Discover the wonder of Europe’s only active volcano on this Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii day trip from Naples. Follow your local guide through the ancient ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city. Enjoy a traditional Italian pizza lunch with your small group and then hike to the top of the notorious volcano, where you’ll find stunning views of the Bay of Naples and the surrounding landscapes.
What You’ll Do
Your guide will collect you from your hotel or train station to kick off this Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii day trip from Naples. Venture into the ancient Roman city of Pompeii on a half-hour coach ride and learn the history behind the area that was infamously covered by ash nearly 2000 years ago. Follow your guide on a 2-hour walking tour of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site and learn about Europe’s largest archeological grounds. Stop at the Forum, Thermal Baths, Vetti’s House and the Lupanare brothel. Your guide will offer historical context and insight into local life here back in 79 AD. Once you’ve explored the grounds, savor an Italian pizza lunch with your group before enjoying time to wander the shops. Afterward, travel by air-conditioned coach to Mt Vesuvius and journey on a moderate hike to the top of the active volcano with your guide. At the summit, some 3,900 feet (1,200 meters) above sea level, take in panoramic views of the Bay of Naples. Roam around the volcano's mammoth crater and keep an eye out for plumes of escaping steam. If you prefer to skip the hike, you'll enjoy free time while waiting for the group, but the trip to the top is definitely worth the effort. After successfully climbing the top of Mt Vesuvius, relax with a ride back to your Naples hotel in your comfortable coach.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Meet at 09:00 at Piazza Garibaldi, near Hotel Terminus
WHAT TO REMEMBER
The arrival at Rome Termini Station is autonomous
The train from Rome leaves at 07:35 and arrive in Naples at 08:45
The tour departure time: 9:00 am from the Hotel Terminus
It requires punctuality
Use clothing and comfortable shoes , especially in high season
The train from Naples leaves at 19.30 and arrive in Rome at 20.40
Bring your vouchers