Discover the magic of Cassino & Caserta on this full-day tour. At Cassino take in stunning views from the 6th century abbey before enjoying a local lunch. Your visit to Caserta, includes the famous royal palace used in the filming of Star Wars Episode II.
What to Expect
Your tour commences with pick-up from your hotel in Sorrento. From there you will travel to Castellammare, via Piano and Meta. On arrival at the first stop, Cassino, the coach goes directly up to Monte Cassino, where the Abbey is situated. The Abbey was founded in 529BC and since that time has been looked upon as a place of holiness, culture and art. Steeped in a long and turbulent history, it has been destroyed and rebuilt 4 times in its 1,400 years. During your visit you will have plenty of time to explore the stunning Abbey and learn more about its fascinating history. You'll have free-time to enjoy the spectacular views over Cassino and the local countryside, take photographs and browse around the souvenir shop.
Lunch is taken in Cassino and then the trip heads back in the direction of Sorrento to Caserta. On arrival at Caserta Palace you have the option to take a guided tour of the Palace for an hour and 30 minutes. Alternatively you can choose to explore the extensive surrouning gardens on your own. The Royal Palace of Caserta is now a World Heritage Site and was originally built for the Bourbon Royal family. More recently, the Palace was used as a film location for the movie “Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones”.
Departing the Palace at 15:30 the trip arrives back in Sorrento at approximately 17:00.
- Private car
- English speaking driver
What's Not Included
- Tour guide (pptional private guide available for 286€)
- Entrance fees
Know Before You Go
Please reconfirm your pick up by calling the office (see voucher for number).