Day Trip From Rome: Lost City of Ancient Pompeii and Stunning Sorrento

Experience the Pompeii and Sorrento from Rome

Travel with us from Rome to the lost city of Pompeii and spectacular Sorrento. This Rome to Pompeii day trip includes comfortable, round-trip transportation, a professional archeologist guide and free time in Sorrento.

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We will be walking a lot around archaeological sites and ruins, and around the city of Sorrento.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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Travel with us from Rome to the lost city of Pompeii and spectacular Sorrento. This Rome to Pompeii day trip includes comfortable, round-trip transportation, a professional archeologist guide and free time in Sorrento. 
 
This day trip includes:
 
- Roundtrip comfortable mini-coach transportation from Rome
- A tour leader to accompany the group for the day
- An English-speaking expert archaeologist to lead your tour in Pompeii
- Tickets to the scavi (Pompeii)
- Free time to explore Sorrento on your own
 

Rome to Pompeii Tour

Begin your day trip in Rome. At the designated spot, meet your driver and fellow travelers to begin the drive down the Autostrada del Sole (Highway of the Sun) to the Gulf of Naples. When you arrive in Pompeii, it’s time to meet your professional Archeologist guide and begin your guided tour. What remains of the UNESCO World Heritage Site is an incredible standing testament to this once prosperous ancient Roman city.
 

Guided Tour of Pompeii 

Using your priority entrance tickets, enter Pompeii and see the well-preserved markets, piazzas, theaters and even a brothel. Flash frozen in time by ash by the massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the intact relics of this ancient Roman city tell the story of its long-lost residents. After the eruption, the city lay abandoned under volcanic ash for almost 2,000 years. Then, in 1748, some explorers discovered that beneath the ash, Pompeii was still standing. The result? An unparalleled glimpse into ancient Roman history.
 

Experience Sorrento

Your Rome day trip doesn’t end there. After your guided tour of Pompeii, climb aboard your mini-coach once again. Now, it’s time to head to the stunning seaside town of Sorrento. Take in the views as you wind along the Gulf of Naples on the way to your next destination: Sorrento. In Sorrento, enjoy some free time to explore the city and grab some lunch (not included in the price of the day trip).
 
Situated on a cliff and surrounded by olive and lemon groves,  Sorrento was an important trading post in the middle ages. Make sure you sample some limoncello: Sorrento is well-known for the delicious lemon liqueur. And before you go, grab some good olive oil to take home and share with your loved ones. Finally, at the end of your Rome day trip, head back to Rome with a camera full of pictures and a deeper understanding of Italy’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

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