Great day all around. Lia, our guide was very informative and did a great job
Depart from Sorrento for an extraordinary tour: in a single day you will visit Pompeii and the Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed the ancient Roman town with the eruption of 79 AD. It is an exciting group excursion not to be missed, sick into both history and uncontaminated nature!
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.
Our pick-up service from your centrally located hotel in Sorrento will allow you to begin your trip in total relax! Once you will board on our comfortable bus and your one-day adventure will officially begin.
In just one day you will be able to 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, both with the company and the explanations of expert guides.
First you will reach the incredible Pompeii from Sorrento. 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.
After free time for lunch, you will reach the park of Vesuvius, which you will accede after purchasing your entrance ticket. Once in the National Park, your bus will take you up to 1000 meters and then you will begin your walking tour till the top of the mountain, walkin 30 minutes approximately. Once you will reach a designated point, you will meet an alpine guide who will accompany you along a breathtaking nature trail. Going up the Vesuvius, surrounded by greenery and unspoiled air, you will 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.
If you are in Sorrento and you are willing to discover other places in Campania Region, take a look to our One-day excursion to Capri and Anacapri departing from Sorrento!
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 the entrance tickets to the Pompeii excavation and to the National Park of Vesuvius. You will be able to purchase both entrance tickets directly on site, on the day of the tour. People entitled of any admission discount (for example: children from 0 to 12 years of age) must bring their passport or IDs.
We suggest you to wear comfortable clothes and 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. In addition, we reccomend you bring comfortable clothes and shoes, along with binoculars, sunglasses and a bottle of water.
The pick-up service is available for this tour from hotels centrally located in Sorrento.