VIP Pompeii and Sorrento Small Group Tour from Naples
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VIP Pompeii and Sorrento Small Group Tour from Naples

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Tour Highlights

  • 2-hour tour of the ruins of Pompeii with skip the line entry and most representative areas
  • Walking tour of Sorrento with free time to explore
  • Limoncello tasting and shopping in Sorrento
  • Round trip transportation by private coach
  • Small groups of only 15 people or fewer
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide



Visit the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii and enjoy a quiet quintessential Italian afternoon in Sorrento, the gateway to the Amalfi Coast. Your Dark Rome expert local English-speaking guide will bring the sites to life through interesting and entertaining commentary.

Tour Description

The Beauty of the Bay of Naples

What better way to combine history and leisure than with our specially crafted Pompeii and Sorrento tours from Naples including the wonders of Pompeii and the zesty allure of Sorrento, the gateway to the Amalfi Coast. This unique combo day tour offers an unforgettable perspective into just how culturally rich the Bay of Naples actually is.

Go Back in Time to Pompeii

Meet your guide in central Naples and hop aboard a private coach for a short jaunt over to the world famous ruins of Pompeii. Witness how time has stood still at this UNESCO World Heritage Site unparalleled to anything else on Earth, as you step back into history on a 2-hour fully-guided tour of the most fascinating archaeological site in Italy. A miraculously haunting place to visit, you’ll truly absorb the lives of these Roman patricians and townspeople before they met their untimely and dreadful demise.

Explore the well-preserved fossils buried beneath ash for centuries, marvel at the multicolored mosaics still lining the Domus (homes of the ancient city’s most influential people), and see areas just newly opened to the public and still decorated with frescoes of animals, gods and landscapes.

Become a Sorrento Local

We’ll then take a short break for coffee and a bit of shopping among local vendors before we continue on to Sorrento which overlooks the beautiful azure waters of the Bay of Naples. On the way, you’ll be entertained with tales of the area and its rich history as the preferred vacation spot for Roman Emperors.

In Sorrento, you’ll have ample time to explore on your own. Your local expert guide will provide you with suggestions on places to visit, things to see and the best shops and cafés to patron so you enjoy the most the seaside city has to offer. Amble down ancient alleys, relax in picturesque gardens, take a postcard-worthy panoramic of the bay, the choice is entirely up to you.

Lap up The Limoncello

After your individual exploration you’ll rejoin your guide and the group for a taste of Southern Italy’s most delectable liqueur, Limoncello. You’ll learn how it is produced in one of Sorrento’s oldest shops and see the local ingredients that make this lemony libation so unique.

Road to Rome with Time to Spare

We head back to the bustling capital of Rome in the late afternoon allowing you plenty of time and relaxation to enjoy your evening. It is the best way to see both locations and we’re the only tour operator that offers this unique combination. That’s the difference between a quick visit and an all-encompassing experience.

Alternatively, check out the rest of our Sorrento Tours or Naples Tours.

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What's Included

  • Entrance ticket & reservation fees for Pompeii excavation site
  • Guided tour of Pompeii in groups no larger than 15 pax
  • English speaking local guide
  • Limoncello tasting in Sorrento
  • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide

Sites Visited

  • Pompeii Ruins
  • Stop overlooking the Bay of Naples on the way to Sorrento
  • Sorrento

Important Notes

Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.


  • Is an advanced booking necessary or can I just show up at the meeting point?

    We strongly advise against arriving at the meeting point without a booking as we cannot guarantee that there will be space left on the tour. Our guides are unable to accept payment for tours so any bookings made on the spot will still need to be processed over the phone with payment by credit card.

  • Do I need to bring my confirmation voucher with me?

    It is not necessary to bring your voucher. We do recommend bringing the voucher with you as it contains helpful maps and directions to the meeting point. You can present this to your guide on the day of your tour either on a mobile device, or print it out.

  • What forms of payment do you accept?

    Online bookings can be prepaid via PayPal, MasterCard, Visa or American Express. Phone and Live Chat bookings can be paid via MasterCard or Visa. Regretfully, our guides are unable to process cash payments in-destination due to local laws and regulations..

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