Family Experiences | Private Pompeii Tour for Kids
Discover the exciting history of Pompeii on this adventure-filled, interactive private Pompeii tour for Kids with an expert guide! Pompeii is famous for the dramatic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the summer of 79 A.D – a vast explosion that would bury this busy and popular ancient Roman port town.
The city was buried under burning hot ash and pumice which perfectly preserved it through the centuries for modern-day archaeologists to uncover this lost city and recover its secrets. With fun activities included, this is a great way to introduce your curious kids to the famous ruins of Pompeii.
- Experience a family-friendly tour of the famous ancient city of Pompeii
- Enjoy priority access to the archaeological site and an expert private guide
- Visit the highlights of Pompeii with fun activities for the kids
- Explore the amphitheater, baths, houses, forum, and temples
- Learn how to dig an archeological site like an expert
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After meeting your expert local guide, you will embark on a family-friendly adventure of discovery as you enter the ancient city – enjoying priority access. Your guide will hand out a specially designed exercise book filled with engaging games and clues so the whole family can enjoy this fun, fascinating and interactive experience.
You’ll learn all about life as a gladiator in the amphitheater; how they lived, what their diet was, how they got muscular and strong, what weapons they fought with, and what armor they used. You will also learn all about how to dig up a precious historic site like Pompeii, and what it takes to be a real-life archaeologist!
You will visit the vast bath houses – with their tiles and ornate stucco work intact, and learn all about ancient hygiene and bathing rituals. As you walk along the ancient cobbled streets of this once thriving and busy port town, you’ll see indents worn down by carriage wheels in the cobblestones; you’ll see donkeys’ hooves in the bakery, learn about fast food joints called ‘caupona’, and even walk into an ancient house, or “domus,” where you’ll see amazing frescos – wall paintings whose colors are miraculously preserved. You will hear about the lives of people who lived here before the dramatic and devastating eruption of the volcano put an end to it all.
At the awe-inspiring temples, with their towering pillars, you’ll learn all the amazing stories, myths and legends, and beliefs about the Roman gods and goddesses – like Venus, the goddess of love, who was also the patron deity of the city.
Standing in the middle of the Forum, surrounded by the once bustling market – you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views out to sea and the Bay of Naples, with Mount Vesuvius rising behind the ruins, still an active volcano to this day.
As your adventure through the ancient ruins of Pompeii comes to an end, your guide will escort you out, and show you the best spot for some well-deserved refreshments!
- Private tour guide
- Skip the line tickets
- Activity book and prizes
- Roman mosaics
- Ancient Villas
- Bath Houses
- Roman era frescos
- Pompeii Forum
- This activity booklet is designed for children from ages 5 – 10 years old and is perfect for mixed age families
- Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
- Pompeii is an ongoing excavation site. The suggested itinerary might encounter some changes depending on the archaeologist’s daily duties.
- Offered in: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Please specify under “Additional notes” if you wish to book the tour in a language other than English.
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