To fit this much history, beauty, and unique Italian charm into two days is a challenging feat, but it's what this tour was designed for. Tour the historical heart of Naples, visit excavations at ash-covered Pompeii, and visit in the stunning Blue Grotto. Meals, transport, and expert guide included.
Do you have so little time but feel as though there's so much to do? Let us take care of the logistics! Sit back and relax on a comfortable coach bus while we show you the best of what Southern Italy has to offer. Remember, meals and experienced, local tour guides are included in the price.
Day 1: Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento
Be ready, as we'll pick you up bright and early from your central Rome hotel and bring you to our luxurious coach bus. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and the quaint countryside scenery as you drive from Rome to Naples with your professional tour escort.
Once we arrive in Naples, a seasoned local guide will lead you on a walking tour of the city's heart and historical center. Here, you'll get to see the Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I, the Piazza del Plebiscito, the San Carlo Opera House, and some truly amazing churches. As you admire the ornate, timeworn architecture of historical Naples, listen as your local guide shares its secrets.
From Naples, progress to Pompeii and make a quick stop at a coral and cameo factory on the way. Witness the interesting proccesses at hand in the factory, which is a great place to buy some souvenirs! Next, enjoy a traditional Italian lunch in a typical restaurant. Full and content, we'll arrive at the ruins of Pompeii, an ancient town destroyed in 79 B.C.E. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Marvel at the extensive archaeological excavations taking place and the ancient treasures unearthed from underneath the ash and stones.
After the guided adventure through Pompeii, board the bus and take in the picturesque scenery of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Arrive in Sorrento and stay overnight at a well-regarded hotel, where dinner will be served.
Day 2: Sorrento, Capri, Rome
Eat an American-style buffet breakfast before departing the hotel for the morning ferry to the world-famous Capri. Enjoy the stunning coastal landscape and tranquil Tyrrhenian Sea waters before arriving at the Marina Grande on the Isle of Capri.
Once on the island, venture (weather permitting) to the exotic Blue Grotto, an enchanting sea cave. Next, stroll through the rich Gardens of Augustus, a lush, terraced enclave with stunning views of the sea and the Faraglioni rock formations. After this, travel by minibus up to Anacapri, a high vantage point which yields stunning vistas.
After enjoying lunch in this charming town, head back to the Marina Grande and take the ferry to Sorrento. From here, you'll board the comfortable coach once again and head back to Rome, making it to the Eternal City before bedtime.
Other tours from Rome
If you are in Rome and have less time at your disposal, do not miss the chance to visit Pompeii and Naples with a wonderful Day trip to Naples and Sorrento departing from Rome:on this day-trip departing from Rome you will visit the centre of Naples and the archaeological site of Pompeii, two of the most popular areas of the Campania region. Aboard a comfortable coach you can travel without worries and then enjoy the visits in two timeless places.Otherwise, if you have more time, you can choose the option of a 3-Days Escorted Tour from Rome to Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri.