Vicolo del Lupanare, Pompei, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy


Walking down the history and have a typical lunch in a Roman Domus.

A beautiful garden with likewise flowers of a ancient Romans house and the low lights in the restaurant give a peaceful atmosphere.

Everyone knows about Pompeii and the story of its dramatic destruction. Everyone recognizes it as one of the most mysterious and fascinating archaeological sites of all time.

Everything in this location speaks about the history of Ancient Rome. Preserved ruins are an exceptional snapshot of the art, livelihood and daily life of the ancient Romans.

To visit its houses and streets is almost like to make a journey into the past. Here on the site there are numerous traces of what the daily life of Romans was like before the eruption in A.D. 79.

This tour gives you the possibility to visit one of the most famous tourist attraction in the world.

You will have a lunch in a typical Thermopolia: a sort of snack bar which was widely popular during that time. Here Romans served drinks and hot food. Inhabitants of Pompeii ate their lunches on the go. Lots of those taverns were located on the street called Via dell’Abbondanza that you can visit during our tour.

Another restaurant included in our tour is the Thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus. It has similar architectural structure to that of a typical Roman Domus. A beautiful garden with the same flower species that used to be planted by ancient Romans and  the dimmed lights in the restaurant give a peaceful atmosphere.

Diners sit on wooden chairs around a wooden table as the Romans used to do. Plates and glasses are made of authentic terracotta, the waiters are dressed as senators or Roman maids and all the dishes are cooked according to the recipes of the famous Roman chief and gourmet “Marco Gavio Apicio”.

You will taste typical ancient Roman foods such as: whole grain bread, lupines in laurel leaf,  duck, vegetable soup, eggs, pork shank, sweet cake and “half amphora” of spiced wine.

Why choose this tour? Because you wouldn’t want to miss a chance to try being a real Roman. This experience will stay with you forever.

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Tour’s Details

Tour type: Walking
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
Location: Italy, Pompeii & Herculaneum
Meet Location: Pompeii Ruins gate called "Porta Marina Superiore"
End Location: At the restaurant
Transportation method: Transportation can be arranged on demand
Activity Level:
Maximum number of People: 10
Kid friendly: Yes
Friendly: Yes.
Departure date:
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Tour’s Program

- Meeting point at the main gate of Pompeii ruins called "Porta Marina superiore".
- Clients don't need to queue for the tickets, our tour guide can buy the tickets skipping the line.
- 3-hours guided tour with the following highlights:
The Marina Gate, the Basilica (court house), the Forum, the Sarno Baths, the Triangolar Forum, the Teatro Grande, the Odeion (small theatre), the House of Menander, the Lupanar (brothel), the Bakery, the House of the Faun, the Forum Baths, the Termopolium Capuano, the House of the Melander, the Plaster casts, the Temple of Juppiter, the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Venus.
- After the visit clients will be accompanied at the Restaurant where they have a lunch with typical Roman dishes that are cooked as the famous Roman gourmet “Marco Gavio Apicio” did.
- 3 hours guidance by our archaeological guides in Pompeii.
- Lunch in a typical Roman Domus.
- Entrance tickets: Pompeii.
- Transportation
- The site of Pompeii is vast and also very exposed with minimal shade, so specially during the summer it’s recommended the use of sunscreen, a hat and water specially during the summer.
- Skip the line; the guide can buy the tickets immediately at a preferential check-out
- The surface is cobbled and rough so is very hard to have a tour with prams.
- It is best to use closed shoes and not flip flops, since it can be difficult to walk through the ruins of Pompeii with opened shoes.
- In the Pompeii site is NOT ALLOWED to bring luggage, cases whose dimensions are larger than 30x30x15 cm
- Estimated local cash: Pompeii ticket adult 13 €
- If clients have food intolerance or restrictions, please inform us!
- The archaeological site of Pompeii is closed on the 1st January, the 1st May and 25th December.
- It is forbidden to introduce inside the excavations of Pompeii, handbags, backpacks, luggage, cases, larger than 30x30x15 cm.
- Regarding school trips, it is strictly necessary to book the tour before the visit.

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