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Half-Day Pompeii Sightseeing Trip from Sorrento provided by Project Napoli Service

Half-Day Pompeii Sightseeing Trip from Sorrento

Half-Day Pompeii Sightseeing Trip from Sorrento
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Enjoy a seamless way to visit the world-renowned, UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii when you book this half-day tour from Sorrento. Following pickup directly from your hotel or the cruise port, climb aboard your vehicle and set off. Upon arrival, follow your guide to the ancient archaeological site’s highlights, including the Forum and Thermal Baths, and learn all about the catastrophic volcanic eruption that destroyed the city in AD 79.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • Get up close and personal with a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • This seamless, inclusive tour makes exploring Pompeii stress-free
  • Round-trip transit from your Sorrento hotel or port is provided
  • Discover the site’s major highlights, and learn about its history
What to expect
  • Begin your half-day trip with pickup from your hotel or cruise port in Sorrento. Meet your guide and travel to the massive archaeological site of Pompeii, where Mt. Vesuvius spewed tons of volcanic ash in AD 79, burying the prosperous city along with 20,000 of its residents. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hop out of your coach and explore the preserved ruins 2,000 years after the eruption. Follow your guide past preserve locations like the Forum, Thermal Baths, and the famous Lupanare brothel. As you go, hear the history behind the ancient city and each of the surviving locations. Afterward, enjoy time to spend at your leisure. Purchase lunch, shop or people-watch before making the return trip back to Sorrento.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Get up close and personal with a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • This seamless, inclusive tour makes exploring Pompeii stress-free
  • Round-trip transit from your Sorrento hotel or port is provided
  • Discover the site’s major highlights, and learn about its history
What to expect
  • Begin your half-day trip with pickup from your hotel or cruise port in Sorrento. Meet your guide and travel to the massive archaeological site of Pompeii, where Mt. Vesuvius spewed tons of volcanic ash in AD 79, burying the prosperous city along with 20,000 of its residents. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hop out of your coach and explore the preserved ruins 2,000 years after the eruption. Follow your guide past preserve locations like the Forum, Thermal Baths, and the famous Lupanare brothel. As you go, hear the history behind the ancient city and each of the surviving locations. Afterward, enjoy time to spend at your leisure. Purchase lunch, shop or people-watch before making the return trip back to Sorrento.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2958POMPEII
Call +852 30184991
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by shared air-conditioned van
  • Narration by a professional guide
  • Entrance ticket to Pompeii Archaeological Site (16 euros)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please insert your accommodation address in Sorrento (hotel, b&b, airbnb) in the "Special Requirements" section when booking, then call the local supplier the evening before your tour after 7PM to know your pick up time and if your pick up will be at your accommodation or nearby. If arriving by cruise ship, please let us know the name of your ship.
  • Porto di Sorrento, Via Marina Piccola, 35, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy If arriving in Sorrento by cruise we meet you on the dock in front of the restaurant RUCCIO at 9:45, our driver will show a sign with your name on it.
  • Ports:
  • Porto di Sorrento, Via Marina Piccola, 35, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking, please contact local provider the day before around 19:00 to have more details about pick up point and time.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We require a minimum of 2 participants in total every day to operate this tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not at least 2 participants for this tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please insert your accommodation address in Sorrento (hotel, b&b, airbnb) in the "Special Requirements" section when booking, then call the local supplier the evening before your tour after 7PM to know your pick up time and if your pick up will be at your accommodation or nearby. If arriving by cruise ship, please let us know the name of your ship.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by shared air-conditioned van
  • Narration by a professional guide
  • Entrance ticket to Pompeii Archaeological Site (16 euros)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Pompeii Archaeological Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Please insert your accommodation address in Sorrento (hotel, b&b, airbnb) in the "Special Requirements" section when booking, then call the local supplier the evening before your tour after 7PM to know your pick up time and if your pick up will be at your accommodation or nearby. If arriving by cruise ship, please let us know the name of your ship.
  • Porto di Sorrento, Via Marina Piccola, 35, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy If arriving in Sorrento by cruise we meet you on the dock in front of the restaurant RUCCIO at 9:45, our driver will show a sign with your name on it.
  • Ports:
  • Porto di Sorrento, Via Marina Piccola, 35, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking, please contact local provider the day before around 19:00 to have more details about pick up point and time.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We require a minimum of 2 participants in total every day to operate this tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not at least 2 participants for this tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please insert your accommodation address in Sorrento (hotel, b&b, airbnb) in the "Special Requirements" section when booking, then call the local supplier the evening before your tour after 7PM to know your pick up time and if your pick up will be at your accommodation or nearby. If arriving by cruise ship, please let us know the name of your ship.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
A note from Half-Day Pompeii Sightseeing Trip from Sorrento
Dear customers since 06/08/21 all participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: green-pass, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Porto di Sorrento
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Pompeii Archaeological Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Pick-up and drop off door to door service. Transfer from Sorrento to Pompei and from Pompei to Sorrento by new and confortable minibus, tickets in Pompei (euro 16,00 per person included), professional guide in English, French, Spanish or Italian inside the ruins, who will show you in a 2 hours walking tour the most fascinating places like the Forum, Thermal Baths, Lupanare burnt by volcanic ashes and lapilli during the eruption in 79 A.D. You have the opportunity to discover the everyday life of the Imperial age and imagine the panic of the people before the city was so disastrously buried. Departure from Pompei at around 13:30 and return around 14:00-14:30 (depending on traffic conditions you can return at 15:00); drop off where we picked you up in the morning. It's a trip not to be missed for any visitor coming into this region of Italy.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Birdie1972
St. Albans, UK8 contributions
Great trip
Aug 2020 • Family
Great trip. Easy communication, well organised. Tour guide was knowledgeable. Would have preferred a little longer inside on our own to explore but key points were covered.
Written 10 August 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Vacationer231772
Guadalupe, AZ7 contributions
Half day tour Pompeii
Feb 2020 • Couples
This tour was good and had lots of information. The tour started late. Our tour guide didn’t speak loud enough and was distracted by small children in our tour group. We enjoyed all the historical information and visiting Pompeii.
Written 13 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

