Depart Rome and journey by 8-passenger minivan towards the Mediterranean Coast of Campania. Get your first views of the amazing Amalfi Coast and stop on the highway for breakfast. Continue to the archaeological site of Pompeii and discover the remains of an everyday town of Ancient Rome. Hear how it was buried under lava when the volcano of Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Follow a local guide around the highlights of the site and discover some remarkably intact ruins. Visit areas such as the food market, thermal baths and villas of some of the wealthy citizens. Get a better picture of life in the Roman Republic and learn what people wore and how they lived under the shadow of an active volcano. Then, head towards the Amalfi Coast and stop for lunch in the beautiful town of Positano. Benefit from some free time to explore after lunch and marvel at how the town tumbles down the hill towards the bay. Purchase souvenir items in the many stores, or take a stroll along the beach. Continue to Amalfi, and get valuable information from your English-speaking tour escort. Learn about the best places to visit and what to see to take an independent tour of Amalfi before your departure for Rome at 17:30.
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