Complete Tour Description
We begin your City Wonders tour at Termini Station where you will meet your dedicated representative. You’ll be given train tickets, and all your seating arrangements will be handled for you. Then relax and enjoy the comfort of this air-conditioned high-speed train as the Italian countryside whisks past your windows during your one-hour trip to Naples. Once arrived, you’ll be welcomed by our expert local English-speaking guide who will accompany you for the rest of the afternoon.
Discover Pompeii with our Expert Guides
Jump aboard a private coach for a short jaunt over to the famous ruins of Pompeii. Here time has stood still in a UNESCO World Heritage Site unparalleled to anything else on Earth. You’ll 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, truly absorb the lives of these Roman aristocrats and common villagers 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 homes of the ancient city’s most influential people, and see areas recently opened to the public still decorated with frescoes of animals, gods, and landscapes.
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. En route, you’ll be entertained with tales of the area and its rich history as the preferred vacation spot for Roman Emperors.
Explore Sorrento at Your Own Pace
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 try, so you enjoy everything the seaside city has to offer. Amble down ancient alleys, relax in picturesque gardens, take postcard-worthy panoramas of the bay, the choice is yours.
Sample Some Delicious, Locally Produced Limoncello
After your 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.
Return to Rome in Comfort
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.