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  1. Italy
  2. Campania
  3. Sorrento
  4. Mount Vesuvius

From Sorrento: Discover Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

Product ID: 64432
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Explore one of Europe's most well-preserved archaeological sites at the ruins of Pompeii, an ancient Roman city buried beneath a layer of ash and lapilli, and hike to the summit of Mount Vesuvius.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back in time and discover the ancient city of Pompeii
  • Hike to the summit of Mount Vesuvius and enjoy panoramic views of the Bay of Naples
  • Spend 2 hours with an official guide strolling around the ancient roads of Pompeii
Full description
Get picked up from Sorrento area, then on arrival enjoy a 2 hour visit of the Pompeii excavation site together with your official guide. Due to its burial under a layer of ashes and lapilli, the town got forgotten for hundreds of years prior to its excavations in the 18th Century. 

After the visit you’ll have some free time for lunch. In the early afternoon, the visit will continue to Mt. Vesuvius. 

The bus will ride you up to 1000 meters high, from that point, there will be a 30 minute walk to the top. Once on the rim, you’ll meet an alpine guide who’ll give you information about the history of the crater. Here, enjoy some free time to enjoy the breath-taking view of the entire Gulf of Naples. 

Return to Sorrento in the afternoon.
Includes
  • Entrance fees to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Pick-up at dedicated meeting point
  • English and Spanish speaking assistant
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Know before you go
• You have to confirm the pick-up time and meeting point with the tour operator prior to travel. Note that departure times and locations may vary slightly
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• The program is subject to changes with regard to weather and itinerary plan, in which case it may not be possible to make some stops or visits which are included in the program
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 77 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 64432