Day Trip to Pompeii Ruins & Mt. Vesuvius Volcano

Visit the town of Pompeii, explained by a professional guide, investigate the preserved infrastructures and artifacts. Head to 1000m high on Mount Vesuvius which destroyed the town in 79 A.D. Take the last 200m meters by foot and enjoy the panoramic 360 degrees views from the smouldering crater.

  • Chance to explore the ruins of Pompeii with an official guide
  • Hike on Mount Vesuvius to admire breathtaking views
  • Skip the line access to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius
  • Amazingly well-preserved body casts, artwork & buildings
  • A look into the active volcano's 1,000-foot-deep crater
  • Centrally located meeting point & comfortable minibus equipped with every comfort

Stroll the ancient ruins of Pompeii and learn how first-century Romans lived.

Then, visit Mount Vesuvius and take a light hike to its summit. 

Our first stop is Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will enjoy a 2 hours visit of Pompeii excavation site together with your official guide. It's a town frozen in time, buried deep under ash, pumice, and other debris until excavations started in 1748. View plaster casts showing detailed facial expressions and body positions of residents who didn't escape in time.Skip across stepping stones once used to cross flooded streets, and see ruts in the road from ancient Roman carts. Highlights of this historic site include the Basilica, the Forum, the Temple of Jovis, the Macellum, Via dell' Abbondanza, Stabian Baths and much more !Marvel at well-preserved frescoes graffiti and mosaics.

After the visit to Pompeii you can enjoy some free time for lunch.Next, your coach will leave you at 1.000 mt high on Mount Vesuvius, from here you can reach the crater at 1.280 mt with a pleasant walk. Today a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, it is still one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes of Europe.

 From the summit, take in beautiful panoramic views of the Bay of Naples. After observing the remarkable vista, your coach returns you to your starting place.

 

• The departure time depends on the departure location; the correct pick up time is the one displayed on the drop down menu next to the departure point (Naples, Sorrento or Positano)

Included

Round-trip transportation with air-conditioned vehicle

Official guide during the tour and live commentary on board

Priority Entrance  Pompeii Archaeological Park

Priority Entrance Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio

Headphones for all passagers

Not included

Lunch

Other Info

• IMPORTANT NOTE: From the 6th August to enter the ruins of Pompeii, as per law, it's required the Green Pass, so make sure to have all the documentation otherwise the access will be forbidden.

• The departure time depends on the departure location; the correct pick up time is the one displayed on the drop down menu next to the departure point  (Naples, Sorrento or Positano) 

•  We suggest to arrive at meeting point 10 minutes prior to the departure.

• The program is subject to changes due to weather, causes of force majeure (road closure, public events), in which case it may not be possible to make some stops or visits mentioned in the program the Guide could slightly amend the itinerary .

• Duration and itinerary times may vary due to local traffic conditions.

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