KWW
1 contribution
Refused to Do the Tour in Language I Signed Up For
Jan 2020 • Solo
I had a really disappointing experience with both the booking office and my guide on this tour. I signed up for a tour in my native language and availability was confirmed. When I was picked up with the other passengers, the guide said in Italian to the driver “ugh, multiple languages. only one xx speaker!” she then proceeded to give the tour only in Spanish. Embarrassed, I asked her if she could also speak in the language I signed up for. She turned to me and said “do you really not understand any Spanish?” I was really taken aback. She then explained to me how inconvenient it would be for her to repeat everything in the tour for just one person and that everyone else would get bored and angry.

I called the booking office when we arrived in Pompei and explained the situation to them and they told me that when there is a booking where most of the people speak one language, they cannot guarantee that the tour will also be in your language. That’s a lot of money to spend for only getting every other word! They made it seem like it was my fault that I didn’t speak Spanish. It was only until I explained that I spoke five languages and Spanish just didn’t happen to be one of them that they relented.

Eventually they agreed that the guide would translate for me as well but she made me feel so guilty the whole time. Even at the end she repeated that everyone else on the tour had to wait for me in the cold while she explained to me.

It’s too bad, because otherwise she was a good guide. But unless you want to be embarrassed for asking to speak in a language you’re most comfortable with (and paid for!) I would pick another company.
Written 23 January 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Louise Brownsberger
1 contribution
Pompei
Dec 2019
The tour guide was very knowledgeable. They picked up us from our hotel in Sorrento in a comfortable and roomy van. While only 2 1/2 hours at Pompei our guide hit all of the important sites. My husband and I thought the amount of time there was perfect and enjoyed our day it was very informative, well organized and convenient
Written 13 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Dave P
Colorado4 contributions
Tourist Mill
Aug 2019
The driver from hotel to Pompeii was highlight of the trip. He provided some commentary about sights on the way and even stopped once for a photo opportunity. Pompeii is fascinating but honestly, the rest of this tour was rushed and impersonal with very little attention to detail. No information about pickup time. I had to contact the tour company more than once to confirm this and was still given incorrect information. With 30+ people in the group there was minimal time to see anything in Pompeii. I felt like the thousandth tourist for the day pushed and rushed through by an exhausted staff just turning the crank. I recommend you consider a private or at least smaller tour. Just going on your is better than this.
Written 15 October 2019
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George A
12 contributions
A must-see attraction for anyone with a sense of history, or an imagination
Aug 2019
Despite mid-August heat, we thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Van that transported us from our hotel in Sorrento was clean and comfortable, and driver was courteous and friendly.At site, we were handed off to a tour guide, and the tour itself was wonderful. Our guide was pleasantly aggresive, ensuring that we had our priority spot in line-ups and that others did not push ahead ... very important given how crowded the most interesting attractions were. Would have been nice to spend longer wondering around, but we were travelling with a 2 month-old infant and any longer in the sun would have been too much.All in all, a great experience.
Written 9 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MoStan
County Kildare, Ireland38 contributions
2 hours sight seeing.....
The host Francesca was very knowledge and attentive. The transfers were comfortable and on time etc. The actual tour itself was a bit disappointing - we received radios so we could hear the host in the Group.- there were c.25 of us. I had thought a small Group was more like 8 to 10 people - the radio got quite annoying to listen to for that duration of time - least I found it annoying also bring a hat / something to create shade and bring water in high season.
Written 4 September 2019
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Helen T
Winchester, UK90 contributions
Disappointing
We did this tour today as a family of four with an 11 year old and a 19 year old.
We were picked up near our hotel. Temperatures today were about 32 degrees. The mini bus had 10 travellers and the air conditioning wasn't really efficient enough to keep us cool.
An hour to Pompeii and we were met by our guide Maria and joined by more than 20 other visitors to make a your of more than 30. It's obviously really busy at Pompeii, and it was a bit confusing and manic. The tour lasted 2 hours. Just 10 minutes free time inside to take pictures or stroll. We were then left for 30 minutes outside Pompeii with all the overpriced drinks and tourist junk to buy. Also outside the attraction you have to pay 50 cents to use the toilet, but it's free inside.
