Amalfi Pompeii private day trip from Sorrento port combines a comprehensive tour of Pompeii with an intimate exploration of the quaint little fishing villages along the Amalfi Coast. The famous old towns scattered along the Amalfi Coast have always attracted visitors for their charm and colorful architecture. The ancient Roman city of Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors. Following the eruption of the Volcano Mt. Vesuvius, Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. Excavations began in the 18th century and are still carried out today revealing well-preserved artworks. A Nancy Aiello English speaking driver/guide accompanies you throughout the day from the time you disembark the cruise ship, meet your private local guide in Pompeii, explore the Amalfi Coast and return to the port in time to board your cruise ship. Amalfi Pompeii private day trip is best for cruise passengers who want to explore Pompeii ruins and the most beautiful Amalfi coast villages in comfort and style.
Meet your personal local driver/guide at Sorrento pier after disembarking your cruise ship holding a sign with your name in. Your private guided Amalfi Pompeii private day trip from Sorrento port begins with an approx. 60 minute drive (traffic pending) in the comfort of a private deluxe vehicle to reach Pompeii excavations. During the journey your expert driver/guide explains the day itinerary and introduces you to the beauty of the splendor of the Amalfi Coast. Meet your personal local guide at the huge archaeological site of Pompeii. Walk along cobbled streets just as the ancient Romans did. Explore the best of Pompeii from the Roman forum to the villas, temples, shops, and artworks buried by volcanic ash. When the infamous Volcano erupted the city of Pompeii was buried instantly in ash, preserving a single moment of a 2,000 year old culture exactly as it was. This natural preservation provides a fascinating and intimate look into the Roman private life in ancient times. Today two-thirds of the city has been excavated and the ruins of a flourishing civilization have been brought to life again. Because of the airtight conditions beneath the lava Pompeii is the best preserved ancient city in the world. Streets and buildings provide detailed information of the former living conditions, trade, commerce and art of the Roman Empire. Learn about life in ancient Rome, how the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius created this amazing city frozen in time and about the ongoing archaeological work.
Say good bye to your Pompeii tour guide. Amalfi Pompeii private day trip continues on with a breathtaking driving guided tour along the stunning Amalfi Coast high above the sparkling Mediterranean Sea with stops at scenic viewpoints for photos. The Amalfi Coast drive is arguably one of the world’s most beautiful and thrilling sightseeing roads. Winding its way through a dramatically beautiful landscape of lush green and striking rock formations, this narrow coastal road leads to magical town resorts such as Positano, Amalfi and Ravello. Positano is an elegant and colorful village with a history of attracting celebrities and artists. Your personable driver/guide takes you right to the main square of Positano inaccessible to coaches. Soak up the charming atmosphere of this hillside fishing village lined with side cafés and designer boutiques. Amalfi is a picturesque seaside resort that is also the largest town on the coast. Ravello is the highest town on the coast, its dominating position on the hill top offers a spectacular view over the whole of the Amalfi Coast. At the end of your Amalfi Pompeii private day trip return to Sorrento port of call in time to board your cruise ship. Contact us for an enjoyable Amalfi Pompeii private day trip experience.