We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius 4x4 Sightseeing Tour

Select Date and Travelers
2 travelers
    What to Expect
    Pick and drop off by minibus or minivan at your hotel, or at a nearest meeting point in Sorrento city centre, pick up exact time will be confirmed to you after booking (pick up is approx around 9:00 am).

    Departure from Sorrento to reach Pompeii city archeological excavations (about 1 hour drive), in 2 hours a local licensed tour guide will reveal to you the secrets of this beautiful and charming ancient roman city destroyed by the eruption of the volcano in the 79 B.C.

    You will discover the beauties of this roman archeological site walking through history: passing by Abundance Street, through imperial forums, temples, thermal baths, roman villas and theatres…

    A break of about 1 hour will be arranged for lunch and rest  to recharge in order to proceed to the volcano Mount Vesuvius - National Park, located at about 5 kms distance from Pompeii archeological site. 

    After the lunch/rest break, you will reach by minibus or minivan the Vesuvius parking area located at about 900 meters altitude, you will than start and enjoy on foot a beautiful walk up to the top of about 20 minutes, to reach the crater area at 1300 meters altitude

    Once you will arrive at the top of the crater an expert Alpine-Volcano Guide will illustrate the monitoring and the history of its numerous and famous volcanic eruptions.

    At about 5:00 pm you will start the transfer back to Sorrento and drop off.
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel entrance or meeting point
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Outside hotel main entrance gate or door - or nearest meeting point. Please follow our exact instructions.
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation by minibus or minivan with a licensed driver
    • Transportation by minibus or minivan up to Vesuvius
    • Alpine guide on top of the Vesuvius
    • Guided visit of Pompeii’s archaeological excavations by a licensed local guide
    • Entrance fee Pompeii ruins site € 15 p.p.
    • Entrance fee Vesuvius site € 10 p.p.
    • Lunch, drinks, snacks, general tips
    • Anything not included in the terms & condition
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Infant rates apply - provided they do not occupy a seat
    • Not recommended if suffering from seriuos diseases
    • Our tours are subject to Terms & Conditions
    • *
    • Hotel transfers on the day of the tour can be made by either: minibus or minivan or private car according to the logistic & transport department taking into account hotels street maps, locations and availability of the vehicles of the moment.
    • Please make sure you are
    • *
    • in case the minimum number of participants for the booked group tour is not reached, we reserve the right to offer you alternative solutions: change of date - or an upgrade in order to be able to switch you on a similar tour - or a full refund back to you in any solutions is not suitable for you.
    • *
    • any money or cash balance with reference to the tour and/or any payments regarding extra services to be paid on the day of the tour (example: hotel transfer fee for hotel outside Sorrento town centre or any tour balances)
    • .
    • issue any cash payments to drivers unless specified so by the tour agency in writing on your voucher. We do not take any responsibility for any personal initiative in breech with our procedures terms & conditions causing a financial loss, the balance due will be requested and will have to be settled in any case to you.
    • by Boat-Jet-Ferry-Bus-Minibus-Minivan-Car and/or any technical issues with reference to port authority/coastal guards/inspections/breakdowns/strikes/weather and sea conditions that could occur out of our tour agency hands, power and responsibility, will be dealt in and for your interest in the best way possible, and your return to Sorrento starting point will be guaranteed with an alternative mean of transportation to comply with our services.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (29)
    Filter reviews
    7 results
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Traveler rating
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews viviana villa pompeii company trip
    Selected filters
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 7 reviews
    Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

    We booked this trip before we left and found out that we would not be able to do the 4x4 trip as planned due to a fire on Mount Vesuvius from last years summer a couple of days before the actual trip would have been...More

    Thank R4853FEjulieg
    Giovanna R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

    Dear Julie G, thank you very much for taking your time to write your review on the Pompeii - Vesuvius tour with us and for undestanding. Consider that during peak season here all the most important Unesco sites like Pompeii and Amalfi Coast and Capri...More

    Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

    Only informed after booking that they couldn’t provide the 4x4 aspect of the trip due to a forest fire last year. Could have cancelled but decided to go ahead for what was an enjoyable day. Driver was good and views from top of Vesuvius are...More

    1  Thank NandD2016
    Reviewed May 28, 2018

    After visiting Pompeii we returned to the railway station, where you can choose a tour to Mt Vesuvious. The office is location upstairs at the railway station. Very helpful staff and booking is easy. We choose the bus trip to Mt Vesuvious, just a short...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    6  Thank hristopher J
    Reviewed May 26, 2018

    It took 2 hours to get to Pompeii and the driver was very difficult to understand. Joined another group of 8 for 2 hours with a very good guide. Then we were supposed to be on our own for an hour lunch, and after, meet...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    6  Thank Susan E
    Giovanna R, Direttore at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

    Dear Susan E, we regret to read your dissapointed feedback regarding your Vesuvius part of the tour. Unfortunately, we regret but most of local drivers in Sorrento do not speak a very fluent english as well as our guides, they are supposed mainly to drive...More

    Reviewed May 7, 2018

    Was really looking forward to this in view of some of the reviews read before booking.Unfortunately we spent a lot of time in a traffic jam on way to Pompeii. This was frustrating as we knew from the previous day's visit to Herculaneum by train...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    4  Thank LondonCristina
    Giovanna R, Direttore generale at Tours & More Italia, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

    Dear Cristina, thank you for writing your feedback of your Pompeii tour. We read that you paid 15€ Pompeii ruins entry fee, please note that 15€ is the correct official price in 2018, therefore the guide collected the right amount from you in ordert to...More

    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    August 4, 2018|
    Response from Discover90617 | Reviewed this property |
    It is not my tour, I was the tourist, however they did pick us up from our hotel.
    Key Details
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: