Excursion to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius with skip-the-line tickets from Positano
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Day trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius from Positano

8 h
Day Trips & Excursions
Semi-Private
difficulty Easy
Bus
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Day tour from Positano to Pompeii and Vesuvius with entrance fees included

On this day tour, you can grab the opportunity to visit the most famous UNESCO site of Italy in Pompeii and the stunning natural park of the Vesuvius volcano. You will discover the history of Pompeii and enjoy a breathtanking view from the top of the Mount Vesuvius.

Excursion to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius with skip-the-line tickets from Positano highlights: 

  • A full day trip to visit the ruins of Pompeii and the majestic volcano
  • Enjoy a 2 hour visit with an official guide in Pompeii
  • Learn the well preserved history of Pompeii
  • Stand at the rim of Mount Vesuvius
  • Revel in the breathtaking view of the Gulf of Naples
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The departure of this day tour will be your pick up in Positano, departing to Pompeii. At arrival, we will enjoy a 2 hours visit of excavation sites of Pompeii with an official guide. Discover the well preserved 1st century sites of Pompeii! After a free time for lunch, we will continue on to the infamous Mount Vesuvius. A bus will take us up to the height of 1000m and from that point we will hike another 30 minutes to the rim of Vesuvius, where you will be met by an alpine guide. Do not miss out on the breathtaking view of the Gulf of Naples! At the end of the afternoon, we will return to Positano

Pompeii

We will spend 2 hours at the famous excavated sites of Pompeii with an official guide that will explain you everything about this location and its history. You will see the well preserved forum, baths, houses, the villas, plaster casts of victims and various graffiti as well as the details of everyday life during the first century. Learn about the history of Pompeii since its existence. 

Mount Vesuvius

After free time for lunch, the next destination will be the Mount Vesuvius, one of the one of the most picturesque hedged-in parks of the planet. You will be taken on a bus to the height of 1000m and then with another 30 minutes hike, you will be standing on the rim of Mount Vesuvius. Once on the rim, you’ll meet an alpine guide that will provide information about the history of the crater and a spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples

The Gulf of Naples

From the top of Mount Vesuvius, take in the breathtaking view of the Gulf of Naples! From the top, you will get to see the beautiful island of Capri, Ischia and Procida. As legend has it, Emperor Caligula built a bridge of boats across the bay and rode across in a chariot wearing Alexander the Great’s armour!

Other suggested tours

If you are staying in Sorrento or Naples, check our day tour to Pompeii and Vesuvius from Naples or the Excursion to Pompeii and Vesuvius from Sorrento. If you liked the tour from Positano, try also this Mini-cruise from Positano to the Amalfi Coast!