The Morning of August 24, 79 AD the eruption of Vesuvius caught the 11.000 inhabitants of Pompeii by surprise.
The catastrophe killed the population and buried the city under a blanket of ash . Precisely this allowed Pompeii to be perfectly preserved until today. Every year millions of visitors come to admire the archeological site of Pompeii.
Skip the long lines at the entrance and take advantage of an audio-guide service to make your personal tour.
time for changing the voucher : from 9:00 a.m to 3 p.m .
Available languages : italian, french, english, german, spanish, russian, chinese and portuguese
Opening and closing times of the excavations :
- from november 1st to march 31th : 9 a.m - 5 p.m (last admission at 3:30 p.m ) .. saturday sunday opening at 8:30 a.m
- from april 1st to october 31th : 9 a.m to 7:30 p.m (last admission 6 p.m ) .. saturday and sunday opening at 8:30 a.m