Duration: 8 hr. approx
With this day tour Pompeii, Herculaneum and wine tasting, you will live the most complete experience among the main historical and natural attractions of the Campania region with a small passage in the culinary tradition of the area. Your journey start with one of our private driver who will pick you up from your hotel or metting point which you prefer. The first tour stop is Pompeii with its ancient ruins: the Pompeii archaeological sites are UNESCO cultural heritage and, all year long, millions of tourist come from all over the world to visit this magic place and its incredible history. Among the ruins, you can see the ancient streets still intact, the Pompeii inhabitants houses, some temples as the Juppiter temple and some mosaics restored but that still preserve their ancient beauty.
Once we leave Pompeii, your second stop for another deep dip trough the ancient history, is Herculaneum. Not as famous as Pompeii, Hercualneum was also hit by the same vulcanic eruption in 79 a.d. and holds a lot of ancient beautiful works, like the unique Papyri villa founded during the excavations and so called because of an over 1800 papyri collection preserved inside of it, some temples, architectural works and ancient buldings that will show you ancient roman population's life style.
Vesuvius area is very fertile and good for farming due to the rich vulcanic soil, on its slopes are grown the different kind of grapes to make some of the best italian wines. Coda di Volpe white wine, Taurasi red wine, Lacryma Christi, are only some of the best DOCG and DOC Campania wines that you can taste. DOCG and DOC, are a particular italian labels which are attributed at only the best quality wines and products. During your excursion, you will walk among the vineyards, will see a real winery and taste the flavours of wines and typical neapolitan food.
* the extra cost for lunch and wine tasting is € 28,00 per person to pay direclty at the winery.
* On request we can arrange for you a private 2 hours tour with an english speaking guide for the extra cost of € 120,00 for 1 site or € 250,00 for both sites to pay direclty to the guide at the end of the tour.