Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids must be supervised by a parent or a responsible person. They'll really enjoy the hike of Vesuvius, even if it may be a long walk for them
Maximum travelers: 10
English (fluent), French (conversational), German (conversational), Italian (fluent)
Side by side, the two sides of the eruption - Tour by train
We can meet at the Naples railway station and using the train Circumvesuviana we can first stop to Herculaneum, an other important archeological site, World Heritage, which was a luxus tourist resort of Ancient Times, than of course a walk to Pompei is a must.
In Pompei we'll catch a bus to Vesuvius, which drives to the height of 1000 meters and than you have to hike the last part of the peak to reach and walk along the edge of the crater.
The itinerary is very dense and the time spent in each place is limited
Meeting at the train station in Naples
using the local train we arrive in Pompeii
visit of the archeological site (1 hour and 15mn)
public transport to Vesuvius
arrival and hike (1 hour and half, to go back and forth the crater)
drive to Herculaneum
visit to the archeological site (1 hour)
back to the train station
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I'll meet you at the circumvesuviana train station in Naples. I'll be there holding a board with your name.
End location: We'll quit the tour at the same place of our meeting
Duration: 8 hours
walking tour and public transport
Estimated Local Cash Needed
70 eur - €15 entrance fee to Pompeii + €11 entrance fee to Herculaneum + €20 bus to Vesuvius and entrance fee to the crater. €6 tickets back and forth by train from Naples + light lunch
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Valentina did a wonderful job maneuvering through the not very accessible wheelchair path and gave us a great tour of both Pompeii and Herculaneum. I recommend her whole heartedly.