Our English-speaking driver/guide will welcome you at the cruiser terminal in Naples at 8:00am (suggested pick up time). After, you will drive directly to Pompeii where you are going to meet your local, authorized, English-speaking guide. If you want to discover what life must have been like in Rome over 2,000 years ago, Pompeii is the place to visit. This ancient Roman city was destroyed and buried by the eruption of the volcano, Vesuvius, in 79 AD. A walk inside the excavations, through the perfectly preserved baths, theatres, temples, markets, and forums will bring you back into the lives of the ancient Romans. Please note that since Pompeii is a popular area for tourists, we strongly recommend being cautious of your belongings!
From Pompeii, we take a drive along the wonderful coastal road to Sorrento. You will enjoy superb views of the Bay of Naples and the Island of Capri (that was once joined to Sorrento.) The Amalfi Coast road emerges from over the mountain top, while driving along winding country roads bordered by lemons, olives and bougainvilles. There will be a quick drive through the town, before you arrive in the city center, where you find the main shopping street with lots of shops for the locals, as well as tourists. (Normally open all day every day in the summer, but during the low season usually are open between 9:00am -1:00pm and 4:00pm – 8:00pm). You will discover the many artisans’ workshops where splendid pieces of ceramic, cameos, and wood inlay will invite you to exclusive shopping.
Leaving Sorrento, your tour continues with a drive along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to Positano descending along the winding one-way road. On the way, you will bypass many local restaurants until we get to the heart of the town, the busy central Piazza dei Mulini. It is connected to a narrow downhill path that you will follow and take a few flights of steps to the seafront. All streets leading to the waterfront are for pedestrians only so we must drop you off at the Piazza dei Mulini. The only way to reach restaurants situated on the beach that serve fish that have been caught the same morning, such as Chez Black and La Cambusa, is to go by foot! These streets also lead to the cathedral, shops selling ceramics, lemons, shoes and “Positano fashion” clothing. Positano is alive at night, as well as during the day with exotic nightclubs such as “Music on the Rocks” and various bars and cafés that remain open until the sun begins to rise over the horizon. There is a short walk back uphill in order to return to the car. In the afternoon, you will return to the port of Naples on perfect time to board your ship.
This tour length approximately 9 hours in total and is conducted by a English-speaking driver/guide & a local archaeological English speaking guide for a private 2 hours guided tour of Pompeii.
• Luxury vehicles air-conditioned and fully equipped
• English-speaking chauffeur/guide + official private English speaking guide for Pompeii
• Fuel, tolls, parking fees included
• Personal and courteous service
• Fresh bottled water on board
• All vehicles are fully licesed and insured according to Italian law
• Meals & entrance fees (unless specified on your confirmation voucher)
• Gratuities (entirely at the client’s discretion)