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Tour the winding roads, ruins and architecture of Pompeii, the ancient town within modern day Naples that was lost in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

hsmcruise

13 reviews

Crowded, but were shown the highlights. Wear sneakers surfaces are uneven and walking difficult.


Provider: Independent Operator

merphile

1 review

Good duration for doing it with children but one only visits a part of it. Too bad it was pouring.


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

laqueviaja

1 review

Although visiting Pompeii was a wonderful learning experience, the port itself, is not nice and it's close surroundings are not visually pretty. I am sure there are probably nicer areas, but what we saw travelling from the port to Pompeii was not pretty. Be vary wary of the cab drivers. They are plain and simple thieves and liars. We were told that the train to and from Pompeii was really expensive and unsafe. He told us that he would take us for less money. We believed him, despite the fact that my research said otherwise. Follow your gut - and do not be out 120 Euro like we were.


Provider: Independent Operator

FLCRUISER007

3 reviews

Pompeii was really incredible, but the hardest walking of all of the places we went on this cruise. The ground is uneven so if you have walking difficulties be prepared. It's well worth seeing.


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

jonasaa

2 reviews

Value Package: Sorrento & Pompeii – Adult Only Departure

I was surprised by the sheer magnitude of this old city! Could easily have spent 2-3 more hours to get the scope of everything that happened in an ancient Roman city like this. Make sure you walk through the tiny bordello and see the painted tiles...


Provider: Disney Cruise Line

jacsdan

1 review

Part of Capri, and Sorrento excursion


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

groryjm

1 review

Salerno The actual port in which we docked was Catania

Pompeii is one of those places you really feel you have to go and see. Think about resisting. Or go independently. We were one of about 20 coaches leaving the ship for Pompeii -with other variations tucked in. The entry and obligatory cameo factory was very crowded and over priced. Because we were in such a large group our guide spent most of her time explaining that we couldn't go and see the main bits of Pompeii because the group was too big and the site was too crowded. What we were able to see was fascinating. But we would have got a lot more out of it on our own.


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

sonvoltken6

6 reviews

OK actually this was Sorrento and Pompeii both. And it was Salerno not Naples. Sorrento was on my list since we live in Sorrento Florida. We loved going to the farm outside Sorrento, then exploring Sorrento on our own in the morning. And our tour of Pompeii was different than what we had done before. Yeah, this was probably my favorite port day of them all!


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

marybethhuebner

1 review

Nice and large. Very historical. Go see the Brothel


Provider: Independent Operator

canuck1669

1 review

This was one of the ports we visited twice. We did the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii tours on our first stop and Capri Island tour on the second. For a great view of Capri and surrounding islands take the chair lift to the top and relax with a cappuccino and enjoy the view. Almalfi coast is spectacular but the bus ride is nothing compared to going up the mountain in Kotor.Pompeii is great for history buffs


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

dvanlang

2 reviews

Saw most of what we wanted to see.


Provider: Princess Cruises

Balcony12152

1 review

This tour makes you hungry to go back to school and learn all about the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and what was going on in 79 A.D. in other parts of the world. The incredible artwork, mosaic tile floors, magnificent statuary, etc. really gives you an appreciation for how long our culture has existed. (And also makes you wonder if anything we are creating today will have the staying power that Pompeii does?)


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

dado

5 reviews

Well worth a look at nice day out


Provider: Thomson Cruises

Mrs.JSparrow

1 review

Excellent tour however you need more then the time alloted to see the ruins. A lot of walking definately dress in very comfortable walking shoes. Definately worth the hike and heat.


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

prinsjh

2 reviews

The was a fabulous tour. Guide was very informative. Pompeii is a huge archeological site. You only cover a small section. Very interesting and well worth the visit.


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

lostg8rinva

1 review

Great experience with Elisa our guide. The farm visit in Sorrento was great and the Limoncello was amazing. We had a wonderful time even though time was cut short in Pompeii.


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Rdubesq

1 review

Far far too rushed and superficial.


Provider: Princess Cruises

benjuju

2 reviews

Very easy by train or bus. Tram/train tickets are sold in front of ship, next to tram top. Leave the tram after the left corner; this is the station. Pompei Scavi is stop 18. Guides are available and useful. We were back before lunch.


