Pompeii with an Archaeologist: In App Audio Tour & Ticket

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4 km
Duration 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by Raffaele
Сheck availability
  • Explore the streets of Pompeii at your own pace with an in-app audio tour (incl. ticket)
  • Learn incredible facts and insights from a local archaeologist
  • Walk through the ruined and abandoned streets of Pompeii
  • Hear the story of how a buzzing civilization turned into ruins
  • Visit the Bath House and the Marketplace like an ordinary citizen of Pompeii
Take this in-app audio tour with a ticket to explore the cursed city of Pompeii that once flourished with life, cultural awakenings, and a buzzing civilization. When tragedy stroke and the Vesuvius erupted burning everything in its path, the city of Pompeii became remains and ruins perfectly preserved. You’ll be transported to another era. Wander through its streets and thanks to the historical and archeological background of your guide, the stories and facts will make the city come back to life. The city of Pompeii once bustled with life and you can see that as you visit its theatre, the sacred area, and a brothel. What’s even more impressive is the plastered casts of some of the victims. Find out how the ashes and the techniques used to uncover the city helped to preserve the remains almost intact.

What's included

  • Entrance ticket to Pompeii
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide
    • The tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. This is a different app from the source or app you booked the tour if it's not WeGoTrip site or app
    • To ensure the quality of the download, please remember to do so before your visit
    • Please note that there is no staff at the meeting point or staff on site for this tour. You can start the tour at any time from the meeting point
    • An Android version 7.1+ or an iOS smartphone version 12+ is required for the audio guide. You will need around 100 MB of free space for the download
    • You can enter from all the gates of Pompeii, but you will have Fast-track entrance only from gate "Porta Marina Inferiore (Piazza Esedra)".
    • On the other ones there is not skip the line.
    • Disabled EU citizens + one accompanying family member and ICOM members get in free
    • Big bags & suitcases aren't allowed; lockers onsite
    • 0-17 enter free, ask for a free ticket at the entrance
    • Download the Pompeii app for [iOS](https://apps.apple.com/it/app/mypompeii/id1519515140) or [Android](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.pompeiisites.pompeiiapp) for a real-time map with the routes and to see how many visitors there are in the park. You can activate it with the QR code on your ticket
    • Free "Pompeii ArteBus" service, minibus to easily reach the various archaeological sites of the Park
    • Ticket is valid for 1 entry. Not possible to leave and re-enter the park.
    • Only small dogs on a leash and picked up while inside the homes can be brought inside the park (service dogs assisting disabled people are also permitted, with a certificate)
    • Show your smartphone ticket at the "Porta Marina Inferiore (Piazza Esedra)" entrance on the day of your visit
    • You can redeem your entrance ticket only on the day of your visit!
    • You can enter from all the gates of Pompeii, but you will have Fast-track entrance only from gate "Porta Marina Inferiore (Piazza Esedra)". On the other entrances you could wait on line in peak season.
    • Big bags & suitcases aren't allowed; lockers onsite
    • The audio guide must be collected only in front of the entrance of Porta Marina Inferiore (Piazza Esedra). The exact meeting point will be on the voucher of the audio guide
    • Ticket is valid for 1 entry. Not possible to leave and re-enter the park.

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Porta Marina Superiore – in front of the Circumvesuviana Train Station
Via Marina, 6
The Grand Theatre
Via del Tempio d’Iside, 30

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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Meet the host, Raffaele
On WeGoTrip since 2019
I live in Naples and i am an archaeologist. Pompeii and its streets have no secrets for me. Let me bring you back to the past!

1 rating & review

April 2023
Raffaele's storytelling, knowledge and respect for the site really brought Pompeii to life for me during my visit. Pompeii was the number one place I wanted to visit in Italy, so I'll be forever grateful for the experience. Highly recommend

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