Sit back and relax with your professional guide on this fully-escorted tour and enjoy a guided visit to the ruins of Pompeii and a walking tour of the Vesuvius crater, enjoying breath-taking views over the Campania region
Take in magnificent Mount Vesuvius and the ancient city of Pompeii on a tour along the Amalfi coast. Explore the ruins of Pompeii, see uncovered remains of Roman life from 79 A.D., reach the summit of Vesuvius, and visit a lovely coral and cameo factory.
Meet your local guide for the day and board on the coach to depart to Pompeii, passing the beautiful towns along the Amalfi Drive. Upon arrival, guided visit of the ruins (2 hrs and ½ approx.). In Pompeii you’ll have the chance to explore one of Europe’s most compelling excavation sites. This Roman city was lost for 1700 years, partially destroyed and buried under ash and pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll have a unique insight into ancient city life. After lunch depart for Mount Vesuvius. The bus takes you 1000 meters up the volcano, then you’ll be escorted by a guide to the summit. From here enjoy have views over the southern part of the volcano and, during days with good visibility, the entire gulf of Naples. On the journey back, visit one of the most prestigious cameo and coral factories in the region to see the production of typical Italian carvings.
Length: Full day tour
Inclusions: Full-day transportation; English-speaking guide; Headphones inside the ruins with live commentary
Exclusions: Entrance fees; Meals and personal shopping; Tips; Entrance fee Pompeii Euro 16 per person; Entrance fee Vesuvius Euro 10 per person (extra charge, payable locally)
Useful info: Under 18s are entitled to free admission to sites and museums upon production of a valid ID; European citizens aged 18 to 25 can obtain a discounted admission ticket upon production of a valid ID; Max admittance size for bags is 30x30x15cm. Bigger bags must be stored on the bus during the visit; This tour may be operated in two languages; Please be at the departure point at least 5 minutes prior to the pick-up time; Don’t forget: Flat comfortable shoes for walking, Sun cream, bottle of water, umbrella and/or jumper, Camera, Cash for extras, optional meals and entrance fees (not included), Passports in order to get free admittance to State Museums / Excavations.