Provider: Independent Operator

ladyolivia

2 reviews

From Versuvius we did Pompei. It was a hard walking day but worth it. When you leave Pompei the guide will take you to a restaurant where you will be charged 14 euros per person for a pizza, small ice cream and a drink. You will then be led back to the coach and onto the ship. It was my mistake I misunderstood and assumed we would be going back in Pompei. Had I realised ice cream sat in the sun would have been cheaper and more enjoyable.


Provider: Thomson Cruises

loveandcruises

12 reviews

Pompeii was amazing and our guide, Jose, was very knowledgeable.


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

Rileydog29

1 review

Excellent guide. Very interesting. Lots of walking so not good for less abled. Definitely worth a visit. Would have liked more time to wander around but on a tight timescale.


Provider: Thomson Cruises

24nascar48

1 review

Make sure you bring their currency as you cannot buy a ticket with a credit card or any other currency. We didn't find that out until we arrived at the gate and had to find a post office to exchange money then wait on a long line again.


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

CARMAD65

1 review

We had a superb knowledgeable guide who kept us interested all the time. I have been before but found it just as fascinating.


Provider: Independent Operator

Quem_Fala

3 reviews

When we booked our tour with Rome in Limo Tours, they suggested that we hire a Pompeii-specific guide to walk us through the ruins and explain what we were seeing. While not absolutely necessary, it was a good decision to do it that way. Armed with the proper guide books, I think doing it yourself is possible, but certainly would take more time than we'd allocated.

Our guide was waiting for us when we arrived at the parking area just outside of the entry gates to the Pompeii ruins. He rounded us all up, explained how we were going to progress through the venue and off we went. We saved a couple of Euros on entry tickets as he took our Grand-children ahead of us and through a different gate where they didn't have to pay. As the day progressed I realized the guide was worth every Euro cent that he cost. Very knowledgeable, sincere and patient with our questions, he made the experience pleasant, fun and educational. I'm sure he'd done the same dance hundreds of times before, but he never seemed to be bored with our incessant questioning. Also, knowing our limited time frame he steered us to the most important of the sites and those with the most interesting stories.

It's amazing how vast these digs are! I think the size of the original town was somewhere around 150 acres. The idea is to envision what it must have been like 2000 year ago! You are walking the same cobble-stoned streets and walking into the shops and homes of the people who lived there, all those many years ago. The House of Lucius Caecillus Jucundus, the House of the Faun, the Forum Baths, or the Temple of Jupiter. There's the Theatre, the Municipal Office, the Market Place, and the Gladiator's barracks. And, so many more. It's a bit eerie but fascinating at the same time.


Provider: Independent Operator

Heilanman

3 reviews

Well worth the visit. The architecture and artifects were almost as if they were constructed yesterday.


Provider: Independent Operator

xlucim

2 reviews

great but we ran through it. It takes about a whole day at least not 2 hours.


Provider: Independent Operator

neverlaysup

1 review

Not enough time for both visits especially with the 1 hour detour to attempt to sell you overpriced crap. Group was too big in Pompeii for the guide to communicate with. I would recommend doing this one on your own and at your own pace.


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

suzeecruzee

1 review

The port itself is the most depressing dirty and intimidating port ever... dreadful. Also lots of warnings about embarking into the city. We decided on Pompeii as somewhere I have always wanted to go to.The journey through Naples was equally depressing despite the guides efforts to convince us otherwise. I loved Pompeii, and would of preferred not being on the tour, as the guide took us round far too slowly for my liking , she was very knowledgeable, but some of her details were not necessary. I just wanted to know about Pompeii itself, not the history of Italy and its dynasties and what the emperor said to the empress on their night out...We wandered off keeping her within radio distance, and I did enjoy the trip, and glad I booked with the ship as I don t think I would of got off to travel through Naples otherwise.


Provider: Princess Cruises

raylor1

1 review

Excellent.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

UniCruiser

1 review

Happy we took an excursion vs public bus or train.


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

JLU917

1 review

Tour guide was too fast -- not enough time to see or take photos. We could have and should have stayed several hours longer, particularly since Mt. Vesuvius portion had been cancelled.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Pezzy

1 review

Amazing site. Going back in time. A wonderful tour. Lots of walking

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Kernelman

2 reviews

Very good tour with a knowledgeable guide who made the visit to the ruins of Pompei "come alive".

