Why take this tour
Book your ticket for an engaging and personal guided tour of Pompeii. All our expertise and our passion will be at your disposal. We’d love to share with you the secrets of this extraordinary and world famous archaeological site. Come and explore the "liveliest of dead cities" with Askos Tours!
Choose a convenient starting time, one that best suits your timetable. Don’t worry about wasting time in the queue for Pompeii as we’ll have booked your entrance ticket in advance.
The meeting point is easy to find at the main entrance near the ticket office. This is close to the Pompeii Ovest motorway junction. Handily located nearby, there are also private car parks, the main train station, and bus stops.
Our specialist guides are renowned for their friendliness, experience and expertise. Their explanations and descriptions are clear, illuminating and help bring the past to life. You couldn’t be in better hands for a personalised tour of Pompeii.
Enjoy a walk taking in public areas such as the Basilica and the Forum. Then discover elegant private homes, as well as bakeries, restaurants and laundries. At the thermal spa, you’ll learn of the heating systems and the bathing culture which developed there. You’ll experience the spine-tingling thrill of sitting in the stands of an ancient theater where Pompeians let their hair down. And no-one can fail to be moved by the plaster statues of real people, victims of the eruption itself!
You’ll go from the most sacred to the most ungodly and irreligious. You will visit places of holy worship and reverence, then peek inside the Lupanare, the ancient house of carnal pleasure.
During the tour there will be ample time for questions, which our guide will be more than happy to answer. Take advantage of our ten years’ experience, and book with us your ticket for an unforgettable visit to Pompeii.
- 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 Granary, the plaster casts, the Baths, the Lupanar, the House of Faun, the Thermopolium, Via dell’Abbondanza, the Theatre.
- Walk the streets of Pompeii with an archaeologist at your side
- Find an answer to all your questions about Pompeii and ancient Rome
- Access the site without queuing
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 inside the ruins. 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 1.5 km.
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