Sorrento Peninsula, Italy

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  • From Rome: Day Trip to Pompeii & Sorrento

    1. From Rome: Day Trip to Pompeii & Sorrento

    Meet your driver at a convenient meeting point in the heart of Rome (details will be provided upon reservation). Once seated comfortably you will leave Rome behind and depart for Pompeii, the once prosperous Roman city which met it's fate in October, AD 79 when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and the entire surrounding population was engulfed with burning pyroclastic flow and covered in ash. On your tour, witness a moment of terror frozen in time, people in death postures and ruins unchanged from almost 2,000-years ago. Your expert archaeologist guide will walk you through the ancient streets, whereabouts perfectly conserved ancient bakeries, shops, stalls, private and communal residences, public baths and brothels remain. You will see plaster casts of the unfortunate Pompeiians who were immortalized on that tragic day. Upon conclusion of the guided tour, make your way to Sorrento, the gateway to...

    Fantastic trip with very knowledgable guide in Pompeii (amazing!) and fantastic driver who managed to make it all work for a wonderful day out! We would highly recommend the tour.

  • Capri Private Full-Day Boat Tour from Sorrento

    2. Capri Private Full-Day Boat Tour from Sorrento

    Enjoy a private boat tour to the glamorous island of Capri, departing from the main pier of Sorrento on the Sorrentine Peninsula. Marvel at the private villas and coves of Sorrento on one side, and the island of Capri on the other, with Naples and Mount Vesuvius behind you as you cross. Upon arrival, sail to some of the fabled island sites, such as the Blue Grotto, known for its electric blue light. Once the private bath house of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, it was abandoned for centuries as it was feared it was cursed. Swim in the turquoise waters of the Green Grotto, splashing about under a natural arch, or admire the rock formations of the White Grotto, where a beautiful building can be spotted high above the cliffs. Go to the lighthouse of Punta Carena, built in the Marina Piccola in 1862, and marvel at the gleaming yachts of the rich and famous. Cruise through the natural hole of t...

  • Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri Full-Day Tour from Naples

    3. Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri Full-Day Tour from Naples

    Discover some of the gems of the Sorrentine Peninsula and Tyrrhenian Sea on a full-day tour of Pompeii, Sorrento, and Capri from Naples Port. The first stop on your tour will be the dramatic ruins of Pompeii. A local authorized guide will tell how on 23 August 79 AD the volcanic mountain of Vesuvius covered the city in molten ash and lava. One of the most visited archaeological sites in the world, avoid the crowds to enjoy a 2-hour private tour, and see skeletons, frescoes and well-preserved buildings. Next, drive along Naples Bay to Sorrento and admire one of the most beautiful natural and artistic sites along the coast. After a quick scenic tour of Sorrento, head to the port to catch the fast boat to Capri. Your guide will explain some of the local customs of the magical island, and let you experience the bohemian atmosphere of a place that has attracted intellectuals, artists, and ...

  • Amalfi Coast Private Day Tour from Naples or Sorrento

    4. Amalfi Coast Private Day Tour from Naples or Sorrento

    Discover one of Italy’s most majestic coastlines on a full-day tour of the Sorrentine Peninsula and Amalfi Coast, with round-trip transfers from either Naples or Sorrento. For Naples pick-ups, drive along the panoramic coastal road that hugs the Tyrrhenian Sea and affords spectacular views with almost every turn. Explore the scenic town of Sorrento for about an hour, admiring its quaint harbor and painterly piazzas. Continue over the Sorrento Hills stopping at panoramic viewpoints along the switchback roads to admire Naples, Sorrento Bay, and the twinkling Tyrrhenian Sea. Drive on to Positano, where the colored houses appear to tumble down the hills to the sea. Explore the narrow lanes to find an abundance of souvenir stores selling brightly painted pottery, bottles of sweet limoncello, and more. Savor the fragrance of the orange and lemon trees that grow in abundance. Later, your dri...

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What people are saying about Sorrento Peninsula, Italy

This was such an amazing tour, from our driver Mauricio who was knowledgeable and friendly to our Pompei guide Silvia who was very informative and told us all about the way Pompei was before the disaster. Sorrento was beautiful. Do not miss out on this tour if your in rome.

Fantastic trip with very knowledgable guide in Pompeii (amazing!) and fantastic driver who managed to make it all work for a wonderful day out! We would highly recommend the tour.

Wowwww It was really great Pompei was shown by lovely Antonio and it was great And our guide and driver Lorenzoo was simply lovly and great Highly highly recommend it.

Amazing experience!

Everyone was great - from our driver/guide to the guide in Pompeii! The trip was very informative and I just wish we had more time. I would recommend this trip!!

Fun, relaxing and beautiful.

It was wonderful. Our guide was very nice and accommodating.