Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Driving Tour

This Naples accessible driving tour combines the two buried city sites with a driving tour of the bustling city of Naples.

Sights viewed on the Naples accessible driving tour will include Piazza Garibaldi, the Royal Palace, Piazza Carlo III, Castle Nuovo, and more. The tour guide can meet you at the cruise dock or in your hotel lobby.

If you’d like to visit the Archaeology Museum instead of the city of Naples, you should choose the Accessible Cruise Excursion to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Archaeological Museum.  The Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Walking Tour visits Naples by walking/rolling instead of driving.

 

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Tour Highlights

– Accessible path in Pompeii
– Pompeii’s Domus of Menander
– Pompeii necropolis
– Pompeii theatre
– Pompeii casts of victims from 79 AD Mt. Vesuvius eruption
– Overview of Herculaneum
– Visits inside Herculaneum homes (which buildings will depend on restoration activities)
– Plebiscito Square
– San Carlo Opera House
– Castel Nuovo
– Royal Palace
– San Francesco di Paola Church
– Galleria Umberto
– Mergellina coastal neighborhood in Naples
– Castel Dell’Ovo
– Santa Lucia District

Accessibility Description

The Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Driving Tour has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it has step-free routes throughout the tour. Tour participants will encounter some uneven terrain in Pompeii and some cobblestones in Naples, but wheelchair users should have little problem.

The tour guide for your Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Driving Tour will be holding a sign with your name waiting for you at the accessible Naples cruise terminal.

 

Transportation on your Naples accessible driving tour will be provided by a car for groups of two people or less. Groups between three people and seven people will use the accessible van shown in the photos shown below.

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Most tourists enter Pompeii using the uphill entrance covered in enormous cobblestones (shown in the photo on the left). Your Naples accessible driving tour will use an accessible Pompeii entrance instead (shown in the photo on the right).

 

In order to meet the accessibility needs of all visitors, the Accessible Pompeii & Herculaneum with Naples Driving Tour uses a variety of wheelchair ramps (shown on the left) and pavement (shown on the right) to take the most accessible path possible.

 

You will avoid the extremely non-wheelchair friendly paths that most tours take which involve stairs (shown in the photo on the left) and non-continuous sidewalks (shown in the photo on the right).

 

The accessible Herculaneum tour begins with an overview of the site while looking down from the accessible sidewalk surrounding Herculaneum (view from the sidewalk shown in photo on the left). Your tour will include visits to several of the buildings with step-free entrances (shown in the photo on the right).

 

The accessible tour of Herculaneum uses a series of wheelchair ramps and paved paths to enter the ruins and travel between the different buildings.

 

Your accessible driving tour of Naples will include a visit to the famous Galleria Umberto and will avoid the steps shown in the photo on the left. You will also visit the San Carlo Opera House built in 1937 next to the Royal Palace.

 

The accessible Naples driving tour will bring you to the Castel Nuovo (shown in the photo on the left) and the Castel dell’Ovo (shown in the photo on the right).

 

The Piazza del Plescibito (shown in the photo on the left) is one of the most popular sights in Naples and will be visited on this accessible Naples driving tour. All portions of the tour that include walking/rolling will use curb cuts such as those shown in the photo on the right.

 

Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 to 9 hours
Cost: €950 for 1-2 people. €1000 for 3-4 people. €1050 5 people.
50 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered:  Every day of the week
Meet-up time: 8:30 am
Meet-up place: Hotel in Sorrento or Naples; Cruise dock in Naples, Sorrento, or Salerno
* Tours starting at Salerno cruise dock have an additional 100 euro fee
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: Cars can fit 2 people plus the tour guide. Vans can fit 6 people plus the tour guide.
Entrance tickets: Not included. Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability.Otherwise Herculaneum admission is 11 euro per person and Pompeii admission is 11 euro per person.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities.

 

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