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Spectacular Pompeii Tours From Sorrento 2024

€ 45€ 29,58
2 hours
Live tour guide

About Pompeii Tours From Sorrento

Reach Pompeii via a train on a day trip from Sorrento, following your knowledgeable guide with priority access to the ruins. Your visit to Pompeii allows you to gain insight into the ancient way of living and witness the city frozen in time by volcanic ash after the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD.


Pompeii Tours From Sorrento

This tour will take you on a train from Sorrento to the archeological sites of Pompeii through the skip-the-line entrance. The professional guide will lead the way and introduce you to the devastating destiny of the ancient Pompeii civilization with interesting storytelling.

Once you meet your guide at the Sorrento Circumvesuviana train station, board the high-speed train and enjoy the Italian countryside during your ride. You will seamlessly enter the ruins with priority tickets, where you can travel back in time as the guide takes you to the major sites of the Buried City.

Stroll through the well-preserved streets and learn their smart ways of dealing with the water systems. Step into various houses and villas where you can get a glimpse into the daily life of the lost civilization. Visit important places of the city, including one of the oldest Roman amphitheaters still standing and feel the energy of the past gladiator fights.

Pompeii people had a rich lifestyle, and a guided tour of Pompeii will take you from the thermal baths to the brothels, allowing you to take in their ways. You will also be able to observe the last moments of this civilization. The plaster casts, made by filling voids in the layers of volcanic ash, explain why this ancient city is now known as the City of Ash! At the end of the tour, you will be able to wander around on your own and admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site before heading back to Sorrento.

  • Round-trip train tickets from Sorrento to Pompeii
  • Assistant at the train stations
  • Guide on the train
  • Audio guide
  • Skip the line tickets to Pompeii
  • Guided tour of Pompeii Ruins
X not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Train tickets from other train stations
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
X not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Cruise ship guests
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Meeting Point

The meeting point is at Sorrento train station.

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Your Pompeii exploration is a few clicks away!

Skip the line

Enter the ruins through the priority entrance and explore the historical buildings like the Forum, various houses, and the villas completely stress-free.

Window into the past

Your knowledgeable guide will take you to the time when a devastating eruption froze this city and give you an insight into the ancient civilization's daily habits.

Final moments

Observe the plaster casts that allow us to see how the Pompeii people faced their end in 79 AD.

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FAQ - Pompeii Tours From Sorrento

Is a guided tour of Pompeii worth it?

Visiting Pompeii with a knowledgeable guide leading the way is well worth your time and money. The archaeological site of Pompeii covers a vast territory, and navigating the streets can be very challenging. Many tour companies offer a guided tour of Pompeii, and booking your tour in advance is highly recommended. The professional guide, licensed by Pompeii's management, will share insights into the history and the last moments of the Pompeii people while taking you to major sites of Pompeii. Maximize your experience with an organized tour through this city frozen in time.

What is the best way to visit Pompeii from Sorrento?

You can reach Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mount Vesuvius from Sorrento by catching the Circumvesuviana train. It's a 30-40-minute ride, after which you can walk to the archaeological sites of Pompeii. Alternatively, you can rent a car or a private driver and take advantage of our Pompeii tickets to enjoy a skip-the-line entry. However, we highly recommend joining a guided day tour led by expert guides to maximize your experience and make the most out of your Pompeii visit. You can either join the tour leaving together from Sorrento or reach it on your own and join the Pompeii guided tour. As you explore the significant parts of the city, the guide will share stories about this lost civilization. After the tour, you will have enough free time to take in the ambiance of Pompeii or join Herculaneum tours to discover another well-preserved archaeological site.

How else can I reach Pompeii?

The famous archaeological site of Pompeii is a popular destination for many visitors during their time in Italy. That's why we've collected the best-value Pompeii tour deals departing from different cities around Italy. Easily reach Pompeii from the capital with Rome to Pompeii day trip and enjoy a traditional lunch along the way. You can also leave the Amalfi Coast behind you and travel to the past with the Amalfi to Pompeii tour. Alternatively, you can explore Pompeii, relax with an optional lunch, and hike along Mount Vesuvius with the Pompeii and Vesuvius tour, departing from Sorrento or Naples.
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Secure your spot & let the knowledgeable guide introduce you to the ways of ancient civilization!

Good to know before you go

  • Please arrive early at the meeting point; note that the latecomers won't receive a refund.
  • Find a guide wearing a red polo shirt with a Belmare Travel logo and the name of the tour.
  • You will board the train with a group; be careful to board off at the Pompeii Villa Dei Misteri train station.
  • The activity provider can't be held responsible if you board the wrong train or disembark at the wrong train station.
  • The tour takes place in any weather conditions.
  • Children can join the tour for a reduced price; please bring their ID card or passport as proof of age.
  • Given the restricted train timetable, this day trip from Sorrento to Pompeii is unsuitable for cruise passengers.
  • The visit to Pompeii includes a moderate amount of walking, so remember to wear weather-appropriate, comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Take water, a sun hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent with you.
  • It's smart to have some cash with you.
  • For a full refund, please cancel your day trip to Pompeii from Sorrento up to 24 hours in advance.
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Discover various houses & villas as you stroll through the streets frozen in time!

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A highlight of our trip!

I highly recommend the day trip to Pompeii from Sorrento! The train transportation was seamless, and the guide's humor and storytelling brought Pompeii to life. If you wish to enrich your experience in Pompeii, this is the way!



Gino was a lovely guide who made our visit to Pompeii truly magnificent. We learned a lot during the tour and saw incredible landmarks. Devastating and fascinating at the same time. I highly recommend it!


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