4 DAYS – POMPEII, SORRENTO, CAPRI, AMALFI COAST, POSITANO & NAPLES
Relax, fun and breathtaking scenery that you will never forget. Small groups led by Italian local guides fluent in English for an authentic Italian experience & more fun
Day 1: Rome to Sorrento – Visit of Pompeii
Our trip to Amalfi coast will depart from Termini train station in Rome at 9:00am by private bus/minivan towards the south. After a 2h30 ride we will reach our first stop Pompeii, the UNESCO world Heritage destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m of ashes and pumice in the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. In Pompeii you will have free time to explore the ruins at your own peace ( entry ticket included )or organize with your guide a 2h guided tour with a professional local guide for € 15 extra. The trip will continue to Sorrento, a wonderful pearl on the Amalfi coast overlooking the bay of Naples where our accommodation is located.
Once in Sorrento, after you all have checked in your accommodation, your guide will take you for an orientation walk around the center and to a limoncello shop where you will be able to learn how this typical liqueur is produced and obviously taste it at the end. In the evening you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide to a local restaurant for an optional delicious dinner and to a club later on for some drinks.
Day 2: Boat tour to Capri island
What a perfect way to start the day with a boat trip to Capri island. Our boat tour will depart from the campsite at 8.45am. During our trip to Capri you will be enchanted by the magnificent bay of Sorrento, the beautiful coast line and the blue Gulf of Naples. We will arrive at Capri’s Marina Piccola at 10am. Once in Capri you will have time to discover the island in complete freedom, relax on the beach, visit Anacarpi or take the chairlift up to the top of Mt. Solaro for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island.
We will board the boat again at approx 4 pm to continue the journey, admiring the Grotta Verde (Green Grotto) and Punta Carena, (the furthest point of the island).
We will reach the famous and characteristic Blue Grotto, with the option of entering inside the Grotto and admiring the fantastic crystal blue colours , from which this mythical Grotto takes its name. The return back at the campsite is expected for 6 pm. In the evening you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide at the restaurant of the campsite for some drinks and an optional dinner for an easy and relaxing night.
Day 3: Day tour to Amalfi and Positano
Our third day is all for the Amalfi coast and its wonders. Our boat trip* to Positano and Amalfi will depart from the campsite at 8.30am.
During the journey to Amalfi , we will pass by the Island of GALLI (Isola di Nurejev) and Praiano, the quietest village on the Amalfi coast, famous for its crystal-clear seas that are awarded the Bandiera Blu (Blue Flag) for cleanliness, the encompassing views and its cathedral located 365m above the sea level.Here you will have the option to visit the GROTTA DELLO SMERALDO.
We will reach Amalfi at approx midday. We will stop in the town for about 2h to allow you to discover the town at your own peace and its famous cathedral, lie down at the beach and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food.We will board again on our boat at approx 2pm for the splendid town of Positano, that from the sea it is a cascade of colourful houses, clinging magically to earth. Its pastel buildings form a vertical wonderland. Narrow, threadlike streets provide boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars. We will arrive back at our Campsite at approx 6pm.
Our last evening in Sorrento you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide at a restaurant in Sorrento for the best pizza of the Amalfi coast and later for some drinks.
*the same itinerary will be offered by private van in the event of small groups or bad weather conditions.
Day 4: Sorrento to Rome – Tour of Naples
It’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful Amalfi coast. We will depart the campsite at 8:30am approx to return back to Rome and our first stop will be Naples. You can’t leave the South of Italy without taking at least a small peek at Naples, home of the Italian pizza and Italian customs. We will stop in one of the area of Naples famous for its shopping and monuments. Your guide will take you for an orientation walk and will show you the places of interests; San Carlo theatre, Plebiscito square, Umberto I ‘s gallery and lots more. You are also given free time to walk around or visit the Real Palace.
We depart Naples at 2:30pm to return to Rome. We arrive back in Rome approximately at 5 pm.
– Private transport from/back to Rome
– Small groups
– Entry ticket to Pompeii heritage site
– 3 continental breakfasts
– 3 nights accommodation in a cliff-top camping village
– Orientation tour of Sorrento
– Limoncello and chocolate tasting
– Boat tour to and around the island of Capri
– Full day on the Amalfi coast stopping in Amalfi and Positano
– 4h stop in Naples
– Orientation walk of Naples
– Local English speaking guide
– Info and local facts of each destination