Pompeii, Herculaneum and Wine Shore Trip from Naples
Shore Trip from Naples | Pompeii, Herculaneum and Wine
This private shore excursion of the Pompeii and Herculaneum ruins from Naples port will get you a peerless glimpse into Roman Empire life and after a full immersion in history you can also delight your palate with a visit in a winery and vineyards on the slopes of Mt Vesuvius where you will have a lunch with typical local products and also a wine tasting experience. Our driver will be on time at scheduled time to let you enjoy a full day shore excursion from Naples.
The shore excursion will start from Naples, our driver will wait for you by the dockside with a tag with your surname on it. You will travel with an air-conditioned luxury sedan car or minivan driven by a professional english speaking local driver that can introduce you the history and main sights that you will see during your trip.
The first stop will be at Pompeii there you will have about 2 hours to visit the ancient city of Pompeii, famous as the city that lay buried beneath mounds of volcanic ash after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. We can also provide an expert guide that will walk with you and will provide a historic commentary about the ruins, telling a terrible tale of the day it was destroyed, and bringing the remarkable site back to life.
Then there is the stop for a lunch in the winery, you will proceed to visit an enchanting property found on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. A short walk through the vineyards will be followed by a delicious meal made with typical local products found in the region. To accompany the lunch guests will be able to sample the famous red wine: Lachryma Christi.
After you lunch we will drive to Herculaneum, where unlike Pompeii, covered by a layer of lapillus and ashes, Herculaneum was submerged by a thick layer of lava and mud that preserved it all, sealing everything.
The day trip will end by driving you back to Naples port, on the road you can admire other great view of Naples' coast.
Pompeii entrance ticket: € 16 per person
Guide in Pompeii: € 120 for 2 hours tour
Herculaneum entrance ticket: € 13 per person
Guide in Herculaneum: € 120 for 2 hours tour
It's suggested to wear comfortable shoes as in Pompeii and Herculaneum there is a lot of walking, also bring with you a bottle of water.