Rome to Pompeii Day Trip with Stunning Sorrento

Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an experienced archaeologist

4.6 / 5 See All 18 Reviews · 12.0h 18 max · Rome, Italy

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 archaeologist guide and free time in Sorrento.

Itinerary

What you will see on this tour

  • Round-Trip Transportation
  • Pompeii
  • A City Frozen in Time
  • Amazing Preservation
  • Incredible Remains
  • Pompeii to Sorrento
  • Break for lunch*
  • Sorrento Downtown
  • Back to 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. 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 archaeologist 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.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Piazzale Ostiense, at the bottom of the Pyramid on the side facing the metro station. A representative will be there holding a sign with our company name on it.

What to bring?

Since you will be walking around on your feet for the day, please wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen if you are coming in the summertime.

Q:   What is included in the price?

A:   This tour includes a guided tour of Pompeii's archaeological site, site admissions, full day transportation from Rome, driver and tour leader for the full day.

Q:   Is this a private tour?

 

A:   No, This is a small group tour with a maximum group size of 18 people. If you prefer a personalized Day Trip from Rome, check out our private itinerary:  POMPEII & SORRENTO: DAY TRIP FROM ROME

 

Q:   Is a guided tour in Sorrento included?

A:   No, in Sorrento you will have free time to explore the beautiful city center and it's coastline independently.

Q:   Is lunch included*?

A:   Lunch is not included in the price of the tour.*

Q:   Will the tour still run if it rains?

A:   Absolutely, yes! We run our tours rain or shine. 

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9/8/2019
Gina F.
PERFECT POMPEII TOUR

We can not express how absolutely perfect this day to Pompeii and Sorrento was! Sonia (our coordinator) and Fabio (our driver) were more than accommodating and did everything in their power to make our day trip out of the City a memorable one. Our group was very small, six total, which made the day even more worthwhile! Picked up promptly we arrived at Pompeii and met up with Carla, our guide for the archeological site. She was amazing and fit in so much in the time we had. While the ancient city of Pompeii was flooded with tourist, Carla took us to all the main sights, and explained what we were looking at in detail and gave us more than ample time for pictures. After our visit, off to Sorrento. Sonia picked out a WONDERFUL place for lunch with a million dollar view. After laughing and sharing a meal, we wandered the narrow streets of Sorrento. Then, Fabio and Sonia made an extra stop to the Limoncello factory for a quick taste and purchase. When we arrived at home, Fabio went out of his way to take us to our hotel, which was so nice and after a long day welcoming! We just can't say enough about our day, company and experience! Thank you So Much for a Most Terrific Day!

8/29/2019
Leslie P
Amazing experience

This day trip was one of the best experiences we had in Italy. My wife loved seeing the history in Sorrento and Sorrento was stunning. We never would have thought to visit otherwise but it was definitely a highlight of our trip. We can't wait to take more tours with the Roman Guy!

8/14/2019
Karen Sanderson
Pompeii and Sorrento tour

Wow. Another fabulous tour with the Roman Guy. Tybor met us and shared so much interesting information from meeting to destination, as well as suggestions once in Sorrento, and Claudia, our guide around Pompeii made a lifelong dream of learning and seeing more of this incredible place come true. Exceptional!

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