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Book a collective tour from Amalfi to nearby towns

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POMPEII AND VESUVIO - DAY TOUR          Skip the line ticket included

This tour is available on Monday - Wednesday - Thursday 

Enjoy a guided visit to the ruins of Pompeii

Take in magnificent Mount Vesuvius and the ancient city of Pompeii on a tour along the Amalfi coast. Explore the ruins of Pompeii, see uncovered remains of Roman life from 79 A.D., reach the summit of Vesuvius, and visit a lovely coral and cameo factory.

 Meet your local guide for the day and board on the coach to depart to Pompeii, passing the beautiful towns along the Amalfi Drive. Upon arrival, guided visit of the ruins (2 hrs and ½ approx.). In Pompeii you'll have the chance to explore one of Europe's most compelling excavation sites. This Roman city was lost for 1700 years, partially destroyed and buried under ash and pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll have a unique insight into ancient city life. After lunch depart for Mount Vesuvius. The bus takes you 1000 meters up the volcano, then you'll be escorted by a guide to the summit. From here enjoy have views over the southern part of the volcano and, during days with good visibility, the entire gulf of Naples. On the journey back, visit one of the most prestigious cameo and coral factories in the region to see the production of typical Italian carvings.

 Please bring and  know before you go:
 

  • Under 18s are entitled to free admission to sites and museums upon production of a valid ID;

  • At time of booking clients must provide full name of each participant, Sunland will be not responsible for wrong names on the entry tickets;

  • European citizens aged 18 to 25 can obtain a discounted admission ticket upon production of a valid ID;

  • Max admittance size for bags is 30x30x15cm. Bigger bags must be stored on the bus during the visit;

  • It is advised that you bring: sun cream, a bottle of water, an umbrella, a jumper and a camera

  • This tour may be operated in two languages.

  Please note

  What's included: • Full-day transportation • English-speaking guide  Skip the line ticket • Headphones inside the ruins with live commentary.

   Not included: • Meals and personal shopping • Tips

Spaccanapoli and the Veiled Christ Chapel

This tour is available on Wednesday

 

Skip the line ticket included

Enjoy a walking tour discovering the ancient historical centre along “Spaccanapoli”, you will discover all the stories, curiosities and anecdotes of the Neapolitan tradition and folklore.
Visit the famous chapel of Sansevero, the most important evidence of Neapolitan art of the '700, which holds the famous Veiled Christ statue.
The San Gennaro Cathedral is a precious example of Neapolitan Gothic art and Baroque architecture and, nowadays, the greatest religious reference point for the Neapolitan.

Meet your local guide for the day and board on the coach to depart to Naples, passing the beautiful towns and the stunning view of the coast along the Amalfi Drive.
Starting point of the tour is Piazza del Gesù Nuovo, one of the most famous square in the historic centre. The name of the square comes from the Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo an historic Baroque Church full of history and legends; In the middle of the square the huge obelisk dedicated to the Immacolata Concezione.
Along via San Biagio, best known as “Spaccanapoli”, you will be guided to discover the more fascinating and relevant sites of this Decumano like the Chiesa di Santa Chiara and the spectacular square of San Domenico maggiore. Next is the Cappella Sansevero that hosts the statue of the Veiled Christ one of the most gorgeous sculpture in the world. Other than this masterpiece realized by Giuseppe Sanmartino in 1753, the chapel contains works of Rococo art by some of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century and the astonishing ‘anatomical machines’.
Back on Via San Biagio dei Librai, after few steps, we will stop in Piazzetta Nilo, the name is due to the Statue of the God Nile, which dates back to the 2nd - 3rd century B.C. At that time many Egyptians from Alexandria of Egypt settled in the area and wanted to erect a statue that recalled the prosperity and wealth of the Nile River.
Nearby we will reach Via San Gregorio Armeno, historic street of artisan shops, particularly known for the production of Presepe (Static nativity scenes), other than the usual nativity characters (angels, shepherds, and various animals) there are also figures representing famous personalities from cinema, TV, soccer or politics.

The tour will continue to piazza San Gaetano where once used to take place the old Agora of Greek Naples.
Last step of the tour is the Napoli Dome dedicated to San Gennaro and Santa Maria Assunta. The Church is a relevant Neapolitan Gothic and Baroque art. The main attraction of the interior is the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro. The church houses a vial of the blood of San Genanro, which is brought out three times a year, when the dried blood usually liquefies. According to the legend If the blood fails to liquefy, a disaster will befall Naples.

Archaeological site of Herculaneum

 

This tour is availble on Sunday

Included skip-the-line tickets

  • Visit the well-preserved archaeological site of Herculaneum

  • Learn about the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that buried the city

  • Enjoy included skip-the-line tickets to avoid queues at the entrance

  • Small group with max 25 passengers

Enjoy a half-day trip from the Amalfi Coast to visit Herculaneum ruins. Meet your local guide for the day and board on the coach to depart to Herculaneum, passing the beautiful towns along the Amalfi Drive. Enjoy a 2 hours guided visit to the archaeological excavations, where you will learn about this town that was rediscovered in 1709. When the catastrophe of 79 AD occurred, Herculaneum was buried by a torrent of mud that hardened into a course form of rock that preserved many of the wooden parts of houses and household objects which can be seen today. After the visit, return to Amalfi Coast.