Take the road less travelled right off the beaten track, back in time to discover the ancient ruins of Pompeii and the most famous Greek site in Europe
A couple of hours to visit and explore Pompeii.You can hire a private guide, rent headsets, take yourselves around, the choice is yours.With most of Pompeii excavated you can wander around this vast site as you could in ancient times.You can stop by the shops, call in the theatre, visit the houses and even read the graffiti on the walls.That is only the beginning, much more to see in this marvellous excavation site
Located beyond the Sorrentine Peninsula, surounded by marvellous scenery with appennine backdrop.Acres of fruit trees & wineries line the busy thoroughfare as you drive to the site which is a few hundred metres away from the sandy beaches.There is also an excellent museum on site which you can visit along with the splendid Greek Temples.
See the Bufala wallowing in the mud plains as you drive around the perimeter of the site and to the beaches where the allied troops landed in the second world war.There is also a British war cemetery close by at Pontecagnano you can visit.
Lunch - we will make several suggestions to you for places where you can enjoy light lunch.Go local and sample the world famous bufala mozzarella, or have a quick snack - the choice is yours
English speaking driver, tolls, parking fees ,tax.
Door to door service from your hotel or ship - pick up and drop off in Sorrento
Suggested timings, shore excursion 08.30hrs -8/9 hours - Hotel/apt 08.30hrs - 8/9 hours
If you are on a shore excursion we will modify timings to suit you.
Lunch , tips
ENTRANCE FEES- per person
Pompeii Euro 11
Paestum Euro 4
Please note that EEC passport holders- under 18 and over 65 years of age are entitled to free entrance on production of ID.
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We organise shared tours with private vehicles and drivers for our clients who are looking for a unique travel experince , away from the crowds , sharing six or eight seater vehicles, with perhaps just another couple or family to make the day more affordable & fun.Go to Shared Tours
May 2012 Dear Christina and Aldo, I am safely back with Matthew and family and Dorothy safely in Rome. Thank you both so very much for all your kindness, assistance and guidance while in Sorrento. We both loved it SO much and will return sometime. (me to take all those photos again!!!) It is very cold and wet here - still. I am not sure we will have any summer. Aldo, you are the complete...Read all »