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The Best Tour of Pompeii, Sorrento & Positano from Amalfi

This tour of Pompeii, Sorrento, and Positano starts with a timely pick up by your chauffeur in Amalfi. Enjoy your drive with a local professional where you can relax and take in the breathtaking cliff views. We will be driving along the foot of Mount Vesuvius, the famous volcano located near the Bay of Naples.

Here are some little knows facts about the mighty Vesuvius:

  • Vesuvius had a famous eruption in the year 79 A.D., completely burying the ancient Roman city of Pompeii under a thick blanket of ashes.
  • Approximately 2000 people lost their lives during this eruption, and Pompeii was completely abandoned for hundreds of years.
  • In 1748, a group of explorers rediscovered Pompeii! The city was still mostly intact underneath all the ash.
  • All of the buildings, artifacts, and skeletons that remained in the buried city have taught us a lot about everyday life in the ancient world. Pompeii used to be a flourishing resort for Rome’s most distinguished citizens. The streets of Pompeii used to be lined with elegant houses, elaborate villas, factories, shops, taverns, brothels, cafes, and more!

Here are some little knows facts about the mighty Vesuvius:

This tour is a wonderful opportunity to visit one of the most important archeological sites in the world. As a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the history of this vast area covering 108 acres is remarkable. You can visit with or without a licensed guide. If you need a guide, that can be arranged before the tour for an additional fee. We strongly recommend having a personal English speaking tour guide to make the most of your visit.

Once your tour of Pompeii is complete, we will meet you outside the ruins. We will then begin our drive to Sorrento. During the drive, our local English speaking chauffeurs will entertain you with some stories about the people and culture of the area. We will also stop along some of the scenic lookout points for you to take photos and then accompany you down to the main square of Sorrento. Take your time to explore this beautiful resort town, which was originally built as a terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Shop around in local stores, enjoy a stroll in the historical part of town, have a delicious gelato, or even a shot of the coast’s famous limoncello.

After leaving Sorrento, we will take you for a drive along the hilly roads with gorgeous views until we reach the village of Positano. Positano’s geographical location contributes to making it a place that is rich in history and natural beauty.

Your chauffeur will drive down “Viale Pasitea,” a winding one-way street that forms a loop around the center of Positano. You will be parked near Piazza “Dei Mulini,” which is the very last point that is accessible by vehicle. From this point, you will need to walk for about one hour to fully enjoy all of the picturesque homes and shops. While doing so, you will be pleasantly surprised to find yourself very close to the gorgeous waterfront. Positano is known internationally for its apparel. The town is full of small and elegant clothes boutiques, all situated along both sides of the streets.

After this exciting tour is complete, your chauffeur will drive you back to your residence in Amalfi. On the drive back, you can enjoy some more scenic views while you reminisce about the day’s activities and experiences.

Contact us today to book your tour of Pompeii, Sorrento, and Pisitano from Amalfi or request a quote online.

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