With two of these most fascinating places in close proximity to each other, it is possible with the aid of alca private driver to see them all in a one day tour. Pompeii of course was the great Roman city which was covered in ash when Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. Much of the buildings or focal points of the town are still visible and with the help of a guide on a private tour, it is easy to imagine Pompeii as it was once upon a time,visiting the Pompeii Ruins must make it to your agenda.The site of Pompeii, the petrified memorial to Vesuvius's eruption in AD 79, is the largest, most accessible, and probably most famous excavation anywhere. A busy commercial center with a population of 10,000–20,000, Today it's choked with both the dust of 25 centuries and more than 5 million visitors every year; only by escaping the hordes and lingering along its silent streets can you truly fall under the site's spell. On a quiet backstreet, all you need is a little imagination to picture life in this ancient town.
The gateway to the Amalfi coast, Sorrento is a microcosm of everything that makes a trip to Italy a picturesque and very personal experience.
The region is perfect for taking a road trip with a private driver or even a limo tour with many truly memorable coastal routes that wind their way along some of Southern Italy's most spectacular scenery. Panoramic views of the mountains and spellbinding views over the ocean are common, while quaint villages provide a local feel and then the town itself is perfect as a base for exploring the local attractions.
The centre of town is quite a small place in comparison with it's reputation and the number one activity on a tour to Sorrento is usually in exploring the sights on foot. Many beautiful ancient churches line the streets such as the Covent di San Francesco and some equally fascinating museums with the Museo Correale's collection being a particular favorite. Idyllic beaches are also a short distance from the town and there are several hiking trails for anyone wanting some extra adventure or exertion.
But the one item who should not miss out on here, is the finely crafted limoncello. This lemon liqueur is a local favorite and there are many different flavors in which to indulge.
From Sorrento it is easy to take a private day trip to the Amalfi coast is waiting patiently to be explored for those who want the full experience. The villages along the coastal route make for dramatic scenery and there are many desirable towns dotted along the peninsula which make this a “must do” in terms of what so see in this part of the Italy or for anyone interested in taking a shore excursion.
Pompeii,Sorrento in brief :
* Alcaexcursions private driver speaking english will meet you where your cruise ship will be docked and will be easy recognizable due to due to the sign on which will be written your name and our agency logo.After a brief presentation,you will be accompanied to your luxury and licensed Mercedes vehicle for to start this lovely tour.
*We will drive to pompeii where we will make our first stop (2h) alca will leave you right at the entrance of the ruins.
*once visited pompeii,you’ll continue driving for about 45 minutes until to reach the second destination of the day the beautiful Sorrento where you will another 2 hours for discover this lovely and historic town.
*The return driving to your port where your ship it's located will be in time and in absolute comfort.
*Total duration 6 hours
Please kindly note that your driver will be at your complete disposal for the entire time, personalizing your sightseeing tour in order to offer you the best possible experience; in our tour descriptions you can read the highlights of each location, but of course you can discuss with your driver the itinerary and the timing between each place which might be subject to change (traffic - weather conditions).
*If you are interested to have a special stop for lunch during your tour,please email us for to nook in advance,or you can discuss with our local drivers they can recommend some good restaurant equally,eating well in Sorrento area is easy
*Informative and fun, you’ll learn about the life of the wealthy in Roman antiquity as you stroll through the intriguing ruins,and no forget to dress appropriately for this excursion, as walks tend to be cobbled and the summer temperature can be extreme. Quality walking shoes and a hat or umbrella should suffice.
- The ruins of Pompeii
- Archeological excavations
- Sorrento visit
*Entrance Fees and Times
- Pompeii - 15 Euros
Open 08.30 AM - 6.00 PM
- Guide for Half Day: 120 € (2 hours). Guide for Full Day: 250 €.