• Location: Sorrento, Italy
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Explore the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii on this half-day trip from Sorrento. Led by an expert guide, pass the remains of the Thermal Baths, Vetti’s House and the Forum as you learn the unique history behind Mt Vesuvius’ deadly eruption in 79 AD. After wandering this fascinating piece of history, enjoy some free time for lunch before concluding back at your original departure point.

Highlights

  • 4-hour Pompeii sightseeing tour from Sorrento
  • Guided tour of Pompeii's most famous sites
  • This is a great shore excursion from Sorrento visiting Pompeii
  • Tour the Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare and Vetti's House
  • Professional commentary and guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Half-Day Pompeii Sightseeing Trip from Sorrento

Pompeii Three Hour Sightseeing Tour from Sorrento

Begin your half-day trip with pickup from your hotel or cruise port in Sorrento. Meet your guide and travel to the massive archaeological site of Pompeii, where Mt Vesuvius spewed tons of volcanic ash in 79 AD, burying the prosperous city along with 20,000 of its residents.

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hop out of your coach and explore the preserved ruins 2,000 years after the eruption. Follow your guide past the beautiful frescoes at Vetti’s House, the Forum, Thermal Baths and the famous Lupanare brothel. As you go, hear the history behind the ancient city and each of the surviving locations.

Afterward, enjoy 30 minutes to spend at your leisure. Purchase lunch, shop or people-watch before making the return trip back to Sorrento.

Customer Reviews

MandM

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Brilliant

Karen T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The guide was knowledgeable at Pompeii. I am glad our guide showed us all the highlights and made the tour enjoyable. The tour company was able to pick up from Naples and drop off at Sorrento, though they were not very responsive at first to inquires. The driver from Pompeii to Sorrento was also excellent making the whole experience fantastic.

Vicki F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was amazing!

Paula A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We had an amazing time. Elisa was professional, informed, and a fun guide. I recommend this tour for anyone, adults and older children.

glanderm

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We had a bit of a scare when we hadn’t heard from this company the night before our tour, but we were able to borrow a local’s phone and straighten it out.

Very well-organized tour that covers all of the major sites of Pompeii.

Peter L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The tour of Pompeii was very enjoyable. The tour guide was informative, funny and most importantly communicated clearly in English.

harry.l.taylor

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was an excellent tour. Pick up and drop off from the hotel went seamlessly. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining during the tour.
We would highly recommend this tour.

MJ H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The guide had worked for company for 25 years, she was super knowledgeable and very funny. My husband and I were impressed, with the site, and would recommend this tour.

beebeck

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We had an incredible guide who made our experience very special. She had a large group but managed to know by sight who belonged to our group and several times she asked people who tried to hitch onto our group to leave since they had not paid for a guide and she thought that unacceptable to those who had paid for a guide. The tour was just lengthy enough so that we had been well educated but had not gotten exceedingly tired.

Margaret J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable and professional trip. Courteous and efficient pick up from hotel by private limo. We were slightly early meeting up with the larger group in Naples so our driver took us for a coffee whilst we waited. Well worth the money.

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