A Shore excursion with plenty of history and beauty, the ruins of Pompeii, the designer boutiques in Sorrento and the Blue Grotto in Capri, all three places have something unique to offer to the discerning tourist on this shore excursion.
Our Shore excursion is between 8-9 hours from Naples Port starting at 8.00am and includes Pompii ruins, Sorrento drive, Sorrento town, Capri island
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Famous worldwide, the excavations ofPompeii is the only archaeological site in the world, along with that of Herculaneum, capable of returning visitors to a Roman town, In 79 AD, an era from which the Vesuviuserupted causing devastation to the surrounding area.
Pompeii owes its exceptional state of preservation the way in which it was buried, Tonnes of ash & pumice had covered over 6 meters of Pompeii but preserving it the same time, The same pyroclastic materials, united around invested bodies, have kept the mark, allowing archaeologists to find short but atrocious fears.
Is the birth place of the poet Torquato Tasso and the main square was named after him where I will stop so you can have time to enjoy cafés and drink in the atmosphere around the maze of narrow streets and shop selling bottles of limoncello, the local liqueur. Decadent, grand hotels perch on the cliffs with splendid views over the sea on one side and lush gardens on the other. Take time out from the beaches and cafés to visit Palazzo Correale and its museum. The grand cathedral of Sorrento dates from the 14th century and has painting by artists from the Napolitain school, a marble archbishop’s throne and wooden choirstalls handcarved by Sorrentine craftsmen.
Sorrento is also famous for the Gelato and Pizza.
The breathtaking beauty of Capri lives up to its legendary reputation. It is two sheer bluffs of rock joined in the middle by a lower, sloping saddle where the white buildings cluster and spill down towards a busy picturesque harbour the Marina Grande, a visit to the blue grotto(weather permitting) is without a doubt the most spectacular and famous attraction in Capri. From Marina Grande take a short trip by the famous funicular (cable car) to the centre of Capri, where you will find many designer shops and trendy bars & restaurants, Also worth a visit is the beautiful Augustus garden situated at a point sheer overlooking the sea for a gorgeous view of the Faraglioni Rock. Further north of the island is Anacapri, the second largest centre of the isle, where from here you can reach the highest peak of the island the Monte Solaro 589 meters high above the sea level by chairlift (in about 10 minutes). Here you will get a spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples, the other lower peaks, with the houses and villas scattered in the green countryside, the vineyards and olives grows on the coast modelled by the various headlands, the peninsula of Sorrento, the Vesuvius, Ischia and Procida the other islands of the bay of Naples.
- The Itinerary for the Shore excursion of Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri is totally flexible and can be changed to your requirements.
- It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes as most of the streets are cobbled and inclined
- If visiting churches you may have to dress appropriately
- Please bring with you sunscreen and hat to avoid any sun burn
- We always ensure we drop you off one and a half hours prior to your ship sailing