This shore excursion is designed for people who with to visit the town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast, taste the famous wine called Lacryma Christy and visit the ruins of Pompeii.
Your English speaking driver will pick you up at the Sorrento port in the morning at 8:30am. Today you will visit the resort town of Positano that is considered the jewel of the Amalfi Coast. Here you will have free time to walk around and get down to the beach where is possible to visit the amazing church of the Assumption or do some shopping in the narrow streets of the downtown through the cafès and stores of the Positano fashion.
Then we will drive you to a winery located at the feet of Mount Vesuvius where you can enjoy a wonderful panorama of Sorrento, the island of Capri and the entire bay of Naples. In this farm born after the last eruption of the Volcano Mount Vesuvius (1944) you can taste the wine called Lacryma Christy (tears of Christ). You will be served 5 different types of wine among white, red and rosè, to finish with some spumante and a distilled of apricot that we call (digestivo). Trying these wines you will have also lunch tasting the specialities of the Campania region like bruschetta, provolone, salame and homemade bread like appertizer, then spaghetti with the cherry tomatoes of Mount Vesuvius and to finish with our typical easter cake called "Pastiera Napoletana" (a ricotta and corn pie). The cost for the wine tasting including lunch, wine and the visit in the vineyard is 25 Euros each person.
Then in the early afternoon we will drive you to the Archeological site of Pompeii, the old town that was covered by Lava from the Catastrophic Eruption of Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in 79 A.D. and was escavated only few Centuries ago. Here you can visit the ruins for 2 hours on your own or hire an official licensed guide.
The tour will end at the Sorrento port in the afternoon at about 4:30pm.
We only accept cash payment in Euros at the end of the service.
The tour will not include lunch (during the wine tasting 28 Euros per person), gratuities, entrance fees for Pompeii ruins (15 Euros each person but kids under 18 years old will not pay showing a valid document) and the licensed guide in Pompeii.
English speaking drivers!
Our company is composed of English speaking drivers also very knowledgeable, informative about the area and of course very friendly! All our drivers are trained to offer a running commentary about the history, local customs and culture of each site but only inside the vehicle infact if you wish to have someone that will walk with you in the sites (like the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum or the National Archeological Museum in Naples), you must arrange an official licensed guide.