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pompey, vesuvious and the amalfie coast

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pompey, vesuvious and the amalfie coast

We would like to see pompey, vesuvious and the amalfi coast on our own with out doing a guided tor, is the is easy?

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1. Re: pompey, vesuvious and the amalfie coast

Pompeii & Vesuvius can be reached from Sorrento using the Circumvesuviana Railway alightimng a Pompeii for Pompeii and Ecrcolano to take the bus to Vesuvius.Fror the Amalfi Coast take the SITA bus from sorrento to Amalfi via Positano and then take another bus up to Ravello from Amalfi.There are good boat/hydrofoil connections from Sorrento to Positano and Amalfi & Capri

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Hi Kimberly,

We did exactly as the person above says, getting the local train from Sorrento and then a bus that brings you up Vesuvius where you walk a short distance to the edge of the crater (just make sure you are not wearing sandals - or you will be coming back on the train with some very dirty feet!!)

We used Sorrento as our base and as well as seeing Vesuvius, Pompeii (which is amazing to see in person, very moving), we were easily able to get the hydrofoil over to Capri and the local buses bring you all the way along the Amalfi coast, past Positano and on to Amalfi, with some fantastic views.

We loved this part of Italy and the food in this area is delicious too.

Getting jealous, have a great time!!

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3. Re: pompey, vesuvious and the amalfie coast

Certainly best to do this on your own, but get a good guide book prior to going, for that area I like the " Time out "Guide, of Naples takes in Capri, Sorrento & the Amalki Coast , it includes Pompeii etc.

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