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

little acorn

1 review

Wonderful trip,picked up by mini-bus at the exit of the port with an excellent guide, Andreas. he made the trip funny and really interesting, and did not push us around Pompeii, but allowed us to really enjoy our experience. Good time to go, as it was pleasantly warm without being too hot, and the sun was shining. Then we had fresh Pizza and a drink(included) and then were driven up Mount Vesuvius to the area from where those who wish can walk to the craters edge. Quite chilly up there, but wonderful views, we did not do the final trek, but had a coffee instead! Then back in good time to the ship. Excellent trip.

Provider: Independent Operator

HickoryShampoo

1 review

Very knowledgeable guide and a great experience.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

retired2012

1 review

Carmine 2 as we called him was our tour guide through Pompeii. He was excellent. Very knowledgeable and really is everything you want in a tour guide. "Take your time but Hurry" was his motto and that was perfect for us as we walked through Pompeii. Through Carmine's explanations he was able to give us a fantastic picture of what life was like in Pompeii.

Provider: Independent Operator

spikedshoe

2 reviews

Excellent guide who was really informative. Without her we would simply have been looking at ruins. Could have done without the visit to the factory beforehand. An extra half hour in Pompeii would have been much better,

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

Calshot

1 review

Well worth a visit, but you do need a guide to allow you to understand what the buildings were and how the disaster occurred

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

CommuterBob

1 review

Had a great guide!! We only got to see about 20% of Pompeii, but it was very informative and very cool. We were glad that we did Pompeii at the end of the day, because if we had done it first, we would have spent the whole day there and would not have seen Positano or Sorrento.

Provider: Independent Operator

respotrichie

1 review

Entering through the SEA GATE and walking down the streets of the Agora and the surrounding Temples and homes was breathtaking to say the least.

Provider: Independent Operator

Denvermarge

1 review

Pompeii is definitely a must to see. Our tour guide was very informative, fun and held our attention. Also had a great view of Mt. Vesuvius.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

GtrJim

2 reviews

The walking tour of Pompeii was extremely interesting, with a great tour guide. We did not spend any time in the city of Naples.

Provider: Seabourn Cruise Line

cubaly

1 review

Loved this, the on board commentator and guide was excellent and rather funny with it. The ruins were amazing and it was very well organised

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

la bon

1 review

our guide was found at the entrance, a group was formed as we arrived, the tour was extremely interesting.

Provider: Independent Operator

Neet New Jersey

1 review

A lot of walking around cobblestones and rocks but well worth it to see the history revealed. Had a wonderful tour guide.

Provider: Independent Operator

tenby50

1 review

Walking tour of Pompeii was excellent but the driver was very erratic

Provider: Independent Operator

Budlight2012

1 review

could have done this on our own.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

vs8864

4 reviews

Very interesting. Not to be missed. Everynody has heard about at some stage during their school years. But seeing it is an experience not be missed.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

kingrodney

1 review

We did Pompeii and Sorrento on our own. Our tour of Pompeii was a little rushed and we didn't get to soak it all in as we would have liked but overall it was okay. Our tour guide was a female clone of Newman from the Seinfeld series and she was quite aggressive which took away from the tour a little. Sorrento on our own was nice and very relaxing.

Provider: Princess Cruises

klitz

1 review

The audio self-tour was very good. We could go at our own pace (probably faster than most). Don't miss the directional marker on the main street pointing down the alley to the Lupanare (brothel). Loved the ancient fast-food stalls serving take-out. NOTE: By booking our own transportation from ship, we arrived 15 min before opening and could experience Pompeii for an hour or more before the massive hordes of buses arrived. Quite a different experience before the tourists ruin the atmosphere.

Provider: Independent Operator

Katie Starlight

1 review

This was our last tour with Shoreexcursionsinitaly.net. Again we were not dissapointed. The tour was Pompeii and Positano Sorrento. Pompeii so interesting and impressive with Mt. Vesuvius in the background. You can join a tour or hire headphones. We wandered around on our own with Rick Steves guide. It was very hot in the afternoon.

Provider: Independent Operator

goldilocks40

1 review

Pompeii is amazing and definitely has to be done with a guide as otherwise it is just ruins...our guide really made it come to life and even our 13 year old son was enthralled. Definitely worth every penny. We did this as part of the Mt Versuvius hike which was first, fab day.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

artist5320

3 reviews

After lunch, we toured Pompeii and it is just hard to comprehend that way it was destroyed by the volcano ash and hot gas. Plenty to see and very interesting

