Private Tour of Pompeii and Naples from Sorrento
Description of the Discover Pompeii and Naples Private Tour from Sorrento
Step back in time and uncover the ancient secrets of Pompeii, a city frozen in history by the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Our exclusive private tour invites you to explore the remarkably preserved ruins of Pompeii, where you’ll walk the same cobbled streets, visit ancient homes, and immerse yourself in the daily life of this once-thriving Roman city. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you’ll delve into the fascinating history and tragic demise of Pompeii.
From there, we’ll whisk you away to Naples, a city steeped in history and culture, as well as the birthplace of pizza. Naples boasts a wealth of treasures, and our private tour ensures you experience its highlights. Discover landmarks such as the Royal Palace, a symbol of Neapolitan grandeur, and the vast expanse of Piazza del Plebiscito, where history and art converge. Marvel at the San Carlo Opera House, one of the world’s oldest theaters, where music and drama have graced the stage for centuries.
Our meticulously crafted private tour offers the ideal blend of history, culture, and gastronomy, making it the perfect way to explore two of Italy’s most iconic destinations. Your journey commences with a convenient pickup from your hotel or a central location in Sorrento. From there, you’ll embark on an adventure that will transport you through time and immerse you in the vibrant spirit of Naples.
As you explore the streets of Pompeii, you’ll witness the remarkably preserved structures, including the famous Villa of the Mysteries with its enigmatic frescoes. Your guide will share stories of ancient Pompeiians and their daily routines, painting a vivid picture of life in the Roman Empire.
Arriving in Naples, you’ll be greeted by a mesmerizing view of the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in the backdrop. Traverse the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where narrow alleys reveal hidden gems, from quaint pizzerias to ornate churches.
Highlights of the Discover Pompeii and Naples Private Tour from Sorrento
As you embark on this captivating 8-hour private tour, you’ll have the opportunity to uncover the following remarkable landmarks:
- Pompeii: Explore the hauntingly preserved city of Pompeii, where ancient Roman life comes to life. Wander through its streets, visit the amphitheater, and see the plaster casts of the volcano’s victims, frozen in their final moments.
- Naples Duomo: Admire the Naples Cathedral, a stunning example of Neapolitan Gothic architecture. Discover its rich history and religious significance as you explore the interior.
- Treasury Chapel: Delve into the history of the Chapel of the Treasury of San Gennaro, an exquisite place of worship adorned with masterful artworks.
- Basilica of Santa Restituta: Visit this historic basilica, nestled within the Naples Cathedral complex, and admire its stunning architecture and religious treasures.
- Plebiscito Square: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Piazza del Plebiscito, a vast public square that stands as a testament to Naples’ rich history.
- Royal Palace of Naples: Behold the opulence of the Royal Palace, once the residence of Spanish and later Bourbon monarchs. Explore its sumptuous halls and opulent decor.
- Church of San Francesco di Paola: Marvel at the elegant Neoclassical design of this church, located on the southern side of Piazza del Plebiscito.
- Piazza del Municipio: Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Naples’ municipal square, surrounded by impressive architecture and bustling activity.
- Castello Nuovo: Discover the imposing Castel Nuovo, a historic fortress that has guarded Naples’ waterfront for centuries. Explore its ancient halls and enjoy panoramic views from its towers.
- Viewpoint of Posillipo: Conclude your journey with a breathtaking vista from the Posillipo Hill, offering panoramic views of the Bay of Naples and the city’s picturesque coastline.
At the conclusion of this private tour, we’ll ensure your seamless return to your chosen pickup point, allowing you to continue your exploration of the enchanting Sorrento region at your leisure. If you desire further adventures in this beautiful Italian destination, consider our range of private tours to enhance your Sorrento experience.
English, Spanish, French, Spanish language (other languages on request)
Pick up point
Hotel, airport or place of choice in Sorrento
This Private Tour includes:
- Private official tour guide for 8 hours
- Private vehicle with chauffeur for 8 hours
- Entrance Tickets to Pompeii
- Pick up and drop off in hotel or place of choice
- Complete personalized experience
- 24/7 Guardian Angel Service
- Public liability insurance
This Private Tour excludes:
- Other entrances fees
- Food and drinks
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.