The tour will begin after you meet your private driver who will be easily recognizable due to the sign on which will be written your name and our agency symbol. After a brief presentation your private driver will accompany you at the luxurious minivan where and will offer you every comfort you need. Furthermore he will give you important information about the travel and the places that you are going to visit.
The eruption of the Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in 79 A.D hit the city of Herculaneum too with a flow of dirt and lava. But unlike Pompeii, the city of Herculaneum preserved wooden buildings and any sort of goods. So for archeological studies is a very important place. Sculptures, paints, vases and so on are now in the “Archeological Museum of Naples” and in the “Antiquarium”.
The 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.
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 B.C 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 3,000,000 tourists come to visit.
Before leaving your private driver please agree upon the time to leave. Then the driver will recommend a suitable time to reach the harbor and to not miss your cruise ship.
Departure Harbors: Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Salerno
Duration of the tour: 8-9 hours (due to the duration of your cruise ship)
Included: Deluxe Air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking driver, All tolls, parking, petrol (gas) and taxes.
Not Included: Entrance fees where applicable, Lunch, Optional authorised guide (avaliable on request) .
Entrance Fees: Combined ticket visit both Pompeii & Herculaneum within 3 days – Euro 23 Open From 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
* Entrance fee for Mt. Vesuvius – Euro 10 - Open 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 sites not included in the price above.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have problems or doubts. We will answer you as soon as possible.
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