Day tours from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast: travel tips you probably didn’t know

Day tours from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast: travel tips you probably didn’t know

What a great idea: a day tour from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast.

This kind of trip will really make your day: a full-day excursion to the World Heritage archaeological site of Pompeii with a romantic stop along the Amalfi coast – why not for a traditional food experience.

Most Italy goers sooner or later decide to explore this part of the country near Naples, located south of Rome and not far at all from the Capital city.

Whether you prefer to spend your entire holiday in this region – Campania – or to squeeze the sights into a one day tour, visiting this part of Italy is always a good idea. And you will agree with us, as soon as you get there.

We know that hit and run tourism is not easy: we reckon someday someone will set-up a prize for intense travellers. For this reason, today, we want to share with you a bit of our knowledge.

In this article you will find tips and hacks for one-day-travellers who are longing to take a Pompeii and Amalfi coast tour from Rome.

If you want to know how to make your Rome to Pompeii day trip simple. If you want to where exactly to go during your Amalfi coast tours from Rome.

Well, here you will find the how-to guide to the perfect day tour from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast.

Why read our travel advice? Because we’re Day Tours Rome, Italian leading company providing day tours from Rome and in Rome by car, minivan and even walking tours.

Amalfi coast and Pompeii tours from Rome: 3 tips for you

Let’s get straight to the point. Here’s something useful for you if you are planning an Amalfi coast and Pompeii tour from Rome.

  • Hire a private day tour by car

Once you are in Rome, Capital city of Italy, don’t think that transfers by public means of transportation are the most convenient option.

Low cost doesn’t frequently rhyme with efficiency and benefit. Because travelling by train or bus usually involves long waits, changes, hiring a private tour by car or minivan in Rome is more likely to be the best choice in order to avoid loss of time (and patience).

Day Tours Rome provides highly customizable escorted day tours from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast which allow visitors explore Italy in a cosy way without losing that feel of adventure.

Contact us well in advance to arrange your itinerary with our help.

  • Consider going off-season

Mid to late Spring and early Autumn are incredible seasons to make the most of your time in the Amalfi coast and at Pompeii archaeological site.

No crowds, reasonable prices, no lines, lovely weather. Do you really expect more?

Consider taking your day tour from Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi coast during low season: PROs win hand down against CONs (are there CONs, seriously?).

  • Expand your day trip

Would you like to have more time? Take more time! One day tours are great to squeeze best sightseeing in only few hours.

But long tours are what people really need to get to know closely a territory and live it as a local would do.

So if you don’t mind leaving the Eternal city for a couple of days or more, why don’t you plan a multiple-day tour from Rome to Amalfi coast and Pompeii?  




Day tour from Rome to Amalfi coast: famous sights

This is a coastline of breathtaking beauty, outstanding sightseeing and great local cuisine hotspots ideal for food lovers.

The Amalfi coast tour from Rome can be arranged in many different ways, according to your availability, time and desires.

Within a one day tour if you want to stop in Pompeii early in the morning, then the Amalfi coast could be the perfect place to have lunch in a nice restaurant, where to eat freshly fished seafood overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

The best option is making some time and space to stop in at least two of the most famous towns of Amalfi coast.

The main sights are:

  • Sorrento

The town that faces the Bay of Naples is really worth visiting at least for a nice walk in the centre. You might like to have a look at St. Antonio basilica and at the cathedral and stop in a typical bar to sip some original Limoncello.

  • Positano

Head to the beach of Fornillo and fill your lungs withs sea breeze. Then, go explore the pictoresque town center made of narrow little lanes and trendsetting boutiques.  

  • Amalfi

Small, charming and full of life, Amalfi used to be an important Maritime Republic in Italy. That’s why the city offers, along with beautiful beaches, great cultural sights like the dome and the Chiostro del Paradiso.




Pompeii ruins

 Rome to Pompeii day trip: canny tourist’s hacks

A day tour from Rome to Pompeii archaeological ruins is one of the greatest adventures you’ll ever experience. But visiting the vast site is not like a relaxing walk.

You need to be prepared before getting there.

Day Tours Rome will make sure you arrange every smallest detail of your visit. Here are the not-to-forget hacks you need to know to plan a wonderful Rome to Pompeii day trip.

  • Choose only one of the 5 sites

Pompeii archaeological site includes: Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabiae, Boscoreale. If you’re spending only one day or few hours touring, then buy tickets for just one of the above sites. Herculaneum is the top rated: smaller than Pompeii and equally stunning.

  • Get skip-the-line tickets

Day Tours Rome can buy for you the magical skip-all-lines tickets to get to the site. Priority access means time optimization.

  • Hire a local guide or get an audioguide

If you want to discover the history of Pompeii and get to know every secret, then you should hire a local tour guide: Day Tours Rome can find one for you. If you are more an indipendent traveller, then just make sure to get the site map, booklet and audioguide.

  • Don’t forget your supplies

There’s neraly no shadow in Pompeii, so from Spring to Autumn don’t forget to take with you a hat, sunscreen and some water. You can buy your supplies at the tourist village at the entrance of Pompeii.

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