Private Shore Excursion

Private Tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast from Naples Port

Art & History
Duration: 8 hours
Languages: EN

Departing from Naples port this private shore excursion combines a guided tour of Pompeii with a scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast. With a dedicated guide, skip the line entry to the ruins, and private transportation throughout the day we will maximize your precious ashore time. From Roman ruins to coastlines, this private tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast explores archaeological excavations and seaside towns all in one!

Perfect for:
  • Families with Kids
  • Art & History Lovers
Covid-19 Health & Safety Measures

What to Expect

Our private tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast offers a chance to experience one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Italy, stunning landscapes and towns at your own pace. Enjoy privileged personalized attention from our experts as they bring to life the ancient Roman world and the natural wonders of the Amalfi Coast. Sit back, relax and enjoy yourself, safe in the knowledge that you’re getting an immersive experience of southern Italy.


Set off on this enjoyable shore excursion from Naples cruise port to journey into the ancient past at the Pompeii’s UNESCO-listed ruins and indulge in an afternoon on the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Meet your personal driver and expert guide at the cruise terminal in Naples and begin your journey towards the evocative site of Pompeii. Along the way, your guide re-creates for you the ancient context of Pompeii and before you know it, you’ll be arriving at the site.


In this UNESCO World Heritage Site, buried for centuries after Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD,  you will explore an ancient community captured in time by volcanic ash. Walk through the stone-slabbed streets in the very footsteps of gladiators, slaves, senators, and citizens. Following a carefully crafted route, you will visit some of the most well preserved buildings  including an amphitheater, theater, forum, bathhouses and bars as well as villas that are newly reopened to the public.


Say goodbye to your Pompeii guide. Back to the present and embark on a fun winding drive among the cliffs by the water edge with stops at scenic viewpoints for photo ops. There is flexibility in your time, so that you can pick the stops as you go, or rely on your driver for suggestions. Possible stops along the way are Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.


Travel the jaw-dropping Amalfi Coast, bursting with sandy coves, soaring cliffs and sparkling sea from the comfort of your luxury minivan. Enjoy some free time for lunch with personalized suggestions on things to see and places to eat from your expert local driver.  After your exploration, you will rejoin your driver to return to the port in time to board your cruise ship.


  • Pompeii’s Main Street
  • Plaster casts at Pompeii
  • Pompeii Domus just newly opened to the public
  • Amphitheater at Pompeii
  • Roman Forum at Pompeii
  • Roman baths at Pompeii
  • Roman houses at Pompeii
  • Roman shops at Pompeii
  • Amalfi Coast - You will be driven along the coast and choose where to stop en route
  • Free time for lunch

What Is Included

  • Private English-speaking driver
  • Private transportation in a luxury, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private licensed professional local guide for 3-hour
  • Tickets & reservation fees for skip the line access to Pompeii excavation site
  • Amalfi Coast drive

What Is Not Included

  • Food & drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Meeting Point

Naples port. Pick up details provided upon booking.

Important Information

  • This Private Tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast is available on request any day except Christmas Day, and January 1.

Good to Know

  • Each vehicle can accommodate up to a maximum of 9 people (guide and driver included) so with bookings of more than 7 people, your party will be divided into two or more vehicles.
  • Pompeii is an ongoing excavation site. The itinerary might encounter some changes depending on the archaeologists’ daily duties.
  • We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.
  • During summer, expect high temperatures. Dress in layers. Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat is suggested.
  • In the winter months (Nov - End March) most of the shops and restaurants in Positano and Ravello close.
  • Regrettably, this Private Tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility.

How to Book Your Private Tour

  • Send Us Your Inquiry
    Fill out the tour inquiry form and we will respond with availability and price quote.
  • Payment Policy
    Full payment by credit card is required to make a reservation. We use industry leader Stripe for all card transactions.
  • Tour Voucher
    Within two business days of payment, we will email you a voucher with all the booking details. Such email constitutes your proof of purchase.

Tour FAQs

What information do you need from me prior to booking the shore excursion?

Please include the following pieces of information in your request form: Cruise Company and Ship Name. Ship Arrival Time. Ship Departure Time.

Do you offer private shore excursions from other ports in Italy?

Yes we do. In order to avoid the hassle of making separate arrangements we also offer private shore excursions from Livorno, Rome Civitavecchia, Palermo, Trieste and Venice ports. See our dedicated page Private Italy Shore Excursions to learn more.

Do we stop for lunch?

Yes. During this private tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast from Naples port you will have free time for lunch (cost of meal not included). Your driver will be happy to recommend places to eat a full sit-down meal or to grab something quickly. The choice is entirely yours.

Is this Private Tour of Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast from Naples Port good for kids?

Yes! This shore excursion is designed to inspire and delight travelers of all ages. The tour combines entertainment and education as you visit two of the most beautiful sites of southern Italy with friendly and knowledgeable guides and drivers well used to relating to kids of all ages.

Would you like to personalize this tour?

If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.

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