Pompeii and Sorrento Day Trip from Naples
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Discover the ancient, UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Pompeii and the beautiful small town of Sorrento with a local guide on this day trip from Naples. Visit top Pompeii attractions, such as the Thermal Baths, and enjoy a traditional Italian lunch at a pizzeria before heading to Sorrento. Walk through this stunning Italian town with your guide and take in breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.
After pickup from your centrally located Naples hotel, relax and enjoy a drive by luxury coach to Pompeii, one of the most fascinating places in southern Italy. On the way, pass the magnificent Italian volcano, Mt Vesuvius, and stop for a great photo opportunity.
Learn how in 79 AD the entire town of Pompeii and its inhabitants were buried under ash and pumice from a violent explosion from Mt Vesuvius. On your guided tour, discover the everyday life of the Imperial Age and imagine the panic of the people before the city was so disastrously buried.
With your guide, explore fascinating Pompeii attractions such as the Forum, formerly the civic center of Pompeii that supported buildings for business, religion, and the local government. See the Lupanar -- the official brothel of Pompeii in medieval days -- and learn how the Thermal Baths were divided into separate areas for men and women. These public baths were a place for people to relax and socialize.
After visiting Pompeii, stop for lunch at a local pizzeria.. Next, visit Sorrento for a walking tour around this charming little town. Be enchanted by the gorgeous beaches of Vico Equense and Seiano, and see the typical Mediterranean vegetation brimming with lemon and orange trees. Stop at a panoramic viewpoint in Meta di Sorrento for amazing views of the bay and the Mediterranean Sea.
Your guide will show you the most renowned places as you walk through narrow streets full of stores and quaint workshops. See one of the most scenic places in Sorrento, Villa Comunale, from where you can see as far as Punta Campanella and Capri Island. Take in the breathtaking scenery before returning to Naples by luxury coach.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Local guide
- Entrance fee pompeii (11 euros)
- Pizza and drink
What isn't included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified