5 days

From £1,545

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Summary

An unbeatable introduction to ordinary Roman life

The sites of the Bay of Naples confront the modern visitor with a vivid, haunting immediacy like nothing else in the ancient world. This tour offers you the most important highlights of the Vesuvian towns just when these have opened a number of new houses and have undertaken exciting new excavations. In the company of guide lecturers who have particular expertise in the area, you will explore breath-taking remains which offer you an unparalleled introduction into the lives of ordinary people in the Roman period – including shops so intact that the wooden shelves have been preserved, baths, where you can see remnants of the ancient glass and a plethora of houses and bars where every day items have survived.

Tour highlights:

  • Discover the ancient town of Herculaneum
  • Spend a full day in Pompeii and wander the ancient ruins
  • Explore the villa at Oplontis, believed to belong to the wife of Nero
  • Visit Naples Archaeological Museum, home to extraordinary finds from the local area

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Today's Price
£1,545

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £99, was £500.

Single supplement: £195

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

John Shepherd

Guide Lecturer

A specialist in the study of ancient glass, John has worked extensively in the field in Europe as an archaeologist, including France, Italy and Bulgaria.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
20 January 2021 ASBP210120 20 January 2021 (Wednesday) 24 January 2021 (Sunday) Dr Eireann Marshall £1,545
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£195

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24 February 2021 ASBP210224 24 February 2021 (Wednesday) 28 February 2021 (Sunday) John Shepherd £1,545
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£195 Book Now
3 November 2021 ASBP211103 3 November 2021 (Wednesday) 7 November 2021 (Sunday) Dr Eireann Marshall £1,545
(inc. flights)
£99
£500
£195 Book Now
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