Vesuvius Horseback, Pompeii and Wine Tasting
Enjoy a guided tour of the ancient ruins of Pompeii, indulge in a delicious lunch with regional Italian wine, and more when you book this small group tour in Naples. Your scenic 7.5 hour tour includes an expert guide who will take you to explore the Pompeii Ruins on a two-hour walking tour followed by a 1.25 hour horseback ride through the National Park of Vesuvius. The tour covers the entrance fee to the ruins, a helmet for your scenic horseback ride, and roundtrip transportation via a minibus, car, or van for your convenience. Along the way, you'll get a chance to enjoy a mouthwatering lunch with a wine tasting that features Italian wines from Vesuvius and personalized experience, making this excursion ideal for wine enthusiasts and culture connoisseurs alike!
Kick off your scenic tour by meeting your guide outside your cruise terminal and boarding your comfortable vehicle to head to the ancient Pompeii Ruins. Thanks to Mount Vesuvius's eruption back in AD 79, this ancient Roman city became buried under up to 20 feet of volcanic ashes, but archaeologists later excavated it to discover a well preserved look into the past of ancient Romans' daily lives. Every year, over 2.5 million visitors come to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, your guide will take you on a two hour walking tour to explore one of a kind sightings of Pompeii's past, such as wooden objects and graffiti carved walls.
Continue your scenic excursion by making your way to the National Park of Vesuvius, where you'll enjoy a guided horseback ride through nature. This national park is home to the only active volcano on Europe's mainland and offers a wide variety of landscapes to explore, including 11 scenic paths through nature featuring panoramic and volcano views like Mount Vesuvius, rolling hills, and over 1,000 species of plants like wild orchids and birch. You'll get a safety briefing during your training session and enjoy a ranch tour before putting on your helmet and enjoying an afternoon trot through nature, olive and orange trees, and vineyards. Wrap up your excursion with a divine wine tasting of Italian wine from Vesuvius and a delicious lunch before heading back to your port.
Whether you want to enjoy a cultural experience that takes you to explore the ruins of Pompeii or you want to ride via horseback among nature, this small group tour offers it all. Book this exciting scenic tour and wine tasting today for an unforgettable time in Naples!