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Amalfi Coast Tour

Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi and Positano

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Full Day
About 8 hours

Tour Description

You will meet your driver at the Amalfi Port and making your way to Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi and Positano. 
Amalfi will welcome you with its beautiful beach and cliff. The city was the first Italian maritime republic, and the traces of its glorious past are everywhere.

Driving north towards the bay of Naples you will cross the panoramic village of Conca dei Marini, with the monastery of Santa Rosa, where they invented the Neapolitan pastry, Sfogliatella, and little town of Furore, known as the painted village, because it celebrates the art along its streets and on the walls of its houses with murals by international artists. Once you will reach Agerola, you will start to descend towards Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed by a terrible eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79AD. From here an amazing view on the plain of the river Sarno, one of the most fertile in Italy, dominated by Mt.Vesuvius, still an active volcano, last eruption was in March 1944.

The tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi and Positano continues in Pompeii. In Pompeii you will have enough time for a visit. 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.
The tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum from Amalfi and Positano continues to Herculaneum. The ancient city was discovered by chance in 1709, is one of the best preserved ancientcities in the world, destroyed by the same eruption that buried Pompeii.
the city was covered by a mud slide, mixed with pyroclastic material.

The excavations are surrounded by the modern city here we can visit the houses where the rich aristocratic Roman families spent their holidays and admire the carbonized wood furniture of 2000 years ago. you will see the ancient beach, where they found the bones of 300 people, the streets, shops, elegant thermal baths, the palextra, beautiful mosaics like the one of Neptune and Amphitrite and frescoes, like the one in the Sacellum.

After the visit the driver will take you back to the Port.

Usual Pickup Times

Pick up from Amalfi, Positano or Sorrento port/cruise terminal

We always recommend arriving in the early morning around 09:00/09.30am.

Cancellation Policies

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.

Useful Information

Rate from the port of Amalfi:
350 euros (sedan 3 pax);
400 euros (van 6 pax);
450 euros (van 8 pax).

Rate include:
vehicle (Mercedes sedan/van full a/c and microphone ) and English speaking driver, highway tolls, car fuel, parking.

Rate exclude:
entrance fees, lunch licensed guide and gratuities.
Private guide service is available upon request at an extra charge.

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