Pompeii and Sorrento Private Day Tour from Rome

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In 62 A.D. a violent earthquake struck the Vesuvius area. Seventeen years later, on August 24, 79 A.D., the sudden eruption of Vesuvius buried Pompeii with ashes and lapillus. The buried city was rediscovered in the 16th Century, but it was only in 1748 that the exploration phase began under the King of Naples Charles III of Bourbon. Our guide will bring this ancient resort town to life. We will continue the tour in Sorrento. Perched picturesquely on the sea with a spectacular view of the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is one of the most popular Italian destinations. walks through lemon and olive groves.

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Duration: 10 to 11 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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In 62 A.D. a violent earthquake struck the Vesuvius area. Seventeen years later, on August 24, 79 A.D., the sudden eruption of Vesuvius buried Pompeii with ashes and lapillus. The buried city was rediscovered in the 16th Century, but it was only in 1748 that the exploration phase began under the King of Naples Charles III of Bourbon. Our guide will bring this ancient resort town to life. We will continue the tour in Sorrento. Perched picturesquely on the sea with a spectacular view of the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is one of the most popular Italian destinations. walks through lemon and olive groves.

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Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy

The spectral ruins of ancient Pompeii lead to one of the world’s most engrossing archaeological experiences. Much of the site ‘s value is in the fact that the city is not blown away by Vesuvius in AD 79 but buried under a layer of lapilli (burning fragments of pumice stone). Walk in the streets of Rome, Rome, Rome, Rome, Italy. With a private and historical guide, you will be able to visit Europe’s most important archaeological site.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sorrento, Sorrento, Province of Naples, Campania

After the tour in Pompeii, your private driver and tour escort will take you to Sorrento, known for its high quality hand crafted products: the inlay wood work, cameos and of course the famous lemon liquor Limoncello!

Duration: 3 hours



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