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

Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano tour from Salerno port

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Full Day
About 8 hours

Tour Description

You will meet your driver at the Port of Salerno and making your way to the archeological site of Pompeii for a Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano tou from Salerno port. Salerno is a city of 140.000 inhabitants and is mostly known for the Schola Medica Salernitana, 9th century, the first medical school in the world. In the recent history Salerno is known because some of the Allies landings during Operation Avalanche in 1943 occurred here.Coming out from the port looking up you will admire the medieval castle Arechi, VIII sec., that dominates the city skyline, passing the little and picturesque town of Vietri sul mare, in few minutes you will be on the highway driving north towards the bay of Naples to reach Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed by a terrible eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79AD. the highway crosses 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. 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, 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 first stop of the Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano tour from Salerno port, your driver will take you to the city of Sorrento along a beautiful coastal road for a panoramic tour. You will reach the main piazza called Piazza Tasso, named after a very famous Italian poet born here, and you will have free time for shopping and lunch. Sorrento is famous for a lemon drink called Limoncello, for the inlaind wood/marquetterie that you will find in its picturesque historical center rich in little shops and gelaterias.

The afternoon of Pompeii, Sorrento and Positano tour from Salerno port continues along the Amalfi Coast, considered the most beautiful drive in the world, for a stop to the delightful and romantic Positano. on the way you will be faceing the gulf of salerno with the little islands of Li Galli or Syrenuse Islands, where according to the legend the Syrens used to live. through a twisty bendy road you will reach Positano, the driver will leave you right at the beginning oh the center that will enchant you with the narrow streets, cafès, art galleries and boutiques. At the end of the tour you will be returned to the Port of Salerno.

Usual Pickup Times

Pick up from Salerno 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 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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