For history lovers and fans of ancient Roman civilization, Pompeii is one of the best places to visit in Italy. The ruins of Pompeii are some of the most well-preserved ancient ruins in the world. The area that they cover is vast, and can take five to six hours to visit.
Pompeii tours are available for visitors that want to do more than just walk through the area without knowing what they are looking at.
There are several types of tours available, including guided and self-guided tours of Pompeii.
Self-guided tours are best done via audioguide. Audioguides for Pompeii can be purchased at the entrance near the ticket booths. You can also pick up a free map of Pompeii and booklet guide to the ruins from the information desk upon presentation of your entry ticket.
Guided tours of Pompeii are available in many different forms. You can take an Amalfi Coast tour that includes a day in Pompeii with your guide, or you can take a shorter day tour of Pompeii with a designated guide that will show you around the ruins.