Italy: Neapolitan Splendours - Escorted Tour

  • Tours & Multi-centres in Italy

From the picturesque towns along the Amalfi Coast and the lively Sorrento to the ancient streets of Pompeii, this escorted tour showcases the Neapolitan Riviera’s most popular sights. Explore the ancient towns, summit Vesuvius and take in the regions stunning coastlines on this tour.

Maximum Group Size: 26

Tour highlights | Itinerary | Your holiday includes | Hotels| Departure dates

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Tour highlights

• Spend 8 days exploring the stunning coastline of the Neapolitan Riviera
• Stay in a central 4* hotel that's just a short walk from Piazza Tasso, Sorrento's main square
• Knowledgeable tour manager and local experts
• Walking tour of Sorrento
• Visit the historic site of Pompeii and journey up Mount Vesuvius
• Full day trip to the glamorous island of Capri with entrance to Villa San Michele and Gardens of Augustus where you can enjoy panoramic sea views (optional & payable locally in 2021)
• Full day to the Amalfi Coast seeing Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

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Day 1: UK to Naples

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.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Sorrento

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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii

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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Capri (optional or Day at Leisure for 2021)

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. (In 2021 from £80 per person, pre-book or pay locally)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Day at leisure

Today is at leisure to spend as you wish. Relax by the pool at your hotel or explore Sorrento a bit more. If you want to head further afield, the train station is within easy walking distance of the hotel and the lively city Naples can be easily reached.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Amalfi Coast

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 have a panoramic stop near Positano, whose pastel-coloured 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Ischia (optional) or Day at leisure

Another free day gives you a chance to relax before heading home. Or, why not take an optional excursion to the island of Ischia and discover its thermal waters, sandy beaches and botanical gardens, a visit to the Garden La Mortella is a must. The guided bus tour means you'll see the sights and learn about the island's history. (from £80 per person, pre-book or pay locally)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Naples - UK

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

Meals included: Breakfast

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Your holiday includes

  • 7 nights in a 4* hotel on a half board basis
  • Half-day walking tour ofSorrento
  • Full day visit to Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
  • Full day tour to Capri with entrance to Villa San Michele and Gardens of Augustus (optional for 2021, pre book or payable locally)
  • Amalfi Drive full day tour with RavelloandAmalfi
  • An experienced Tour Manager throughout your tour
  • City tax at the hotel

Your holiday excludes:

  • Personal expenses and drinks

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★★★★ Hotel Michelagnelo, Sorrento

Guests on this tour will stay at the four star Hotel Michelangelo in Sorrento. This hotel is located in the heart of Sorrento meaning you’ll be able to easily explore the sights and sounds of this bustling seaside town. After days spent exploring with your group, relax with a refreshing swim in the hotel's swimming pool or make the most of the Mediterranean sunshine on its roof terrace. The rooms are classically furnished and decorated in delicate light tones. They provide a calm and restful retreat for guests. The hotel has its own bar serving drinks and cocktails, which is the perfect spot for an aperitivo. The restaurant serves carefully prepared traditional cuisine from the Sorrento peninsula.

Your Food:Enjoy a buffet breakfast each morning. For your evening meal you’ll be served three courses with a choice of three dishes per course. Please note that drinks are not included.

Departure dates

  • 10 September 2021

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Our tours are subject to minimum numbers and with that in mind the tours and their itineraries may be subject to change. Where this becomes necessary, and where practicable, we will take the steps as outlined in clause 5 of our terms and conditions.

This accommodation is not available to be booked online, please call our Reservations Team on 01483 791111 to book or for further information

Due to the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 crisis, we may need to change or withdraw at short notice some advertised accommodation facilities and resort services to help keep everyone safe.

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