A driver with a mercedes minivan will wait for you directly at the hotel or at the pier of the ship with a sign showing your name and you will drive to Pompeii or Herculaneum (your choice) where you will meet your top-rated local guide to start the visit.
Our guides are professional and licensed and will take you to the theatres, the thermal baths, the pleasure houses and much more…You will learn how the roman enjoy their free time, how their houses were decorated and their lifestyle in general. You will breath the authentic Ancient Roman atmosphere by travelling to the past.
After the visit you will reach the most important winemaker of Lachrima Christi on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius with the enchanting view of the bay of Naples. Indeed, this wine farm is located just few hundred metres below the peak of the Volcano Vesuvius.
Here you will have a classical Italian lunch that includes bruschette with fresh tomatoes and olive oil served with salami and cheeses, accompanied with a glass of white and rosee Lacryma Christi. Then, spaghetti will be served with little hill cherry tomatoes…it is their speciality ( spaghetti made by one of the most important pasta maker in Naples , the Setaro Brothers)..
Two different red wine will be tested together with the pasta. Last but not least, you will taste a classic Neapolitan cake with a sparkling wine. Grappa made with apricots will complete your unforgettable meal.
After this nice break, the excursion will continue throught the Vesuvius National Park and reach the top of the mountain to the entrance of the crater...the mouth of the most dangerous volcano in the world! Bring your cameras…the view will be breathtaking!
Approximately 5 hours: 2.5 hours visit of Pompeii or Hercolaneum + 1.5 hours for the visit of Mt Vesuvius + time for lunch