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The Mount Vesuvius was the first volcano ever described in History during the eruption “of Pompeii” on 79 AD. It is “The Volcano”.
Not only: the Mt Vesuvius is considered the most dangerous volcano on planet earth due to hundreds of thousands living on it. It must be in your bucket list if you like Outdoors and Scenery! The views from the lips of the crater to the Bay of Naples, Capri and the peninsula of Sorrento are unforgettable On a clear day, it is hard to say whether is better to look inside the crater or stare out to the infinity.
One of our English speaking drivers will be waiting for you outside of the cruise ship terminal of Naples Sorrento or Salerno ( or at the Lobby of your Hotel) and be easily identified as he will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Your private driver will then escort you to your vehicle and then ,we’ll drive to the mount Vesuvio(volcano) about 30 minutes away where you will spend 2 hours there climbing one of famous and active volcano of the world that has destroyed and buried with the violent of his eruption with ash and lava under meters and feet Pompeii, Herculaneum and the others villages…
The admission fee includes a short commentary by a local guide. That takes place once you reach on foot the top of the crater. Official guides will offer complimentary shared tours in multiple languages.
This introduction takes about 5/10 minutes and it takes place every few minutes. Then you are free to discover on own. It is possible to walk half the way around the lips of the volcano.
You cannot walk all the way around. You do not need to have your private guide. At end of your 2 hours of free time our driver will take you back to cruise ship terminal or to the hotel.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||The cruise ship terminal of Naples Sorrento or Salerno (or at the Lobby of your Hotel)|
|WEAR||Comfortable and shoes|
|INCLUDED||English speaking driver
Minivan or car Mercedes
|NOT INCLUDED||Lunch and gratuity|
Note for the Guests: You can customize the tour as you wish.
8:30am: Meeting time and departure to the Vesuvio
9:15am: 2 hours of free time to climb the Vesuvio
11:30: End of the tour
Use the Google Maps navigator to easily reach our meeting point.