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Day Excursion to Pompeii and Herculaneum from Sorrento
Do not miss this extraordinary excursion departing from Sorrento: in one day you will visit two of the most important archaeological sites in the world: Pompeii and Herculaneum, two ancient Roman cities that suffered the same tragic fate, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
One Day Trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum, departing from Sorrento highlights:
- Leave from Sorrento for a memorable day trip
- Explore the streets of the ancient city of Pompeii in the company of your guide
- Discover Pompeii and Herculaneum in just one day!
- Wander the ruins of Herculaneum, beautifully preserved over centuries
- Relive the story of these two Roman cities, tragically destroyed by Vesuvius
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Experience a real journey into the past with this day tour, leaving from Sorrento discovering two ancient Roman towns: Pompeii and Herculaneum, both perfectly preserved thanks to the volcanic materials that submerged them during the eruption in 79 AD.
Excursion to Pompeii from Sorrento by bus
You will leave from Sorrento to Pompeii, where, once bought your tickets (NOT included) you will meet your guide who will accompany you on an unforgettable excursion: walking among the ruins of the city you can discover the old houses and the most important buildings.
A picturesque walk in a magic place, where everything seems to be suspended in time from that awful morning in 79 AD when Vesuvius erupted, destroying the city.
Discover Pompey and Herculaneum in just one day!
At the end of Pompeii’s tour, you will have free time for lunch and relax. Do not forget to taste excellent local products!
Explore the famous archaeological site of Herculaneum
After lunch, you will leave onboard the bus to reach the ruins of Herculaneum. Once bought the tickets (NOT included), you will discover this Roman town that, just like the nearby Pompeii, was submerged by the eruption of Vesuvius. Thanks to the volcanic materials, the town is still remained intact till this days.
Exploring the ruins of Herculaneum, you can relive the history of this ancient Roman city, and visit its impressive buildings, adorned with ancient frescoes and mosaics.
At the end of the excursion you will come back to Sorrento by bus.
- Departure from Sorrento
- Return to Sorrento
- Transfer from Sorrento and viceversa by coach
- Guided visit to Pompeii ruins
- Authorized English-speaking tour guide
- Guided visit to Herculaneum ruins
- Entrance tickets
- Tips (optional)
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Please note that the price above does not include entrance tickets (15€ per person in Pompeii and 13€ per person in Herculaneum). The price of the tickets may change due to circumstances out of our control (e.g. temporary expositions).
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, remember to bring a hat and a bottle of water; in autumn/winter, don't forget an umbrella.
This tour is not recommended for a wheelchair user or those with walking difficulties.
The order of the visits may change.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.
Reviewed by Antonella A. from
Informative, amusing and a true Italian experience!
The whole day was well organised and I felt as if our guide was really caring about our group; he made sure we were comfortable and we clearly understood what our next steps were. The sites were truly amazing and astonishing, however if Ugo, our guide, had not conveyed his passion and care for both Pompeii and Herculaneum I don't think I would be so inspired and truly interested as I am now. A really good experience all round. Thank you!
Reviewed by Treenie438 from Regno Unito
Enjoyable trip to Pompeii
We booked the trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum. We were picked up in a minibus by our guide Fabia. There were only 8 of us in the end. We were looked after very well. Our guide was very knowledgable about both sites and made it very interesting. Having the earphones made it easy as we could always hear wherever we stood. The restaurant we were taken to at Lunchtime was perfectly fine. I would recommend seeing the sites this way as Pompeii especially is vast and a guide made it so much easier.