You will meet your driver at theport Marina Piccola in Sorrento and drive on the way to Amalfi and wine taste from Sorrento port. Sorrento will welcome you with its volcanic cliffs and natural gorges. You will pass the main square Piazza Tasso, named after a very famous Italian poet born here and you will follow the main street Corso Italia until the end of the Sorrento coast. The visit of Amalfi and wine tour from Sorrento port will be amazing. From here you will take a beautiful coastal, passing the city of Castellammare di Stabia, famous for its shipyard the oldest in the Mediterrenean, where in 1831 during the kingdom of the two Sicilies, they built the first cruise ship of the world, the Francesco I, to reach Pompeii.
the ancient Roman city destroyed by a terrible eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79AD. The volcano is still an active, last eruption was in March 1944. In Pompeii you will see the remains of the city and its highlights: the Forum with all the public buildings,the Curia, the Basilica, Apollo's Temple, the Eumachia Building, the Macellum; the original roads with shops and houses, the Theater, the Lupanare, preserved stuccoes and mosaics and you will not miss the plaster casts of the victims, caught in their last moments.
After the visit of Pompeii and wine taste from Sorrento port, the day continues to a vineyard at the foot of Mount Vesuvius for a light lunch in a beautiful panoramic terrace where you can taste the food and the wines of the area and finish with a distilled grappa of apricot. The area is famous for wine since the Roman times, when they builtfarm houses all around the mountain. The combination of the geologic conformation of Vesuvius slopes, the rare characteristics of volcanic soil and a marvelous microclimate make the territory one of Italy’s most interesting viti-cultural areas,. The Lacryma Christi, ( literally "tears of Christ") is the name of the wine produced here. According to the legend when Lucifer and the fallen angels were cast out from heaven, they grabbed a piece of it as they were forced to leave. As Lucifer fell, chunks of paradise landed on Mt. Vesuvius. When God saw what had happened, he cried. His tears became vines on the slopes of the volcano. After lunch your driver will take you back to the port.
Pick up from Sorrento port or cruise terminal
We always recommend arriving in the early morning around 09:00/09.30am.
Reservartion must be guaranteed by a credit card.
No cancellation fee for any booking cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled service.
Up to 24 hours before the scheduled services 50%cancellation fee
No show or cancellation on the day of the service 100% cancellation fee.
The payment is kindly made in cash to the driver at the end of each service, if you wish to pay by cc (Visa or Master card) a 6% of surcharge is added.
vehicle (Mercedes sedan/van full a/c and microphone ) and English speaking driver, highway tolls, car fuel, parking.
entrance fees, lunch licensed guide and gratuities. Private guide service is available upon request at an extra charge.