Day Excursions from Naples
EXCURSIONS FROM NAPLES
Naples is a wonderful and unconventional city, a picturesque destination that awakens passions and makes you fall in love. An unusual city, shrouded in an orderly chaos, completely different from other Italian cities.
In Naples you will find an experience in every corner, it is an alternative and artistic city with a very strong cultural identity capable of surprising any tourist. Your trip to Naples will give you history, nature, art and culture but not only, it will leave you wanting to return.
Naples has countless monuments from different eras, streets and alleys full of history and traditions where you can get to know its essence. It also has impressive panoramas, a very lively nightlife, an excellent culinary tradition and a unique and original lifestyle. But one of the most important things is that you can reach magical sites and attractions departing from here!
Pompeii and Vesuvio
Visiting Pompeii means taking a fascinating journey into the past. After the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabia and Oplonti were destroyed and buried by ash and lava. Experience the thrill of visiting the archaeological city of Pompeii, a UNESCO world heritage jewel that, thanks to the excavations, have given us back a world buried in the past. A truly shocking adventure where you will feel transported back in time to an event so catastrophic that will make you think of those who were trapped in the ashes.
Then, visit the Vesuvius, the most famous active volcano and one of the most dangerous in the world where today is possible to climb to the top and take a look at its deep crater. From here, you will be able to admire also the wonderful view of the Gulf of Naples. This imposing volcano that covered the ancient city of Pompeii with ash and lava, has changed its features over time due to the violent eruptions that gave it the shape it has today. Everyone has heard of Vesuvius, but the best way to get to know it is by visiting it and observing the city from the top to discover the cause of these disasters.
Pompeii and Sorrento
The excursion to Pompeii is one of the essentials from Naples. Pompeii was a city of ancient Rome where in 79 a tragedy changed the destiny of the city. One morning, the mighty Vesuvius awoke, launching its anger against the city, sweeping it to the ground. The city was rediscovered with excavations in 1748 that brought to light more than 45 hectares of land.
Pompeii is a surprisingly place full of history and today is one of the largest archaeological sites in the world testament to the lifestyle of the city of the time, which today seems to be peacefully asleep under the volcanic dust.
Then visit the charming and romantic Sorrento, with its wonderful Mediterranean atmosphere in a perfect mix of nature and history. Sorrento is one of the most beautiful cities in the Gulf of Naples and one of the most important tourist destinations in Italy. Located in a picturesque position, Sorrento is a terrace overlooking the Gulf of Naples. A mix of rural landscapes, dreamy beaches and impressive cliffs. Sorrento fascinates tourists and visitors with its impressive views for being one of the most beautiful areas of the Mediterranean.
Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast
Visiting Sorrento is one of the most beautiful gifts you can give yourself. The beauty of its beaches, the charm of the cliffs, the blue sea and the attractions of the local cuisine will make your experience unforgettable. Sorrento is a small city that was very visited as early as the 19th century by characters such as Lord Byron, Dickens, Goethe and Tolstoy. Its streets are impeccably maintained and walking through the historic centre is a really pleasant experience. Sorrento is also the gateway to the Amalfi Coast and is often used as a base for those who want to visit these beautiful towns.
Serene, colorful and full of charm, Amalfi is located next to the Gulf of Salerno and is one of the main tourist centres in the region, which gives its name to the Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi was founded as a commercial port in 339, during Roman rule and is currently a place of great beauty, and exploring it is a real pleasure, especially the port area.
The Amalfi Coast is a natural paradise, where you will find small cities full of history and culture. The Amalfi Coast is a magical place, like a balcony suspended over the cobalt blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the blue of the sky.
Words are few to describe this place, once you visit it and admire its breathtaking views, you will discover why it is one of the 50 Italian UNESCO sites.