Pick up directly st the indicated meeting point, where, it is through the municipalities forming part of the Sorrentine peninsula and continue to State Road 145 “Sorrento”, where you can admire the Sorrentine peninsula. After a journey of about 30 minutes to get to Pompeii.
Pompeii at that time was a very important commercial centre, so that it was a target for expansion by the Greeks and the Etruscans before, the Samnites later.
The excavations of Pompeii, Herculaneum and with those of Oplontis are given in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Thanks to the scientists, historians, archaeologists, restorers and all those people who are so dedicated with the tragedy of Pompeii that did not destroy the city, there have only stopped enough time to return it to the appearance it had on that particular day in 79B.C.
After the visit of the excavations free time for lunch and proceed to visit the crater of Mount Vesuvius.
This volcano is particularly interesting for its history and the frequency of its eruptions.
Is part of the Somma – Vesuvius mountain system, 1281 meters high .
It is located slightly inside the gulf coast of Naples.
Vesuvius is a sight of unusual beauty in the landscape of the Gulf, especially when viewed from the sea with the city skyline.
After the 1944 eruption, Vesuvius is considered dormant.
Since dawn of that day in 79 AC., on Mount Vesuvius appeared a large cloud.
At ten o’clock in the morning the gases that were pressing inside exploded and the solid lava, that blocked the volcano crater, reducing it in to ash and liquid lava.
The ash was so thick that it blocked out the sun.
Since that terrible day the cities have ceased to exist and remained buried for centuries under a blanket of over 6 meters of ash and lava.
With the coach we will reach a height of 1000 meters, then continuing walking along a path and reaching the peak of the volcano, for an impressive view of the crater visited with a specialized mountain guide.
Return to Sorrento in the afternoon.
DURATION: Full Day (8 hours approx)
OPERATIVE DAYS: Tuesday / Thursday / Sunday From 02 April to 29 October
PRICE LIST FROM SORRENTO:
ADULTS EURO 42,00 PER PERSON
CHILDREN 2-12 YRS 20 % OFF