Ancient Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius
Highlights of the tour and options:
- Pompeii, destroyed and buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and rediscovered in the late 18th century. The archaeological excavations brought to light paintings, mosaics, furniture and buildings.
- Enjoy a two-hour guided tour with one of the local guides and discover the wonders of its glorious past, highly recommended.
- Mount Vesuvius, a fun tour 2-hours experience with an off the road truck, driving along a dirt path through the lush and wild vegetation up to the parking area near the Summit of the volcano. Follow a footpath that leads you to the mouth of the crater, approximately a 20-minute walk.
- Furthermore, the possibility of a wine tasting/lunch near a family run Winery nestled among beautiful vineyards overlooking the Gulf of Naples. Learn about the wine-producing area of Vesuvius, taste its excellent wines accompanied by home cooked food.
This tour is ideal for those who wish to discover hidden architectural treasures in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii the most visited archaeological site in Italy and the legendary Mount Vesuvius volcano which dominates the Bay the Naples.
Pompeii is a unique opportunity to see, as if by magic, the wonders of an ancient Roman town of 2000 years ago, declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1997. One of our local guides, will guide you through the splendours of this city: its streets, houses, temples, shops, and theatres.
Mount Vesuvius, probably the most famous volcano in Europe, 1,281 metres above sea level. The drive up the mountain is through the National Park of Vesuvius. Transferred into a different vehicle which drives you along a dirt path through its wild and lush vegetation to the top of the volcano, where you can walk until you reach the mouth of the crater. Good walking shoes are recommended.
The tour is characterized by a guided tour of Pompeii and the scenic drive up to the mountain top. During this tour, you will be escorted by our expert drivers with courtesy ensuring your comfort and management of all the planned activities.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.