Why take this tour
A personalised visit to Pompeii is likely to be a once in a lifetime experience. So it’s essential that you choose the one which is right for you. With Askos Tours, we guarantee you a day that you’ll never forget.
We know time is of the essence so we’ll save time by having your entrance ticket booked in advance. That way, you’ll skip straight past those with envious eyes in the queue.
With your friendly and very own archaeologist guide, you’ll be taken on an exciting adventure through time. And you’ll go at a pace that’s right for you. Remember, you’re in charge!
Pompeii is a large site, but three hours is ample to visit the very best of it. All the while, your guide will regale you with an array of entertaining stories of what you see. You’ll be led through the most significant and talked about points of the city. From the richest and most fascinating houses to the best preserved inns, where you’ll learn how delicious foods were prepared and sold. You will enter the symbolic buildings of Pompeii: the Basilica, the Temple of Jupiter, the Baths, the Lupanare Theaters ... just some of the monuments included in our itinerary! The secrets of the city will be revealed to you!
For millennia these wonders have been hidden under layers of volcanic ash, preserving for us a heritage of exceptional value. You’ll learn the true story of the terrifying moments that preceded the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. And you’ll be moved at the plaster casts of the victims. We know you’ll have questions, so please don’t be afraid to ask! Your guide is more knowledgeable than you could imagine.
With Askos tours, your once in a lifetime experience will be one you will want to repeat. Take a personalised visit to Pompeii with us and watch the city come back to life before your very eyes.
- Expert archaeologist guide
- Skip the line tickets
- Private tour
- Headsets (for groups higher than 10 people)
Points of interest
The Marina Gate, the Basilica, the Forum, the Forum Baths, the Triangular Forum, the Large Theatre, the Odeion, the House of Menander, the Lupanar, the bakery, the House of the Ancient Hunt, the House of the Faun, the Thermopolium, the Forum Granary, the plaster casts, the Temple of Jupiter, the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Venus
- Admire the wonderful site of Pompeii in the company of an archaeologist
- Avoid the long lines in Pompeii with our priority entrance
- Visit the Lupanar, the oldest brothel in the world
Health & Safety
Askos srl has implemented all the prevention, protection and organizational measures provided for by the regulatory protocol for the Covid-19 Virus pandemic (Legislative Decree no.81 of 9 April 2008, Annex XLVI)
- We use and offer sanitary gel for hand sanitization, before, after and during the tour.
- Our guides and all our operators received anti-covid health and safety training. They check their temperature daily and they are trained to comply with all anti-contagion regulations.
- It is mandatory to wear your own personal mask for the whole duration of the tour. If you don't have one, we'll provide it to you.
- If headphone sets are required, they are properly sterilized and sanitized before each use.
- Our private and small group tours are designed to provide you with maximum comfort and safety.
Yes, this tour could be suitable for wheelchair users as well. If you have mobility issues, please, we ask you to promptly notify our office, in order to arrange the best itinerary for you.
Once arrived at the meeting point, you can store your luggage in the free storage available at the ticket office. Our staff will give you all the information if needed.
Yes. Pompeii is a huge area, our itinerary cannot cover the entire city. At the end of the visit our guide will suggest some points of interest not covered by the itinerary, that you can visit on your own.
The Pompeii tour will take place regularly even in case of rain, so we recommend bringing an umbrella or a raincoat with you if it rains. The tour is canceled only if the authorities decide to close the site due to emergency weather conditions.
Only Small dogs up to 10 kg in weight are allowed on the site. The admitted animals must be equipped with a leash and held in the arms inside the buildings.
If you reach Pompeii by car, we recommend parking in one among many private car parkings around the Porta Marina Superiore Entrance area, contact us and we can give you tips on the best parking areas.
If you are coming from Naples or Sorrento you can reach Pompeii by Circumvesuviana local train (Sorrento - Naples line). Your stop is called “Pompei Scavi - Villa dei Misteri” and the meeting point is only a few steps away. If you are coming from Salerno, you can catch a Trenitalia train and stop at the train station Pompei Centrale: from there it will take you about 20 minutes walking to reach the meeting point. If you plan to come from Rome, catch a high-speed train to Napoli Centrale, then the Circumvesuviana local train line towards Sorrento and stop at Pompei Scavi - Villa dei Misteri
No. As this tour includes all skip-the-line tickets, no tickets or passes other than those we provide to you directly can be used.
This tour includes a walking through the western area of the archaeological park, for a length of approximately 2 km.
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