The whole tour felt like a tired production. Very disappointed that there wasn't more free time inside and that we didn't get to see the visitor centre.
Also it was hugely overpriced for what we got. If we had paid to get in ourselves my 11 year old would have been free and my 19 year old would have cost €2. However with this tour all of us were counted as adults and were charged £65 each.
The queue to pay to get in wasn't that long and it's high season, so really worth making your own arrangements to pay to enter.
Overall, disappointing and felt a bit ripped off.
Written 9 August 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Christopher T
148 contributions
Highly Overpriced - Short/Rushed Tour
Jul 2019 • Couples
“Half Day” means 1 hour 45 min of a snails paced stroll down a street actually in the Pompeii archaeological area. Tour guides speak broken English, which make it very hard to understand through the earpieces you are to wear. Seemed like much of the tour focused on where the over 30 people in the tour group were from, and where they have been in Italy. Complete waste of time. The cost included the ticket price to enter Pompeii, as well as transfer to and from Sorrento. Not that it was a bad experience, just certainly not worth the cost. Highly overpriced that rely’s on tourists thinking this is a usual cost for such activity.
Written 23 July 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jay Dee
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions
Pompeii
Just to think that I was actually walking the streets & roads that families & donkeys used in the past before being melted by lava (frozen in time) was such a humbling experience for me
Written 22 July 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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201jaclyns
201jaclyns
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Thank you!
The tour guides were lovely! Very kind and knowledgeable. Would go again and recommend to friends and family.
Cojeet8696
Cojeet8696
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Great experience
We only did the half trip which was just the mount Vesuvius summit. We were picked up at our hotel on time and tran
X-rays-on-the-go
X-rays-on-the-go
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Great day with an excellent tour guide
This is my second time visiting pompeii and Vesuvius. This tour was definitely the more superior one! Top Notch cu
379yvonneh
379yvonneh
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Amazing!
We did the Pompei and Versuvius trip with young adult sons and all really enjoyed it. We read the other reviews and
D7653BHjoeh
D7653BHjoeh
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Great day out
Wonderful day with really helpful staff. Would fully recommend. Great start to the day with a short bus ride (much
Diana A
Diana A
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Poor execution due to terrible tour guides
The concept of the tour was good but honestly the execution was poor. The guide for Pompeii was incredibly disappoi
ggK5356UT
ggK5356UT
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Amazing booking
I haven't even been on the tour yet, but Shiena has helped me book, arrange, and even gave me help on looking at th
149trudie
149trudie
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Highly Recommend
A good way to see the city and the mountain in one day. Definitely go with a guide. Pompeii is very large and I wou
dirkadriaensens
dirkadriaensens
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Brilliant tour with excellent tour operator
Fantastic experience, very well organized, professional guide in Pompei, good lunch, a hard climb to mount Vesuvius
Charlotte B
Charlotte B
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Great Experience!
Wonderful experience! Our tour guide for Pompeii was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Our climb to the top of V
rosan207
rosan207
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A must during your stay in Napoli!
It was a wonderful trip! We got to see a lot of the surrounding areas of Napoli. Our driver Giovanni was great, and
steph_walker2614
steph_walker2614
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Such a great time
Such a great way to see Pompeii. Seeing Pompeii with Francesca as our guide was very informative and fun. Unfortuna
docmerc
docmerc
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A day in Pompeii
Great tour! Our guide was fantastic and Pompeii is absolutely fascinating. It’s hot so go prepared to sweat. Worth
Jennifer F
Jennifer F
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Wonderful experience!
Excellent tour! We loved this experience and would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about Pompeii.
mhamernik0809
mhamernik0809
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Pompeii is a must see, great tour with this company
Pompeii was one of the coolest things we saw in Italy. We knew it would be great but didn't know how big the ancien
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