Ercolano, Mt. Vesuvius, Winery

Code: JSOH014


One of Joe Banana's drivers will meet you at your accommodation in Sorrento for this day tour to remember!  

The day will start with a chauffeured drive by the famous Sorrento Coast. After about a 1 hour drive, you will arrive in Ercolano. This famous archeological site was a resort town for the Roman elite. Destroyed and buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the site itself is smaller than Pompeii, however the preservation of the town and many frescos is awe-inspiring. You can explore the area on your own or we can arrange for a private 2 hour guided tour of the site with a professionally licensed and local guide (additional cost). 

After Ercolano, we will then drive up Mt. Vesuvius, one of the most well known volcanos in Europe. We will drive up to 3000 feet, where we will park and you can then climb for about 30 minutes to arrive at the top. Once there, you can admire the crater and the panoramic views of the Bay of Naples and surrounding areas — well worth the climb!   

Following this hiking adventure, we will drive to the base of the volcano where we will visit a great family winery for a light lunch, wine tasting and vineyard tour. Please note, you can easily choose to visit the winery before climbing Mt. Vesuvius if you prefer. 

After this wonderful day we'll drive back to your accommodation in Sorrento, about 1 hour away. 

Ercolano, Mt. Vesuvius, Winery

View from Mt. Vesuvius
Wine Tasting