For your guidance, we suggest that half day private tours are appropriate for Pompeii, Naples Vesuvius, city or Herculaneum only. All other sites or combinations will require a full day.
Meeting point and pick up at the hotel / train station / airport and in about half-an-hour drive you will reach the outskirts of Naples with Mt. Vesuvius on the background, until you'reach the ancient city of Pompeii, which is one of the most famous excavations in the world. Here your licensed Tour Guide will accompany you for about 2 hours back into the time, where you will experience life as it was lived in 79 AD. As you enter Pompeii , a short walk takes you to the city's hub, the Forum. Surrounded by lavish temples and porticoes, your tourguide will help you to grasp the lifestyle of the inhabitants.
After the walking tour and some free time for shopping return back to the hotel.
Pick-up at the hotel / train station / airport and drive southwards to the archeological site of Herculeneum, your tour guide will bring you back into the Roman Imperial age for about 2 hours.
Dating back to the 4th century BC, the city was thought to have been founded by the legendary Hercules. This elite Roman resort was devastated by the same volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii in 79 AD. This is an excursion that cannot be missed, unlike the ash and lava that devastated Pompeii, Herculaneum was covered by a torrent of mud, which protected the ruins from atmospheric agents and illegal excavators. The guided walking tour of Herculaneum will take about two hours.
NAPLES ( MUSEUM AND/OR SIGHTSEEING TOUR )
Meeting point and pick-up at the hotel / train station / airport and you will start with a guided tour into the National Archaeological Museum, the most important of the world for the roman fresco paintings and mosaics will take at least 2 hours. - The highlights include the Farnese Bull, a classical Roman sculpture depicting figures from Greek mythology. The museum possesses an extraordinary collection of murals, frescoes and mosaics from Pompeii and Herculaneum.
In Naples, take a short orientation drive around the city; drive past the round-towered Castel Nuovo, San Carlo Opera House, Umberto I Gallery, the Royal Palace, San Francesco di Paola Church and the Castle of the Egg overlooking the spectacular Gulf of Naples.
This innovative, new type of service is structured so as to meet the growing tourist demand of users who want to reach the summit of the volcano's most famous and visited the world, but in full respect of Reserve Alto Tirone Alto Vesuvio area of great naturalistic value and with the aim of developing an eco-tourism for a limited number of visitors.
Meeting point with guide, luxury Mercedes with chauffeur at the hotel and departure for Vesuvius.
You wil drive for about 40 min. along the winding roads of the volcano with stunning panoramic views. Arrival at the parking place at 1050 meters altitude.
Drop-off of passengers by and continuing on foot up to the crater ( about 20 min.).
Visit of the the crater and return down the square, by car/minivan you will drive back to the cruise terminal. (30 minutes).
When you wish
4 hour (s)
- Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
- Licensed Tour Guide
- Private car or Minivan
- Taxes & Insurance
- Entrance Fees