Vesuvius Excursion departing from Sorrento with lunch
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Tour of Mt. Vesuvius departing from Sorrento with Wine Tasting

6 h
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difficulty Easy
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Food & Wine Tour of Mount Vesuvius departing from Sorrento

Reach the head of Mount Vesuvius hiking. From your perch, peer inside the volcano's steaming crater and enjoy unparalleled views of the Bay of Naples. Have a tipical lunch and wine tasting at a quaint winery in the shadow of Vesuvius.

Vesuvius Excursion departing from Sorrento with lunch highlights: 

  • Scale Mt. Vesuvius in a funny and original guided tour with 4x4 vehicle
  • Climb past lava rocks and black ash to the rim of the crater, and stare down into one of the world's most impressive volcanoes
  • Take a scenic drive along the Sorrentine Peninsula and see stunning panoramic views from atop Vesuvius
  • Tour an authentic Italian winery at the volcano's base and hear about the area's historic wine industry
  • Taste the flavors of Southern Italy with a light lunch, and wine from grapes grown in the rich volcanic soil
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Take the scenic route to Vesuvius from Sorrento, meandering along the Sorrentine Coast past unique lava rocks and ash as black as night.

A day tour from Sorrento to visit Mount Vesuvius

Depart from Sorrento and travel via bus to the Vesuvius National Park. Once arrived there, buy the ticket to access to the park (please note that tickets are NOT included in this tour). Then you will start trip by a 4X4 vehicle up the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, and then hiking to the rim of the volcano's crater on this one-of-a-kind adventure. Take in unparalleled views of the picturesque Bay of Naples and beyond, then descend to the charming winery at the base of the Vesuvius, where you'll have light lunch and a wine tasting.

Scale Mount Vesuvius and hike to the top

Climb Mount Vesuvius in an efficient and exhilarating way. Once we've almost reach the top, stand at the edge of this famous volcano's gaping crater. Peer down into the monstrous mountain itself, acknowledging the terrific natural forces that once sprung from this crater and covered the lives of hundreds of people below.
Alternatively, gaze out into the distance and be rewarded with mind-blowing views. From here, you can see the entire Gulf of Naples and scan the picturesque Sorrento Peninsula. Staring out over the Tyrrhenian Sea, you'll also be able to spot the famous islands of Capri and Ischia, twinkling like small gems in the vast blue expanse.

Taste a typical lunch and visit a local winery

After your exciting climb, head down to the winery at the foot of the mountain. Here, in the shadow of the great Vesuvius, you will start the second part of yor tour.  You will sit down to relax and sample the best wine and signature of the winery, the Lacryma Christi. Taste the original flavors produced by the mineral-rich volcanic soil. You will also be served a light lunch, a pick-and -mix of salamis, cheeses, ham, bruschetta made with home-grown tomatoes and extra-virgin olive oil.
Then, head back to Sorrento with a stomach full of food and a camera full of pictures, savoring the fact that you stood atop the imposing Vesuvius.