A perfect connection between History and adventure!
Pompeii is one of the most famous and most visited archaeological sites in the world which was completely buried by the enormous eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Climing Vesuvius will be a unique experience... the whole Gulf of Naples will be at your feet!
Visit the site of one of the most famous natural disasters in history with a day trip to the ruins of Pompeii. See why these excavated remains hold such fascination for visitors today and get a look at the smoldering volcano of Mount Vesuvius, whose eruption doomed the city almost 2,000 years ago.
A ride from Sorrento brings you to the modern community of Pompei, built around the ruins of the old Roman city. Here, your guide takes you through some of the ancient streets that archaeologists have uncovered over centuries of excavation. You can see the baths, forums, and villas built for the city's prosperous inhabitants dating back to 80 BC, and marvel at the fabulously preserved frescos that adorn the walls and floors.
Next, pay a visit to the mountain that looms over these ancient sights. A ride up the slopes of Mount Vesuvius lets you walk right up to the summit and admire the splendid panorama of the bay. Look for a plume of smoke from the blackened crater of this still-active volcano before the return trip to Sorrento.
Pick-up from your hotel or meeting point and transfer to Pompeii.
Guided visit of 2 hours showing you the main public monuments and some of the homes of the Pompeii ruins.
After the visit you will have free time at leisure for lunch before visiting Mount Vesuvius with a ride of about 30
Free time at leisure to climb up to the crater of the Volcano where Alpine guides are located to give you information.
Good to know