Day trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum departing from Amalfi Coast
Relish a full day combined tour from Amalfi Coast to Pompeii and Herculaneum, exploring the once buried Roman cities from 79 A.D. The eruption of Vesuvius Volcano enclosed theses cities with ash, making the two cities a perfect expedition place for people interested in archaeology.
Full day group tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi Coast highlights:
- Join a a full-day tour of two famous archaeological sites
- Enjoy the picturesque scenarios of the Amalfi drive on your way to Pompeii
- Along with a qualified guide, roam in the magnificent, ancient town of Pompeii
- Be prepared to take a lot of pictures
- Discover the quiet coastal town excavations of Herculaneum
Full day group tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi Coast
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Once buried under a 5-mile high layer of ash and lapilli in the sudden eruption of Volcano Vesuvius on the night between 24 August and 25 August 79 A.D., these two cities are ready for you to unearth the settings, backgrounds, and environment of the ancient life. This full day tour will be deidcated to discover the ancient ruins of the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Indulge in the Natural Scenarios of the Amalfi Drive
In Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Ravello o Maiori board the coach to move to our first stop, Pompeii, with your homegrown guide, crossing the beautiful scenarios of the Amalfi Drive.
The roads are curving and cut in the side of the mountains; presenting beautiful natural scenarios of lush trees and steep mountain roads. This full day tour will be pleasant since the very beginning!
Get Buried Under the History and Facts of Pompeii
After your entrance at Pompeii, you would get two hours of a complete guided tour of the wonders of this archaeological site that was once the commercial center, before it was buried under the Vesuvius eruption mass.
The guide will show and explain to you the significance and history behind the different artifacts and structures. After this extensive tour, you will have a bit of free time for relaxation and lunch at your leisure (not included), before we depart for the striking town of Ercolano.
Discover the Difference Between a Residential Town and Commercial Center
The next stop in the second part of the day is another beautiful town ruined by 79 A.D. volcanic eruption of Vesuvius. Unlike Pompeii, a flourishing commercial center, the Herculaneum was a quiet, coastal residential town with a few markets here and there.
Arriving in Herculaneum, you will have around 2 hours to discover the excavations with a guided tour. During the return journey, the tour group will also stop at the well-known point of Cameo Atelier, a typical production of the area. Return to Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Ravello o Maiori.
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- Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Ravello o Maiori
- Return to Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Ravello o Maiori
- Pick-up from the nearest point to your Hotel
- Transportation by bus
- English-speaking guide
- Guided tours of Pompeii and Herculaneum
- Tips (optional)
- Entrance tickets to Pompeii and Herculaneum
- Meals and beverages
Detailed meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
Entrance tickets to Pompeii and Herculaneum are NOT included, you will buy them on the spot.
DEPARTURE POINTS OF THE TOUR:
Please make sure to select the correct departure in the calendar.
If you select the "PICK UP" option, specify your hotel address and name; we will inform you about the nearest pick up point.
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.