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Tour code: 5034ROM16
Visit the greatest hits of Italy’s Campania region on this tour from Rome in two days. You’ll stop in the capital city of Naples, take in the archaeological and volcanic ruins of UNESCO-listed Pompeii, explore the seaside town of Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast and travel by boat to the island of Capri (seasonal). Both guided portions and free time provide an ideal introduction to this region of Southern Italy. Overnight accommodation in Sorrento is included.

Please note: The excursion to Capri does not take place during the winter (Nov 23, 2015, to Mar 31, 2016); instead, you will have extra free time in Sorrento.

Highlights

  • Spend time in Campania on an overnight trip from Rome
  • Visit Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri on this Italy 2-day tour
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed excavations at Pompeii with an expert guide
  • Take a tour of the island of Capri, and see the Blue Grotto on a boat ride
  • Enjoy overnight 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento

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What You Can Expect

2-Day Italy Trip: Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

See incedible ruins at Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Your 2-day tour from Rome to the Campania region of Southern Italy starts with a drive by coach to Naples, followed by a visit to the ancient city of Pompeii, a World Heritage site known for its well-preserved archaeological and volcanic ruins. You’ll end the day on the spectacular Amalfi Coast in the town of Sorrento, where overnight accommodation is included (select your level of hotel when booking).

The next morning, head out on a day trip to the island of Capri, home of the Blue Grotto, before returning to Rome by coach (unless your tour takes place during the winter, when the tour to Capri does not operate; instead, you’ll spend the day at your leisure in Sorrento).

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Itinerary

Day 1: Rome – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento (L, D)
Leave your central Rome hotel in the morning, and travel by coach toward sunny Naples – your first destination! Arrive in Naples by late morning, and take a panoramic view of the lively city and its beautiful bay.

Travel inland to Pompeii, and after lunch in town, visit its UNESCO-listed archeological site with your guide. Hear how Pompeii lay buried under volcanic ash for centuries following Mount Vesuvius’ 79 BC eruption, and marvel at the incredible Roman ruins that abound.

Return to your coach and travel to the Amalfi Coast, where you'll check in to your Sorrento hotel in time for dinner.

Overnight: Standard accommodation at Hotel Michelangelo or similar 4-star superior accommodation or Hotel Tramontano 4-star L or similar in Sorrento

Day 2: Sorrento – Capri – Rome (B, L)
Enjoy breakfast, and then travel from Sorrento port to the island of Capri by hydrofoil boat. Hop aboard a rowing boat at Capri’s Marina Grande harbor, and relax as your guide rows you around the island to see the magical Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra). This cave is said to have sunk since prehistoric days, blocking out most of its entrances. Light entering from an underwater cavity combines with the trickle of light from its only entranceway, giving the water its vivid blue effect; prepare to be dazzled!

Return to Marina Grande and travel by minibus to the shabby chic village of Anacapri, perched high above its glamorous Capri town neighbor. Explore at leisure, admiring its romantic wisteria-draped villas with sun-bleached stucco, and gaze down over the beautiful Bay of Naples.

Head back down the hill and visit one of Capri town’s traditional restaurants, enjoying a lunch as delicious as the Mediterranean views. Walk it off on a stroll, passing through Capri’s Piazetta (Piazza Umberto) – Capri’s place to see and be seen! Board another hydrofoil boat in the late afternoon to travel back to mainland Italy, and then hop aboard your air-conditioned coach for the journey back to Rome. Finish your 2-day tour with a central Rome drop-off.

Please note: The Blue Grotto trip is subject to good weather conditions. In the event of storms or heavy rain, your tour visits Faraglioni (a rocky inlet) instead. From November 23, 2015, to March 31, 2016, this tour does not include the visit to Capri on Day 2. The excursion is replaced with a day of free time in Sorrento.

Hotel pickup is available; click on the 'View additional info' link to see the Rome hotels that are included in this service.

