Sorrento and Pompeii - Local Tour
Get ready for a tour of Pompeii!
Experience the wonders of ancient Pompeii, one of Italy’s most popular attractions for tourists, then enjoy a private day tour ,where you will have the chance to visit the beautiful towns of Sorrento with the ease of having your entire day planned for you.
Sorrento, Pompeii : itinerary
Here is the itinerary of the tour, but of course if you want to stay in one of the towns for longer and in another town for less time, it is also possible. Keep in mind that the first hour of the tour is free, you also have the possibility to change the order of the following stops amongst eachother:
- 8:00 - 8:30am pick up from Hotel/port/airport/train station
- trip proceeds to Pompeii- up to 2 hours to explore the ancient city
- lunch up at the hillside of Positano -one hour
- Sorrento- 45-50 mins to explore the town on your own
Along the way the driver will be providing information about the sites as well stopping for pictures and admiring the view.
During the tour, we will recommend where to have lunch.
The itinerary can be changed depending on the pickup location
Sorrento, Pompeii - Local Tour
Sorrento from Syrentum, the land of the sirens, is a common symbol of Campania tourism and a pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Loved by patricians and Romans for the beauty of the sea, it has been an unforgettable film location and represents a timeless enchantment.
Homeland of Torquato Tasso, city of gardens, the smells and colors of Sorrento are the undisputed masters of each alley, while the cliffs and rocky ridges are the custodians of a thousand-year history.
Sorrento is a succession of events, manifestations, folklore, traditions, cuisine with land and sea products such as fiordilatte, provolone del Monaco, fresh fish, limoncello, walnuts, PDO olive oil. Terraced crops produce citrus fruits, oranges, and lemons from which the famous limoncello is obtained.
A lot of things to visit: the seaside village of Marina Grande, the 14th century Cloister of San Francesco, an oasis of serenity in the heart of the city, the 9th century Cathedral with a Baroque interior, and the craft shops where the mastery in the processing of the wood, with Sorrento inlay and intaglio works of art.
Pompeii, city of the Roman Empire, was founded in the 6th century BC. and destroyed together with Herculaneum, Oplonti and Stabia, during the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 AD. Buried under several meters of volcanic sediment, preserved from bad weather and looting, the city fell into oblivion for fifteen centuries. The state of conservation of the ancient Roman city is however remarkable and the excavations undertaken since the 18th century will bring to light a thriving city, a precious testimony of the urban planning and civilization of ancient Rome. The archaeological site has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1997, together with Herculaneum.
Rome to Pompeii tours
Once you have visited the beauty of the Eternal city, don't miss your chance of visiting one of the largest and best preserved sites on Earth. Book a tour from Rome to Pompeii right here and now on our website and avoid the trouble of figuring out transportation connections. Once you have visited the Eternal City, you cannot miss your chance of visiting the largest archaeological sites on the planet. The beauty of Pompeii will have you dive into the past, and relive the memory of a very ancient yet mesmerizing civilization.