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Gaetano's Pompeii Tours

#12 of 42 Tours in Pompeii
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Address: Pompeii, Italy
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+39 3387255620
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Private day tours and walking tours to Pompeii and surraundings .

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Gaetano is the best !

Gaetano was our guide around the ruins of Pompeii for 3 hours one afternoon in November 2016. He came highly recommended through our friends and we were very happy we had chosen... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brigittakarlsson
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Stockholm, Sweden

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gaetano was our guide around the ruins of Pompeii for 3 hours one afternoon in November 2016. He came highly recommended through our friends and we were very happy we had chosen him. His knowledge and passion for the town are amazing . Pompeii through Gaetano's eyes comes alive, as a thriving coastal town, a destination for sailors and scholars.... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five with two boys age 10 and 12 had a great time in Pompeii thanks to Gaetano. he really made the place come alive for us. We took the train from Rome to Naples and he arranged for a driver to meet us at the train station and take us to Pompeii. Thanks from all of us.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have rated Gaetano's Pompei tour as terrible but that reflects on the guide Gaetano rather than Pompei itself which is fascinating. I was part of a tour group on a 2.75 hour tour of Pompei guided by Gaetano on Thursday 10 November this year. He invited us to ask questions at the start of the tour and some of... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Gaetano is a masterful storyteller, whose love for this ancient town is palpable. Indeed he is a third generation Pompeii tour guide, who grew up exploring these streets, listening to the stories told by others who share his love. Gaetano tailored our visit to my concerns for our sensitive 9 year old. "You know Genevieve, I first visited this town... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We visited Rome in late Sept/early October, and got in touch with Gaetano while we were there. He took care of all the details for our group of 4, and it was wonderful! A driver picked us up from our apartment and whisked us to Pompeii, where we were greeted by Gaetano. I agree with previous reviews on so many... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Gaetano led us around the ruins of Pompeii for 3 hours one afternoon in October 2016. He came highly recommended and we were very happy we had chosen him. His knowledge and passion for the town are deep and wide - in fact, he is a third generation Pompeii guide, so it is in his blood. Pompeii through Gaetano's eyes... More 

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Ocean, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife had wanted to see Pompeii since she was a little girl. I tried to book a cheap group tour, but she insisted that we invest in the premium experience, and that experience's name is Gaetano. She was -- as usual! -- absolutely right. I didn't understand what Pompeii was all about. I thought it was the place where... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

By far the best experience we had in our two week trip across Italy! Don't go cheap with this once in a lifetime experience. Gaetano took us back almost 2k years and brought Pompeii to life with an amazing narrative backed by archeological evidence...worth every penny. He's a true professional, very responsive, and left us in awe. Stop shopping for... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were a group of three that wanted to see Pompeii. The driver picked us up at our hotel and drove us to meet Gaetano. The driver was very nice, knowledgeable and got us to Pompeii on time. Gaetano was a wonderful and very knowledgeable guide of the site. He took us to locations in Pompeii that were not crowded... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We recently visited the amazing ancient city of Pompeii with our private small tour guide Gaetano Manfredi. Gaetano is very knowledgeable about the ancient city and provided us with great details about life in the ancient time when Pompeii was a bustling sea town. He is funny and entertaining and we couldn't have asked for a better tour guide. Our... More 

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