Port Shore Excursions with Sorrento Coast Limo
While on your cruise vacation, you stop in Naples port, consider our selected shore excursions starting from Naples port by Sorrento Coast Limo with one of our English-speaking drivers who can take you on one of several tour options in luxury and comfort to explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii, or our towns known for their fashion, bars, and restaurants. Travel along a picturesque settings in a comfortable limo in your choice of excursions. You can tour ancient ruins with amphitheaters where you can imagine what it was like to have been a spectator watching the gladiators pitted against the mighty lions. The beautiful coastline and breathtaking scenery of our excursions will allow you a versatile range of options. You can visit the shops known for the popular fashions, you can visit the winery and sip on Limoncello of Sorrento, the famous lemon liquor. There are beautiful coastline scenes to photograph along with gorgeous architecture.
From the majestic cathedrals in the hills of Amalfi, and the famous Church of Saint Antonino in the historical center of Sorrento there is plenty to visit and view. Artisans known for their craftsmanship with inlaid woodwork on one of the excursions included in our Ravello package. You can also visit the Temple of Neptune, the ancient God of the Sea in Paestum, which is also famous for its mozzarella cheese factory tours. Here you can witness how the cheese is made and taste the famous buffalo mozzarella first hand. You can visit Herculaneum and Vesuvius to the dormant Volcano that destroyed the towns in 79 AD.
We are located in Sorrento, Italy, we know really well the places around as the Amalfi coast, Pompeii and Naples bay, if you will tour with us you will be sure to experience like a local, see the best spot and enjoy the best of our wonderful area.
You can not go wrong with a Naples port shore excursions limo tour during your vacation cruise port stop in Naples. Its the perfect way to take in part of ancient historical ruins, chic fashions, and artisan shops with breathtaking countrysides.
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Pompeii - Things to see during your Naples port cruise trip
Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.
Researchers believe that the town was founded in the seventh or sixth century BC by the Osci or Oscans. It came under the domination of Rome in the 4th century BC, and was conquered and became a Roman colony in 80 BC after it joined an unsuccessful rebellion against the Roman Republic. By the time of its destruction, 160 years later, its population was estimated at 11,000 people, and the city had a complex water system, an amphitheatre, gymnasium, and a port.
The eruption destroyed the city, killing its inhabitants and burying it under tons of ash. Evidence for the destruction originally came from a surviving letter by Pliny the Younger, who saw the eruption from a distance and described the death of his uncle Pliny the Elder, an admiral of the Roman fleet, who tried to rescue citizens. The site was lost for about 1,500 years until its initial rediscovery in 1599 and broader rediscovery almost 150 years later by Spanish engineer Rocque Joaquin de Alcubierre in 1748. The objects that lay beneath the city have been preserved for centuries because of the lack of air and moisture. These artifacts provide an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during the Pax Romana. During the excavation, plaster was used to fill in the voids in the ash layers that once held human bodies. This allowed one to see the exact position the person was in when he or she died.
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for over 250 years. Today it has UNESCO World Heritage Site status and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy, with approximately 2.5 million visitors every year.read more on Wikipedia
Amalfi Coast - What to see doing a shore excursion from Naples
The Amalfi Coast (Italian: Costiera Amalfitana) is a stretch of coastline on the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Province of Salerno in Southern Italy. The Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination for the region and Italy as a whole, attracting thousands of tourists annually. In 1997, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape.read more on Wikipedia
Sorrento - Ideas for the best Naples port shore excursion
Sorrento is a town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy. A popular tourist destination, it can be reached easily from Naples and Pompeii as it is at the south-eastern end of the Circumvesuviana rail line. The Sorrentine Peninsula has views of Naples, Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri. The Amalfi Drive, connecting Sorrento and Amalfi, is a narrow road that threads along the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Ferries and hydrofoils connect the town to Naples, Amalfi, Positano, Capri and Ischia. Sorrento's sea cliffs and luxury hotels have attracted celebrities including Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti.
Limoncello is a digestif made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar which is produced in Sorrento. Other agricultural production includes citrus fruit, wine, nuts and olives.read more on Wikipedia