We appreciate the service you provided. While it was expensive, it was worth it. The skip the line feature at the Vatican and Coliseum was quite the time and sanity saver. We had our 4 and 6 year olds with us and we knew they would have a limited amount of energy for sightseeing. We didn’t want to waste it in line. Plus, it was quite fun walking past all the people who had stood in line for 2 hours. We only had 2 full days to spend in Rome and would not have seen and done as much as we did without our tour guide. Our guide was Catia and she was wonderful. She was patient with our kids. She was very personable. She gave us a background and history of the places we visited and pointed out things regular sightseers wouldn’t notice. We enjoyed our time spent with her immensely. At one point, our 4 year old was tired and cranky and hungry for Nutella. Catia remembered there was a place nearby that had a Nutella pizza and called ahead to confirm. That pizza was probably our kids’ favorite meal in Italy and it averted a major meltdown. We were appreciative of Catia’s thoughtfulness.
It’s difficult with small children on a regular tour as they have their own special needs and pacing, but having a private tour with Nancy Aiello was the way to make everyone happy.
I would most definitely recommend Nancy Aiello Tours to my family and friends. We saw and experienced more than we would have in Rome than under any other circumstance. We were quite pleased with the experience.
I googled Rome for children and you were recommended in several travel sites and blogs. We looked at your website and saw that a couple of your tours looked exactly what we wanted.
Thank you. We were very pleased.
TOURS FROM NAPLES TO POMPEII AND VESUVIUS
Mystery and adventure are well shaped in this exclusive Volcano Pompeii day tour. Combine a private guided tour of Pompeii haunting ruins with a drive up to Mt Vesuvius. Your private driver/guide accompanies you throughout the day. From the time he picks you up at your hotel, meet your private guide in Pompeii, take a ride up Mt Vesuvius and return back to your hotel. Learn curiosities, facts and stories of the devastating day that Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. From archaeological haunts to the legendary Mt Vesuvius this exclusive Volcano Pompeii day tour offers the opportunity to experience natural and cultural heritage sites in comfort and style.
Your exclusive Volcano Pompeii day tour begins with an approx. 30 minute drive (traffic pending) in the comfort of a private deluxe vehicle. During the journey your expert driver/guide provides running commentaries about the places you see and the venues you visit. Meet your local guide at the awe inspiring archaeological area of Pompeii. Enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii top sights. Learn about life in ancient Rome and how the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius created this amazing city frozen in time. Walk down the old Roman high streets just as the Romans did. On August 24th in 79 AD a massive volcanic eruption destroyed the city. Tons of lava instantly petrified the bodies of 2000 of its inhabitants. This natural preservation provides an intimate look into the Roman private life in ancient times. Today two thirds of the city has been excavated and the ruins of a flourishing civilization have been brought to life again. Because of the airtight conditions beneath the lava Pompeii is the most well-preserved ancient city in the world with streets and buildings providing detailed information of the living conditions of the Romans.
At the end of your guided tour say goodbye to your Pompeii guide. Travel towards the Mt Vesuvius, the famous volcano that earned its reputation from a series of deadly eruptions that culminated in the destruction of Pompeii. Your ride up Mt. Vesuvius National Park begins with the slow trip up the windy road up the hill until the parking lot to the crater. When you reach a level of about 3000 feet above sea level you come to the end of the road. To hike to the top of the Mt Vesuvius you must leave the vehicle behind here and take an approx. 30 minute upward hike of moderate difficulty to the crater edge which reaches approximately 3800 feet above sea level and another 25 minute back down. However, from the top the panoramic views over the Bay of Naples and fresh air are well worth the effort! At the end of your exclusive Volcano Pompeii day tour return back to your hotel. Contact us for your exclusive Pompeii and Volcano private day trip.