Herculaneum Ruins, Naples Tour and Pizza Experience

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8 Hours | From 69€ – 179€ | Free Cancellation | Reserve Now & Pay Later

 

About the tour

If you’re on your dream vacation in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast and looking for that perfect combination of history and culture our Herculaneum and Naples Tour is the perfect choice for you. Our carefully thought out itinerary also considers families with children as they will also love the experience of exploring and learning more about this region of Italy. Our tour includes visiting the famous archeological site of Herculaneum, enjoy a pizza in the heart of Naples Old Town, exploring the characteristic streets, admiring the views of the coast from the Mergellina viewpoint and of course, finishing the day with a tasty gelato. Our professional and English speaking drivers will be with you throughout the day and pick up and drop off from your accommodation or hotel is included.

Itinerary

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8:30AM | Depart from Sorrento to Herculaneum

Travelling from Sorrento to Herculaneum will take approximately an hour in which you will be able to experience the iconic drive of the Amalfi Coast roads and our professional and English speaking private driver will collect you from your accommodation in a comfortable air conditioned mini van, and transport you throughout the day.

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9:30AM | Arrival to Herculaneum and Tour

The Herculaneum Ruins are one of the most famous archeological sites in the world, alongside it’s sister-site Pompeii, it is also recognised as a UNESCO world heritage. The complete tour will take approximately 1 hour and a half.  The best way to fully be immersed in this experience is with a guide as they have expert knowledge on the history of this famous archeological park, another great advantage of hiring a guide is that you will be able to skip any queue and have a fast track access in entering the site.

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11AM | Herculaneum to Naples

The journey from Herculaneum to Naples will take approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic and you will be able to enjoy the stunning panoramic views in the comfort of the private car with our driver.

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11:45AM | Pizza Experience in Old Town

Our experienced and highly knowledgeable driver will be able to recommend you some of the best local pizzerias where you can enjoy a traditional and delicious Neapolitan pizza, no visit to Naples is complete without enjoying this delicious meal.

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1:15PM | Panoramic Tour & Ice Cream Stop

Visit to Ice Cream shop and panoramic viewpoint of Naples, from Santa Lucia you will arrive at Mergellina where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Island of Capri, Ischia and the Sorrento Coast as well as the iconic and historic Mount Vesuvius which is the crown of Naples.

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3:30PM | Return to Sorrento

Once the tour is complete one of our professional drivers will take you back to your accommodation and you will travel in optimum comfort with all the essentials. The journey will take an hour and you will arrive back to Sorrento at approximately 4:30pm depending on the traffic.

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Important Information

What's Included
  • Hotel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off
  • Drive along Herculeneum Ruins and Naples
  • One Pizza and Drink is included (Soft Drink or Beer)
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Bottles of Water
  • Live commentry on board
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Insurance
  • Gasoline
  • Water

    Exclusions

    • Fast Track access
    • Official licensed multilingual Guide
    • Entrance Fees to Ruins
    Departure and Return
    • Departure: 8:30am from your Hotel or Accommodation
    • Return: 4:30pm return to your Hotel or Accommodation
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is recommended that you bring sun hat and wear comfortable shoes
    • This tour/activity can accommodate from couples to large groups
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide if you chose to hire one
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Rates and Cancellation Policy

    The price range of this tour is from 69€ – 179€ per person depending on the size of your group participating.

    For a full refund please cancel the tour 24 hours before its commencement.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How long is the journey from Sorrento to the Herculeneum Ruins?

    The journey will take you approximately 1 hour, depending on the traffic.

    2. What’s included within the Herculeneum Ruins, Naples Tour and Pizza Experience Tour?

    Included within the tour you will have a pick up and drop off service from your hotel or accommodation, visit to Herculeneum Ruins and Naples as well as a Pizza in the Old Town.

    3. How long will we have to explore the Herculeneum Ruins?

    The tour of the ruins itself will take around 1 hour and 30 mins, in which you will visit all of the major sites.

    4. What sites will I be able to see in Naples?

    In the second part of the day when visiting Naples you will have the oppourtunity to visit the Old Town, enjoy a traditional Neapolitan pizza, the panoramic viewpoint of the city where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Capri, Ischia, the Sorrento Coast and Mount Vesuvius as well as enjoying a delicious ice cream before heading back to Sorrento.

