Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius Private Shore Excursion from Naples

Shore Excursions in Naples

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Enjoy a 2 hours visit of the Pompeii, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tickets Skip-The-Line and Private local licensed guide included. Stop for lunch, included, in a restaurant-winey, on the slope of the volcano where you will have a great experience their unique wines, born in the shadow of the volcano. Then head to Mt. Vesuvius and Hike around the volcano’s summit (tickets included). At the end of the tour drop off will be back at the port. Worry-Free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Naples 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
Pick up at the beginning of your private tour will be from the port of Naples. Your personal English-speaking driver displaying your full name on a sign, will meet you in the port of Naples nearby your ship.Pickup will be at 8am. It will take around 30 minutes to reach Pompeii Ruins from Naples port.Pompeii Ruins:2 hours visit Skip-The-Line Tickets and Private local licensed guide included.Visiting Pompeii is not like a museum , is as live again in an ancient roman commercial town of 3 Km. Buildings, temples, shops catched in the time of the eruption.Pompeii was an ancient Roman town near modern Naples, where the common people went on holidays at the time of the ancient Rome. Stop for lunch (included) in a local restaurant, with local winery, on the slope of the volcano where you will have a great experience their unique wines, born in the shadow of the volcano.Mount Vesuvius: Tickets and small-group local alpine guide included.After lunch return to your driver and you’ll head to Mount Vesuvius, where you’ll be able to visit the volcano reaching an altitude of 1071 m., from there the crater can be reached on foot using a path that is 1200 m. long that takes you to the summit of the volcano.At the end of the tour the driver will take you back to the port of Naples, leaving you outside your ship. The tour will be a total of 8 hours from pick up to drop off. Suggested pick up is at 8:00 am.The Restaurant:You will stop for lunch in a local restaurant/winery on the slope of the volcano: it is located between Pompeii and Vesuvius' volcanic crater is in Italy's Vesuvius National Park, just a few kilometers from Pompeii. All guests visiting the winery are welcome to stay for an "Italian style" tasting, held on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.Tasting menu includes: • Antipasto appetizer with local products: salami, provolone cheese, 'casatiello' (a local savory bread), and bruschetta with heirloom Piennolo tomatoes on bread baked in a wood-burning oven, paired with Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco DOP (100% Caprettone), Rosato (100% Piedirosso), and Rosso (100% Piedirosso). • Spaghetti made with durum wheat flour and tossed with a sauce made from heirloom Piennolo tomatoes and basil, paired with Lacryma Christi Riserva (80% Piedirosso and 20% Aglianico, aged in French oak barrels for 18 - 24 months). • Pastiera Napolitana, a traditional dessert featuring sweetened ricotta, candied fruit, and boiled wheat berries, paired with Capafresca Spumante Rosato (100% Aglianico) and Acquavite di Albicocche del Vesuvio, an apricot distillate. • Under 18 soft drinks instead wine.

What’s included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Professional English-speaking Driver
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion
  • Live commentary on board
  • 2 hours Private Licensed local Guide in Pompeii Ruins (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Lunch and Wine Tasting
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver