Discover the sensational coastline that stretches along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula during this fantastic, 8-day rail journey. Explore the charming cities and towns including Naples, Pompeii, Salerno, Gragnano and the island of Capri. Start your journey in Naples, capital of Campania region and the third largest city in Italy. Visit the city’s historic monuments including the Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace of Naples and the Naples Cathedral. From Naples, enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii, another ancient city known for its excavations. Depart for Salerno where you will stay overnight. Continue to your journey to Sorrento and make a stop in Gragnano for a visit of a pasta factory. From Sorrento, enjoy an excursion to the idyllic island of Capri. Your last stop is the stunning Amalfi Coast.
This tour is available daily from 1 April to 31 October.
Arrival at Naples Capodichino International Airport, collect your luggage and private transfer to your hotel in the city. Enjoy a guided half-day tour of Naples. The itinerary for those who love to immerse themselves in the Neapolitan history: starting from Piazza Carlo III until you get to via Duomo, the city's museums. It will be a path through many historical periods, all different and highlights, even today, the wealth of Naples. The Real Hotel of the Poor, the Cathedral, the Museum and the Treasure of San Gennaro, the Girolamini complex and many other wonders that you will encounter along the promenade. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Naples.
After breakfast, departure to Pompeii. Visit luxurious villas and temples, theatre and forum of Pompeii, destroyed in AD 79 by the Vesuvius eruption. Continue to Sorrento. The Sorrento Peninsula has a unique landscape in the world, where natural beauties alternate, where the man’s work who levelled even the most impervious areas, transforming them in the famous terraces degrading towards the sea, on which he cultivated orange and lemon trees, olive groves and vineyards has been grandiose. This beautiful town is one of the favourite destination holiday all year round. Even in Roman times, Sorrento was popular for its pleasant climate and charming atmosphere. It is perched on a cliff overlooking their magnificent Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in the distance. Check-in at your hotel. Overnight in Naples.
Breakfast and departure by regional train to Salerno. Arrival own transfer to the hotel. Arrival and check-in. Day at leisure. Overnight stay in Salerno.
Breakfast and departure by public ferry boat to the small and marvellous worldwide known island of Capri. As you travel south across the Bay of Naples you see before you the unique, dramatic outline of Capri, one of the most elegant and sought-after resorts. For centuries, Capri was the playground of Roman emperors and patricians, who built villas and undertook great engineering projects on the island. Augustus’ successor Tiberius built what is now the best-preserved Roman villa in Italy, Villa Jovis. Capri became popular with European artists and musicians, writers and other celebrities from the end of the 19th century, (Debussy, Somerset Maugham and many more). Today, it is still a magnet for jetsetters. In the afternoon, return to Sorrento by ferry boat. Overnight in Sorrento.
Take advantage of this full day at leisure to continue exploring this fabulous and unique region Overnight in Sorrento.
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Napoli International Airport for your return flight.
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