1st Day: Arrive in Sorrento
Arrive in Sorrento in the late afternoon. Sorrento is a beautiful vacation spot in southern Italy, very well known for the production of oranges and lemons, for its craft of inlaid wood and its unforgettable sunsets that have been inspiring poets and singers for years. Accommodation in a hotel in the Sorrento region, welcome drink, dinner and overnight stay.
2nd Day: The Island of Capri
After breakfast, minibus transfer from parking area to the port, where we will meet our tour guide who will accompany us to the island of Capri. Capri is also called the “Island of Dreams” because of its natural beauty – a perfect mix of spectacular coastline and tropical vegetation.
By minibus we will reachAnacapri, the district of Caprilocated on the top of a hill. Here we will visit Villa San Micheleand its gardens. Back to the centre of Capri for lunch. In the afternoon, after an enjoyable walk, we will visit the heart of the island, the famous Piazzetta, followed by the Augustus gardenswhere we will enjoy a beautiful view on the Faraglioni – characteristic rocks that have become the symbol of the island of Capri. Transfer to the port for the ferry back to Sorrento the minibus transfer to the parking area. Return by bus to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
3rd Day: Pompei and Mount Vesuvius
After breakfast depart hotel for Pompei, an ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Together with a local guide we will learn about the history of this city. Passing through Porta Marina, one of the old city doors, we will walk among the ruins starting with the old Decumano Massimo, continuing on to the Foro square, viewing the temples and the basilicas culminating with a visit to the Vetti House with its beautiful Compendia murals.
After lunch, near the excavations, we will continue our tour with a visit to Mount Vesuvius, the only active volcano incontinental Europe, renowned throughout the world for its many eruptions. By bus we will reach the observatory and then the parking area from where we will take a small hike up to reach the crater and enjoy a stunning view of the Bay of Naples. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
4th Day: Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast
After breakfast depart for a tour along the Amalfi Coast. Short stop in Positano, an ancient fishing village, then in Amalfi, where you can visit the cathedral . Next we will visitRavello,a small quiet town on the top of a hill, and observe the cathedral famous for its decorated bronze doors.
Lunch in the village of Scala or nearby. In the afternoon free time to enjoy an Italian ice-cream in a coffee shop, to admire the wonderful sunset or to stroll around the narrow streets and maybe buy some souvenirs…
In the late afternoon back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
5th Day: Naples and Sorrento
After breakfast depart for “Bella Napoli”. We will visit theArchaeological Museum, one of the world’s most famous museums, where you can admire artefacts from the excavations of Pompei and Herculaneum. Lunch in a typical restaurant to taste a deliciousNeapolitan pizza.
In the afternoon a sightseeing tour of the city will take us to the hill of Posillipo and the Remembrance Park, Castle dell’ Ovo,Piazza Plebiscito andthe church of San Francesco di Paola, the Royal Palace, which today houses the National Library, with more than one million books and the papyrus of Herculaneum; the Saint Carlo Theatreand the New Castle. Our tour will end with a visit to Piazza del Gesù and the Duomo – the city cathedral, where, every year, the so called “miracle of Saint Gennaro”, the protector of Naples, takes place. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
6th Day: Departure
After breakfast, depart for your country. End of our services.
- full board starting with dinner on the 1st day; ending with
breakfast on the 6th day
- 3 Star hotel accommodation – in the Sorrento region, rooms
with private services (classification of hotel according to
the Italian standard)
- welcome drink
- excursion to the Island of Capri on the 2nd day (mini-bus
shuttle from/to the parking area, full day guided tour from
08.30 until 16.00 approximately, hydrofoil or ferry round
trip, minibus on the island, entry fee to Villa San Michel
- full day guided tour of Pompeii / Vesuvius (09.30/16.30
approximately) on the 3rd day
- full day guided tour of Amalfi / Ravello (08.30/16.30
approximately) on the 4th day
- full day guided tour of Naples (10.00/17.00 approximately) on
the 5th day
- entry fee to Mount Vesuvius on the 3rd day
- a personalized booklet containing all the relevant information
for your stay
- our services throughout the whole stay
- all the services specified in the above program
- entry fees to the sites
- all services not specified in the above program
- local tax charge to be paid on spot
4 star hotel costs are also available
Possibility for the groups that arrive by flight or train, to realize the same program including a local bus service