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

EmmyLaBlonde

2 reviews

Best excursion of the trip!! Take the boat tour NOT the bus. The boat tour gives you a beautiful boat ride to the town of Amalfi, where you have time to get off and wander the town, shop and have some gelato. Then back on the back where a bus take you on a short ride to a castle on a cliff where you dine in the courtyard to a beautiful authentic Italian lunch with proseco and wine included. Then off to Pompeii bring a hat, umbrella, water and comfortable shoes, this is hot and a lot of walking, but well worth it! There is also a quick stop at a cameo making shop that is charming and interesting.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

tanimmo

1 review

Bus to hotel for "tour" of "Cameo Museum"; bathroom stop and pick up water before Pompeii guided walking tour started. The Cameo Museum "tour" was just a thinly veiled push to get folks to buy something. Very hot and very crowded during tour. Guided tours take a lot of time because some one is always lagging behind. Guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Long walk to bus parking lot for return trip.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

colbuck

6 reviews

We took the NCL arranged tour to Vesuvius and Pompeii was good. The guide spoke a terrible English and was not very knowlegdeable but I had my guide books and did not need to listen to her. The hike up the crater was heavier than expected: it is very steep and it was extremely hot. So it took us 1 hour to reach the top instead of the 25 minutes anticipated by my guide book. The view of the crater is impressive and also the view of the gulf of Naples was nice, although it was hazy. We reached Pompeii at 1 pm: it was breezy and not overcrowded so we had an excellent visit. Obvioulsy you can't see Pompeii in 2 hours but we had the opportunity to go inside a house, see the basilica, some shops. By 3.30 pm we were back to the port and had time to visit the central square of Naples, the galleria, via Toledo on our own.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Blighty770

1 review

Friendly guide, Guido, very hot site. Obligatory cameo shop visit and limoncello tasting. Site itself is massive and we could have used 2-3 hours to wander the site and explore, but only had about 90 minutes. Would love to return on our own and explore properly.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

maddersmcmonkey14

1 review

Again, our tour guide was fantastic. We went to Pompeii, but other options were Capri and Naples etc. It was a fascinating place for all ages with moving stories, and the theater and mosaics are rather in tact and are fascinating, as are the bodies preserved in ash from the eruption. Not too much walking from where we parked to the ruins, and was thoroughly worth it. Such an amazing lost civilization.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

kct76

1 review

Naples itself looks pretty sketchy, but there are tons of interesting daytrips from there.

Provider: Princess Cruises

Arelny

1 review

Another must see attraction. The tour was definitely a plus because you could more fully appreciate what you were seeing, and the tour expedited your entry into the site.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

Buckeye90

1 review

This was nearly 4 1/2 hours from the time we assembled on the ship. Had sufficient time to view the ruins. Guide was knowledgeable and kept us in the shade when possible. I would highly recommend seeing Pompeii. It was very hot in Naples. The bus air conditioning was not functioning, the ride back to the ship was very uncomfortable. There seemed to be lack of communication for Naples port security. They had us go through security twice, once in port and once on the boat. Made for slow boarding.

Provider: MSC Cruises

Daisy4235

2 reviews

Excellent, would have liked longer at Pompeii instead of the obligatory cameo factory

Provider: Princess Cruises

fabnfortysomething

7 reviews

a must-surprisingly easier to negotiate with walking difficulties tha the acropolis

Provider: Independent Operator

Avoid MSC Fantasia

1 review

Bad interpretor filthy town

Provider: MSC Cruises

ArrrEnnn

1 review

Pompeii was wonderful! It was hot, but loaded with history. We enjoyed the private tour and tour guide because we could go at our own pace. We wanted to see it, but not spend eternity there. Once again.. once you see it, you're all set. A magical city! More preserved than any of the other ruins. Absolutely amazing.

Provider: Independent Operator

Stephen James

1 review

A long day but well worth it. It is very busy and there is queing

Provider: P&O Cruises

ohionana26

2 reviews

Again, MANY tours were there at same time, which made for a lot of congestion in the main sites. It was a very hot day, and there is not much shade to be found inside the site. At the entrance there were lots of seats, but there were stern waiters who would not allow anyone to sit in a chair unless they placed an order. The sight could definitely add benches for visitors in many locations. The streets were also hard to walk on and you had to keep a close eye out for toe stubbers. However, it was truly an amazing place and worth all the sun and pushy people.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

NCruiser2012

2 reviews

We took the ship's excursion to Pompeii since it was only half a day. We went on a cooler day which was overcast and Pompeii was still hot. Bring your water, hat, and sunscreen. There is not a lot of shade. We did not spend any time in the city of Naples. We were just too tired. Naples is really beautiful from the ship. I did not expect that.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

