Pompeii - Vesuvius - Sorrento
Cruise excursion - Duration: 8 hrs.
This full day excursion (8 hour) covers some of the most interesting places of the Amalfi Coast. A combination of history, nature, and charming little towns. With this tour you will experience the Ancient Roman times while visiting the ruins of Pompeii or Herculaneum.
Pompeii offers a vision of a Roman town frozen in time due to the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. You will see Roman shops, baths and brothels. Experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago. Imagine the moment their world vanished and discover the miraculous artifacts unearthed since. Witness the life and death of those frozen in time by ash.
Herculaneum as Pompeii was a town buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD which provide a complete and vivid picture of society and daily life of the Roman society. Herculaneum disappeared under a pyroclastic flow of volcanic mud as Pompeii was buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash and stone. You will see spacious houses shrines, baths and outside the walls and surroundings containing many fine villas such as the magnificent Villa of the Papyri. Herculaneum was a holiday resort for rich Romans from the region with its fine views of and easy access to the sea.
You will climb on top of the Mt. Vesuvius (volcano), and you will enjoy the overview of Sorrento – a delightful town filled with lemon trees, spectacular sea cliffs and luxury hotels. This tour will allow you to experience the total package: the sea, the mountains and the ideal archeological location.