• Location: Sorrento, Italy
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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See the Amalfi Coast and ancient city of Pompeii on this day trip from Sorrento. Step aboard your coach and travel along the UNESCO-listed shoreline, stopping in both Positano and Amalfi to enjoy lunch (own expense) and explore at your leisure. Continue to Pompeii (entrance fee own expense) for a guided walking tour, learning the history behind Mt Vesuvius’ infamous eruption in 79 AD as you go. Your day trip will conclude with transportation back to Sorrento.


  • Day trip to the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii from Sorrento, with an expert guide
  • Visit UNESCO-listed Pompeii and explore its fascinating ruins on a walking tour
  • Stroll the ancient Roman streets and visit the Forum, Thermal Baths and other highlights
  • Hear tales of the 79 AD Mt Vesuvius eruption that buried Pompeii under ash and pumice
  • Admire the exquisite Amalfi Coast from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach
  • Enjoy free time in Amalfi to explore, shop, visit Amalfi Cathedral and relax over lunch
  • Enjoy free time in Positano

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Amalfi Coast and Pompeii Day Trip from Sorrento

Explore ancient Pompeii and see the Amalfi Coast on a day trip from Sorrento

Meet your driver at your Sorrento hotel or in the center of town and hop aboard your coach, heading east toward the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast.    

Wind along the stunning coastal landscape, with sweeping views of the Mediterranean. Stop first in Positano, where you'll learn the history behind the pastel-colored town from your driver before taking off for an hour of free time.

Continue afterward to Amalfi, with three hours to stroll the charming streets, savor some southern Italian fare for lunch (own expense) or visit the 9th-century cathedral (own expense) at your leisure.

Reunite with your driver and journey to the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii. Buried under the pumice and ash of Mt Vesuvius’ 79 AD eruption, the once-thriving city remained preserved under the rubble. Today, it offers a fascinating look into ancient Roman life.

Once inside (own expense), enjoy a walking tour of the archeological site with an expert guide. See the Thermal Baths, the Forum and the mosaics and frescoes left behind by Pompeii’s elite as you hear the history of the 2,000-year-old site.

After a full day of sightseeing, your tour will conclude at your original departure point.


Customer Reviews

Andrew B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was very good although we didn't stop at Positano as there was nowhere to park up. Amalfi was beautiful if very small and 2 hours here was more than enough whilst Pompeii on the other hand took our breath away. An absolute must and the guide was brilliant.

Frank C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Wow, what a fantastic tour of the 2 biggest wonders in Italy. Our guide Francesco is extremely personable with very strong knowledge of the Amalfi Coast and generally of Pompeii. Francesco handed us off to an expert Pompeii guide that gave me a greater appreciation of the rich history and common day to day routine that I could never get from a National Geographic documentary. Positano was beautiful and Francesco's passion for his work made the trip fun! It's not cheap, but you certainly get your money's worth and more.

Teresa P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

This was our first trip. We were picked up at hotel in a small mini bus only four of us. Which was great.
The drive along the coast road gave us some amazing and beautiful sights. However was a bit scary as it very close to the edge.
Pompeii was amazing. Good shoes are a must as the whole area is cobles and rocks. We only done 4 hours that was enough as it was so hot .
Would certainly recommend it


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Great trip well organised. Both guides, one for Amalfi Coast and Guide for Pmpeii were well knowledge and gave good advise. I would recommend this trip and I would use aviator again.

Timothy O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Great Trip, Great guides... HIGHLY recommended if you want to see the coast and Pompeii. Not only did we have fund with our guide he was knowledgeable and gave a great recommendation for lunch in Amalfi.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017



5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This full day event is well worth it, you will see many sites and towns that you could not see on your own using public buses. Plus you get a guided tour though the ruins of Pompeii, this is a must cause you would not want to just wonder around Pompeii without a guide.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great way to see Amalfi coast and spend time in Amalfi. Our guide at Pompeii was terrific. We learnt so much from her. Really worthwhile doing


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great tour- the guides were knowledgable and approachable. We had different guides in Pompei vs the rest of the tour. The one we had for Pompei was especially great. I was a little disappointed that we only saw about 3 bodies, but other than that it was fascinating to see how people lived then.

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