Sorrento Shore Excursion: Pompeii, Positano and Sorrento Day Trip

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Sorrento Shore Excursion: Pompeii, Positano and Sorrento Day Trip information and booking

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$113
Duration
9 hours
Departs from
Port of Sorrento
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8am
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Tour description provided by Viator

When your cruise ship docks in Sorrento, enjoy breathtaking views of the area’s beautiful setting on this private shore excursion to Pompeii, Positano and Sorrento. With your own private driver, see top attractions at your leisure such as the stunning Cloister of San Francesco in Sorrento and the Church of St Maria Assunta in Positano. Explore the ancient Roman city Pompeii, destroyed by the Mt Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD, and upgrade your tour to explore fascinating archeological excavations.

When your cruise ship docks in Sorrento, your private driver will pick you up and take you on a scenic drive to the city of Pompeii. Discover what life must have been like in Italy over 2,000 years ago as you explore this ancient Roman city, which was destroyed and buried by the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. This tragic event ended the lives of 20,000 Pompeian residents and the ash buried the entire city. Choose the upgraded tour option to visit incredible archeological excavations -- the remarkable preservations of buildings, art, architecture and even the people themselves.Take a drive along the picturesque coastal road to Sorrento and admire spectacular views of the Bay of Naples and the Island of Capri. When you arrive, take a stroll through the old city center and explore ancient churches and monasteries. Stop for a traditional Italian lunch (own expense) before seeing the stunning Cloister of San Francesco to admire its beautiful Arabian-style arches. Enter the Correale di Terranova Museum (extra cost) to explore Greek and Roman archaeological findings.Leave Sorrento and continue to beautiful Positano, known as the jewel of the Amalfi coast. Explore the central Piazza dei Mulini, connected to a narrow downhill path and a few flights of steps that lead to the seafront. This must-see plaza allows you to appreciate the magnificent surrounding nature as well as local life and culture. Follow narrow streets leading to the Church of St Maria Assunta, a great example of medieval art. Then, relax on the scenic drive back to the Sorrento port in time to board your ship.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Sorrento port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Private driver
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (correale di terranova museum)
  • Gratuities (optional)