thanks to our guide Flavia, her explanations helped us to imagine how it was to live there two thousand years ago. Amazing place, so great to see it without loosing any time. If you do the tour in summer, I would recommend to wear...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Nuria V
    fabriziobelleni, Public Relations Manager at Leisure Italy - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello Nuria, we really appreciate the time you took to drop a commentary on your tour with us. This is important for us and it gives so much meaning to all the efforts we make to provide you with the best possible experience. I forwarded...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2019

    I am so glad we booked a private tour. We had so many questions! Our guide was very knowledgeable, and sensitive to the fact that it was an extremely hot day. We moved at our own pace, instead of having to keep up with a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Lisa E
    Excursion51600340871, Owner at Leisure Italy - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

    Thank you Lisa! Fabrizio

    Reviewed 13 May 2019

    Marily (like Marilyn without the n) was absolutely fantastic! She made our tour so enjoyable! She was knowledgeable and fantastic customer service and personality. She answered any questions we had, took our pictures, and laughed with us. She felt like an extension of our family....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    2  Thank BrittanyCadle1
    Excursion51600340871, Owner at Leisure Italy - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2019

    Dear Brittany we are so glad you all had a good day! Thanks! fabrizio

    Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

    First of all, our tour guide Fabrizzio was amazing. A thoughtful and knowledgeable local who has been giving Pompeii tours for 25 years. He walked us through a magical tour of Pompeii that enthralled our family. We know so much about this period in history...More

    2  Thank davebork
    Fabrizio B, Owner at Leisure Italy - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2019

    Dear David, Kay, Fiona and Thomas, it was my pleasure to meet you! I am glad to read that you had a great time in Pompeii, take care, Fabrizio

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    23 June 2019|
    Response from davebork | Reviewed this property |
    The guide walks you up to special ticket window. No waiting.
    19 January 2019|
    Response from cgjesso | Reviewed this property |
    There were 5 of us on tour. My apologies, but do not recall price per person. This should be listed on tour site.
    31 October 2018|
    Response from loraluu |
    If you add more people it cost less per person.
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