World Gallery

12 reviews

Naples - We used All Around Italy and had the owner Fabrizio, as our driver. He was absolutely amazing. He was funny from the start and immediately connected to all of us. My kids will always remember him. He probably knew as much as a licensed tour guide but he did hire a licensed tour guide for us for Pompeii, and this was necessary in my opinion. We went to Positano first and stopped along the way for pictures on the Amalfi Coast. We had about 2 hours in Positano then lunch at a restaurant he suggested with the most beautiful view. Then we went to Pompeii for 2:30 and by then, the crowds were very thin. This was a great day! If the weather is good and sunny, I recommend Positano because you get to see the Amalfi coast but you are not driving as far to get all the way to the town of Amalfi. It was a good compromise and not as long in the car. They also have a beach in Positano, which is a great break for kids.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

wgb7428

6 reviews

Because of union issues in Pompeii we were given an additional driving tour of Naples to burn some time prior to their opening. Be prepared for crowds at Pompeii. Very interesting history. Was very hot that day and had planned to walk Naples when tour was over, but just returned to the ship. This was one of those four hour excursions where they could have offered afternoon tours as well.

Provider: Holland America Line

CyberTag

2 reviews

Pompeii -- Pompeii was EXTREMELY hot and crowded. The terrain is cobblestone rocks so we were glad we wore comfortable shoes. It was a very informative tour and lots to see. The only disappointment as that we did not get to see the brothel where all of the artwork is displayed (we did not realize this until after we returned to the ship). We had a quick pizza lunch here, which was mediocre. The cruise paperwork about the tour says "you will visit a cameo factory, time permitting, where you will have the opportunity to observe the local artisans at work." Ironically, this was the first stop while in Pompeii and there definitely was time permitting. Leave it to RCCL to try and get you to spend money!

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

missminx7

1 review

Unfortunately, we missed out on some of the same in the morning in Pompei, because we were not happy with our guide. It was also hot, and crowded, but we had trouble getting our bus, and could not keep up her pace, so missed descriptions on the whisper radios. Several people dropped out because they felt they could do better on their own. For the price, we should have a guide willing to consider our questions, and if she can't do the tour in the allotted time, the tour should be longer.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Moyzie

1 review

Our port was actually Salerno, an industrial port south of Naples. Doing anything on your own here still requires you to be bussed out as we were told you couldn't just walk out the port for security reasons. Our ship charged 8 euros to bus you to Salerno. We did the Pompeii tour. We left the boat at 0900 and got back at 1400. The coach journey was fairly quick from Salerno, about 30-40 mins. Our guide took us on a 2 hour walking tour. It was great as a 'taster' but you could spend so much more time there. We would have liked a wee bit more time to wander around ourselves but it was still worth the visit.

Provider: Pullmantur

Crazymama2

1 review

Great service. Customizes tour and small very informative pompeii tour was the highlight of trip.

Provider: Independent Operator

silversurfer

1 review

Reasonable value. Good coach transfer and very knowledgeable guide made it a memorable experience

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

ellay864

1 review

After a second day at sea our final port of call was Naples. From here it's possible to visit Pompeii, Amalfi Coast or Capri. I had always wanted to go to Pompeii so through CC we booked a tour with 5 others. This cost us 80 euros each to visit Pompeii with a guided tour, and then have a drive down the Amalfi coast with stops at Positano and Sorrento. Pompeii is just brilliant and if you were to do a DIY trip I could easily imagine you could spend a whole day there. We had to pay extra to enter but at just 11 euros each it is great value. There's a lot said about the merits of Pompeii v Herculaneum; from what we were told it seems that Herculaneum does have better preserved artefacts but Pompeii is a much bigger site. Now size may not be everything but in the case of Pompeii the sheer scale of it brings home just the huge area of devastation. Visitors get to tread on old cobbled streets that still bear marks from where the carts would have left town. And to use the stepping stones across the streets that were the way to dodge the sewage as it would wash down the streets! Many of the old buildings are shops and it was easy to picture full streets; especially memorable was the site of an early fast food outlet..right outside the entrance to the theatre. Some things never change! We saw the old baths buildings, many of which still retain a lot of the old frescos and mosaic tiling. And of course we got to see some of the brothels, the most notable being one where pictures are still not only visible but also clear enough to see what was on 'the menu' at the establishment! All in all I had finally visited a place I'd wanted to for years and am so glad I did it at last

