About Naples and Pompeii Day Trip
The tour sets off from Rome via the Autostrada del Sole. The drive will take us through the charming vineyard-covered Castelli Romani hillsides and across the region of Ciociaria whose view of the Abbey of Montecassino completely rebuilt after the second world war will surely capture your imagination. Upon arriving in Naples the group goes on a panoramic view of the city. The city is rich in historical attractions including the Piazza del Plebiscito the Royal Palace Maschio Angioino Castel dellOvo literally translated as Eggs Castle the San Carlo Opera House and the Gallery of Umberto I. Our time in Naples conclude with the hill of Posillipo from where one can enjoy spectacular views of the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius. We head to Pompeii next where the group has lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards we explore what remains of Pompeii today. Completely buried by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D Pompeii is now a huge tourist attraction drawing millions of visitors eager to explore the ruins and archaeological digs that give us a glimpse of everyday life back before the eruption. The tour heads back to Rome around 1730 in the afternoon. Itinerary - Travel to Naples via Autostrada de Sole - Panoramic view of Naples - Lunch at a local restaurant in Pompeii - Visit to the ruins and excavation - Travel back to Rome - Estimated arrival in Rome at 2130 Includes - Transport in an air conditioned deluxe coach - Guided tour of Naples and Pompeii - Visit to Pompeii ruins and excavations - Lunch - Entrance tickets - Services of an experienced guide Excludes - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs - Meals and drinks unless specified Please Note - TOUR NOT AVAILABLE ON DECEMBER 24 25 31 AND JANUARY 1 - The Naples leg of the tour does not include entry to the interior of the attractions visited. - Accompanied children under 2 are carried free of charge. - View hotel pick-up schedule. Pick-up times are approximate and may change depending on the traffic situation. Pick ups are made with a variety of vehicles. Please note that you may have to change coaches.