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Via Crocevia, 30, Sorrento NA, Italia
Amalfi Coast Tour

Pompeii from Naples port

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Full Day
About 8 hours

Tour Description

You will meet your driver at the Port of Naples and making your way to the archeological site of Pompeii from Naples port. leaving the Port you will have in front of you one of the most important square in Naples, dominated by the Maschio Angioino, a massive Castle built in 1279. Here during the works for the subway the Roman port, with ships, amphoras and thermal baths came to light. driving south you will reach the highway driving towards Pompeii. You will be close to Mount Vesuvius, an active volcano, last eruption was in March 1944, on the opposite site you will enjoy the view on the entire bay of Naples, with its islands: Capri, Ischia and Procida and the Sorrento Peninsula. Our first stop will be Pompeii from Naples port, the ancient Roman city destroyed by a terrible eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79AD.

Here 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, theEumachia 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 from Naples port, the driver will take you to Naples. Naples is the most important city of the South of Italy, once was the capital of the prosperous kingdom of the two Sicilies, traces of its glorious and ancient past are everywhere. Before the visit to the archeological museum, you will have for lunch the most famous Neapolitan food in the world: pizza! the pizza was born in 1734, the margherita pizza at the end of the eighteenth century. The pizza is called magherita (daisy) , because the slices of mozzarella cheese were made by forming daisy petals. After this delicious lunch, you will have enough time to visit the museum. The archeological museum of Naples is one of the oldest and most important archaeological museums in the world. It contains a large collection of Roman artifacts from the sites of the Vesuvian area such as Pompeei and Herculaneum but even the sculptures collection of the Farnese family, which boasts among the statues, the Farnese Bull, the Hercules Farnese coming from the Caracalla baths in Rome. Not to be missed one the most famous mosaics, found in the House of the Faun, representing Alexander the Great and Darius III, the secret cabinet with erotic frescoes and artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum, the blue vase, of the first century BC in cameo glass double-layer ,one dark blue and the other white, with cupids harvesters.After the visit the driver will take you back to Naples port.

Usual Pickup Times

Pick up from Naples port or 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 include:
vehicle (Mercedes sedan/van full a/c) 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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