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Sorrento: Day Tour to Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius

4.6 / 5

86 reviews

Sorrento: Day Tour to Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service
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From US$ 94.96 per person

Enjoy a combined day trip to the ruins of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels, bed & breakfasts, the station, or the port in Sorrento city. Please note that pickup is not possible at the Basilica di Sant'Antonino.


  • Save money and take a combined trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Discover how was the life at the time of the roman empire in the old city of Pompeii
  • Enjoy a walk and the view on the top of the still active volcano Vesuvius
Full description
Travel back in time to the devastating day in 79 AD the brooding volcano of Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash.  On arrival, your expert guide will take you on a 2-hour tour through the remains of this UNESCO world heritage site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. One of the most popular destinations in the world, you will hear stories about The Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare, Greek Theater and plaster casts of the bodies of Pompeii people. Following a typical Naples lunch of pizza at one of Pompeii’s cafés, you will then be driven close to the summit of the mountain that destroyed it. From there, it's just a walk to the lip of the crater. The only active volcano in continental Europe, Vesuvius has erupted many times, but it was the destruction of Pompeii and its surrounding towns that made it most famous. Climb to the top, and walk around the crater, taking in the atmosphere of the smoking mountain. Enjoy the stunning views over the Bay of Naples. You will return to Sorrento at approximately 5:15 PM, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, the cruise ship, or the railway station.
  • Minibus pickup from Sorrento hotels, port or railway station
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Pizza lunch and drink
  • Tour guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • The tour may be conducted by a multi-lingual guide
  • The Mount Vesuvius section of the tour may be conducted in the English language
  • Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • In the event of there being less than 2 participants for the tour, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
  • In case Mount Vesuvius National Park is closed due to inclement weather or other circumstances, a refund for the cost of the entrance tickets to the National Park will be offered
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 86 reviews

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Would recommend this tour. Its quite a long day but worth it. Pick up was punctual. If lunch is included be warned the lassagne is very small and as flat as a pancake, the pizza would of been a better choice. It rained whilst climbing Mount Vesuvius but it was quite a climb so the cooler weather helped

May 15, 2022

Fantastic experience. Pompeii tour guide was amazing and super knowledgeable, she really made the experience. The pompeii tour lasted 2 hours. We then went straight for lunch which is just outside pompeii's enterance, with a choice of Margherita pizza, lasagna or salad with a drink. Mount Vesuvius' crater is a 2km(ish) steep walk from where you are dropped off, so comfy shoes are a must. Driver was late picking us up, but the company kept us up to date on when he would arrive, the mini van was super clean and modern. Felt safe and looked after throughout.

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May 12, 2022

The whole trip was really well organised from start to finish. The tour guide at Pompeii was excellent- really knowledgeable and easy to talk to. After lunch we climbed to the crater at Vesuvius- we were fine but some people may find it a bit difficult. Thoroughly enjoyed this trip and well worth the money.

April 26, 2022

Product ID: 395208