AMALFI COAST AND POMPEII: SORRENTO AND POSITANO
If you are thinking about a perfect and complete tour where no single detail is left out: from history to archaeology and from panoramic views to relax moments, so you are in the right place.
We are pleased to inform that you chose the perfect tour, that meets the requirements of one’s clients and fits every need. You will visit the two main tourist attractions on the Amalfi coast and Sorrento peninsula, enjoying your free time in the places you have always dreamt to visit. The tour inside the excavations of Pompeii will complete this one-day trip, making the experience not only special but also unforgettable.
Mercedes-Benz air-conditioned vehicle,
English-speaking driver (tour expert),
All taxes, parking, tolls, gasoline and driver maintenance.
Entrance tickets to Pompeii, Licensed guide 2 hours in Pompeii or full day
You can book in advance skip the line tickets to Pompeii and/or private licensed tour guide
Naples port, train station and hotels
Dress comfortably and casually, especially in Pompeii, comfortable shoes (no sandals) are a must! For those who don’t want to see Pompeii, there are many souvenir shops and bars right outside of the entrances of the excavations.
We strongly advise booking the licensed tour guide in Pompeii. The site covers approximately 160 acres. The licensed guide curates each trip providing in-depth historical information and escorting you through the best Itinerary in order to show the highlight of the city and get the exit timely correctly.
This will allow you also the skip the line tickets.
Note For those who are staying in the Capital, they can consider the option of the train from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi Coast. There is a fast train every 30 min so at the end of the tour the driver will take you back to the Naples train station to catch the next train available.
How Your Day Unfolds :
In-depth tour info
All tours are flexible, the driver is at your disposal for any change for how your day will unfold and you can decide to change the order in which you are going to visit the places. Naples driver guide recommends visiting the coast first, also because Pompeii is more pleasant during the afternoon due to the less visitors. Especially in the weekend, we strongly advise visit first Positano, than Sorrento for the lunch and after Pompeii.
Once you get on board on our comfortable vehicle, the tour with your private informative driver will start, he will be happy to give you some general explanations about the monuments and the most popular touristic attractions that you can visit or meet in Naples.
When you leave the traffic in the center of Naples and get the highway, skirting near Mount Vesuvius, that you will see on your left, and going on, among the various highway exits, you can find the Ercolano’ s one. So you can choose to visit the ancient city of Herculaneum, located in the shadow of Vesuvius, and that was buried with Pompeii and Stabia during the eruption of 79 b. C.
Just 30 minutes and you are at the entrance of the Pompeii ruins and the atmosphere that you breathe there will give you the feeling of being in a special place.
You are going to visit one of the most sensational discoveries of the archeology, brought to light with great effort, engaging archaeologists from all over the world, directed by the careful institutional team of the Campania archaeological Superintendence. Excavations give to modern civilization an entire Greek-Roman city, with finely frescoed buildings, statues and daily use furnishings, that testify the uses, customs, and eating habits of life over 2000 years ago. The archeological area of Pompeii ruins is declared UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE. Certainly, many other things lie still buried under the new city that was built on the ashes of the volcano, many years after the 24 August eruption of 79 b. C.
If you have chosen to have a licensed guide (especially in Pompeii), we can ensure you’ll get the most from your tour of Pompeii Positano and Sorrento. Your private licensed guide can answer all questions about Pompeii’s architectural and artistic past, and is sure to make your adventure into Roman history come alive!
After visiting the Pompeii ruins your driver will accompany you along the peninsula on the beautiful Sorrento coast road, including some stops, to have the opportunity to take some photos from the panoramic terraces located along the route, where you can admire Naples and Mount Vesuvius, on the opposite side of the gulf.
In about 50 minutes you will reach Piazza Tasso in the center of Sorrento. Before letting you get off just at the point where you meet him again, your driver will give you some indications about the most interesting streets where you can find small shops and characteristic bars to have a good ice-cream, find souvenirs and much more. If you want to have lunch in Sorrento, after visiting the place, you can count on the experience of your driver to suggest a good place to have lunch. Otherwise, you can continue your tour to reach Positano.
After visiting Sorrento, you will cross the division promontory between the Gulf of Naples and the Gulf of Salerno, to reach the part of the peninsula that overlooks the Gulf of Salerno. You are entering on the famous AMALFI COAST. In the first part of the Amalfi coast, you will see the Li Galli islands archipelago, crossing the wildest part of the coast, where there are some local farms and cultivated land.
POSITANO is one of the most characteristic and picturesque towns that you can have the pleasure of admiring during your tour. Once to the entrance of Positano, you will begin the descent heading towards the center of the village, passing between the various hotels and restaurants that are on the one-way street, until you reach the PIAZZA DEI MULINI where you could only continue walking by feet. The point of the pedestrian area is where you’ll meet your driver again, according to you for the time of return. You can visit the cathedral to the Marina, the shops were buying the popular Positano fashion linen dresses and handmade shoes, ceramics, perfumes, lemon taste candles, etc.
After this exciting visit, your driver will take you to the hotel or the cruise ship from where you left, to say goodbye and thanks for the beautiful day spent together.
The Tour is flexible, you can decide to visit Pompeii first, or start with the costal drive.The following is just an example :
Meet the driver and move to Positano
Arrive in Positano
Move to Sorrento visit and lunch
Arrive in Sorrento
Move to the restaurant
Move to Pompeii
Start the walking tour in pompeii
Move to Naples and arrive in 30 min
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