Entrance tickets to the Ruins of Pompeii
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Entrance tickets to the Ruins of Pompeii

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Availability: Every day except Monday
Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site and admire the city's Forum, the Amphitheater and Ancient Romans' private houses
  • Travel back in time to see the city's last moments, admiring its remains covered by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD
  • Discover the incredible, perfectly preserved paintings, everyday objects and plaster casts of the victims
What to expect

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Pompeii undoubtedly tells a fascinating chapter in the history of Ancient Rome. Here time stopped in 79AD, when the eruption of the nearby volcano Vesuvius covered the city, the buildings, the streets and its inhabitants.

Discover how people lived in ancient Rome in the first century and visit the monumental buildings and houses where you can still admire the walls decorated with incredible mosaics and paintings. You can also visit the forum, the center of political and social life in the city, and where plaster casts of the victims are exposed along with everyday objects.

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What's included
  • Entrance to Pompeii archeological site
Reduced price

Free

  • Under 18 years of age
  • EU students and teachers of the Faculties of Architecture, Literature (Archaeological or Historical-Artistic), Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Educational Sciences, showing the certificate of enrolment for the current academic year
  • Teachers and students from the EU enrolled in the Academies of Fine Arts, showing the certificate of enrolment for the current academic year
  • Belonging to the I.C.O.M. (International Council of Museums)
  • School groups (NO university) from the EU (reservation required) with accompanying person
  • Journalists with order card
  • MiBACT employees - Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
  • Disabled persons from the European Union and their companion
  • EU tourist guides, by producing a valid licence issued by the competent authority
  • EU tourist interpreters when working alongside the guide, by showing a valid licence issued by the competent authority
  • To the teaching staff of the Italian school, on permanent or temporary contracts, upon presentation of appropriate certification issued by the educational institutions

Reduced

  • EU citizens from 18 to 24 years of age, with valid ID
Where

Via Villa dei Misteri 2, 80045, Pompei

Meeting point:
  • Near the entrance of Porta Marina Superiore
What to remember
  • ATTENTION: Given the problems related to the current health emergency, you will need to exchange your voucher at the Piazza Esedra entrance (at the moment there is no cash desk at Porta Marina). Use the entrance reserved for voucher exchange from 11:30am to 5:30pm
  • It is not permitted to bring bags, backpacks, suitcases or briefcases larger than 30 x 30 x 15 cm into the site. You may leave them at the bag check at the Porta Marina Superiore entrance free of charge
  • The entrance tickets can be cancelled up to 24 hours before
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When

Pompeii is closed on Mondays, 1 January, 1 May, 25 December

You can access the site when you desire during the opening hours:

  • From April to October: 11.30am to 5.30pm
  • From November to March: 9.00am to 5.00pm (last entrance at 3.30pm)
  • Saturdays and Sundays: entrance at 8.30am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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