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The picture-postcard village of Positano on the Amalfi Coast

Emerald Coast Tour

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The picture-postcard village of Positano on the Amalfi Coast
Pastel-hued cliffside villages dripping colours onto the shimmering waters below—a dreamy canvas turned reality as you journey across Italy’s most picturesque coast.
Italy
Cultural

Highlights

Explore the magnificent  Naples, the third largest city of Italy

Discover the history of ancient Pompeii and its haunting ruins

Travel to the beautiful Capri Island and visit the enchanting Blue Grotto

Enjoy exploring Sorrento and Positano at your own pace 

Savour the highlights of southern Italy during this exciting, 9-day tour. Relive history in the ancient city of Pompeii, learn the interesting culture of Naples, soak up the sun in Sorrento, Capri and Positano. Your journey starts from Rome heading to south until you reach Naples. Climb the Vomero hill to enjoy the beautiful views over the Gulf of Naples, Capri and Mount Vesuvius. Head to Pompeii, an ancient city that was buried during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Drive along the scenic Sorrentine Coast until you arrive in Sorento. Continue to the beautiful Capri Island, known for its rugged landscape, the sparkling Blue Grotto and the well-preserved Villa Jovis. Drive along the stunning Amalfi Coast until you reach the cliffside village of Positano. Then, head back to Naples and enjoy a guided tour of the city.

This tour is available daily.

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Included

8-night accommodation in 3-star and 4-star hotels
Daily breakfast and meals as per itinerary
Transfer between Sorrento hotel and harbour
Transfer between Capri hotel and Positano hotel
Transfer between Positano hotel and Naples hotel
Full-day regular excursion to Pompeii
Full-day regular excursion to Capri
Visit the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
Half-day regular tour of Naples

Itinerary

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Day 1
Rome - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento

Your journey begins heading south to Naples, one of the largest and well-known cities in Italy. Enjoy a short panoramic tour climbing up to Vomero hill to take in the beautiful views over the Gulf of Naples. As you continue on to Pompeii, stop for lunch. Upon arrival in Pompeii, you will join a guided tour of the ruins. You’ll learn how people lived at that time, visiting houses and “bars” of the time, admiring frescoes and mosaics to imagine how rich and prosperous was the city before the dreadful day. After the visit, you will drive along the Sorrentine Coast, arriving in Sorrento for dinner. 

Lunch, Dinner
Day 2
Sorrento

Today is spent at your leisure. Spend the day exploring Sorrento on your own. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Sorrento - Capri

After breakfast, travel to Capri Island. Depending on weather conditions, you’ll take a boat ride to the popular and dreamy “Grotta Azzurra” (Blue Grotto). After returning to the port, you’ll board a minibus for a scenic drive to Anacapri. From here, you can marvel at the wonderful views out over the bay of Naples before you continue to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, you can take advantage of some free time to explore Capri at your leisure .

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Capri

You will have plenty of time after your hotel breakfast to explore the beauty of Capri with a full day of leisure.

Breakfast
Day 5
Capri - Sorrento - Positano

After breakfast, depart by ferry to Sorrento. Once on the mainland, you will board a coach for Positano. Upon arrival, you will check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. 

Breakfast
Day 6
Positano

Enjoy a whole day at leisure in charming Positano. 

Breakfast
Day 7
Positano - Naples

Start your day with breakfast at your hotel and at the designated time, you’ll depart for Naples. Upon arrival, you have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure. 

Breakfast
Day 8
Naples

After breakfast, pick up at your hotel at 8:15 am approximately. Enjoy a 2-hour panoramic tour led by a professional guide, discovering the most important monuments of the lively city of Naples. First two stops will be at the Cathedral to visit its Treasure Chapel and at St. Restituta Basilica. Drive to the town hall square where the New Castle was built by the French family of the Anjou and continue your tour to Posillipo. Stop at St. Antonio church terrace to get the best view of the city and the bay. The tour continues to Plebiscite square, where you will admire the Royal Palace (outside), the beautiful church of St. Francesco di Paola in its neoclassic style, the famous Umberto I Gallery and finally the San Carlo theatre. The tour will end in the city centre. Rest of the day at your leisure to continue to visit and discover on your own the beauties of this city before spending your last night relaxing at your hotel in Naples. 

Breakfast
Day 9
Naples

Enjoy a final breakfast in your hotel before your tour concludes. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Italian
Currency
EURO
8 nights
from AUD2,808
per person, twin share
Rome (Daily)
1 April - 31 October 2020

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