Take the scenic route along the Sorrentine Peninsula and 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. Eat lunch and receive a winery tour at a quaint winery in the shadow of Vesuvius.
Take the scenic route to Vesuvius from Sorrento, meandering along the Sorrentine Coast past unique lava rocks and ash as black as night.
Depart from Sorrento and travel via bus 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 receive light lunch and a wine tour.
Climb Mount Vesuvius the 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.
After your exciting climb, head down to the winery at the foot of the mountain. Here, in the shadow of the great Vesuvius, receive a guided wine tour from the owners of this charming locale. Tour the traditional Italian vineyards and learn about the fascinating winemaking process. When the tour is over, sit down to relax and sample a selection of wines of the vineyard's own cellars; try a white, a red, and a rosé. Taste the original flavors produced by the mineral-rich volcanic soil.
Relax as you are served a leisurely light lunch. At about 4 PM, 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.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We recommend wearing hats and sunglasses during the summer season and to bring a bottle of water with you.