Naples Bus & minivan tours

Our most recommended Naples Bus & minivan tours

Naples: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-Hour Ticket

1. Naples: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-Hour Ticket

Explore the birthplace of pizza with a 24-hour ticket valid for up to 2 routes on this panoramic hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Discover the unforgettable sights and flavors of Napolitano culture at your own pace. The ticket gives you the freedom to explore one of the world’s oldest cities at leisure, with buses running every 45-90 minutes. You can even take in views of Mount Vesuvius from the city's waterfront. The hop-on hop-off bus is also ideal for shopping expeditions and exploring the many tasty restaurants that Naples has on offer. Use your 24-hour pass to explore the following attractions: Line A Stop 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio) Stop 2 - Chiesa Del Gesu Nuovo Stop 3 - Piazza Dante - Ingresso Ai Decumani Stop 4 - Museo Archeologivo Nazionale - Galleria Principe Di Napoli Stop 5 - Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Sanita Stop 6 - Museo e Bosco Di Capodimonte, Osservatorio Astronomico Stop 7 - Santa Maria Incoronata Stop 8 - Teatro Bellini - Mura Greche Stop 9 - Museo Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina Stop 10 - Castel Capuano - Porta Capuana Stop 11 - Piazza Bovio/Universita Line B Stop 1 - Largo Castello (Piazza Municipio) Stop 2 - Piazza Vittoria - Via Calabritto Stop 3 - Palazzi Storici Stop 4 - Mergellina - Piazza del Leone Stop 5 - Capo Posillipo - Veduta Panoramica Stop 6 - Discesa Marechiaro Stop 7 - Parco Vigiliano Stop 8 – Veduta Panoramica Stop 9 - Viale Dohm Stop 10 – Piazza Vittoria Stop 11 - Castel dell'Ovo - Borgo Marinan Stop 12 - Stazione Marittima, pier for cruises and Le Isole Del Golfo

Pompeii, Herculaneum & Mt. Vesuvius: All-Inclusive Tour

2. Pompeii, Herculaneum & Mt. Vesuvius: All-Inclusive Tour

Spend a fascinating and educational day visiting the ancient Roman cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii. Explore these extremely well-preserved ancient towns and then drive to the top of the very volcano that destroyed them nearly 2,000 years ago, and yet rendered them eternal. This full-day tour provides a unique opportunity to experience how ancient Romans lived and admire the level of civic progress and artistic skills they had reached. After the fall of the Roman Empire such levels of achievement were not reached again until the 17th and 18th centuries. The route that takes you to the top of Mount Vesuvius passes through a national park of unusual beauty. See pine forests, lush wooded areas, bright yellow flowers, and an uncanny volcanic landscape. You’ll have spectacular views of the Bay of Naples as well.

From Naples: Pompeii Half-Day Tour

3. From Naples: Pompeii Half-Day Tour

See Pompeii's most intriguing points on this half-day tour from Naples. Visit the famous archaeological site in the company of a guide on a VIP small group tour, a small group tour, or a regular group tour. Choose between a morning or afternoon tour and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned bus as you make your way from Naples to Pompeii. Upon arrival, discover this well-preserved Roman city with paved streets, luxurious villas, and temples. Feel the presence of ancient Romans. Visit the thermal baths, theaters, forums, and the famous Vetti’s house and “Lupanare." See natural body casts, preserved by volcanic ash nearly 2,000 years ago. The visit lasts for about 2 hours before heading back to the drop-off point.

Naples: Pompeii Guided Tour & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius

4. Naples: Pompeii Guided Tour & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius

Take a trip back in time on this tour of the ancient city of Pompeii alongside an expert archaeologist guide. Explore these well-preserved city ruins from another time. Afterward, travel to nearby Mt. Vesuvius in Naples and enjoy a local lunch and wine tasting at a vineyard. Skip waiting in lines at the ticket office and enjoy access to the priority line. Start your tour right from the main entrance of the city: Porta Marina Superiore. From there, spot Mt. Vesuvius as you pass through the Antiquarium, the archaeological museum where your guide will show you objects found during the last excavations, including the coin that changed the date of the eruption. Continue through the basilica, the forum with the market, and the main temples. Walk through the Decumanus Major (the main street of Pompeii) and see the famous Lupanar (brothel) of Pompeii. Continue your tour through stores, shops, and Roman restaurants to get a taste of daily Roman life. Explore some of the most picturesque houses (known as a domus) that remain of Pompeii. See the unforgettable plaster casts of bodies, the theatre, and the Gladiators Barracks. Learn about the most famous discoveries and hidden corners of the city from your guide. At the end of the guided tour, ride to a scenic vineyard at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius. Discover the viticulture techniques adopted by over three generations of wine masters. At the end of your visit to the vineyard, relax and enjoy a local Vesuvian lunch along with a wine tasting.

From Naples: Wine Tasting Tour on Vesuvius Volcano

5. From Naples: Wine Tasting Tour on Vesuvius Volcano

Escape the hustle and bustle of central Naples on a guided tour of the vineyards on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius. Experience the passion of a notable wine company, the Campania Ars Vinearia, a family of winemakers with viticulture in their blood. Be picked up from one of several centrally-located meeting points in Naples. Board an airconditioned bus with plenty of legroom and relax on the drive through the Italian countryside on the way to the winery.  Find out what makes this region special for producing wine from unique characteristics like the sunburnt ground and fertilization from Vesuvius lava flows. Hear the story of wines like Sorrentino’s “Lacryma Christi.” Listen to the story of a tenacious family that knew how to cultivate a territory rich in precious fruit.After exploring the vineyards on the volcanic slopes, relax over a delicious Mediterranean lunch. Delight your senses as you try the wines of the region, such as “Falanghina,” “Lacryma Christi,” “Aglianico” and many other renowned varieties. Return to your meeting point in Naples at the end of your tour. 

