5 star rating: Highly Recommended 36 Reviews

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  • Location: Sorrento, Italy
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Mt Vesuvius 4x4 Tour from Sorrento Including Hike, Lunch and Wine Tasting. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

A GREAT trip! Very informative and loved the wine tasting and lunch afterwards. Our guide Sasa was the BEST! I would highly recommend this trip! Reasonably priced and a trip you will never forget.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Excellent tour from start to finish. Great info from the guide on the coach journey. Loved the 4 x 4, lunch was fab and the wine tasting was good fun too.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Overall an excellent tour and great value for money. It's really worth booking a tour instead of doing it on your own. THe tour guide was very knowledgable and looked after everybody really well. The lunch at the vineyard was fantastic in an a,axing setting at the foot of Vesuvius. The olives, salami and bread for starters was exquisite and the spaghetti and tomatoes was to die for, amazing flavour! All in all I would say it's the best way to do Vesuvius, we fit everything in, had a great time and we're back at the hotel by mid afternoon. A word of warning though - take some sensible shoes not flip flops or open toed sandals, the volcanic ash gets everywhere!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

I've already told you. Don't ask again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Desiree was our tour guide and she was EXCELLENT! The hike part gets a little steep and is sandy but you certainly don't have to be in tip top shape to do it, so don't let it scare you. The winery was amazing. The views were beautiful, the food was delicious and the wine was amazing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This was a great trip, the hike up the mountain was awesome. Our guide was very informative!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Fabulous tour, Enjoyed Vesuvius the tour guide was very knowledgeable. The wine tasting and lunch was the icing on the cake, lovely food and plenty of it and lots of tasty wines, kept topping up the glasses. Great day out I would recommend to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Outstanding tour. Great restaurant, well organized, and great value.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

My Wife and I throuroughly enjoyed this full day. Much of this was down to the professional guide who ensured that we made the most of this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Great tour and great pictures! Loved it! Alberio sp? was wonderful, and very informative:

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Great tour. Well organised. Tour guide Roberta was very good and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

Loved the tour Alberio is quite a character. Made the tour very enjoyable.
The hike to the top of the crater was Great had plenty of time at top.
Winery tour and lunch was outstanding really was a great deal. Thanks Alberio and Viator

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

It's a long drive from Sorrento to Vesuvius but the bus was air conditioned, our guide Desiree was chatty and vivacious along the way and gave us lots of interesting information about the countryside we passed through. The 4x4 ride up most of the mountain was surprisingly comfortable but looking out of the window was sometimes NOT comfortable! Long way down. We managed the climb the rest of the way to the crater, a bit of a struggle at times, and the views from the top were well worth the climb. Amazing! We then went down again to a lovely winery at the foot of Vesuvius where we had a tour of the vines, some wine tasting and an absolutely gorgeous lunch. It all got a little hazy after that............ This was a great trip and I would highly recommend it - however not for anyone with mobility problems. Combining Vesuvius and then the lunch at the winery is a stroke of genius and we all had a lovely day. Luckily Desiree has obviously done this tour many times and knows that most people will sleep on the bus back to the hotel! Very good tour with a very good guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

Fantastic tour would reccomend the wine was flowing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2015

Gabby was an excellent guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Giovanni was the best tour guide ever. Knowledgeable and fun. The hike was tough but so amazing. The tour and lunch was one of the best times of my whole trip. That food and wine. Highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This tour was great. We enjoyed climbing to the top of Mt Vesuvius. The views were great. The one thing to know is that you need to have good balance and should wear tennis shoes. The tour of the winery was good. The food and wine were both very good! Our tour guide Giovanni was excellent!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Loved it!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Giovani was the best guide we had our whole trip! His knowledge and humour was awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This is a wonderful experience. Our tour guide Giovani (?) was a hoot. not only did he give a great history of the area of Sorrento to Naples ,but he had a great sense of humor and I saw him go up to every single person on the trip and talk to them personally to make sure they were enjoying the trip and asked about them. The trip itself is an experience on its own. the ride to Naples is beautiful. the stop at the cantina is nice.(since there are no restrooms on Vesuvius) we learned how they made the wine that we would be tasting later. Then to the 4x4's.... OMG what a ride!!!! It is bumpy as anything and on roads you cant imagine made for travel. And that was half the fun of it. once at the parking lot near the top you got out paid an extra 10 euro (which they collected ahead of time allowing anyone who didn't want to go to the top the option of staying in the parking area) then a 20 min hike to the top as Giovani explained more about the area, Vesuvius, and Pompeii. Then we had 2 hours to walk around the crater. which is really cool. Smoke still coming out of the sides here and there. Then back down for the 4x4 trip back down the mountain. Then back to the Cantina for lunch and wine tasting. The wines are amazing and the food is delicious. then back on the bus to Sorrento with Giovani singing a few funny songs with our bus driver doing backup with the horn. It was one of the many highlights of our trip and I would DEFINITELY recommend this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

I have been waiting to write this review. This was one of our favorite tours on our entire Italy trip because of so many things. Mainly because of Gianni. We fell in love with him. My mother (the lady from Avellino) loved him. He was a great tour guide. We had so much fun. The walk up Vesuvius was breath taking. The food at the Vineyard was so delicious. But the singing in the bus on the way back to Sorrento was priceless. Then to make out trip better, we saw Gianni in Revello. What a treat!

Gianni, well try to find you next year. We will see you again. Thanks for the fun, Cheryl, Marie (mama), Patrick, and Ayrana

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

The highlight of our trip to Italy. Standing on the peak was breathtaking, the views amazing.
Our guide Gianni was friendly, happy and courteous throughout the tour and very knowledgeable on the history of the entire area of Sorrento.
The walk through the vines, lunch and wine testing capped off a perfect day.
Would recommend this tour to anyone considering visiting Sorrento/Mt Vesuvius

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Fantastic day trip. Giovanni the tour guide was excellent lunch and the wine were very good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Great tour, a little cloudy but the experience was good. Tour guide Gabby made the day one to remember.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Absolutely fantastic.

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