Discover the ancient archaeological site of Pompeii and the beautiful town Sorrento by taking this private sightseeing tour with a luxury vehicle and a knowledgeable local English Speaking driver.
The tour will start at Naples Cathedral where you will visit the Treasure Chapel and S. Restituta basilica, dating back to the 4th century. You'll also take a drive to Plebiscito Square to see the Royal Palace and the beautiful neoclassical Church of St Francesco di Paula. After a drive to the Town Hall Square and the New Castle, built by the French Family of Anjou, you will have an excellent photo opportunity and some time to enjoy the wonderful views of the picturesque city of Naples from the terrace at Posillipo.
Continuing to the enigmatic ruins of Pompeii, the largest archaeological site in Europe, where you will see the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the Lupanare brothel, buried by volcanic ashes from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Take a lunch break before continuing to Sorrento's sea cliffs lined by luxury hotels and a tangle of lemon trees. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the Sorrento Peninsula as you walk down the narrow streets to panoramic terraces overlooking the magnificent Gulf of Naples with views to the Isle of Capri and mount Vesuvius.
Walk along the ancient streets of Pompeii for a glimpse into the lives of the ancient Romans and climb to the summit of Mt Vesuvius - the only active volcano in continental Europe!
You can start your tour with some of the most important sights of Naples, like the Cathedral and its charming baroque Treasure Chapel and S. Restituta basilica, the Royal Palace, the New castle and the beautiful neoclassical Church of St Francesco di Paula.
Leaving Naples behind, you will cross the valley of Mount Vesuvius, passing through the villages of Ercolano, Torre del Greco, and Torre Annunziata before arriving in Pompeii.
Pompeii was buried under lava and ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and has been beautifully preserved because of this. You will visit the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the Lupanare brothel as well as the oldest known Roman amphitheatre.
A tour of the ancient city of Pompeii is like a journey into the past and a great insight into Roman history.
If you choose to climb Mt, Vesuvius and walk around the crater at 3,900 feet (1,200 meters) you'll be rewarded with spectacular panoramic views of the beautiful Bay of Naples.
Please note: Good level of fitness is required for the climbing and comfortable walking shoes are essential.
After the tour, enjoy the comfort ride back to Naples.
Explore as little or as much as you wish in each of the picturesque towns of Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, world-famous for their charm a wealth of medieval and religious history, exquisite coastal landscapes and most colourful Mediterranean architecture. Visit famous Pompeii and discover the four pearls of the Amalfi Coast with your own driver to chauffeur you from town to town on this private and relaxing excursion from Naples or any other location near Naples!
If you have just arrived in Naples you can ask your driver for a short tour of Naples before continuing on your journey of discovering the most beautiful coastline in the south of Italy.
Cross the valley of Mount Vesuvius before arriving in Pompeii. You will visit the Forum, the Thermal Baths, Vetti's House and the Lupanare brothel as well as the oldest known Roman amphitheatre.
After Pompeii, you may choose to stop for lunch on the way to Sorrento, in one of the family-run restaurants serving fresh fish and other delicious Italian food recipes that you can only find here. Your guide will suggest a choice of several places to choose from.
Sorrento has been a favorite resort in the south of Italy since Roman times. With its cliff-top position overlooking the sea, small but impressive port and panoramic views of the Amalfi Coast and surrounding hills, Sorrento is one of the towns on the south coast that you will never forget.
The Amalfi Drive is the narrow stretch of road that connects Sorrento and Amalfi around the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea. The road was originally built by the Romans and it is the most beautiful scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast
Positano is located on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline. The beaches are amazing and the town with its delightful pastel coloured houses is like a town from the dreams. Surrounding the church of Santa Maria Assunta there are plenty of colourful shops selling from fresh fish and limoncello to designer clothes and jewelry.
Amalfi lies at the foot of Monte Cerreto and is surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. Amalfi’s typically Mediterranean architecture, made up of narrow lanes and characteristic white houses, makes it one of Italy’s most famous resorts.
Ravello is situated in a more elevated position than the other towns of the Amalfi Coast, and because of its location offers exceptional views of the coast, the beautiful villas, and gardens.
If you would like to visit any other sites in the vicinity not mentioned here, please let us know and we will work with you to create the perfect tour.
Head out of Naples for the day, accompanied by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable driver, to visit the ancient city of Rome!
There is so much to see in Rome and this tour will cover most of its highlights, but if there are any other Rome attractions not listed that you would like to see, please let us know.
The tour will start at the National Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia. You will continue on to the highlights of Ancient Rome, which include the vicinity of the Roman and Imperial Forums, the Colosseum, the Capital and Palatine Hills, the Circus Maximus and the glorious Pantheon.
Next, you will visit Piazza Navona, the hub of the historical centre, stopping at the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The path will continue with a stop at the mouth of the truth or Piazza della Bocca della Verita in Italian, with the beautiful church Santa Maria in Cosmedin in the middle. Piazza della Repubblica will charm you with it's four beautiful representations of nude nymphs in the Fountain of the Naiads.
End your day with the magnificent Vatican City, the world smallest independent state, where you can admire the impressive St Peter's Basilica crowned with Michelangelo's dome, Bernini's St Peter's Square, the Vatican Museums and probably the most famous site in Rome, the Sistine Chapel - a true jewel of the High Renaissance.
At the end of the day, you can sit back and enjoy the countryside in the comfort of your luxury vehicle.