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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Historic
Shore Excursion Duration 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Difficult
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress Comfortable clothing and sensible closed toe walking shoes are recommended. Sunscreen and sun glasses are suggested.
Restrictions This tour is not wheelchair accessible and is not recommended for guests with limited mobility. Children must be at least 4 yo to participate. All participants must be able to walk at a reasonable pace on the walking portion of the tour. Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, steep inclines, and steps. Guests should be in good physical condition with the ability to walk uphill or climb stairs for extended periods of time. The tour itinerary may be reversed but will still cover the mentioned sights. Heavy traffic congestion should be anticipated and may affect the duration of the excursion. On select days or holidays, heavy delays in traffic may contribute to a change of itinerary at the operator's discretion. Pompeii is not wheelchair accessible and cannot be viewed from the entrance. There is a steep incline at the entrance of Pompeii with 20 to 25 steps.

Exclusive Pompeii and Amalfi Coast

Departing from the Maritime Station cruise pier in groups of never more than 30 people, you will meet your guide and your driver, who take you on an approximately 45 minute drive along the road that follows the Bay of Naples towards Mount Vesuvius and the ancient City of Pompeii, which lies in its shadow. Ironically, one of the ancient world's worst disasters preserved time in Pompeii, where you will experience life as it was lived in 79 AD. Once a thriving empire, it was devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD when 30 feet of volcanic ash and pumice stone covered the city.

Upon arrival in Pompeii, you will enter by one of its ancient gates, and a short walk will take you to the city's hub, the Forum. Surrounded by lavish temples and porticoes, you'll begin to grasp the lifestyle of the inhabitants. Admire the mansions and the art of wealthy patricians who moved to Pompeii to escape the turmoil of Rome; view countless paintings and inscriptions. See the streets with raised pavements on both sides and the stepping-stones that ensured pedestrians a safe crossing at intersections. Your guided visit to Pompeii is approximately 2 hours.

After your visit to Pompeii sit back and appreciate about a 40 minute drive to the door of Amalfi Coast: Vietri, the picturesque seaside resort situated on top of a hill facing Amalfi Coast. It is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Italy. You will have approximately two hours to yourself in Vietri to buy lunch, shop, take pictures, or stroll the narrow streets and several churches on your own. You will then drive back to Naples.

Please Note: Crowds are to be expected at all sites and lines for certain attractions may exceed over one hour to enter. The tour itinerary may be reversed but will still cover the mentioned sights. Heavy traffic congestion should be anticipated and may affect the duration of the excursion. On select days or holidays, heavy delays in traffic may contribute to a change of itinerary at the operator's discretion. The entrance fee to Pompeii is included, and your tour of the ruins is guided.

5 Stars4.8 / 5  |  192 ReviewsReview This Tour
November 13, 2022
We did this excursion as part of our Mediterranean cruise and wow! Incredible! We were taken on a charter bus around the mountains of Amalfi, and thank goodness for our talented bus driver, Nino! He is a professional! Our tour guide, Suzy, described each region as we drove through on the bus and was very helpful and knowledgeable! We went to Amalfi first where they took us to a chocolate shop where we could sample many delicious treats and then we had free time to shop and get lunch. Very beautiful. We then took a boat ride along the coast - gorgeous - to Salerno where the bus picked us up and drove us to Pompeii. This was incredible!!!!! Suzy gave us headsets and she described what we were looking at, and I can’t describe what an experience this was. It was a lot of walking over cobblestone areas, which some struggled with, but Suzy made sure that everyone kept up and was very encouraging. This excursion is a MUST!
Reviewer: Kaitlyn V
5 Stars
November 10, 2022
Loved it
Reviewer: Robin Harvey
5 Stars
October 31, 2022
The drive to Amalfi was amazing. I would not want to be the bus driver! The tour guide was great. The boat ride offered spectacular views of the coast. Pompeii was mind blowing. Well worth it!
Reviewer: Tania Foreman
5 Stars
Five star Tour and Guide!
October 04, 2022
Marco, our tour guide was knowledgeable, articulate, and fun. He even arranged for an impromptu additional boat tour.
Reviewer: Mario
5 Stars
Worth every cent
September 28, 2022
My Amalfi drive and Pompeii excursion was well worth it. I enjoyed the small group(14people) and mini bus. 2 seater and solo seat. The drive was a long beautiful coastal drive. Got to stop to stretch and bathroom break (2x) didn’t know but had a boat cruise along the beautiful Amalfi coast. Our excellent bus driver, Giovanni then drove us to Pompeii and our tour guide Francisco did a quick informative tour of the city because we were getting short on time. A lot of walking about 16000 steps that day and plenty driving but all worth it.
Reviewer: Roz DeMello
5 Stars
Fantastic Tours of Pompeil and Amalfi Drive
September 25, 2022
This was one of the best tours my wife and I ever had. Our Tourr Guide and drive were greta. Our tour guide of the Amalfi Drive was extremly professional . My regrett is that I did not remember their names. The information that she gave was so informative. We could tell that she enjoyed her job. The driver would stop every once in a while to let us see the most amazing views. Our gude gave us time on our own but gave great directions and places too see. Then we went to Pompeli and met another giude. This guy was fantastic and extremly knowledgeable. The only regret was we ran out of time we could gave gone on for hours with this guy. This tour is a can't miss on your trip to this area. If we could we would give this 6 stars. We took this tour We will now only use Shore Excursions they are so much more professional than Trip advisora ndwe will never tour with Viator they are horrible do not use them. Our tour was on 9/4/2022.
Reviewer: Jacob Howard
5 Stars