    5. Is there a Pick Up and Drop Off service included within the tour?

    Yes, our professional and English speaking private driver will collect you from your hotel or accommodation in a comfortable air conditioned mini van, and transport you throughout the day and then at the end of the tour drop you back to your hotel or accommodation.

    Detailed Itinerary

    8:30AM | Depart from Sorrento to Herculaneum

    The best way you can guarantee to visit all of the amazing sights in this region of Italy is to start your day early. What better excuse could you have than this to enjoy a delicious typical Italian style breakfast? We recommend you to visit one of the many bars in Piazza Tasso before heading off on your adventure filled day. The most famous and well known out of all the bars in Sorrento is Bar Fauno, it’s great for a traditional Neapolitan coffee which you can enjoy with a freshly made pastries such as croissants, brioches and local desserts and cakes or a savoury traditional breakfast. Travelling from Sorrento to Herculaneum will take approximately an hour in which you will be able to experience the iconic drive of the Amalfi Coast roads and our professional and English speaking private driver will collect you from your accommodation in a comfortable air conditioned mini van, and transport you throughout the day. Our driver will also give your the opportunity to stop along the way to take pictures along the picturesque coastal roads, either on the way to Pompeii or on return to Sorrento.

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    9:30AM | Arrival to Herculaneum and Tour

    The Herculaneum Ruins are one of the most famous archeological sites in the world, alongside it’s sister-site Pompeii, it is also recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site after being buries by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The best way to fully be immersed in this experience is with a guide as they have expert knowledge on the history of this famous archeological park, another great advantage of hiring a guide is that you will be able to skip any queue and have a fast track access in entering the site, especially if you’re visiting as a family with small children, your entrance tickets are also included within the price so you will not have to worry about quieting to purchase your tickets and then queuing again to enter. The guides are also very child friendly and will be able to keep your children entertained and engaged throughout the walking tour, giving them a more exciting experience of learning about the history of these ruins. The complete tour will take approximately 1 hour and a half.

    11AM | Herculaneum to Naples

    The journey from Herculaneum to Naples will take approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic and you will be able to enjoy the stunning panoramic views in the comfort of the private car with our driver.

    11:45AM | Pizza Experience in Old Town

    Our next stop on the tour is simply something that cannot be missed, especially when in Naples. The best place to enjoy a classic and delicious Neapolitan style pizza is of course in the Old Town of Naples. This is where many of the original pizzerias began, their use of traditional methods passed down by generations alongside using freshly grown local produce as well as a few secret ingredients is what makes for the perfect pizza and trust me, once you take your first bite you will agree with us. Our experienced and highly knowledgeable driver will be able to recommend you some of the best local pizzerias where you can enjoy a traditional and delicious Neapolitan pizza, no visit to Naples is complete without enjoying this delicious meal. The Old Town is located in the heart of Naples and here you can admire all of the old school beauty of the area, the busy markets, the historical references at every corner, the vibrant colours and the aromas that light up your senses. The city’s historical centre was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, this Historical Centre is based on the same urban foundations as Greek architecture. The main roads to visit are Via Dei Tribunali and Via San Biagio Dei Librai, or as called by the locals, ’Spaccanapoli’, precisely because of the way in which it splits the city in two.

    1:15AM | Panoramic Tour and Ice Cream Stop

    After lunch you will have the opportunity to take a nice stroll to a panoramic viewpoint of Naples, from Santa Lucia you will arrive at Mergellina where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Island of Capri, Ischia and the Sorrento Coast as well as the iconic and historic Mount Vesuvius which is the crown of Naples. Make sure you have your camera or phone is at the ready as here you will have the perfect opportunity to take some great pictures. After admiring the breathtaking views and before heading back to Sorrento, of course there is still a little room for one more delicious sweet treat before making your way home. What better snack than a delicious traditional Italian ice cream? Our driver will be able to recommend to you some of the best places in the city to enjoy a typical Italian gelato, there are many flavours to choose from, we guarantee you will not want to miss out on this moment.

    3:30PM | Return to Sorrento

    The time has come to make your way back to Sorrento, with your camera full of the amazing pictures of what you experienced today. One of our professional drivers will take you back to your accommodation and you will travel in optimum comfort with all the essentials. A great advantage of opting for a full day tour is that you are able to visit two main attractions in one full day, great if you are only staying in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast for a few days. It is possible to add on additional visits at the end of this tour, if this is something you are looking for please let us know at the time of booking and we will be able to assist your further.

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