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Pompeii On Your Own Transfer

Port/City: Naples, Italy

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*29.75 USD (Adult)
*29.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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Shore Excursions
Pompeii On Your Own Transfer - NPC8

OVERVIEW: One of the ancient world's worst disasters preserved the Roman city of Pompeii for all time. Explore the city on your own and experience life as it was lived in 79 AD. HIGHLIGHTS: Once part of a thriving empire, in 79 AD the city was devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Over 30 feet of volcanic ash and pumice stone covered Pompeii. Explore Pompeii at your own pace and see the wonders of the most famous excavations site in the world. NOTES: This tour does not include entrance tickets to the Pompeii Archeological Site. Walking inside the site is at the guests' discretion over cobblestone, rocky streets, with steep inclines and approx. 20 - 25 steps.
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Uncover Pompeii's poignant history as you explore the remnants of the ancient Roman city at your own pace, with the convenience of arranged transportation. Walk among the archeological ruins of the ancient city destroyed and buried by 20 feet of volcanic ash and pumice when nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. See how wealthy patricians escaped the turmoil of Rome, with their mansions, art, elaborate baths, and streets with raised pavements and stepping stones.

• Pompeii Destruction: See the sophisticated streets, Roman baths temples, and mansions of the wealthy, all destroyed by Mount Vesuvius.
• Self-Guided Tour: Pick up a map at the ticket office and explore the sprawling excavation site at your own pace.
• Scheduled Transfer: Discover the sights, architecture, and culture behind a formerly thriving Pompeii before being safely escorted back to port.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes

Important Notes:
• Access to the site cannot be guaranteed due to long lines which is beyond the control of the local operator and Royal Caribbean International.
• Guests in wheelchairs and others with mobility challenges should not select this tour.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Tour does not include entrance tickets to Pompeii Archeological Site.
• If available, map of site provided at ticket office.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 1-1/2 miles over cobblestones and uneven ground including a steep incline at entrance with 20-25 steps.
• Guests failing to meet return bus are responsible for finding their own way back to ship.
• Drive between Naples and Pompeii approximately 30 minutes each way.
• For security reasons, it is forbidden to enter the Pompeii excavations with big bags, backpacks, or trolleys. Please be aware that lockers are not available at the entrance of the excavations. 
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