Pompeii, Herculaneum and wine tasting

Duration: 8 hr

What’s included?:

  • English speaking driver
  • fuel
  • tolls
  • parking fees
  • taxes

Not included:

  • entrance fees
  • private guides
  • Entrance fees in Pompei Eur 11 per person
  • Entrance fees in Herculaneum Eur 11 per person
  • Entrance tickets to the crater Eur 5 per person
  • Privade guide in Pompei Eur 120 (if reques

Pick-up at your location around 9:00 AM /Earlier

This tour was founded on the desire to cross the famous tradition and quality of the products of the Campania region with its most famous places of interest such as Pompeii and Herculaneum. History and culture of this land in a taste of the most famous wines of the wineries that are located on the slopes of Vesuvius.

Pompeii: City famous for archaeological sites that have brought to the forefront in the world. Famous since antiquity for its cultural and commercial vitality given by the port, centre of the city and of the trade with the world. The eruption of Vesuvius in Roman times has buried the city in the memory of ancient populations, arresting the growth and the brilliance until the Middle Ages where the colonization of new territories gave back life to the forgotten city in the ashes. Only in modern times with the cultural interests linked to its history rediscovered by accident, it has brought to light the artistic heritage of great value that make it today one of the most visited cities in the world. Since 1997 the Pompeii archeological excavations have become part of the artistic heritage of UNESCO to preserve the integrity and historic charm.

Herculaneum: After Pompeii, you can continue the tour on the history of this area with a stop in Herculaneum. Another city which in the ancient era was touched by the Vesuvius eruption. His story its important for the influence that it had in the eighteenth century for the Europe through his archeological sites founded by the princes of the era who are in love with this fascinating area. Infact, besides the archeological sites linked to the eruption of the Vesuvius, Ercolano is famous for the "Miglio d'oro", a stretch of road that start from the archeological sites and arrive up to Torre del Greco and at its sides there are palaces of the eighteenth century. From Ercolano starts also the road which leads to the large cone of Mount Vesuvius.

Wine Tasting: Our last stop is up to The Mount Vesuvius and his natural beauties as well as offering stunning views of the Gulf of Naples. Mount Vesuvius is a natural Park and was established to preserve the interests geologic, biologists and historics that represents for this area. After the visit to Pompeii and Herculaneum, you will be guided on its slopes to taste within the walls of a real traditional wine cellar of the region, a variety of local wines. Discover the taste unmistakable of the various wines of this region like for example the Lacryma Christi red and white, Rosè sparkling wine, savoring the unique shades of these wines and which have made them DOC and DOCG, reaching the high levels of quality known throughout the world.

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Pompeii, Herculaneum and wine tasting