Pompeii, Herculaneum and Vesuvius Small Group Tour from Cruise Port
The most famous archaeological sites in the world as you have never seen them before. The evocative scenery of the ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum and the boundless panorama of the imposing Vesuvius are the pillars of what still represents a memorable spectacle, a journey through time through ancient and glorious Roman necropolis that will make you live on your skin the history that it flows through the ruins of these open-air museums.
Pompeii is the first stop on the itinerary. You will visit the ruins, you will breathe the history, art and archeology of the most acclaimed open-air museum in the world. From the Temple of Apollo to the Baths, the House of the Faun, the Amphitheater ... Pompeii is waiting to be discovered, an unforgettable experience just like its history.
The excavations dominate the center of modern Pompeii, and right there, a few steps from the past, you can visit one of the oldest coral factories in the city, admiring the masterpieces of local artisans, made according to ancient Greco-Roman traditions.
Smaller than Pompeii but in better condition because protected by a mudslide, Herculaneum was discovered in a completely random way, through the excavation of a well in 1709, during which marbles and statues that adorned the Teatro dell'antica came to light city. And thanks to the importance of the works found, such as mosaics, paintings, internal and external environments, the excavations of Herculaneum are one of the most prestigious monumental complexes of classical antiquity
Vesuvius is the only active volcano in continental Europe, as well as responsible for some of the largest volcanic eruptions on the continent. Although it has posed a threat in the past, it remains forever one of the cardinal symbols of Neapolitan history and culture. Going up to the top, along the way you will admire the works made entirely of volcanic material by artists from all over the world and once you reach the highest point, you will enjoy one of the most extraordinary scenarios in the entire Gulf of Naples, learning the history of that that the Neapolitan people call "Good Giant".
Highlights: Pompeii and Herculaneum, ancient Roman necropolis, Vesuvius.
Includes: a driver-guide, cruise port pick-up and drop-off from meeting point, transportation by air-conditioned vehicle..
Not included: a professional guide, entrance ticket to archaeological sites (Vesuvius ticket has a separate guide).
Please note: Minimum 2 people. Vesuvius tickets sell out quickly. Is recommended to buy them on "www.vivaticket.com" once you have booked the tour. It recommended the ticket entrance time at 12:00pm to avoid errors of choice of entrance at an inconsistent time with travel time. The tour starts from the meeting points in the cruise terminal and in the center of Naples.