Get ready for a tour of Pompeii!
Experience the wonders of ancient Pompeii, one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions, 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 tour itinerary, but 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 can change the order of the following stops amongst each other:
- 8:00 – 8:30 am pick up from Hotel/port/airport/train station
- the 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
The driver will also provide information about the sites, stop for pictures, and admire 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.
The homeland of Torquato Tasso, the city of gardens, the smells, and the colors of Sorrento are the undisputed masters of each alley. At the same time, the cliffs and rocky ridges are the custodians of a thousand-year history.
Sorrento is a succession of events, manifestations, folklore, traditions, and cuisine with land and sea products such as fiordilatte, provolone del Monaco, fresh fish, limoncello, walnuts, and 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, the city of the Roman Empire, was founded in the 6th century BC. and destroyed with Herculaneum, Oplonti, and Stabia, during the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 AD. Buried under several meters of volcanic sediment, preserved from lousy weather and looting, the city fell into oblivion for fifteen centuries. However, the state of conservation of the ancient Roman city is remarkable. The excavations undertaken since the 18th century will bring to light a thriving city, a precious testimony of ancient Rome’s urban planning and civilization. The archaeological site and Herculaneum have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1997.
Rome to Pompeii tours
Once you have visited the beauty of the Eternal city, don’t miss your chance to visit one of Earth’s largest and best-preserved sites. 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 to visit the most significant 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.
You can request a certified Campania Region Tourist Guide by contacting us after you have completed your purchase and received your Voucher.
Please note that entrance to the Pompeii Archaeological site is not included and costs € 18 per person.