From Naples: Royal Palace of Caserta Half-Day Trip

6. From Naples: Royal Palace of Caserta Half-Day Trip

The Royal palace of Caserta is one of the most famous attractions in Campania. It was the ancient mansion of the Bourbon royal family. It was built in the 1774 and became also a famous resort for artists and writers. For example, great characters of the past such as Murat or Goethe visited the Royal Palace and said that it was beautiful and enchanted! With this Day Trip to the Royal Palace you can have an unforgettable day. You will reach the Royal Palace with a comfortable shuttle bus and you can skip the line with your priority ticket. Once you enter the Royal palace you will enjoy a wonderful place. You can explore the royal gardens - the gardens are decorated with gushing fountains and a lot of beautiful flowers. Plus, you will visit the Royal Apartments, so you can explore the life and the habits of the ancient nobles. You will look at the royal bedroom and you will pass through the giant ballroom of the Royal Palace.

Explore the Ruins of Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

7. Explore the Ruins of Pompeii: Half-Day Tour from Naples

Explore the beautifully preserved ruins of Pompeii on this half-day tour from Naples. A professional guide will take you to explore Pompeii. After visiting Pompeii, you will take a short trip to the Cameo and Corals factory, located near the ancient city (if time allows). During this 2-hour tour of Pompeii, you will learn about the daily life of Romans in the 1st century AD. Your guide will lead you through the theater, where citizens enjoyed performances; along the ancient shopping street full of preserved bakeries and pizzerias; and, take you to see the house of the richest man in Pompeii. From there, you will get to see the traditional sites of Pompeii, including the necropolis, forum, and bath houses.

Skip the Line in Herculaneum - Half Day Group Tour

8. Skip the Line in Herculaneum - Half Day Group Tour

The tour departs from Naples every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The driver will pick you up from the main hotels of Naples city center. After the pick-up, meet the guide at the train station of Naples to take the train to Herculaneum. Reach Herculaneum in only 20 minutes. Skip the line with the assistance of the guide. Just as if you had a time machine, you will walk through the history of all the buildings of the ancient roman town that was buried by the ashes of the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Herculaneum is smaller than Pompeii and can be visited in 1.5 hours which makes it perfect as a visit for those who have little time. Visit also the Termopolium, the Sannite House, House of the Relief of Telephus, House of the Black Hall and the House of the Wooden Partition. After the tour, the guide will take you to the train station of Herculaneum to get the train back to Naples. Once in Naples, a driver will drive you back to the morning pick-up point.

Sorrento: Half-Day Skip-the-Line Pompeii Experience

9. Sorrento: Half-Day Skip-the-Line Pompeii Experience

Pompeii is now considered one of the world's most important historical sites due to the way the volcanic ash preserved the city and its people. This gives historians and archaeologists a vivid picture of what life in the Roman Empire was like around 2,000 years ago. The first excavations were in the 18th century, and following 250 years about 75% of the town has been dug out. Your tour will begin with your pickup from your meeting point in Sorrento, from where you will be transferred by bus to Pompeii. Following your arrival in Pompeii, you will begin a guided visit of 2 hours which will show you the main public monuments and some of the homes of the Pompeii ruins. Accompanied by an authorized guide, explore the main features of the ancient city including the baths, bakeries, and theaters (just to name a few). Walk the streets and see shops and houses that were once alive with people, color, and noise. This will help you receive a rare peek at what everyday life in a small wealthy town was like in 79 A.D. At the conclusion of the visit, you will receive some free time before you return to Sorrento by bus at approximately 1:00PM.

Naples Sightseeing Tour for Small Groups

10. Naples Sightseeing Tour for Small Groups

See the best of Naples on this 2-hour guided sightseeing tour, covering all important spots of the city. The tour covers all must-sees in Naples including the cathedral, the Royal palace and the marvelous terraces of Posillipo with their unique views on the city. It's the best way to have a comprehensive look at Naples in a short amount of time. This sightseeing tour lasts for approximately 2 hours, with a small group led by a professional guide and transport by minibus. This tour is perfect if you want to have a brief guided overview of Naples' historic city center and take some beautiful pictures overlooking the city. You will be picked up either from your hotel, the port, the railway station, or at a central location at 08:15 in the morning.  Your first stop will be at the Cathedral of Naples (Duomo di Napoli), which is the main church of the city and seat of the Archbishop of Naples. It is generally known as the Cattedrale di San Gennaro, in honor of Saint Januarius, Naples' patron saint. You will then see Santa Restituta, which is the original 6th-century paleo-Christian church on the site where the Cathedral of Naples now stands. The church was rebuilt and incorporated into the cathedral when it was built in the 13th century and today is a magnificent addition to the ensemble of the cathedral. Drive by the Town Hall Square and see the New Castle built by the French family of Anjou. Stopping in the Posillipo area on St. Antonio Church Terrace, you'll be able to get the best view of the city and the bay. You'll then head on to Plebiscite Square to see the front of the Royal Palace, the beautiful church of St. Francesco di Paola in its neoclassic style, the Umberto I Gallery, and San Carlo theatre, after which the tour concludes.

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Easy pickup from hotel and on time. Group size was not too big. Bottled water provided. Tour guide was excellent and we learned a lot about the Herculaneum.

Lavi was a fantastic guide, provided a local intimate knowledge of Pompeii, the wine tasting and the meal that was provided was excellent.

Although our pick up was late, Antonio our travel guide had everyone all organized and is knowledgeable. The bus ride was comfortable.

Great trip! Pick up on time and tour guide was excellent. Highly recommend

Antonio shared a load of information on a brief history of Pompeii.