Enjoy the best of Italy's picturesque Amalfi Coast during this unforgettable vacation package. As the days unfold, you will spend your time taking in the sun, sights, and flavors of Italy's most famous stretch of coastline. Explore local highlights such as the coastal towns of Amalfi and Ravello, taste the world-famous Limoncello liqueur straight from the source, learn the art of making fresh pasta and fresh pizza following local traditions, spend a day admiring the beautiful island of Capri, and much more. Along the way you will have plenty of time at leisure for independent sightseeing, shopping, or relaxing at the beach. Come discover what makes the Amalfi Coast such a coveted vacation destination!
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Amalfi, Ravello, Capri, Sorrento and Positano Escorted Group Tour
Day 1 - NAPLES/AMALFI COAST;
Benvenuti in Italia! Upon your arrival in Naples-Capodichino Airport, you will meet your tour leader and transfer to your hotel along the Amalfi Coast. You will have the rest of the day at leisure to relax or explore the breathtaking Amalfi Coast independently. Then, in the afternoon, enjoy a welcome cocktail with your tour leader and participate in a tour orientation. In the evening, you will enjoy a welcome dinner at your first class hotel. (D)
Day 2 - AMALFI COAST (AMALFI/RAVELLO);
Today after breakfast, you will meet your tour leader and enjoy a guided excursion along the Amalfi Coast, lovingly referred to by many as the “divine coast”. First, you will visit the hillside town of Ravello, famous for Villa Rufolo, a building with breathtaking gardens dating back to the 13th century. Next, you will travel to Amalfi and marvel at its historical city center. While here, you may wish to enter both Saint Andrea Cathedral as well as the Cloister of Paradise. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B) (D)
Day 3 - AMALFI COAST/MINORI;
After breakfast at your hotel, your first stop of the day will be at a local “Limoncello” producer. Invented in Italy and then spread to other parts of the world, Limoncello is a lemon liqueur, after-dinner drink. You will have the opportunity to try this popular drink as well as acquire knowledge regarding the tradition of Limoncello production in the area. Then, you may wish to walk independently through the village of Minori, a scenic town known for the ruins of a Roman villa. Stop and chat with the friendly locals and choose one of several typical restaurants in the area to have a wonderful meal. In the evening, you will return to your hotel and enjoy dinner. Afterwards, you will have the unique opportunity to become a gourmet pasta chef as a “Master Pastaio” will teach you the art of making pasta. (B) (D)
Day 4 - AMALFI COAST;
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will learn exactly why the Amalfi Coast is known worldwide for its ceramics and vibrant pottery. You will visit a local ceramics factory and directly witness the skill required to engage in this delicate art form. In the evening you will return to your hotel for dinner. Afterwards, you will continue to expand your cooking skills by attending a pizza-making demonstration complete with a late night tasting! (B) (D)
Day 5 - AMALFI COAST/CAPRI;
Eat a hearty breakfast at your hotel to prepare for an entire day on the island of Capri. Your tour leader will guide you throughout this day-long excursion. You will board a hydrofoil boat from the pier and then travel to Capri, a resort island in the Gulf of Naples famous for its natural landscape since the time of the ancient Romans. When you arrive, you will take the “funicolare”, a cable railway, and then enjoy a walking tour of Capri’s center. Next, you will have the option to relax at the Gardens of Augustus where you will also be able to see the famous “Faraglioni”, the iconic coastal rock formations off the coast of Capri. Afterwards, you will have some time on your own to further discover the beauty of this island by strolling through its streets, shopping for handmade sandals in elegant shops, or simply taking it easy and enjoying a gelato or an espresso. In the evening you will return to your hotel for dinner and afterwards you will partake in a second Limoncello tasting (because one is just not enough!). (B) (D)
Day 6 - AMALFI COAST;
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then you will have the rest of the day at your leisure to sightsee, shop, or relax. In the evening you will return to your hotel for dinner, after which you will discover what a local dessert called Baba’ is all about (it is sometimes combined with Limoncello, so it has to be good!). (B) (D)
Day 7 - AMALFI COAST/SORRENTO/POSITANO;
Your final experience on the Amalfi Coast during this trip will be one last full-day excursion led by your tour leader, this time to the towns of Sorrento and Positano. Sorrento is home to many stylish boutiques as well as typical shops were local artisans have their goods for sale. During the time of the Romans, Sorrento was adored by the noblemen who constructed stunning villas throughout the area. In modern times, Sorrento has become a captivating city synonymous with elegance. As you walk through the streets of Sorrento you will find the picturesque “piazzetta” adorned with various citrus trees. For foodies, the many varieties of local pastries are definitely worth a taste as is the homemade gelato and “espresso Napoletano”. When you are finished exploring Sorrento, you will move on to the town of Positano, situated in a breathtaking valley. You will see Positano’s principal church when you arrive in the town’s historical center. The dome of the church will catch your eye immediately because of its multi-colored “maiolica” pottery composition. In the evening, you will attend a farewell dinner that will feature music and entertainment to celebrate your time in the spectacular Amalfi Coast as you enjoy one last typical meal. (B) (D)
Day 8 - AMALFI COAST/NAPLES/USA;
In the early morning you will transfer to Naples-Capodichino Airport and board your return flight home. Arrivederci!
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PACKAGE START AT $1,799.00
- Round Trip Economy Class Airfare on Alitalia, Lufhtansa or Similar Airlines(*)
- Accommodations for 7 nights at first class HOTEL VILLA ROMANA or HOTEL SAN FRANCESCO on the Amalfi Coast in Double/twin Rooms with private facilities(**);
- Daily buffet breakfasts and daily dinners at the hotel;
- Welcome cocktail the evening of your arrival;
- Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary with assistance by deluxe private motor coach;
- Full day guided excursion to Capri and Anacapri;
- 24-hour hospitality desk at the hotel;
- Demonstration of the work of local artists;
- Visit to 2 local Limoncello factories with 2 tastings included;
- Visit with a local Pastaio to learn the fine art of making pasta with 1 tasting included;
- Local pastry tasting of the famed baba dessert;
- Pizza-making demonstration with a tasting included
- Farewell dinner with music and entertainment on your last day;
- Hotel service charges and VAT taxes;
- Luggage handling (1 piece per person) at the hotel;
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- All Land & Air prices: Additional U.S. & Foreign Departure Taxes and Surcharges Fee(s) assessed by the Airlines.
- Hospitality city taxes which vary by city and hotel category. Where applicable, it must be paid locally at the hotel.
- Additional Porterage service (if requested).
- Entrance Fees to Monuments or Museums, Tips, Extras.
- All which is not listed under PACKAGE INCLUDES.
English Speaking escorted group tour.
All departures are Guaranteed.
(*) Rate based on NYC, BOS, MIA departure gates. Alternative U.S. Cities available upon request at 1-866-4259 or email to Trips2italy.
(**) Rate based on two adults sharing a double or twin bedded room with private bathroom. Single rooms are available at an additional supplement. Childrens, triple room rates and alternative accommodation arrangements are available upon request. (Additional and different charges may apply).