Sorrento is situated on a terrace overlooking the splendid Amalfi coastline. Its position is perfect, affording a spectacular panorama of the bay of Naples. Parks, villas, churches, picturesque narrow streets and resplendent weather, have ensured a constant stream of visitors to the town throughout the year and over the centuries. The most famous eruption of the Mount Vesuvius took place in the year 79 A. D. , when the volcano buried the ancient Roman city of Pompeii under a thick carpet of volcanic ash. With this tour we'll see the city in its last moment, frozen in time.