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Sorrento, Capri & Amalfi
Group 1: 21 – 28 July
Group 2: 28 July – 4 August
Sorrento, Capri, Naples, Ischia, Pompeii, Caserta & Amalfi Coast.
We will meet at the airport at noon for our Air Malta flight departing at 2.40 pm and arriving in Naples Airport at 3.55 pm. We will be transferred to our 3-star hotel in central Sorrento. After checking in, we will go on a familiarisation walk around this popular holiday destination with its narrow streets lined with shops selling traditional goods. In the evening, after dinner, 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.
Today, we shall go on a full-day optional excursion to Naples. The coach stops near the Duomo (San Gennaro), then drives for a stop near Via San Gregorio Armeno (Crib area), and then goes to Piazza Plebiscito near Teatro San Carlo. In the afternoon, the coach drives through Pozzuoli (photo stop) and proceeds to a stop in Margellina We will have time for shopping and lunch (extra).
Today, we will go on a full-day optional 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 di 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 (Mini coach services are extra).
Today, we will visit Ischia on a full-day optional 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 harbor of Ischia Porto, formed by a sister crater of Monte Epomeo. We will also see the Aragonese Castle of Ischia and the little village of Sant’Angelo d’Ischia (coach service in Ischia extra.)
A half-day optional excursion today takes us 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).
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.
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 center and have time for souvenir shopping and to have lunch (extra). We will return to Sorrento and enjoy some free time.
Breakfast and check-out. Today will have some free time to enjoy Sorrento. Later we will make our way to Naples airport, for our Air Malta flight departing at 4.45 pm and arriving in Malta at 6 pm.
PRICE PER PERSON
Adult in Triple €849/*€749
Adult in Twin €869/*€769
Adult in Single €1249/*€1149
Child sharing with 2 adults €719/*€619
*Special Price applies when all excursions are taken
Air Malta return direct flights to Naples airport
7 nights in a 3-star hotel in Sorrento or similar
Rooms with private facilities, TV & A/C
Daily continental breakfast
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Taxes & service charge
Capri (including boat fees) €65/€48
Ischia (including boat fees) €65/€48
Amalfi Coast €45/€22
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
City tax of €3.00 per person per night is to be paid directly at the hotel
Tarantella Show €25 per person
Capri boat €21 per person
Anacapri Mini Coach €15 per person
Giardini di Augusto €5 per person
Ischia coach €20 per person
Pompei Ruins & Whispers €20 per person
Caserta Royal Palace & Whispers €29 per person