I had seen Pompeii many years ago and wanted to visit there again. I had a fabulous guide with Iaccarino, Lucio. Just having a personalized experience caused me to absorb what I had forgotten many years ago with a group tour. Lucio was great, he was careful to make sure I dodged the crowds by getting me in as he saw them coming or changing directions inside the walls of Pompeii when it was too crowded in an area. His enthusiasm and knowledge made the tour fascinating, you can tell he loves what he does. Please ask for Lucio, also and Italian gentleman.
We chose this company based upon their reviews and they made two days absolutely perfect. Our first trip was a private tour and we had Johnny for our tour of Amalfi, Ravello and Positano. He arrived at our hotel ahead of time and the car was immaculate. Johnny stopped at so many locations along the way so we could take our photos and was incredibly knowledgeable. We learnt so much and felt very looked after. Our second trip was with Tony and we went to Pompeii and then had lunch at the Vineyard. Tony arranged our private tour guide named Lucio and I am so glad we went for this. He guided us well and spoke excellent English. Tony then drove us for lunch at the Cantina del Vesuvio and again we felt very catered for. The wine was fabulous. The views from our lunch table were absolutely fabulous. It just felt incredible to be sitting there. Tony then took us for a scenic drive home along the coast and with a sing along too. These guys just go the extra mile to ensure you have an amazing experience. I would have no hesitation in using these guys again and i would recommend them to absolutely everyone. The gift of a bottle of lemoncello at the end of each day was lovely. In fact, even if Carlsberg did these trips, they wouldn't be any better than what Tony provides. Thank you so much Tony.
from Dallas Texas
I am a luxury travel advisor and I needed to see all of the Amalfi area for my clients. Whirlwind visit. Johnny picked me up at the train station, the car was immaculate and Johnny was helpful and courteous. He had been well informed of what I was there for and began the drive through Naples, crazy drivers all around, scooters darting in and out, I advise, do not try to navigate this yourself. Johnny knows the roads and the people and their driving habits. Not once did I feel like I needed to use my passenger side brake :) Johnny explained the area to me, what was there to see. We stopped for me to run in and see one of the hotels, having an Italian speaking driver made it easier for them to understand what I was wanting to do in looking at the property. He did this for multiple properties through out the day. I was there during opening week and some of the properties were not open, sometimes they let me come in and see the property and sometimes they were in such disarray in trying to open in a couple of days that it wasn't good that I go in. In those cases Johnny knew the area and took me around to see the properties from a different angle, sometimes around the cove. He then would explain a lot of what the property was like, showing me that he is very knowledgeable of the area. Two days later Johnny picked me up to take me back to the train, on the way I stopped for a tour of Pompeii and a lovely wine tasting on Mt Vesuvius. I was glade to have been able to see the Amalfi, but also to use the Iaccarino services and will recommend this to my clients and to ask for Johnny. Thank you for a great experience.
from Old Basing (UK)
We travelled to Sorrento to celebrate my Dads 60th birthday and we had a great visit from the moment we arrived until we left. Tony, Johnny and Raffaele were all great. We had 4 separate trips including the transfer from Naples airport and back to Naples train station, a full day trip around the Amalfi coast and a full day trip to Pompeii, Herculaneum and a stop at a vineyard for lunch. All of our drivers were friendly and extremely knowledgeable on the local area. We were travelling with our 1 1/2 year old and they were able to provide a child seat. I couldn't recommend this family company highly enough. If we ever find ourselves in Sorrento again (which I really hope we do!) We will definitely use them again! Highlight of our stay was the Amalfi coast tour- wow!
from California (USA)
Our family used this company several days to get out and about while in Sorrento. Tony is a friendly and informative guide for the area and the vans were very comfortable. On our our departure transfer to Naples the train station, he dropped us right at the door nearest the ticket machines, so it was very easy to get out.
My wife, my infant son and I did a full day tour of the Amalfi Coast with Tony (visiting Positano, Sorrento and the ruins of Pompeii) and we enjoyed every minute. We were able to visit several areas and Tony was very knowledgable about each area we visited. As I mentioned we were traveling with our 1.5 year old and Tony was very accommodating to a couple with a young child and very flexible about changing the itinerary if we needed to.
We absolutely loved this side trip from Rome. Our driver, Tony, picked us up from the Naples train station. We took a high speed train from Rome that took about an hour. Tony was waiting for us at the platform of the station and guided us through our entire day. We drove in a very big, clean car from town to town, and Tony shared a lot of stories along the way. He also took a LOT of pictures of us so we could all get in the photos. This was the perfect way to get a taste of the Amalfi Coast. We had free/private time to shop, eat, and explore in each of the three cities in between stops. We felt very safe and cared for. Would definitely recommend this company and this trip.
Tony provided a transfer from Sorento to Naples train station. He was prompt and friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. When we arrived at the station he parked and came into the station with us. He assisted us to the ticket counter helped us buy the tickets and then showed us were to board and where we could wait for the train. He could have simply dropped us off and left as that was all that was expected. His exceptional service relieved what would have been stressful and chaotic. He was really amazing.
First and foremost, if you’re thinking on driving the Amalfi coast, just don’t, not worth it - some of the craziest roads of your life, winding around with a jagged cliff on one side, and one lane with two busses trying to pass on another with a motorcycle or Vespa thrown in there every other second. Moving on - our driver, Giovanni, literally was a highlight of the trip. He was kind, very caring with our travel, prompt, and felt like family by the end of a day around the coast. He also took us back to naples train station, parked, walked us to our bin, everything. We had other drivers on the trip and none, literally none, came close to Giovanni - if we go back, no question, we will use their service and request him! Also - don’t pass up lunch in Ravello at Hotel Rufolo- best views, kind staff, fantastic food! Thank You Giovanni for the guidance to take us there! He also recommended an amazing guide Lucio in Pompeii for a tour which made the experience significantly better given that he weaved us in and out of a he large tour groups, explained things in an approachable, memorable way, and kept us in the shade!!! I am sure any driver from Tony’s company is fantastic, however, Giovanni is on another level. Family. Thank you for the best experience in one of my absolute favorite places on earth.
Tony picked us up in Naples and drove us to the Amalfi coast, stopping also in Positano, Sorrento, he made recommendation for lunch which was superb; and on our way back he arranged for a private tour at Pompeii. Our every need was taken care of above our expectation. When he took us to the train station Tony helped us with our luggage inside the station and made sure we got on the right train he even followed up with us after. Wow wasn’t expecting such thoughtfulness. He is truly an extra mile professional. It’s my pleasure to recommend Tony, we received a lot more than we expected. First Class all the way. Thanks Tony
from New Jersey
We toured Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello with Giovanni; who was amazing! Informative, fun, accommodating, and an excellent driver, as well as making the best lunch recommendation ever: Ristorante da Costantino. The next day, Tony took us to Pompeii and arranged for the guide, as well as a fantastic lunch with wine tasting at Cantina del Vesuvio- a beautiful vineyard on Mt Vesuvius. Tony was wonderful; he made the day pleasant and comfortable, and went out of his way to assist with our transfer to the train station as well. Strongly recommend this service!
My wife and I had an amazing day with Enrico driving us down the Amalfi coast where we had an amazing lunch and saw the scenic coastline. Enrico was a wonderful driver who was very knowledgeable about the area and catered to our needs. This was one of the best days we had in Italy and I highly recommend them!