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Amalfi Coast: Pompeii Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

1. Amalfi Coast: Pompeii Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry

Enjoy a hotel pick-up from your accommodation on the Amalfi Coast and go off to explore the famous ruins of Pompeii. Let your guide bring this ancient Roman city back to life. See the major highlights of the excavated city, including the ancient streets, temples, shops, and houses. Visit the impressive thermal baths and get a glimpse of ancient Roman social life. Explore the ruins at your own pace after the tour.

Naples: Pompeii, Sorrento, and Positano Sightseeing Day Tour

2. Naples: Pompeii, Sorrento, and Positano Sightseeing Day Tour

The first stop will be Positano. Along the winding roads of the coast and crossing the Monti Lattari you will have the opportunity to admire views otherwise difficult to find. Positano is very famous for its fashion and art stores, stroll through the narrow streets, reach the beach where you can admire the town perched on the mountain that blends with the surrounding landscape and crystal clear waters. Take incredible photos of your vacation. The second stop will be the famous Sorrento. Located in a picturesque position on a terrace overlooking the Gulf of Naples, Sorrento is the most famous town on the Sorrento coast. It fascinates tourists and visitors with its breathtaking views, the landscape of gardens and citrus groves, the marina, the charming old town, an interesting historical and religious architecture. town enjoyable in every season of the year. Stroll through its narrow streets to admire the stores and boutiques of great quality. Finally head explore the ancient city of Pompeii, one of the most visited archaeological sites in the world. Walk through the famous archaeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and admire the ancient Roman city preserved by the volcanic ash that once covered it. Eventually return to Naples with your driver.

From Sorrento: Driving tour of Positano and Praiano

3. From Sorrento: Driving tour of Positano and Praiano

Get picked up from your hotel by your expert driver-guide at 4:30 PM and begin your adventure along the Amalfi Coast.  Along the drive, stop off at a range of stunning locations to admire panoramic coastal views and snap special photos. Drive into Positano and have a coffee or a cocktail, just like the locals. Enjoy some free time to roam the charming streets of Positano at your leisure. Continue driving to Praiano and discover more of the Amalfi Coast during further stopovers as day becomes night.

From Naples: Positano, Sorrento, and Pompeii Ruins Day Trip

4. From Naples: Positano, Sorrento, and Pompeii Ruins Day Trip

Get on board of deluxe minivan and travel in comfort towards the breathtaking Amalfi coast, a beautiful stretch of coast, characterized by coves, cliffs and fairytale villages. The first stop is expected in charming Positano: here you can explore the picturesque streets of the old town (do not miss the imposing Romanesque cathedral), reach the main beach of Positano for more chances to admire the impressive scenery. Driving along the Amalfi Coast, you will reach the city of Sorrento, located on a terrace overlooking the sea, famous for its beautiful cliffs and excellent cuisine. During your free time on Sorrento, enjoy historical city centre, known for its small shops selling ceramics, lacework, marquetry (woodwork) and Limoncello, a digestif made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar, produced in Sorrento. The last part of the tour expects the stop in Pompeii, frozen due to the tragic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD which submerged the whole city up to 10 meters with volcanic materials. Skip the line thanks to priority admission ticket included and walk through the ruins of the Roman markets, bathrooms, gyms, brothels and other ancient buildings, incredibly preserved over the centuries, discovering extraordinary artifacts found in the area. Return back to your hotel in Naples.

From Naples: Private Tour of Pompeii and Amalfi Coast

5. From Naples: Private Tour of Pompeii and Amalfi Coast

Spend the day exploring some of the most beautiful places on the Amalfi coast. Admire the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Amalfi and explore the many small shops and winding streets. Next, enjoy the famous gardens in Ravello before heading to Pompeii to see a unique snapshot of ancient Roman life.  The day begins with pickup from your cruise ship in Naples Port or from your accommodation in central Naples. Hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and drive down the Almalfi coast, enjoying stunning views of steep cliffs and deep blue seas as you go.  Pass Positano, Praiano, and Furore with several photo stops along the way. Finally, stop in Amalfi and enjoy 2 hours to explore the city and have lunch at your leisure. If you'd like recommendations, the local guide will be happy to help.  Next, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ravello, and take 1 hour to stroll through its famous gardens and take in the views. Last but not least, head to Pompeii where you will enter with skip-the-line tickets and explore the archeological site with a professional, private guide. Learn about the lives of the ancient Romans and wander through their perfectly preserved homes and streets.  After the tour of Pompeii, return to Naples for drop off at your accommodation or the port.

From Naples: Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Private Excursion

6. From Naples: Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Private Excursion

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Naples and heads out towards the first stop of the day, Pompeii. Upon arrival, use your skip-the-line tickets then spend some free time exploring this fascinating archaeological site at your own pace. Travel back in time to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius as you wander around the ruins and see the bodies still lying in situ. Hop back in the car and begin your journey along the stunning coastal road of Amalfi, which is perhaps the most impressive part of the day thanks to the sprawling sea views. Arrive in Positano, also known as the ‘Vertical City’, which was once a prominent fishing village on the coast and later a muse for artists and poets across the globe. Explore the town at your leisure, shop for souvenirs of your trip, admire the stunning views, and soak up the authentic charm of this colorful coastal location. From Positano, drive the short 30-minute route to the idyllic village of Amalfi, from which the coast takes its name. Enjoy more free time to stroll around this UNESCO World Listed location, stop at a local café for a traditional Italian lunch, taste homemade limoncello, and visit the Piazza Duomo, home to the imposing Cathedral of St. Andrew. At the end of a truly unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to Naples, marvelling at the last of the scenic views along the way.