Customer Reviews

rahalroxz

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

bit expensive, but worth every single penny.
a very well organized tour with no hassle at all. all guides were very polite, helpful and knowledgeable.
i can rate the service/attractions/transport 95 and food provided 85.

Andrew United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It is another A trip. Got picked up from hotel, joined the rest of group to head down to Napoli beautiful coast, Pompeii so big and so much to see, Sorrento what a beautiful hotel we stayed and Capri breathtaking view and dropped off near the hotel. What a DEAL! It is worth every penny that we paid for this 2-day trip. I would highly recommend anyone to take this trip.

Elizabeth F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was amazing!

geoffandcourts

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This tour was great for us as we had such limited time! Would have loved to stay longer and seen Amalfi though. The organisation we felt was superb, they had many different types of tours going on the same buses at different times and days which they worked seamlessly and tirelessly. Though it was hard for us on such a short tour to have 5 different tour guides over 2 days. Also the amount of languages they had to speak meant that you weren't getting as much information or tuned out completely. Its not a Naples tour just a stop but Sorrento was much more beautiful in my opinion anyway. Our accommodation we didn't go for the upgrade and it was just stunning! During our whole two month holiday we didn't eat as much food as we did in these two days! It was just course after course of paid for meals!

Shaila S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We had such a great time on this two day tour, even though it was pouring while we were guided through the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Amazing value for the price. This tour was extremely well coordinated, with various guides for each leg, and they were all mindful of making sure they had everyone in our group before leaving to the next location. Also provided some free time in each location to explore. Overall a great way to see all these places in a matter of two days without having to plan it yourself. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would definitely recommend it!

The day starts early, but our guide on the ride to Naples, Francesca, was humorous and shared interesting tidbits about the region. Lunch was included at a restaurant in Pompeii with some traditional pasta of course, and meat. Our guide for Pompeii, Paolo, was hilarious and very charismatic. You spend about 2.5 hours in the ruins with the guide.

For the evening, you are dropped off at your hotel in Sorrento and have free time. The tour group is large and is broken into smaller groups staying at each hotel, but all are 4 star hotels.Our hotel in Sorrento was a dream, truly a beautiful hotel in a great location. Perched slightly up the hill with wonderful views of the Bay of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius - we woke up early the next morning and watched the sunrise in this beautiful location. We had an amazing 4 course dinner at the hotel included, which was one of my favorite meals in Italy.

The next morning we enjoyed the best complimentary breakfast spread at the hotel before being picked up for the boat to Capri, which take about 45 minutes. We were so happy the weather was perfect on this day. The boat ride to Capri, the isle of Capri, Anacapri, and the small boat ride to the Blue Grotto were all incredibly beautiful. The only disappointment was that we could not actually go in the Blue Grotto, due to sea conditions. We had lunch in Anacapri, and some free time in both Capri and Anacapri.

Kathleen P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great experience! Sasha was a fantastic guide in Capri and we were so glad we took his advice and took the chairlift to the top! Awesome! Only downside was the crazy bus switching in Pompeii and Ornella the tourguide there who was so eager to be on vacation that we felt like we had to figure out that part by ourselves because she didn't explain anything and just left us at the hotel and it really took away some of the fun. We loved Hotel Vesuvio but found it very frustrating that the pool was closed right after we got there. the Blue Grotto was great but the boats that took us into the grotto demanded excessive tips and this was very uncomfortable.We have recommended this tour often and wish we could go again! Plan on staying 2 nights in Sorrento and Capri!

ffroehli01

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great hotel, guides, experiences, food. The only glitch was the dropoff in Rome, which tookover one hour. Better planning would help.We would rate it 4 1/2.

Rachel C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

I didn't want to leave and wish I'd done a longer tour! The beauty of this region cannot be captured with words. Tour was well organised and conducted in a timely manner, allowing a perfect combo of relaxation/exploration/sightseeing.

Michelle A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

it was an amazing tour. The hotel we stayed in Sorrento was beautiful.

Mannyrpt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

These tours are d best . Very organized tour and hotel are excellent . Highly recommend this tour

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