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Excursion to Pompeii and to the Vesuvius Volcano from Sorrento with tickets
Depart from Sorrento for an extraordinary tour: visit Pompeii and the Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed the ancient Roman town with the eruption of 79 AD. It is an exciting small group excursionnot to be missed, sick into both history and uncontaminated nature!
One day Group Tour to Pompeii and Vesuvius, departing from Sorrento highlights:
- Depart from your hotel in the center of Sorrento for an exciting day-trip onboard a comfortable bus and visit two Italian gems
- Discover the ruins of Pompeii, with entrance tickets included, with your expert tour guide
- Visit the incredible excavations of Pompeii as well as the volcano that destroyed the city in the 79 AD
- Explore the nature trails that go up along the top of Vesuvius with your alpine guide
- Reach the crater and admire the breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples from the top of the mountain
One day Group Tour to Pompeii and Vesuvius, departing from Sorrento
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An exciting day trip, leaving from Sorrento to visit two of the most beautiful and interesting tourist places in Campania: the world-famous archaeological site of Pompeii and the incredible Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that in 79 B.C. destroyed several towns (including precisely Pompeii) with its enormous eruption.
Discover two incredible places in Campania region in just one day, departing from Sorrento
The tour will start from the standard meeting point in Sorrento where you will board on your comfortable bus and this adventure will officially begin!
Discover two of the most incredible attraction in Campania region and in the whole Italy: you will visit Pompeii and the Mount Vesuvius, located in the National Park!
Visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii and discover the excavations with your guide
First you will reach the incredible Pompeii. You will acess fastly, thanks to the skip-the-line tickets included in the tour price. Here you will meet your professional guide who will take you to explore the remains of the ancient Roman town, beautifully preserved over the centuries thanks to the volcanic materials that submerged it up 10 meters.
Visiting private homes, markets, baths and the main buildings of Pompeii you will have the opportunity to make a real journey through time, in a place where everything stopped at that catastrophic morning in 79 AD.
Visit the park of Vesuvius up to its top and admire the view of the Gulf of Naples
After free time for lunch (NOT included), you will reach the park of Vesuvius, which you will accede with the entrance ticket included in the tour package.
Once in the National Park of Vesuvius, your bus will take you up to 1000 meters and then you will begin your walking tour until the top of the mountain, walkin 30 minutes approximately. Join a walk along a breathtaking nature trail: go up the Vesuvius, surrounded by greenery and unspoiled air, and reach the top of the imposing volcano, where you can admire the enormous crater and terrific views of the Gulf of Naples.
At the end of the excursion, you will come back to Sorrento by bus.
Other eXPeriences from Sorrento
If you are in Sorrento and you are willing to discover other places in Campania Region, have a look at the Mini-cruise to the Island of Capri, departing from Sorrento and the One-day excursion to Capri and Anacapri departing from Sorrento!
- Visit Pompeii ruins
- Explore the Mount Vesuvius
- Return to Sorrento
- Roundtrip Transfer from/to Sorrento by bus
- Entrance tickets to the ruins of Pompeii
- Entrance tickets to the National Park of Mount Vesuvius
- Guided visit to Pompeii ruins
- Trekking on Mount Vesuvius on your own
- Meals and beverages
- Tips (optional)
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and trekking shoes and to bring a bottle of water and sunglasses.
Please note that the temperature atop the Mount Vesuvius is generally lower than at its base and the wind can be quite strong. We therefore recommend to bring with you proper clothes.
Groups bigger than 12 participants will be provided with earphones during the visit.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.
Reviewed by Jacqueline W. from
Very good guide in Pompeii.Very well organised and good driver
Visit to Pompeii outstanding. Vesuvius excellent.Enjoyed the whole experience and would recommend the company.
Reviewed by Amy G. from
Well organised and stunning experience
We got collected from our hotel at the agreed pick-up time, got taken to Pompeii in a group of about 16 people. Our guide Daniella was amazing - her English and instructions of the structure of the trip was very clear which made the experience so much more enjoyable. She informed us about places of interest on the way there in a knowledgeable way which we learnt a lot from. Her knowledge of Pompeii was fascinating and it was clear she loved her job and made everyone feel relaxed. The tour lasted for 2 hours at Pompeii which was enough time to move around the site. We then had 40 minutes lunch break before being taken up to the top of Vesuvius on the serpentine windy road. We had to walk the last bit to the top by ourselves which took about 25 minutes. The view from the top was stunning and there were a few places at the crater to buy refreshments. The climb was very steep, dusty and slippy so ensure you wear sensible footwear for this part of the trip. Overall we would highly recommend Italy XP and we are hoping to re-visit Sorrento again and wouldn't hesitate to book further excursions with this company.
Reviewed by Thomas G. from
A great tour led by a wonderful guide.
Our tour guide was charming and full of good information. It was fascinating to see both Pompeii and Vesuvius.
Reviewed by Suzanne c. from
Full day excursion taking us to Pompeii in the morning and Vesuvius in the afternoon. Prompt pick up with clear instructions on where that would be. Good guide providing lots of information. Well timed and value for money.