Joe Banana Limos & Travel

Pompeii, Herculaneum & Vesuvius

Local Tours

Duration: 8 hr. approx

Price starts from85,00
  • Travel back in time and get a glimpse of the Ancient Roman way of life
  • Discover the world famous ruins of Pompeii
  • Stroll around the millenia old streets of Herculaneum 
  • Admire the stunning panorama of the area from the crater of Mt. Vesuvius
  • Starting from Rome suggested pick-up time is 6:30/7:00 a.m. and duration is about 12 hrs

Do you want this tour in a small group version?

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From Naples, click HERE!

From Rome, click HERE!

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What’s included

  • Luxury air conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking driver
  • Stop in Pompeii
  • Stop in Herculaneum
  • Stop at Mt. Vesuvius
  • Photo stops
  • All taxes, parking tolls, gasoline and driver maintenance

Not included

  • Entrance fees to Pompeii
  • Entrance fees to Herculaneum
  • Entrance fees for Mount Vesuvius
  • (Please Note: Entrance tickets for Mt. Vesuvius must be purchased ahead of time)
  • Guides in sites
  • Gratuities


  • Pompeii ruins
  • Mt. Vesuvius
  • Herculaneum

Pompeii ruins

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Via Villa dei Misteri, Pompei, NA, Italia

Mt. Vesuvius

Vesuvius, Ottaviano, NA, Italia


Ercolano Scavi, Ercolano, NA, Italia

Immerse yourself in this full day tour that will let you discover the Ancient Roman towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii as well as the volcano responsible for their tragic end. 

You will stop in Pompeii, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. This flourishing Roman town met a premature end in 79 A.D with the sudden, violent eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. An eruption so impetuous that it covered everything with lava, ashes and mud, freezing in time most of what was underneath.

Herculaneum, instead, was covered by a deep layer of mud which hardened and perfectly preserved the houses, shops, villas and frescoes beneath. You will have the chance to observe everyday life objects such as beds, wooden doors, fruits, small jewelry, and even price lists still on display outside of shops!

You will also have the opportunity to see up-close the volcano responsible for this catastrophe. The climb can be challenging for those not used to walking up steep hills, but your efforts will be compensated as you will admire the breathtaking view of the entire Gulf of Naples once you reach the top.

Please Note: Entrance tickets for Mt. Vesuvius are not included and must be purchased ahead of time.


What should I wear for this tour?

We suggest that you wear comfortable walking shoes as there is quite a bit of walking involved on uneven surfaces.

Is this tour accessible for people with limited walking abilities?

The itinerary can be certainly customised according to your needs, but please note that some areas may not be accessible with a stroller/wheelchair or for people with limited walking abilities. 

When is Pompeii open?

You may find the updated calendar for the site here:

When is Herculaneum open?

You may find the updated calendar for the site here:

When is Mt Vesuvius open?
Where and how will I find the driver?

Your driver will be waiting for you at the confirmed pickup location (your arrival train track, at the airport arrival exit gate, at your accommodation) holding a sign with your name written on it.



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From Hollywood, Florida

Paulo was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable, witty, takes great pictures and made the tour so fun! Joe Banana services are just amazing, especially when accommodating must do stops and last-minute bookings.

From California

The transfer to and from hotel went so smooth and drivers friendly and very Professional. They truly go the extra mile for you . The communication from the office was so great with follow up and drivers all speak English which was helpful . They are the best. Highly Recommend. Loved the service which made my life easier in Italy. Ruins tour Pompeii: This was a great tour. Really need their guide to learn about the Ruins. Tour guide was interesting and funny. Highly recommend


Wow! AMAZING! Tour guide has a real sense of humor as well as being super articulate and creating a comfortable environment. The amount of knowledge was impeccable and so particularly pictured.. Visiting alone would not have been nearly as enjoyable. The tour guide was so attentive, providing us water and bringing us to Pomei in the morning to avoid crowds and making sure the heat wouldn't be unbearable. Transfer driver was also very punctual and provided free water the whole day. Our tour guide was named "Paulo".


We used Joe Bananas Limos for our recent holiday in Italy. We used them for several tours and transfers. From start to finish, all services were at such a high standard. The whole team were professional and made our holiday that much more comfortable and our day trips special. Would definitely recommend them!

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