Excursion from Sorrento to Pompeii

Sorrento Italy Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

A visit to the city of Pompeii is something that everyone should do at least once during his or her lifetime.

This well preserved Roman city was buried in meters of volcanic ash and pumice in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius unexpectedly erupted.

Visitors can wander though the streets of Pompeii, explore the city`s ancient restaurants, theatres, Roman baths and private homes.

Lost City of Pompeii

In Pompeii, one can discover how 20,000 people lived some 2,000 years ago.

Pompeii is located just 18 km north of Sorrento Italy.  It can easily be reached by train from Sorrento's Circumvesuviana Train Station.

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