You will meet your driver at theport Marina Piccola in Sorrento and drive on the way to Pompeii and Herculaneum tour 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. 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 the Pompeii and Herculaneum tour from Sorrento port continues to Herculaneum. Herculaneum 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. At the end of the Pompeii and Herculaneum tour from Sorrento port you will be returned to the Port of Sorrento.
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.