Naples: Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour Shore Excursion

7. Naples: Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour Shore Excursion

Disembark your cruise ship at the Naples port at 9:00 AM and meet your guide for an incredible day's journey down the Amalfi Coast and back. To make things easy, your guide will be holding a sign with your party's name on it right outside of the cruise terminal where all taxis, drivers, and guides are allowed to wait. Climb aboard a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle and set off for the Amalfi Coast, approximately a one-hour drive from Naples. On the way, discuss the interests and preferences of your group and let your guide know if there are any destinations you are particularly interested in. Or follow your guide's suggested itinerary to see all the most popular and scenic spots. The first suggested stop is the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, Positano. A colorful village set into the steep Amalfi cliffside, Positano features beautiful pebbled beaches, picturesque churches, and charming boutiques. Be dropped off and explore on your own for around an hour. Amble down winding streets and duck into the many shops and cafés. Next, head for Sorrento, or continue down south to Amalfi or Ravello. Your flexible and informative guide can help you decide your itinerary. Get back to Naples safely and on time for your cruise ship's departure.

From Naples: Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Private Multi-Day Tour

8. From Naples: Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Private Multi-Day Tour

Explore Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast on this multi-day tour with round-trip transportation from Naples. Take a step back in time at the ancient ruins at Pompeii and get free time to sightsee and explore along the colorful Amalfi Coast. Get picked up from Naples before setting out to Pompeii to discover the enchanting history of this historic site. Take a guided tour that’s tailored to you and your interests. For an overnight stay and dinner, head to the nearby Relais Country House and the Osteria Nonna Cherubina restaurant. These spots offer a relaxing space to unwind in a scenic setting. The next day, visit the Amalfi Coast, where you can see colorful villages and towns such as Positano and Amalfi. Lose yourself in the culture, flavors, colors, and scents of one of the most beautiful coasts in the world.

From Naples: Full-Day Tour of Pompeii, Sorrento + Positano

9. From Naples: Full-Day Tour of Pompeii, Sorrento + Positano

The excursion starts from the Archaeological Site of Pompeii. Submerged by a heap of lava and ash during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, the city has become one of the major tourist attractions in Italy. Visiting the excavations of Pompeii you have the impression that time has stopped at the time of the eruption, also thanks to the casts bodies of the victims that make these places even more evocative. (Stop: 2 hours - Entrance excluded). Excavations over the years have brought to light evidence of the city’s lifestyle and wealth. Sorrento will surprise you for its rugged coastline overlooking the sea, which is colored by the colors of nature such as the yellow of lemons, the green of olive trees and the blue of the crystal clear sea. A walk in the historic center takes you back to ancient traditions among the workshops of inlaid craftsmen, the processing of precious and the preparation of delicious local products. Different parts of the city offer breathtaking views of the sea such as near the Villa Comunale, next to the famous cloister of San Francesco or along the Marina Piccola and Grande and which also retains the charm of the seaside village. Positano is the romantic city par excellence, the pearl of the fascinating Amalfi Coast, which extends vertically like a crib set in the rock. Poor fishing village until the late '50s, Positano is now among the most visited places on the Amalfi Coast. Some in fact describe it as a living crib! When you walk through Positano you feel captured by its simple but stunning beauty, the sea can be seen from almost anywhere.

Naples: Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, and Herculaneum Trip

10. Naples: Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius, and Herculaneum Trip

Explore Pompeii, with stops at Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius. Choose whether or not you want a guide or you'd like to tour on your own. Enjoy convenient transportation to and from Naples. This trip includes local professional English-speaking private drivers. The ride on the crater of Vesuvius offers a spectacular panorama of the Bay of Naples with its islands. Vesuvius is an active volcano in continental Europe as well as one of the most studied and dangerous in the world due to its high population and its explosive characteristics, the highest peak is 1,281 meters. You can reach the crater with a 20/25 minute climbing walk. The crater entrance is included with an internal volcano guide, which is a 2-hour stop. Pompeii and Herculaneum are vast archaeological sites. Once a flourishing and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried under meters of ash and pumice by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The site is constantly evolving thanks to the continuous excavations that offer new discoveries every year. A professional private guide inside is highly recommended to enhance your visit and get the most out of your trip. The guide is on request and will help you to skip the long lines at the ticket office as well, although this is not included in the tour price. On request, it is also possible to have a 1-hour lunch break in a family house to taste a set menu (all-inclusive) with traditional local food, drinks, wine, and desserts.

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What people are saying about Amalfi Coast

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 187 reviews

We had amazing day with our driver Pino, I highly recommend this trip. We visit amazing cities and we take pictures of the incredible spot highlighted from our local driver. He share interesting information about the Amalfi coast and for all beautiful places. I really appreciate the energy and enthusiasm of our driver Pino, which complies with us and creates an amazing atmosphere. Thanks to the driver Pino, I was out of breath several times looking at the beautiful places we went through. He speak English perfectly and he is very communicative, this is another positive part that helps to create excellent experience. Regards Nelina

We had a fantastic day, a wonderful tour guide Federica Belplato, who gave us an unforgettable day, highly recommended. Because the two of us had booked this activity that day, we got a private tour from her and it was great in all areas! Thanks Federica, you did a great job!

Going in the evening is the perfect temperature and is great lighting for pictures. Rino is an expert driver and helped to take lots of photos. The vintage Fiat is super cute and attracts lots of attention!

Madimi, the driver was excellent. First stop was Pompeii. It was insightful. We stopped by Sorrento. Good shopping and restaurants. Last stop was Positano. Beautiful views.

Very precise meeting point. Buses on time. New and very comfortable bus. Very friendly guide. Excellent restaurant suggested after the visit.