The old city of Pompeii is located at the base of the Vesuvius and was flourish during the Period of the Roman Empire. After the eruptions of the Volcano in 79 A.D the city has been destroyed and covered by ashes and lapillus. The Archeological dig started in VIII century and in three centuries only 3/5 part of the city has been discovered. Now the city has declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO and, every year, about 3,000 tourists come to visit.
The Mt. Vesuvius is a very important and interesting Volcano for the branch of Volcanology. It is part of the mountain chain “Vesuvio – Somma” and its highness is 1281 meters. From 1944 there has not been eruptions.
Leaving the Vesuvius and going towards Sorrento you will be able to see the landscape of Naples from above.
Arrived in the city of Sorrento, the private driver will leave you in the historical square called Piazza Tasso, but first of all he will show you the fastest way to go to inner city where you can visit the old churches, museums, the beautiful buildings and the landscapes. Moreover you can visit the factory of famous Limoncello. An alcoholic drink made by lemons, sugar and water, a typical Italian product.
PICK UP/DROP OFF POINT : Hotels in Campania region (Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi coast, Positano, Salerno, Ravello, etc.) , Naples train station
DURATION OF THE TOUR : 8-9 hours
INCLUDED : Deluxe Air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking driver, All tolls, parking, petrol (gas) and taxes.
NOT INCLUDED : Entrance fees where applicable, Lunch, Optional authorized guide (available on request) .
ENTRANCE FEES :Pompeii 13 Euro pp . Open From 9.00 AM until 5.00 PM. Reservation no needed for this site.
Mt. Vesuvius (up to the crater) 10 € pp From 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
**OPTIONAL We can provide a licensed guide for the visit at the archeological site at an extra cost.
**We would recommend adding the extra service of the private guide to the Archeological site not included in the price above.
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