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Sorrento, Capri & Amalfi
Dates: 27th March-3rd April
Montecassino, Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi, Positano, Pompeii, Ischia, Caserta & Naples:
WEDNESDAY, 27TH MARCH
We will meet at the airport at 5.15 am for our Air Malta flight departing at 7.40 am and arriving in Rome Airport at 9.15 am. On our way to Sorrento, we will stop in Montecassino. We then proceed to our 4-star Hotel Villa Maria in the heart of Sorrento. After checking in, free time and dinner. Afterwards, we may join other tourists in a local nightclub to watch the famous Tarantella Show. The show (entrance extra) takes approximately one hour, and a welcome drink is included in the price.
THURSDAY, 28TH MARCH
Today, we will go on an optional full-day excursion to Capri. We will board the ferry boat (included) to take us to the picturesque island of Capri. On arrival at Marina Grande, we will take a boat (extra) to enjoy the beautiful bay of Capri. On our return to Marina Grande, we will ride a mini coach (extra) which will take us to Anacapri, where one can enjoy the stunning views of the Gulf of Naples. Later, the mini-coach will drive us down to Capri, where we shall make a stop and go for a short walk to Giardini D’Augusto (entrance extra) to view the famous Faraglioni, the three stacks located off the island of Capri. The mini coach will take us back to Marina Grande to get the ferry boat and return to Sorrento.
FRIDAY, 29TH MARCH
On our optional full-day excursion, we will discover the extraordinary and scenic Amalfi Coast. We shall enjoy breathtaking views as our excursion unwinds along the coast road. En route to Amalfi, we shall stop at the Belvedere overlooking Positano. Later, we will proceed to Amalfi to visit the town centre and have time for souvenir shopping and to have lunch (extra). We will return to Sorrento and enjoy some free time.
SATURDAY, 30TH MARCH
Today, after breakfast we can join the leader for a half-day optional excursion to Pompeii, where we shall visit the popular ruins. Our English-speaking guide will accompany us during the visit to the ruins and take us back to where time stopped with the eruption of Vesuvius in AD79 (entrance and whispers extra). We will see the city streets worn away by the chariot wheels of the ancient Roman Gladiators, and ancient villas with frescoed walls and beautiful mosaics. There will be time for shopping and lunch (extra).
SUNDAY, 31ST MARCH
Today, we will visit Ischia on an optional full-day excursion. A boat (fee included) will take us to this beautiful island where we will get a first glimpse of Ischia’s volcanic origins as we enter the almost perfectly round harbour of Ischia Porto, formed by a sister crater of Monte Epomeo. Whilst driving around the island, we will first stop at Cerrara Fontana for a short coffee and photo break, and drive by the Aragonese Castle of Ischia on our way to the splendid beach of Sant’Angelo d’Ischia (coach service in Ischia extra). After lunch, we drive to Lacco Ameno to see the famous fungus rock. Later, the coach will take us back to the port and return to the hotel.
MONDAY, 1ST APRIL
This morning, we will go on another optional full-day excursion, this time to Caserta where (accompanied by an English-speaking guide) we visit the Royal Palace or as it is known, the “Versailles of Naples” (entrance and headphones extra). This enchanting palace, which overlooks the huge square, is considered as one of the most sumptuous buildings of its kind in Italy and was built in the 18th century by Charles III Bourbon King. We will also visit the palace gardens and after lunch (extra) we will visit an attractive shopping village.
TUESDAY, 2ND APRIL
Today, we shall go on an optional full-day excursion to Naples. The coach stops near the Duomo (San Gennaro). After the visit to the Duomo, the group walks to Via San Gregorio Armeno (Crib area). The coach will pick us up and go to Piazza Plebiscito near Teatro San Carlo for lunch (extra) and shopping. In the afternoon, the coach drives through Pozzuoli (photo stop) and proceeds to Margellina.
WEDNESDAY, 3RD APRIL
Before checking out, a packed breakfast will be handed over. We will be then transferred to Rome’s Fiumicino Airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 10.00 am and arriving in Malta at 11.30 am.
PRICE PER PERSON
Adult in Triple €689/* €589
Adult in Twin €739/* €639
Adult in Single €935/* €835
Child sharing with 2 adults €699/* €599
Half board €140
* Special price applies when all excursions and half board are taken.
Air Malta return flights to Rome Fiumicino Airport
7 nights in 4-star Hotel Villa Maria or similar
Rooms with private facilities, TV & A/C
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Free visit to Montecassino
Airport taxes & and service charge
Capri (including boat fee) €69 /€59
Amalfi Coast €50 /€30
Pompeii €32 /€25
Ischia €69 /€59
Caserta €45 /€25
Naples €45 /€25
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
City tax of €4.00 per person per night (from 18 years upwards) is to be paid directly at the hotel.
Tarantella Show €25.00 per person
Capri boat €18.00 per person
Anacapri Mini Coach €15.00 per person
Giardini D’Augusto €1.50 per person
Pompeii Ruins & Whispers €22.00 per person
Ischia Coach €20.00 per person
Caserta Royal Palace & Whispers €29.00 per person