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Neapolitan Splendours Escorted Tour

  • Neapolitan Riviera, Italy, Sorrento

From the picturesque towns along the Amalfi Coast and the glamour of Capri to the ancient streets of Pompeii, this escorted tour will showcase the Neapolitan Riviera’s most popular sights.

Day 1: Arrive into Naples airport where your transfer will take you to your hotel. Spend the afternoon getting settled in before meeting the rest of your group and guide for a welcome drink.

Day 2: Today you’ll take a walking tour of Sorrento and get to know this popular coastal town. Discover the old quarter with its maze of streets and local shops, Piazza Tasso where locals enjoy their morning coffee, and the stunning viewpoints throughout the town where you can admire the beautiful Bay of Naples.

Day 3: You’ll head to the imposing Mount Vesuvius this morning, whose ash buried unsuspecting nearby towns in the devastating eruption that took place in 79AD. You’ll be taken by coach to 1,000 metres high then ascend to the crater by foot where you’ll be greeted with panoramic views. In the afternoon, you’ll visit nearby Pompeii where the expert guide will bring this ancient city to life.

Day 4: No visit to the Neapolitan Riviera will be complete without a trip to the glamorous isle of Capri. This stunning island is a jewel on the Neapolitan Riviera with stylish boutiques and fantastic views. After a short hydrofoil trip from Sorrento, you’ll head up the winding cliff side road to lofty Anacapri, admiring panoramic sea views from every hairpin bend. Your tour includes visits to Villa San Michele, where arguably some of the best views on the island can be found, and the Gardens of Augustus where you’ll have time for a pleasant stroll. In the afternoon you’ll be able to spend some time in Capri Town where you’ll find chic cafés and designer boutiques.

Day 5: Today is at leisure to spend as you wish. Relax by the pool at your hotel, or jump on the free shuttle to explore Sorrento a bit more.

Day 6: After breakfast, head off to explore the stunning towns of the Amalfi Coast with a trip along the world-famous Amalfi Drive. As the coach leaves Sorrento, you’re greeted with uninterrupted sea views along this winding cliff side road. You’ll stop for panoramic stop near Positano, whose white cubic houses and strong Moorish influences has made it one the most beautiful and recognisable towns on the Amalfi Coast. You’ll then reach Amalfi where you’ll have time to visit the cathedral before heading to Ravello for a visit to the famous Villa Rufolo.

Day 7: Another free day gives you a chance to relax before heading home.

Day 8: Make time for some last minute souvenir shopping or a quick bite to eat in Piazza Tasso before your transfer back to Naples airport.

Tour Includes:

  • 7 nights in a 4* hotel on a half board basis
  • Half-day walking tour of Sorrento
  • Full day visit to Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
  • Full day tour to Capri with entrance to Villa San Michele and Gardens of Augustus
  • Amalfi Drive full day tour with Ravello and Amalfi
  • An experienced Tour Manager throughout your tour
  • City tax at the hotel

Tour Excludes:

  • Drinks in the hotel

2019 Departure Dates: 04 and 18 May; 07 and 21 September.

Maximum Group Size: 26

Accommodation: Guests on this tour will stay at the elegant Hotel Caravel, a superb four-star property in the village of Sant’Angello. It’s located around 20 minute walk or a short drive from Sorrento’s historic centre and there’s a free shuttle bus that runs between 8.40am and 11pm every day. With a lovely cliff side location, Hotel Caraval enjoy stunning views over the Bay of Naples that can be enjoyed from the rooftop terrace that’s been equipped with sun loungers. A peaceful swimming pool is surrounded by established gardens and offers an ideal place to relax, with a poolside bar serving refreshments during the day. During the evenings, the lobby bar provides a nice space to relax with an aperitivo. Rooms at the hotel have been finished in a contemporary style and all have French balconies with garden views. Facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, safe and hairdryer.

Rooms

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  • Official rating: 4

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals

Sorrento

Sorrento is best known for its remarkable views. From its perch on the Sorrentine Peninsula, it peers straight over the Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius.

Looking inwards, you’ll find a town with a historic centre of cobbled streets and craft shops. Wander the shady lemon groves of the Museum Correale, catch a concert in the Franciscan Cloisters, or hunt out a bottle of freshly made limoncello liqueur.

Sorrento doubles as an ideal base for day trips along the dramatic Campania coast. Naples, the Amalfi Coast, and the islands of Capri and Ischia are all within easy reach.

Things to do in resort

Amalfi Drive

The Amalfi Drive is one of the most famous roads in the world. Join an excursion or hop on a local bus to enjoy panoramic views along the hairpin roads that hug the cliffs from Sorrento down to Salerno. 

Pompeii & Herculaneum

These fascinating historical sites are an easy day trip from Sorrento. Famous Pompeii draws hundreds of visitors each day while Herculaneum is lesser known but its location closer to Mount Vesuvius means its better preserved and well worth a visit. We recommend taking a guided tour to learn all about these once-thriving towns.

Visit Naples

Naples is normally skipped by most visitors to the Neapolitan Riviera but this coastal city offers an authentic charm and plenty to see and do. It rivals Rome with its wealth of historic monuments and archaeological sites and has lively piazzas filled with restaurants serving some of the region’s best food.

Explore the Coast

The towns along the Amalfi Coast are best explored by boat. Take a sunset tour from Sorrento, hop off at Amalfi and visit beautiful towns like Positano, or sail across to the stunning isle of Capri.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 14.392242
  • Latitude: 40.633456

For more information on travel and transport visit our Sorrento page

Your holiday

Accommodation
Neapolitan Splendours Escorted Tour, Sorrento, Neapolitan Riviera
Half Board

Holiday details
21/09/2019,
7 nights,
from London Luton,
2 adults, 0 children
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Total party from:
£3028

Per person from:
£1514

Online saving:
£25pp

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