Can you tour the ruins of Pompeii?
Yes you can, and once you’re inside the park, visits to Pompeii are almost back to normal. When Pompeii reopened in June 2020 the Pompeii authorities defined two walking routes around the site, Route 1 and Route 2. These routes have now been removed and you can move around the site freely.
What was found in the ruins of Pompeii?
Another enthralling find was the discovery of several carbonised loaves of bread preserved, preserved in charcoal, looking as if they just came out of the oven. Along with these, whole eggs, fruit, nuts and fish bones have also been found, indicating the varied diet the people of Pompeii had.
How long does it take to see Pompeii ruins?
How long does it take to tour the ruins at Pompeii? The ruins of Pompeii cover 44 square hectares, and it would take at least two full days to tour the entire park. Realistically, you can see most of the highlights in 4 hours and longer visits can be very tiring, especially on a hot day.
How much does it cost to visit the ruins of Pompeii?
Expect to spend 15 Euro to enter the Pompeii Ruins. To get the most out of your visit, prepare to spend about 4-5 hours exploring the ruins and rent an audio guide. If you hire a guide, confirm the language of the tour and specify the duration and cost of the tour beforehand.
Can you get a tour guide at Pompeii?
There are several ways to visit Pompeii: on a pre-booked guided tour, to hire a Pomeii guide on the spot (the going rate is €100-115 and official Pompeii tour guides are identified by a badge and certified as guides by the Campania region), to rent a Pompeii audio guide (which is simply a recording of Pompeii’s Little …
Is a guided tour of Pompeii worth it?
A great experience with lots to see. Ancient Pompei is a great trip and is much larger and more to explore than we realized. I would suggest having a guide or the audio guide. It is a marvel worth seeing.
Which is better to visit Pompeii or Herculaneum?
Herculaneum is better for beating the heat for two reasons: first, since it’s smaller, you’ll generally spend less time exploring, and second, unlike Pompeii, it does get shade in some areas throughout the day.