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.
Last stop of this day tour, could only be the most famous italian vulcano: the Mount Vesuvius. Well known for its eruption that destroyed Pompeii in 79 a.d. Mount Vesuivius is one of the few still active volcanoes in Italy, surrounded by the Vesuvius National Park where you can see a lot of typical plants and animals of the area. Climbing to the peak you will discover one of the most beautiful landscape in the world: an incredible view on the Gulf of Naples.
* On request we can arrange for you a private 2 hours tour with an english speaking guide for the extra cost for both sites to pay direclty to the guide at the end of the tour.