This full-day guided bus tour of Pompei and Mt. Vesuvius- the live volcano, departing Sorrento, Campania and also pickups are available from the Amalfi, Positano and other towns below on the Amalfi coast on various days (see below). The tour takes you through the ruins of the city and then up to the crater of the volcano that caused the devastation. In 79 AD. Pompei was buried in ash when Mt. Vesuvius erupted, and the morning part of the tour takes you through houses, streets and public buildings that have been preserved for almost 2000 years.
You will see the highlights of Pompei – the forum, baths, and beautiful frescoes of the ancient city – with an authorised guide explaining the significance and history of the these ruins.
After free time for lunch (not included in price), you will be taken to Mt. Vesuvius where you will walk the path to the volcano’s peak to see the impressive view of the crater.
Full Day GT bus + English speaking guide + headphones inside ruins with live commentary.
Not Included: lunch, entrance fees for Pompei & Vesuvius.
ENTRANCE FEES Extra: 21.00€
DURATION Start 8.00 am -5.00 pm
MAX NO. 50
TOUR RUNS April to Oct
Departs Amalfi Positano: Mon, Wed, Thurs
Departs Sorrento: Sun, Tues Thurs
Meet at Sorrento or you will be picked up from agreed meeting point at Amalfi at 8 am and from the various towns above at a times below, in an air-conditioned coach for the drive to Pompei, along the Sorrentine Peninsula.
After free time for lunch you will then travel to Mt Vesuvius, where you will walk to the peak of the volcano.
As there is walking involved for both visits, recommended to wear suitable footwear for climbing the volcano, Hats and water.
The tour will finish around 4.30 pm.
Tour Departs from:-
Positano 7.20 am
Ravello 7.45 am
Amalfi 8.00 am
Sorrento 8.00 am
*Tour does not operate on Italian public holidays