Pompeii - Amalfi
After a few hours of travel, we begin our day with the suggestive beauty of Pompeii.
October 24, 79 BC More than a date, it is a scar in history, like so many others. A scar that has left a much more evident mark than the others, thanks (if we can say so) to the lava of Vesuvius, which after having exploded and descended on the surroundings and on all those lives like a hot hand of death, has perfectly preserved until nowadays everything it has landed on. It was a day like any other in Pompeii.
A day that can be relived today by entering the archaeological area, walking through the alleys of the ancient city, in the shadow of that Vesuvius that was his condemnation. It is full of wonderful views, on the roads and on the volcano.
Glimpses that always leave a lump in the throat. It is not surprising that the site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited archaeological sites in the world.
You will have 3 hours to visit the archaeological area, starting from the villas of the richest to the houses of the poorest, the spas, the gymnasium, the large amphitheater, the shops, the squares ...
Each place still has its frescoes, its objects, if you listen to those walls whisper the words and the history of those who lived there, until the day when it was inexorably cut down.
After being catapulted into the past, to restart with the right energy and continue our tour, we need to have lunch. Eating in Pompeii is a real pleasure for your palate as the city boasts an ancient culinary tradition and the cuisine is full of recipes from Ancient Pompeii and Ancient Rome. All the restaurants in Pompeii offer their customers typical dishes of the renowned Campania cuisine that go perfectly with dishes based on fresh fish caught in the nearby Tyrrhenian Sea. We leave after lunch from Pompeii and, skirting the Gulf of the same name, we will head towards Sorrento, admiring the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida in the background and the imposing mass of Vesuvius.
Once you have passed Sorrento, we will enter the state road 163, one of the most beautiful panoramic roads in Italy: you will be able to admire valleys, promontories, beaches and coves, citrus terraces, vines and olive groves. Continuing south (there is the opportunity to take photos along the way), after crossing Praiano, a corner of paradise opens up before your eyes. Suspended between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Lattari Mountains, the Amalfi Coast is an immense terrace overlooking the sea.
This stretch of the Campania coast is a riot of colors and flavors. There is no doubt that you will lose your head for the Amalfi Coast. You will be greeted by the buzz of the many tourists who populate the square at the foot of the Cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew. You can go up the famous steps of the Cathedral and admire the precious golden decorations of its arches.
The side streets of the Duomo have many bars and renowned pastry shops, ideal for tasting the typical lemon products. These citrus fruits are the symbol of this land. and are used to make desserts and creams, but above all to prepare the famous limoncello, a sweet lemon flavored liqueur.
ADVICE : If you love sweets I suggest you to taste the Amalfi biscuits and the San Giuseppe zeppole. They are all artisan specialties. A tour on the Amalfi coast cannot fail to end with a visit to Ravello. Here music and architecture come together, creating an atmosphere of unique magic that is palpable at every step. The villas and gardens create the perfect setting for one of the most incredible places this stretch of coast has to offer. Walking through the center of Ravello, you will find the typical square, the Duomo and many characteristic shops full of excellent local products. Among the most appreciated objects are the splendid ceramics, a true trademark of the coast and which come in different forms: top-level objects, plates, kitchen items, vases, decorative saucers and even tiles. Goldsmith craftsmanship is also very developed, crafts that work shells and sea products.
Our day comes to an end, we leave to return to the meeting point. We say goodbye in the hope of seeing you again as soon as possible, always choosing Imperial Car Service.
- Highway tolls, gasoline, taxes, parkings
- Stop Amalfi
- Stop Ruiins of Pompei
Price does not Include
- Pompeii Ruins Entrance Ticket
- Tourist guide
City of Amalfi and Anciente Pompeii
Pompeii - Amalfi