Private Tour of Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius from Sorrento

Private Tour of Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius from Sorrento

Spend a day in the Vesuvian Area visiting the amazing archaeological Site of Pompeii and the imposing Mount Vesuvius.

The ruins are well preserved from the passing of the years thanks to the flood of lava and lapilli which petrified the city after the eruption of the Volcao Vesuvius.
Alongside your official guide you will explore the ruins, discover the customs and traditions of the prosperous Romans and learn their fascinating history.

On the Volcano Vesuvius enjoy a pleasant walk till the crater's edge and take a moment to admire the unmatchable panorama on the Gulf from the top of the mount.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

Pompeii is a stunning archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Basilica, Vicolo Delle Terme 2, 80045 Pompeii Italy

The Basilica, with its extension of 1,500 square meters, was the most sumptuous building of the Forum, and its space was used to carry out business and for the administration of justice.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Forum, Via Villa dei Misteri, 80045 Pompeii Italy

The Civil Forum is the core of daily life of the city and is the focal point of all the main public buildings for city administration and justice, business management, and trade activities such as markets, as well as the main places of citizen worship.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Via Del Tempio Di Giove, 18, 00186 Pompeii Italy

The Temple of Jupiter dominates the north side of the Forum, with Mount Vesuvius scenically rising behind. When the colony was founded (80 BC), the temple underwent a radical renovation and became a real Capitolium with the three cult statues of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, which looked like those of the Capitolium in Rome, placed on a high base so as to make them visible to whoever passed in the Forum square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Macellum, Via Villa Dei Misteri Regio VII, Building 12, 80045 Pompeii Italy

The Macellum consists of a tuff quadriporticus with a hall for worship in an elevated position on the eastern side, in line with the entrance. The copies of two marble statues, a female and a male armed, are found on the niches of the side wall, together with the fragment of a larger statue, probably pertaining to an emperor, Titus or Vespasian, indicating how this area was intended for the imperial cult. To its left is a room for meetings of a sacred board and to the right a large room with a masonry counter perhaps for fish to be sold.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Via dell’Abbondanza, Via dell_Abbondanza, 80045 Pompeii Italy

Via dell’Abbondanza was the ancient main street (decumanus maximus) of ancient Pompeii, which ran across the city in the direction east/west from the Forum to the Porta Sarno.
In ancient times the street was crowded and noisy with many shops, workshops ("officinae”), cafes, snack-bars and restaurants for food and drink.

Stop At: Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane), Via Del Foro, 26, Pompeii Italy

The Forum Baths are located behind the Temple of Jupiter and date back to the years immediately after the founding of the colony of veterans by General Silla (80 BC). Women's and men's quarters had separate entrances. The men's section presents an apodyterium (dressing room), used also as a tepidarium (for medium temperature baths), frigidarium (for cold baths) and calidarium (for hot baths). Like many buildings in Pompeii, the baths were heavily damaged during the earthquake of 62 AD.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), Pompeii Italy

The house of the Menander is a great example of a Roman Villa owned by an high-ranking family. It is reachly decorated with wonderful frescoes representing scenes of the Trojan war and here were also founded many objects in silver, tableware now strored in the Archaeological Museum in Naples. The house owes its name to a picture of Menander, an Athenian poet, placed in the portico.
The house belonged to Quintus Poppaeus Sabinus of the Poppei family, relatives of the Empress Poppea Sabina, Nero's second wife.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Via Villa Dei Misteri 2 Approximately Two Blocks East of The Forum at The Intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile, 80045 Pompeii Italy

The Lupanar of Pompeii is the most famous brothel in the ruined Roman city of Pompeii. It is of particular interest for the erotic paintings on its walls. Lupanar is Latin for "brothel". The Pompeii lupanar is also known as Lupanare Grande.
The prostitutes in the brothel were mostly Greek and Oriental slaves who were paid between two and eight Asses (a glass of wine cost one As) for their services.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

The Large Theater of Pompeii was built from the Romans on the slope of a hill located in the area; they took advantage of the natural depression of the mountain to create a majesty auditorium divided into 5 sectors.
On the stage were played tragedies of the Greco-Roman traditions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

Drop off at 1.000 mt high on the Volcano.
Mount Vesuvius is a somma-stratovolcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy, about 9 km east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
In 79 AD eruption destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Mount Vesuvius doesn’t stand alone. While the ‘main peak’ is named Vesuvius, there is another mountain which is attached to it, Monte Somma.
is listed among the most dangerous volcanoes in the world. Volcanologists and geologists alike agree that the next volcanic eruption is overdue and that when it does happen, it will be big. The layer of magma that lies beneath Vesuvius measures a huge 154 square miles; this is why scientists monitore the volcano’s activity 24/7.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vesuvius National Park, Via Palazzo del Principe, 80044 Ottaviano Italy

Reach the crater's edge at 1.280 mt to admire a breathtaking panorama on the Gulf of Naples.
The surface of the path is uneven, but it' ll be well worth it.
Following the devastating eruption, it was named after the Roman God of the Flame and Metal Forgery – Vulcan


Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Most travelers can participate"
"IMPORTANT NOTE: From the 6th August to enter the ruins of Pompeii, as per law, it's required the Green Pass, so make sure to have all the documentation otherwise the access will be forbidden."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Duration: 7 Hours
Start location: Piazza Torquato Tasso, 16, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
We suggest to reconfirm your pick-up time and location with the local supplier at least 24-hours prior to the tour.

Ports

  • Consortium Port Marina Piccola Sorrento, Via Marina Piccola, 43, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Driver
  • Highway tolls, car fuel and parking
  • Private Official Guide in Pompeii for 2 hours at your disposal
  • Priority Admission Pompeii Archaeological Site
  • Priority Entrance Vesuvius National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Tempio di Giove Capitolino
  • Entry/Admission - Macellum
  • Entry/Admission - Stabian Baths (Terme Stabiane)
  • Entry/Admission - House of Menander (Casa del Menandro)
  • Entry/Admission - Lupanar
  • Entry/Admission - Vesuvius National Park

Not Included

  • Food and drinks

Facilities


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