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Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius 4x4 Sightseeing Tour

  • Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius tour from Sorrento
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4 vehicle
  • Visit the ancient crater inside Vesuvius National Park
Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius 4x4 Sightseeing Tour
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Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius 4x4 Sightseeing Tour
Explore Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius on a four-wheel-drive tour for an up-close perspective of this Italian volcano. Travel up the mountain in a 4x4 vehicle to Vesuvius National Park, where you’ll walk to the crater to learn about its geology and monitoring system. Then visit the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage site whose excavations reveal what life was like just before Vesuvius erupted and covered the ancient town with its deadly flow.
What to Expect
You will leave the bus at the volcano’s slopes and with a special car 4x4 you will climb into the Vesuvius National Park reaching the 3000 feet altitude.
Then you will continue by foot for 20 minutes to arrive to the top of 1300 meters height, passing through a dug up grave. Once you arrive at the crater your expert Alpine guides will illustrate the monitoring and the history of the Vesuvius and of its numerous and famous eruptions.
After a break of one hour for lunch on your own, you will go to Pompeii to visit the archaeological excavations and spend 2 hours with a local guide who will reveal you the secrets of this beautiful ancient Roman city destroyed by the eruption of the 79 BC.
You will discover the beauties of this archaeological site walking through the Abundance Street and passing through imperial forums, temples, thermal baths, villas and the Amphitheatre.
At 5:00 pm you will be transferred back to the hotel.
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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
No 4x4

Only informed after booking that they couldn’t provide the 4x4 aspect of the trip due to a forest fire last year. Could have cancelled but decided to go ahead for what was an enjoyable day. Driver was good and views from top of Vesuvius are...More

Thank NandD2016
Reviewed 28 May 2018
Visit to Europe's only active volcano

After visiting Pompeii we returned to the railway station, where you can choose a tour to Mt Vesuvious. The office is location upstairs at the railway station. Very helpful staff and booking is easy. We choose the bus trip to Mt Vesuvious, just a short...More

3  Thank hristopher J
Reviewed 26 May 2018
Deceived and Disappointed

It took 2 hours to get to Pompeii and the driver was very difficult to understand. Joined another group of 8 for 2 hours with a very good guide. Then we were supposed to be on our own for an hour lunch, and after, meet...More

5  Thank Susan E
Giovanna R, Direttore at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Susan E, we regret to read your dissapointed feedback regarding your Vesuvius part of the tour. Unfortunately, we regret but most of local drivers in Sorrento do not speak a very fluent english as well as our guides, they are supposed mainly to drive...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Mixed feelings

Was really looking forward to this in view of some of the reviews read before booking.Unfortunately we spent a lot of time in a traffic jam on way to Pompeii. This was frustrating as we knew from the previous day's visit to Herculaneum by train...More

3  Thank LondonCristina
Giovanna R, Direttore generale at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Cristina, thank you for writing your feedback of your Pompeii tour. We read that you paid 15€ Pompeii ruins entry fee, please note that 15€ is the correct official price in 2018, therefore the guide collected the right amount from you in ordert to...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What memories Tours and More have given our group. Well organised and professional. We were spoilt on 3 trips Pompeii and Vesuvius by Viviana ask for her, brilliant.Capri ,the guide Maria superb and the Amalfi coast, this time Antonio , fantastic. I don’t normally bother...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Giovanna R, Proprietario at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dave, grazie mille, thank you so much for your review on your tours with us, grazie. We are very pleased that our tours, our assistance, our tips and advices were very useful to you and that you found them positive, time saving, money saving,...More

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Carl G
4 August 2018|
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It is not my tour, I was the tourist, however they did pick us up from our hotel.