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Herculaneum - Winery (Optional) - Pompeii

Tours form Port of Herculaneum - Winery (Optional) - Pompeii

Departing from: Naples Port, Salerno Port, Sorrento Port, Amalfi Port

Herculaneum - Winery (Optional)  - Pompeii

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 logo at the port where your cruise ship will be docked. After a brief presentation your private driver will accompany you at the luxurious vehicle 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. 

On the way to Pompeii, we will drive by Mt. Vesuvius, the volcano responsible for one of the most famous historical events in Italy. 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 1748 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 3.750.000 tourists each year come to visit it.

Now we are going to leave this amazing city for another kind of experience. Thank to its particular climate, the warm soil, its unique florae, the area is amazingly fertile and full of vineyards which produce incredible wines exported in all the world. With this tour you can arrange a visit to the best winery of the region, and probably of the world. The tour will include tasting of wines as “Lachrimae Christi” or “Capafresca” along with an amazing Italian light lunch made with local ingredients.

The eruption of the Vesuvius, that destroyed Pompeii, hit the city of Herculaneum too with a huge tsunami of dirt and lava. But unlike Pompeii, the city of Herculaneum preserved wooden buildings and any sort of goods. Therefore for archeological studies is a very important site. Sculptures, paints, vases and so on are now in the “Archeological Museum of Naples” and in the “Antiquarium”. Ancient tradition connected Herculaneum with the name of the Greek hero Heracles, an indication that the city was of Greek origin. There is, however, historical evidence that toward the end of the 6th century BC a primitive nucleus of Oscan-speaking inhabitants came under Greek hegemony there and that in the 4th century BC Herculaneum came under the domination of the Samnites. The city became a Roman municipium in 89 BC, when, having participated in the Social War (“war of the allies” against Rome), it was defeated by Titus Didius, a legate of Lucius Cornelius Sulla. 

Before leaving your private driver please agree upon the time to leave in order to reach your cruise ship on time. During the ride to the port, you can reminisce about your lovely day mixed with ancient Roman history and the present day beauty of one of the most famous coastlines in the world!

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What is included

  • Deluxe Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking driver
  • All tolls, parking, petrol (gas) and taxes

Optional & Extra

  • 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 walking guide to the Archeological site to benefit the "Skip the Line" service.
  • Gratuity

Not Included

  • Entrance fee for Herculaneum is 13 Euro pp. (Open From 8.30 AM until 5.00 PM. Reservation no needed for this site.
  • Entrance fee for Pompeii is 15 Euro pp. (Open From 9.00 AM until 5.00 PM. Reservation no needed for this site.
  • Lunch and Wine tasting is Euro 30/50 (it depends on the menu) per person. ( if you do not drink alcohol, you can have a different meal instead of Wine Tasting)

General Informations

All our drivers have been trained to give a tour along the route as you are driven to your destinations, however due to strict Italian laws regulating and protecting licensed tour guides our drivers cannot do this outside of the vehicle, in the towns, sites and museums.

In the very rare event that there is an internal assembly or strike in Pompeii, unfortunately they usually do not advise of this in advance.

Kid Friendly: YES (This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent).

Please , comunicate the age of kids up to 6 years old in order to provide a baby car seat.

We reserve the right to change the order in which we visit the sites.

Passengers with a Reduced Mobility (PRM) Friendly : YES (you must enjoy walking short distances and be able to get in and out of minivan and minibus).

Notes

Available: All year round.

PICK UP/DROP OFF POINT: Port of Naples, Port of Salerno, Port of Sorrento and Port of Amalfi

Pick-up Time (suggested): 8.00 am

DURATION OF THE TOUR: 8 hours

Comfortable walking shoes recommended

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from Clermont

My husband booked a tour of Positano, Sorrento, & Pompeii with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours after finding them on Trip Advisor. This was our first tour on a week long cruise, so we weren't sure what to expect. Our drivers were Giovanni and Gaetano, who were friendly, knowledgeable, professional, and made our day truly special. It was a national holiday the day we went and Giovanni and Gaetano arranged the day so we never got stuck in traffic. It seemed that every location we went to was not crowded when we arrived, but was very crowded when we were leaving. This made our day and experience, all more enjoyable. One example, they arranged for us to have lunch at a nice location in Sorrento. Our table was all set when we arrived and we were treated like royalty. They stopped along the way to allow us to take photos of scenic routes and recommended a great place to buy limoncello. I would highly recommend this company as this was the best part of our trip. It made us want to return to the Amalfi Coast one day.

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Wonderful tour as you can see !! We love it

from Gainesville Fl USA

We can't thank you enough with such a fantastic tour best one yet our guide Vincenzo was great knowledgeable and very attentive to our needs we will not think twice to recommend your company to our friends back home Grazie !!!!!!

from Des Moines

Had a fabulous day with Giovanni as our driver/guide. Promptly picked us up at Naples train station and provided an informative day with us..never a dull moment and he new all the great spots to see.in the Amalfi area including Pompei. Took us to a fabulous place in Sorrento for lunch and was very accommodating in every way. There were 6 of us and the van was very comfortable for everyone. Once our full day was done he had us back to the Naples train station and made sure everything was all ok for our return trip to Rome. "Gio" is quite the character and would highly recommend him and this fine company for their tour. It is one of a kind and a great value. This was our 1st tour when we arrived in Italy and what a great way to start out our vacation!!!

from West Seneca, New York

An amazing tour with a fabulous guide! Giovani showed us Ravello, Amalfi and Positano. They made the initial inquiries; the booking and the actual tour so easy! They were delightful to work with. We hope we get to book another tour with them someday. Giovanni was amazing!!!

from Tinley Park

From start to finish our wonderful day touring the Amalfi coast with Giovanni as our guide and driver was fantastic. Arranging the tour was easy to do on the website and Melania emailed us promptly with answers to all of our questions. Despite the rainy weather, Giovanni's sunny disposition and gracious hospitality made the tour a very memorable and enjoyable day for us. I would highly recommend anyone visiting Italy to book a day with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours and to ask for Giovanni!!

from Murray

The Amalfi Coast is a MUST SEE for anyone visiting Italy - and the tour through Lovely Amalfi Tours is a great way to see it! Be sure to request Giovanni as your driver, he has us laughing the whole tour. Another quick tip for this tour, be sure to ask to stop for lunch at the restaurant "Da Costantino" outside of Positano. The food and the view from this restaurant completely enhanced this tour. The Amalfi Coast tour was worth every penny!

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