Discovery of Naples, Pompeii & Sorrento
Embark on a captivating journey from Rome to the enchanting treasures of Southern Italy. Your adventure starts with a scenic drive through the charming Castelli Romani villages, leading you to the bustling city of Naples. Ascend Vomero hill for panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples, then descend to Mergellina port for a farewell before heading to Mount Vesuvius. Indulge in an authentic Neapolitan pizza in Pompeii, where you’ll skip the line for a guided tour of the haunting UNESCO-listed ruins, frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Explore ancient houses, bars, and stunning frescoes, gaining insight into daily life. Continue along the Sorrentine Coast to Sorrento for an elegant dinner and overnight stay. Day two offers leisure in charming Sorrento or optional tours to the alluring Capri Island. On day three, relax in the morning and return to Rome in the afternoon, concluding an unforgettable Southern Italian adventure.
Your journey begins in Rome at the main pickup location. Experience the highlights of Southern Italy on this mini-tour from Rome. Travel south on the Sun Highway, passing through the picturesque Roman countryside and the charming medieval villages of Castelli Romani. You’ll then arrive in Naples, one of Italy’s largest and most renowned cities.
Enjoy a brief panoramic tour, ascending Vomero hill for breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples, featuring Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia, Procida, and the city below. Capture some memorable photos. Descend to Mergellina port, bid farewell to Naples, and head south towards Mount Vesuvius. Upon reaching Pompeii, savor an authentic Neapolitan pizza for lunch.
Post-lunch, delve into one of the world’s most significant archaeological sites: Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Skip the line and join a guided tour to explore the haunting ruins of Pompeii. Transport yourself back to the fateful year of 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius unleashed its deadly volcanic fury, preserving this once-thriving Roman city in time. Learn how people lived in that era, explore period houses and “bars,” and marvel at frescoes and mosaics that provide glimpses of the city’s former opulence.
Following the visit, you will drive along the Sorrentine Coast, arriving in Sorrento for dinner (men, please wear a jacket) and an overnight stay in your hotel.
Enjoy a free day in Beautiful Sorrento or join optional tours to Capri Island. Have breakfast at the hotel, and then explore Sorrento on your own for shopping or activities. If you prefer, you can choose to visit Capri Island or go on an Amalfi Coast excursion (additional cost). Have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and leisure time. In the afternoon, it’s time to head back to Rome.
We use a variety of hotels in each destination, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure date; you will receive a confirmed list prior to your departure date.
2 Nights hotel accommodation in Sorrento 4 Star Hotels
- Tour director during the first day
- Professional local guides
- Headsets in Pompeii
- Entrance tickets to Pompeii with Skip the Line
- Local assistant in Sorrento
2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch (real Neapolitan Pizza), 2 Dinners (dinner dress code: jacket)
Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
International flights are not included
Insurance is not included
- Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
- Optional Experiences
- Island of Capri
- Amalfi Coast excursion
- City Tax to be paid locally
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
- Personal Expenses
- Arrival & Departure Transfers
- Item, product or service not specifically listed under Included