Provider: Independent Operator

Nanagoes

1 review

Wear sturdy shoes, wear a hat and take water. Very interesting but strenuous in hot weather.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

Artteacher

2 reviews

We hired a car to take us to Pompeii and then to Herculaneum because we did not see a tour offered through the cruise that went to both places. It cost about $400 for the whole day - split four ways, so not too bad. The driver navigated traffic and was attentive to our questions. He did take us to a hugely expensive restaurant (at our request), and joined us for lunch with out an invitation. The bill for five of us was $300! We were never advised of the cost in advance, but assumed it would be somewhat less. In hindsight, I think we should have been more clear as to what we were willing to pay - however the view was spectacular and the restaurant was opened exclusively for us (something that we were unaware of until we arrived) and enjoyed wine and local fish. Be careful if money is an issue, try to get costs up front.

Provider: Independent Operator

dbmm

2 reviews

We went to Pompeii after the Amalfi Coast tour and after lunch. We didn't spend a lot of time there but we could see plenty of remains. I would say we stayed 2-3 hours max. The temperature was quite hot and I was happy to get back on the bus for some freshness.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

puablo

3 reviews

In Naples the first thing you want to do is... get out of Naples. With the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii to the south, you probably wanted to do that anyways. Supposedly it's pretty easy to go to Pompeii and Sorrento by train, but we opted for the NCL trip that did the same. We took the Flavors Of Sorrento & Pompeii tour. It gave us about 90 minutes in Sorrento, then a great lunch at a farm, and then on to Pompeii -- which is a must see!

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

mmeachm

3 reviews

Informative, with a great guide.

Provider: Princess Cruises

Linda Swanson

1 review

Very interesting. Guide informative and personable. Involves a fairly good level of fitness.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

Still Dreaming

1 review

We had arraigned with RomeInLimo for a private guide in Pompeii. Great decision!!! Then off to the Amalfi coast, absolutely amazing. Wish RIL had Mic's in their vans. This guide did talk louder but still missed some explanations .

Provider: Independent Operator

Devilaw

3 reviews

Amazing, but we only had two and half hours which was far from sufficient. We were not aware Pompeii was so large, you need at least half a day.

Provider: Independent Operator

Helen Pask

1 review

This was amazing, we never realized just how much destruction there was when the volcano errupted, earthquake and Tsunami, all at once, poor people didnt stand a chance. The ruins have been unearhted and were amazing to see. Our guide was lovely and explaine deverything in great detail. She also made surte we didnt get lost in the crowds of people visiting that day. Well worth a look.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

msupovitz

1 review

lulusinta

1 review

An excellent walking tour of the ruins. The guide had lots of facts and trivia to share.

Provider: MSC Cruises

Boyds_TSB

1 review

Should have stayed on the boat. Guide couldnt speak English, rained the whole time, massive shanty towns on the way to Pompeii, most of Pompeii is roped off so you can only see from a distance.

Provider: MSC Cruises

Magnolia53

1 review

Pompeii - was a very well run tour with an amazing guide

Provider: MSC Cruises

NCcruiser30

1 review

This was a great tour! I felt like I was travelling in time getting to see this city that was destroyed in 79AD. They were quite an advanced civilization and it was interesting to see how they did things. I pretty much think you could go to one port several times and still have a good time. Another option that sounded cool was hiking Mt. Vesuvius and peeking into it to see the lava.

Provider: MSC Cruises

HRISGirl

1 review

Great excursion. A lot of walking but worth it. We had a chance to shop at the end of the tour. There are a lot of vendors outside Pompeii as well as shops. There was an optional cameo factory tour. It was really impressive but the cameo's are very expensive.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

joemac_cruiser

1 review

half day tour, guide was excellent, very informative and stayed away from crowds!

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

VEGAS-CRUISER

1 review

Tour guide walked very fast - tired us out

Provider: Independent Operator

DisasterGuy

1 review

Did the combo Capri and Pompeii since we didn't trust that we could do it ourselves without mistakes -- mistakes far enough from port that we could wind up watching the ship sail over the horizon from the dock. Great tour guide kept us together and informed. Only disappointment was that he was too good. Being the most senior and experienced, he kept holding us while we waiting for the other groups to catch up. We sat on the boat back from Capri for fifty minutes. Result was his having to hurry us through Pompeii with the guard locking gates behind us as the sun began to set, we were the very last and he made skipping some features seamless.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

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