Open Tuesdays to Sundays until 6th June

Open every day from 7th June and throughout the summer period

The archaeological site of Pompeii will reopen on the 27th April, after its closure during these last few months, in the manner already implemented in previous reopenings.

Entrance to the site will be possible from Tuesday to Sunday during the standard summer opening times (Pompeii 9:00 - 19:00 with last entrances permitted at 17:30), with the site remaining closed on Mondays until 6th June 2021.

From 7th June the site will remain open every day for the entirety of the summer period and until further notice.

On Saturdays and Sundays, it will be possible to book admission exclusively via online ticket purchase at the website www.ticketone.it, to be made the day before the visit.

It will be possible to enter and exit the archaeological area of Pompeii through the Piazza Anfiteatro and Piazza Esedra gates.

The visit will proceed along a route recommended by special signs within the site, and on the My Pompeii support app, in order to ensure a safe visit in full compliance with anti-COVID health provisions.

It will be possible to walk inside the Amphitheatre and access the Large Palaestra and the exhibition ‘Venustas: Grace and Beauty at Pompeii’. It will also be possible to visit the Praedia of Julia Felix and follow Via dell’Abbondanza, accessing the main domus, but also to explore the Porta Nocera necropolis and the Garden of the Fugitives, before arriving in the Theatre Quarter and the Triangular Forum. From Via dell’Abbondanza, it will furthermore be possible to reach the Forum with all of its public and religious buildings,  as well as to visit the external areas of the Stabian Baths or to follow Via Stabiana as far as Via del Vesuvio, where one can admire the House of Leda and the Swan. The Piazza Esedra entrance is recommended for those who wish to immediately access the Antiquarium of Pompeii, which was recently inaugurated with its new layout.

The complete list of buildings which can be visited can be seen here (read more)

The entrance ticket to the site can be purchased on the www.ticketone.it website, which is the only officially authorised retailer, or at the ticket offices at Piazza Anfiteatro and Piazza Esedra, and will allow entry to the site both from Piazza Anfiteatro and Piazza Esedra.

On Saturdays and Sundays the ticket can only be purchased online on the www.ticketone.it website, and must be purchased the day before the visit as per the Prime Ministerial Decree of the 2nd March 2021, art. 14.

From Tuesdays to Fridays it is possible to purchase tickets at the site even on the day of the visit, subject to availability.

Ticket price:

Pompeii: Full ticket € 16.00 -  reduced rate € 2.00 - Free tickets and reductions as per regulations

At the time of purchasing online, the visitor will be able to select an entrance time slot, which will permit a maximum of 500 people to enter within every 15 minute period, until 13:00. After 13:00, a maximum of 300 people will be permitted per time slot. The ticket must be shown at the entrance, either directly on a smartphone or tablet (QR Code), or as a paper copy previously printed at home, and then kept in order to be scanned at the exit turnstile. A maximum delay of 10 minutes beyond the time slot indicated will be tolerated, both for visitors and guides.

For those in possession of the Pompei365 passits period of validity will be extended by the number of days corresponding to the duration of the site’s closure as a result of the health emergency.

Upon arrival, visitors will be subjected to temperature checks by means of a thermal scanner, and will be required to wear a mask in both indoor and outdoor areas, regardless of social distancing. All information relating to the safety measures for containing the SARS-COV-2 contagion, and to the visiting arrangements, will be provided to visitors via monitors situated at the entrances, and via signs.

Visits will proceed in full compliance with the distancing measures detailed by the Scientific Technical Committee, and following the directions indicated by signs which have been specially installed in the Park. Hand sanitiser gel dispensers will be present at the entrance and at the toilets for visitor use.

From Piazza Anfiteatro it is also possible to use the wheelchair-accessible ‘Pompeii for All’ route, with the options at the end of the visit to leave via Piazza Anfiteatro or via Piazza Esedra, using the lift in the Antiquarium.


Groups will be able to access the site according to the following limits:

·         Groups of independent visitors, up to a maximum of 5 people

·        Groups accompanied by guides, up to a maximum of 10 people (for groups with disposable ‘whisper’ earphones, the maximum limit is 25 people).

For peripheral sites, further communications will be provided regarding their opening.