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Herculaneum and Pompeii Tour from Sorrento

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Sorrento, Italy

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Spend a day digging into some of Italy's most fascinating history with a tour of Herculaneum and Pompeii from Sorrento. Travel in a comfortable bus from Sorrento to the archaeological sites. Walk through each one with an expert guide to get the feeling of going back in time.
  • 8-hour tour of Herculaneum and Pompeii from Sorrento
  • Ride in an air-conditioned bus from Sorrento to the excavated ancient Roman cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii
  • Explore each archaeological site with a knowledgeable guide
  • Walk through these ancient cities frozen in time to see homes, businesses, temples and even brothels
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Authorized Tour Guide English speaking
Pick-up from your hotel (it will depends of the hotel location) or meeting point
Air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fee to be paid locally
Via Correale, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

Departure Time

8:10 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 46 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Goldentours International

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What is the maximum group size during Herculaneum and Pompeii Tour from Sorrento?
This activity will have a maximum of 46 travelers.

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  • "We were told that we couldn't stop at the souvenir shops because we had to go to a restaurant for lunch and that the same souvenirs would be at the tHerculaneum." See review


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It was okay.
, Jul 2019
My family and I went on this tour. Pompeii was great, but rushed. We were told that we couldn't stop at the souvenir shops because we had to go to a restaurant for lunch and that the same souvenirs would be at the tHerculaneum. This was not the case. There were hardly any souvenirs offered at the Herculaneum and my kids left very disappointed. In regards to the restaurant, it was 14 euro each and for those who brought lunch, they felt awkward. It would better serve this tour to offer "free time" between the two sites at Pompeii where people can choose for themselves where they want to eat and not be forced into what was offered, as well as giving time to explore the souvenirs offered. Overall it was nice to see, but the tour could've been much better in that regard.
Great tour! Very crowded in Pompeii...
Dave M
, Sep 2018
Great tour! Very crowded in Pompeii... but very interesting. Loved Herculaneum! Smaller and less crowded, but something you shouldn't miss.
Pompeii and Herculaneum Tour
, Jul 2018
This tour was amazing. Our guide was great. We saw all you need to see in Pompeii. Herculaneum was smaller but much better preserved and much less crowded. Make sure you see that with Pompeii. I would also recommend going to the Naples Archeological Museum. Many of the mosaics and other famous items of Pompeii and Herculaneum are there apparently.
Of course it's worth seeing both...
Destinee M
, Mar 2018
Of course it's worth seeing both locations. If you are in your healthy 40s and younger, I don't recommend this tour for you. I'm 29 and the not so mobile set the pace of the tour. My husband and I ran off a couple times so we could see more because we were missing so much. Try find smaller tour.
very good trip...both sites quite...
Tom H M
, Oct 2017
very good trip...both sites quite interesting and guide was good and interesting. Not the fault of the tour, but Pompeii was packed but we managed to negotiate and have a good time.
I was unfortunate enough to make the...
, Oct 2017
I was unfortunate enough to make the mistake of booking this tour for the first Sunday of the month. Pompeii has free entry on the first Sunday. This meant the site was extremely crowded, which made getting around very hard. Crowds aside, I did enjoy the sites, my only problem with this tour was the lunch. We were given no option as to where we wanted to eat lunch, we were simply loaded onto the bus and driven to a large restaurant and told that all meals are 15 euro. I would have preferred to have been given the option of spending an hour in a restaurant or an hour of free time at Pompeii. Other than that, we had a great day, many interesting things to see.
Perfect size group and a very...
Erin F
, Sep 2017
Perfect size group and a very knowledgeable guide. It was great to see Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Vanessa was an excellent guide...
Sandra G
, Oct 2016
Vanessa was an excellent guide: passionate about her local area and the sites, informative and considerate of the varying needs of the clients. She had given a lot of thought to the best ways to view and understand the sites. The lunch cost an extra 13 EU. While not compulsory, it was hard not to go as there were no suggestions as to where else to eat. While inexpensive, the food was very poor- worst I have had on my holiday. The operator needs to rethink this.
The tour was great but would have...
, Aug 2016
The tour was great but would have preferred more time to explore Pompeii.
Due to a lot of restoration work we...
Doris W
, Aug 2016
Due to a lot of restoration work we were unable to see major parts of Pompeii but a visit to Herculaneum certainly made up for it. Even in extreme heat this tour was excellent.

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