Discover Pompeii Ruins and explore the Vesuvius by bus and be enchanted by the eternal beauty of Capri Island by boat
This full day excursion takes you to visit the widest and the most important Unesco archeological roman site of our days: the ancient ruins of the city of Pompeii and, takes you also up to the volcano Mount Vesuvius, one of the biggest active volcano in Europe dominating the entire Bay of Naples.
Pick up (approx. around 9:00 am) by minibus or minivan at your hotel in Sorrento city centre or at a nearest meeting point.
Departure for Pompeii archaeological excavations, where in 2 hours a local licensed tour guide will reveal you the secrets of this beautiful ancient Roman city destroyed by the eruption of the volcano in 79 B.C.
You will discover the beauties of the roman archaeological site walking through history: the Abundance Street, passing through Imperial Forums, Temples, Thermal Baths, Roman Villas, theatres…
After the 2 hours visit of the ruins, a break of about 1 hour will be arranged for lunch and rest in order to proceed to the volcano Mount Vesuvius - National Park, located at about 5 km distance from Pompeii archeological site.
Once you reach by minibus or minivan the Vesuvius parking area at about 1000 meters, you will than enjoy on foot a beautiful walk up of about 30 minutes hike to reach the crater area at 1300 meters altitude.
Once you arrive at the top of the crater an expert volcano alpine guide will illustrate the monitoring and the history of the Vesuvius and of its numerous and famous eruptions.
Transfer back in Sorrento around 5:30 pm.
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Take relaxing walks to the “Gardens of Augustus” or “Punta Tragara” for stunning views in Capri downtown; Stop for a nice glass of prosecco wine at one of the many Gran Café bars located around the world famous international “Piazzetta Square” known as the artists square for centuries. Visit the awarded private “Villa San Michele” Museum with its beautiful botanical garden, Axel Munthe’s home is an oasis of peace, tranquility and inspiration; Take a special ride up by chairlift to the reach the top of the island “Mountain Solaro” and reach its rooftop, a stunning sky terrace for an amazing 360° view for spectacular memory pictures in Anacapri town; Stroll through alleys surrounded by fancy boutiques, jewelers, fashion designers, artisan workshops in both towns Capri/Anacapri;
Pickup from your hotel in Sorrento centre (from 7:45 am /8:00 am) by minibus or van or at the nearest meeting point advised. Meeting point at Nerano's pier with our guide and departure by boat for Capri Island via Punta Campanella, sailing alongside the Sorrento rocky coastline, Massa Lubrense, Mitigliano and Ieranto Bays to reach the charming beautiful Capri Island at 10:00 am – Marina Grande main port.
Once on the island you can choose one of the following two options:
Or alternatively opt for:
Our comfortable skip the line shuttle service takes off straight upon arrival on the island at 10:00 am from the main port of Marina Grande making sure to reach in short time Capri and Anacapri main towns direct without lining up, with the assistance of our local tour guide escorting you and coordinating the shuttle service optimizing your transfer times on the island in full.
In both locations Capri and Anacapri enough FREE-TIME (around 2 hours)will be given to enjoy the main attractions as you wish in freedom.
In the afternoon at 3:45 pm enjoy a complete boat ride sailing around Capri Island lasting 1 hour, you will pass several main highlights, sites, grottos: passing the outside of the roman Blue Grotto location in Anacapri, passing by the Green Grotto, by the white grotto, the lighthouse, Marina Piccola village, Natural Arch, sailing close to the Faraglioni rocks iconic symbol of the island.
Sail back to Nerano's pier - Marina Del Cantone at 5:30 and transfer by minibus/van and drop off at your hotel or nearest meeting point by 6:15 – 6:20 pm
Full Day Tour -Duration approx.8 hrs (Departure around 8:00 am- Arrival around 05:30 pm)
During your included boat ride around the island: it will not be possible to stop to visit Blue Grotto, the visit will only be possible later on - once back on the island and if you choose: “the free time option on your own” (instead of joining the option of the guided private minibus service with the rest of the group).
If you chooose “the free time option on your own”, Blue Grotto arrangements can be made indipendtly on the pier or by the assistance of our tour guide if needed, in order to speed up your ticketing and boarding process to reach Blue Grotto.