A cruise in the Mediterranean Sea is the right occasion to explore the treasures of one of the most beautiful areas in Southern Europe: the Gulf of Naples. The city of Naples, the islands of Capri and Ischia, the Mount Vesuvius, the Sorrentine Peninsula: on the cruise ship approaching Naples, a stunning view will be in front of you.
Furthermore, stopping at Naples port, you have to consider that many beautiful natural and historical landmarks of our beautiful land could be easily visited in a day trip. In fact, the 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Campania region (out of 53 in Italy) are all within 1 hour driving distance from Naples: the Royal Palace of Caserta, the whole Historical Center of Naples, the church of Santa Sofia in Benevento, the National Park of Cilento with Paestum, the dreamy Amalfi Coast and Pompeii ruins. There is no doubt then, that visiting such important sites is a must at least once in a lifetime.
Pompeii tours from cruise ship
One of the top choices among tours from Naples cruise port is certainly a day trip to Amalfi Coast and Pompeii: this is an amazing journey through the main and most beautiful towns on the Sorrentine Peninsula, i.e. Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, and half a day in Pompeii for a walking tour of Pompeii ruins.
The tour of Amalfi Coast will give you the chance to take breathtaking pictures, experience dreamy views of the Gulf of Naples from Sorrento, see the picturesque towns of Positano and Amalfi with their beaches, colorful buildings, precious Cathedrals and shopping streets. Furthermore, we will drive you to one of the best restaurants in the area where you will have a lunch with local dishes in a stunning setting on the coast. After the lunch, we will drive to Pompeii, where we you will spend the afternoon learning everything about daily life in Roman Empire and exploring the huge amount of remains still existing today after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed the Roman town in 79 A.D.
Pompeii tours from Naples cruise terminal
When you decided to have a cruise stopping in Naples and if you researched on the transportation to explore the area, you must have thought that it would be impossible to visit even a small part of the many landmarks around Naples in one day. In fact, if you had to rely on public transportation to reach Pompeii from Naples cruise port, the only choice would be to buy a ticket to take a city bus going to the central train station, then queue again there with many other tourists to get a ticket for a local train, reaching then Pompeii station and walk for some time to reach the ruins entrance. It will literally take a few hours just to do that! Not to mention how long it would be to visit the towns of Sorrento, Positano, or Amalfi. You would spend more than half of the day just queuing and standing on crowded buses and trains and you would have to choose only one location to visit.
Forget about all this trouble! With our Amalfi Coast & Pompeii day trip you will be able to visit Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Pompeii ruins in just one day, and on top of that you will have the support of our professional guide who will give you an English Commentary on board and answer your questions if you have, and the lunch is included! Don’t miss this chance, this is the best way to enjoy the best and most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Campania in just one day!