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Pompeii and Vesuvius Tour from Positano

Day Trip to Pompeii and Vesuvius from Positano
Duration 8 hours
Tours and Sightseeing

Private Day trip from Positano to visit the amazing archeological site of Pompeii with your private guide and experience the Mount Vesuvius with the comfort of your own private professional driver at disposal.

Your full-day private excursion begins with meeting your private English-speaking driver in the lobby of your hotel or rental villa in Positano, he will welcome you and drive you by luxury Mercedes vehicle to your tour of Pompeii and of Mount Vesuvius.

You will enjoy visiting the archaeological site of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with your private expert guide on a walking tour around the excavations "scavi" and knowing the historical facts of this important city destroyed and buried by the eruption of Vesuvius at the morning of August 24, 79 AD.

With your private guide immerse yourself in this extraordinary historical site and in a 2-hour tour you will have the opportunity to visit some of the most relevant sites of Pompeii, the ancient Roman city located south of Naples.

The main square of the ancient Pompeii, the Forum, considered the center of the life economic and religious. One of the most luxurious private residence, the House of Faun where you can see how the noble ancient Pompeian lived.

The Termopolium a sort of ancient inns where the foreigners arrived in Pompeii could eat and buy wine.

The plaster body casts of the inhabitants of Pompeii victims of volcanic ash and gas. The many and the Pompeii wall paintings and the frescoes all around representing scene of day life.

With your private driver you will reach the Mount Vesuvius and once there you can climb the mount (approx 30 minutes) and walking around the crater enjoying of the panoramic and spectacular view of the entire Gulf of Naples.

Wearing comfortable walking shoes is suggested.
Your private excursion tour to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius ends to your hotel in Positano.

- Pick up at your hotel in Positano village
- 2 hours private guided tour in the archeological site of with your own private guide
- Enjoy of the spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples from the summit of Mount Vesuvius
- Drop off at your hotel in Positano




8 hours

Start Time Private Tour:  
Morning Tour:

Meeting Point:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Positano.

- Your own personal licensed guide 2 hours in Pompeii
- Private Mercedes car or minivan
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional English speaking driver
- Admission tickets Mt. Vesuvius. The ticket includes vulcanological guide service.
- Admission tickets to Pompeii ruins

- Gratuities (optional),
- Meals and Beverage

More of 6 persons rates on request.


Why is it worth visiting Mount Vesuvius?

Mount Vesuvius, located near Naples in Italy, is definitely worth a visit for several reasons:

Historical Significance: Mount Vesuvius is infamous for its eruption in 79 AD, which buried the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under volcanic ash and pumice. The catastrophic event preserved these cities remarkably well, providing invaluable insights into ancient Roman life, architecture, and culture. Visiting Mount Vesuvius offers a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the impact of this historic eruption and to explore the archaeological ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum nearby.

Natural Wonder: As one of the most famous and active volcanoes in the world, Mount Vesuvius is a natural wonder worth experiencing. Its distinctive conical shape and rugged terrain provide stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including the Bay of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula, and the Isle of Capri. Visitors can appreciate the volcano's geological features and learn about its formation, activity, and impact on the region.

Hiking and Adventure: Mount Vesuvius offers adventurous travelers the opportunity to hike to its summit, where they can peer into the crater and marvel at the volcanic landscape. The hike is relatively moderate in difficulty, making it accessible to most visitors. Along the way, hikers can enjoy the diverse flora and fauna of the Vesuvius National Park, which surrounds the volcano, adding to the adventure and natural beauty of the experience.

Educational Experience: A visit to Mount Vesuvius provides an educational experience for people of all ages. Guided tours and informational exhibits offer insights into the geological processes of volcanoes, the history of volcanic activity in the region, and the impact of volcanic eruptions on human civilization. Visitors can learn about volcanic monitoring and research efforts aimed at understanding and mitigating the risks associated with living near active volcanoes.

Cultural Immersion: Mount Vesuvius and its surrounding areas are steeped in history, culture, and traditions. Visitors can explore nearby towns and villages, such as Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Sorrento, which offer charming streets, ancient ruins, vibrant markets, and delicious cuisine. Immersing oneself in the local culture and interacting with residents provides a deeper understanding of the region's rich heritage and enduring resilience in the face of natural disasters.

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But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.


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