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Pompeii and Vesuvius


everyday with departure at 10:00 from Sorrento

Pick-up at the hotel, station or port in Sorrento around 10:00 and transfer to Pompeii to explore one of the most fascinating places of Naples environs under the narration by a professional guide. In roman time Pompei was a rich and populated town, full of private and public buildings. On a summer's day in 79 A.D, the entire town and around 20.000 of its inhabitants were buried under tons of ash and pumice because of a violent explosion of Mt Vesuvius. A shower of very fine ash was deposited everywhere to a depth of more than six meters, enveloping everything and adhering to the forms of the bodies and of their clothes. Almost 2.000 years later, you have the opportunity to discover the everyday life of the Imperial Age and imagine the panic of the people before the city was so disastrously buried. In a two hours walking tour, your guide will show you fascinating places such as The Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare, greek theatre and plaster casts of the bodies of Pompeii people. After the visit brief stop for lunch with pizza&drink and departure toward Vesuvius volcano. Transfer to Torre del Greco passing through Vesuvius National Park until 1000 mt. From the parking place then we climb up to the top of the only still active volcano of continental Europe. The Vesuvius is one of the most studied and well-known volcanoes in the world. A symbol of Naples with its unique shape, it has a typical frusto-conical shape, with its highest peak reaching 1277 metres. The crater currently has a diameter of 450 metres and a depth of 300 metres. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Stabiae, as well as several other settlements. Enjoy to walk around the crater at 1200 mt to see the charming bay of Naples from eastern to western side. This is a trip not to be missed for any visitor to this region of Italy. Return to Sorrento and drop off at the hotel around 17:30

95 per person, transfers, tickets, guides and pizza&drink included.

Sorrento bay

Vesuvius from Pompeii 

Pompeii ruins

our guides at work

Vesuvius path

Vesuvius volcano seen from above

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