3.5 star rating: Worth doing 116 Reviews

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  • Location: Naples, Italy
  • Duration:  7 hours (approx.)
When your cruise ship docks in Naples, embark on a full-day shore excursion to the ancient UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Pompeii and the charming town of Sorrento. With your local guide, visit Pompeii's fascinating attractions, such as the Forum and the Thermal Baths, and admire views of Mt Vesuvius. Savor a traditional Italian lunch at a pizzeria before proceeding to Sorrento, where you’ll admire amazing views of the Bay of Naples and the Mediterranean Sea from scenic lookout points such as Villa Comunale.

Highlights

  • Full-day shore excursion to Pompeii and Sorrento from Naples
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Pompeii with your expert guide
  • Pass magnificent Mt Vesuvius and see top Pompeii attractions including the Forum, the Thermal Baths and the Lupanar
  • Stroll along Sorrento's narrow streets and take in amazing views of the Bay of Naples and the Mediterranean Sea from Meta di Sorrento and Villa Comunale
  • Savor lunch at a local pizzeria (included)
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Naples Shore Excursion: Pompeii and Sorrento Day Trip

The Forum in Pompeii

Once docked in Naples, your driver will pick you up from the port and take you by comfortable coach along the breathtaking Italian coast to the fascinating city of Pompeii.

As you pass magnificent Mt Vesuvius, stop for a great photo opportunity and hear from your guide about the tragic event in 79 AD, when the entire town of Pompeii was buried under ash and pumice from a violent explosion from this active volcano.

Arrive in Pompeii and explore fascinating attractions with your guide on a sightseeing tour. First, see the Forum, formerly the civic center of Pompeii that supported buildings for business, religion and the local government. Visit the Lupanar, the official brothel of Pompeii in ancient days, and see the Thermal Baths to learn how these ancient public baths were once a place for people to relax and socialize.

Then, stop at a local pizzeria (included) for a traditional Italian lunch before continuing to Sorrento. When you arrive, follow your guide on a walking tour of this charming little town. Stroll along the gorgeous beaches of Vico Equense and Seiano and admire the typical Mediterranean vegetation brimming with lemon and orange trees. Your guide will point out the most renowned places as you walk through narrow streets lined with various vendors and quaint workshops.

Stop for a great photo opportunity at a panoramic viewpoint in Meta di Sorrento and marvel at the amazing views of the Bay of Naples and the Mediterranean Sea. Finally, visit Villa Comunale, the largest public park in Sorrento that sits on a cliff overlooking the bay. From here, you can see as far as Punta Campanella and the Island of Capri. Take a moment to soak in the breathtaking scenery before returning to the Naples port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Naples port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our guide Maria was the BEST! I had a Wonderful time in Italy and enjoyed each excursion that we did! Very informational and again, a lot of walking. I didn't really care for the Pizza in Naples the sauce was not good to me but that's a matter of opinion I know other's who loved it. The time we had to eat was a bit rushed, but other tours were coming to eat as we were leaving. I would not do this tour again, but it's definitely a must do for a first time!!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our tour guide Maria was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Having a tour guide in Pompeii is recommended. We had lunch in Pompeii , the worker in the restaurant were very nice and welcoming. Then we headed to Sorrento , we were able to take pictures at Amalfi coast. Sorrento is such a beautiful place. We went for a lemonchelo tasting which is popular in Sorrento. The tour overall was really good, highly recommended including our tour guide Maria.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Sorrento is a MUST go! My tour guide is very knowledgeable and professional.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This was the best tour of our trip. Our tour guide was very informative,friendly and easy to talk to.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour was wonderful! Our tour guide Maria Louisa was very informative and sweet. We began our journey with a guided tour for 2 hours in Pompeii. Pompeii is gorgeous and not to be missed in Naples. Then we had a delicious pizza lunch which was unexpected since tours normally take you to touristy spots. Afterwards we traveled along the gorgeous coast line to Sorrento. Due to time constraints we did not have a lot of time in the city of Sorrento but just enough to get a feel for it. Maria took us for free Lemoncello tastings which is a must visiting Italy. Overall I would definitely recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Our tour guide Andre was so funny and interesting. He showed us the city of Pompey and learn many interesting things. Went to Sorrento and tested the Limonchelo and walk around the city and learn about Italy. I wish I could do it again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

We had 2 guides for our visit. One for Pompeii and one that met us at the dock and toured Sorrento. Both were great, however Christian A., who showed us Pompeii was above and beyond great. His personality was captivating and truely made the tour an interesting experience. We had a GREAT time. Would do this again in a heartbeat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Bus was on time, well maintained and comfortable. Maria and Suzy were our guides with Suzy handling Pompeii and Maria conducting the Sorrento portion. Both were interesting and animated in their commentary and we had a great time. Would highly recommend using you guys in the future.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

this shore excursion so good , I was a little unsure about booking a excursion over the internet .but my fears were short lived as we were greeted by a well spoken English tour guide. tour of Pompeii was fantastic with the guide telling us more about Pompeii than I though I had learned form books etc. the meal was bigger than we could eat and Sorrento was the only place to be in the world that afternoon many thanks viatour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Both our tour guides were highly knowledgable and gave amazing history lessons. I would do this tour again. Well worth it.

Only thing was pizza stop was ehhh

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