Take a trip to the past by visiting Casa del Fauno, a private residence that still stands open to the public. Dating back to the 2nd century BCE, the building has housed artwork throughout history, some of which remains. Visit the aristocratic house of the Roman Empire to see tesserae mosaics depicting the battle of Issus between the Persian Empire and Alexander the Great along with theater masks and archeological findings. Take a peek at the erotic imagery of Satyr and Nymph, a typical mosaic for Pompeii culture, and absorb the Roman culture that ruled the city for centuries. To visit Casa del Fauno and get the most from your holiday in Pompeii, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pompeii travel route planning tool .
Tours To Casa del Fauno
Pompeii Small Group tour w/an Archaeologist/Skip the line BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $43
Duration: 2 hours
Private Tour: Day Trip Excursion to Herculaneum - Vesuvius and Pompeii BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $198
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Pompeii, Positano, Sorrento tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $198
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Casa del Fauno Reviews
The House of the Faun is one of the most famous houses in Pompei and was luckily open when we visited (Houses are frequently closed including when we were there The House of the Tragic Poet although..... more »
One of the must see houses in Pompeii. The entrance way, the little statue of the Faun and the mosaic are all worthy of your time. Easy to find. Easy to miss if not looking for it. A 10 mins... more »
gigantisch, must see, unbelievable, but start early and finish at lunch time - it will be hot and the area is very big. a guide is the best to explore this super nice place
This is one of the most impressive sites that have been discovered in this area. The mosaics are very well preserved and what has been discovered gives a great impression of what the owners must have enjoyed day to day in their home. There are great photo opportunities as well. So, if you want some good shots of loved ones, go earlier in the day, wait out other people and take shots with no one else in the background.
Places to stay near Casa del Fauno
Plan your trip to Pompeii
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all ›©©©©
Side trips from Pompeii
View all ›
Hidden gems in Pompeii
Shopping in Pompeii
Plans to Casa del Fauno by other users
21 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Sorrento BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium