Naples Discovery Tour
5 Days/4 Nights
On arrival in Naples airport youll be collected by coach and taken to Herculaneum, the antique city destroyed along with Pompeii in 79AD and rediscovered in 1709. It was an affluent town surrounded by villas of wealthy Romans. Herculaneum was completely buried by the eruption. After the visit youll then continue to your Hotel on the Sorrento Peninsula in time for dinner.
After breakfast youll depart to Pompeii by coach where youll discover the incredible history of this old roman city that was completely destroyed by Mount Vesuviuss eruption in 79 A.C. After lunch (not inc.) you will continue the excursion to the volcano itself. The braver ones among you can even climb to the top to see the massive crater with special guides. Back to the hotel in time for dinner.
After breakfast youll depart for a full day excursion to Naples. In Naples youll have a guided sightseeing tour of the main sites including Posillipo, Mergellina, Santa Lucia and Vomero. In the afternoon youll visit the archeological museum, which preserves the treasures found during the excavations in Pompeii and Herculaneum. Back to the hotel in time for dinner.
After breakfast, youll pass along the beautiful Amalfi coast, where youll make a panoramic stop in Positano, a beautiful town marked by its distinguishing architecture. Youll then continue to the town of Amalfi with its famous dome. After lunch (not inc.), youll finish your tour with a visit to Ravello. Back to the hotel for dinner.
After breakfast, depart by coach to Naples airport and return to the UK.
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