INFO for visitors:
Guided tours can be requested at the entrances to the site of Pompeii at Piazza Esedra and Porta Marina between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm. Through its concessionary, the Archaeological Park is exclusively responsible for dealing with requests for guided tours. The service is provided by qualified freelance guides who can be recognised by their badges. The prices, routes and durations of visits are agreed directly with the guides.
Groups that wish to visit the archaeological site of Pompeii, Villa Arianna and San Marco as well as the Libero D’Orsi Archaeological Museum at Stabiae, the Villa of Poppaea at Oplontis and the Villa Regina and Antiquarium at Boscoreale, that the size of these groups is regulated as follows:
- Pre-organised groups (tour operators / parishes / associations/ CRAL / company recreational initiatives and others) are permitted up to a maximum of 35 individuals if the group is equipped with earphones or ‘whisper’ systems, but are limited to a maximum of 15 individuals if the group does not have earphones or ‘whisper’ systems.
- For schools, class groups up to a maximum of 35 people (including accompanying individuals) are permitted without earphones or ‘whisper’ systems;
- Additional limitations on visitor group numbers may be imposed in smaller buildings or areas, or in case of particularly high visitor numbers, as advised by the Park Staff
INFO for guides:
For the initial registration at the guide station, it is necessary to send the request to email@example.com, attaching the valid guide licence and a passport photo.