Day trip

Sorrento: Day Tour to Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius

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98 reviews

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service

Sorrento: Day Tour to Pompeii Ruins & Mount Vesuvius

Activity provider: Project Napoli Service
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From £77.10 per person

Enjoy a combined day trip to the ruins of Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Italian, English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels, bed & breakfasts, the station, or the port in Sorrento city. Please note that pickup is not possible at the Basilica di Sant'Antonino.


  • Save money and take a combined trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Discover how was the life at the time of the roman empire in the old city of Pompeii
  • Enjoy a walk and the view on the top of the still active volcano Vesuvius
Full description
Travel back in time to the devastating day in 79 AD the brooding volcano of Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii beneath molten ash.  On arrival, your expert guide will take you on a 2-hour tour through the remains of this UNESCO world heritage site remarkably frozen in time for almost 2,000 years. One of the most popular destinations in the world, you will hear stories about The Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare, Greek Theater and plaster casts of the bodies of Pompeii people. Following a typical Naples lunch of pizza at one of Pompeii’s cafés, you will then be driven close to the summit of the mountain that destroyed it. From there, it's just a walk to the lip of the crater. The only active volcano in continental Europe, Vesuvius has erupted many times, but it was the destruction of Pompeii and its surrounding towns that made it most famous. Climb to the top, and walk around the crater, taking in the atmosphere of the smoking mountain. Enjoy the stunning views over the Bay of Naples. You will return to Sorrento at approximately 5:15 PM, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, the cruise ship, or the railway station.
  • Minibus pickup from Sorrento hotels, port or railway station
  • Skip-the-line entrance to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
  • Pizza lunch and drink
  • Tour guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • The tour may be conducted by a multi-lingual guide
  • The Mount Vesuvius section of the tour may be conducted in the English language
  • Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • In the event of there being less than 2 participants for the tour, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
  • In case Mount Vesuvius National Park is closed due to inclement weather or other circumstances, a refund for the cost of the entrance tickets to the National Park will be offered
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 98 reviews

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Was a great all round trip, we enjoyed the visit to Pompeii & the pizza was superb with a soft drink or beer included. Then on a bus to walk up Mount Vesuvius. Mini bus driver was lovely & both guides were very knowledgeable. I say book it you want regret it

25 May 2022

Pick arrangements were excellent and we met up with our guide whenever we reached Pompeii. The tour was very interesting and the guide was excellent. The lunch was good. Unfortunately our bus broke down on the road to Vesuvius but full credit to our guide who arranged three minibuses which arrived within 15 minutes. I found Vesuvius a bit disappointing. The climb offers spectacular views of Naples and Capri but I felt that Vesuvius National Park should provide information boards along the path to tell visitors about the amazing story of the eruption in 79 AD. This is just a personal view of the Vesuvius National Park and not a criticism of the tour itself. The overall arrangements were flexible enough to overcome the bus breakdown and credit is due for this

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25 May 2022

This was a big day. The tour was good, pompeii was very cool, I just wish we had had more time to explore it - it felt like a very short tour! Same with the museum at the end, we just looked at a little part of it. However our guide was very good and I liked the information given. Vesuvius was great - transport was decent, but one of the busses was sooo hot. It felt a little confusing being shuffled around - maybe the guides should have some signage to help the tour guests when they have to move between different guides and busses.

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22 May 2022

Product ID: 395208