Discover the best of Southern Italy in a unique 5 day-experience! Start and end in Rome!
Departure from central meeting point in Rome at 7.30 am to Naples (pick up from hotels will be from 6.30 to 7.00 am, please remember to order your breakfast box at your hotel the day before departure!) Upon arrival in Naples we will take a walk in the historical centre to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, Piazza del Municipio, the Gallery of Umberto I and the San Carlo Opera House. After lunch in a typical restaurant with Neapolitan specialties (water and 1 soft drink included), with our local guide, we will visit the Pompeii excavations, UNESCO listed ruins. This ancient Roman city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, which buried and preserved it under a sea of volcanic ash for almost 1700 years.
The archaeological journey through the ancient city will give us the opportunity to better understand how the Romans used to live at that time. At the end of the tour, we may be given the opportunity to visit a coral and cameo factory, to admire items manufactured with a technique dating back to Ancient Greek times. Proceed to Sorrento, the gateway to the Amalfi coast, with its colourful historical center and pretty waterfront, lined with fishing boats and the new Marina Grande cruise pier. Check in at your hotel in Sorrento, dinner and overnight. Meals: L D
American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 07.30/7.45am to the island of Capri. You will board the ferry and arrive in Marina Grande. Once on the island, you will visit the Blue Grotto Minibus will take you up to Anacapri. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B L D
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure at 9.30am to Positano through the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. Check in at the hotel and leisure time in Positano. Overnight. Dinner not included. Meals B
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and day at disposal to enjoy the beach, have shopping or visiting the nearby historic center of Amalfi. You can also discover the picturesque Ravello, with the beautiful Villa Ruolo and magnificent gardens of Villa Cimbrone. Have a romantic dinner in one of the pretty restaurants all around the harbour or in the city center. Overnight in Positano. Meals: B
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at your leisure. Meeting point at the hotel at 2.30/3.00pm and transfer to Pompeii where you will join the bus to return to Rome. Arrival in Rome around 9:00 pm (drop off guaranteed in Termini Station / Barberini Square / Central Location in Rome). Meals: B