Scenic Campania tour: Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast
|5 days and 4 nights|
A scenic Campania tour with visit of Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Sorrento & Amalfi Coast
The most visited of Italy’s southern regions, Campania is an ancient land of high drama and disorientating contrasts. From the seething streets of in-your-face Naples to the spectacular scenery of the Amalfi Coast, the landscape is as varied as it is compelling. Central to everything is Naples, a sprawling love-it-or-hate-it city beautifully positioned on the bay that bears its name. In the background, Mt Vesuvius broods darkly, a constant reminder of the fate it so dramatically dealt Pompeii and Herculaneum 2000 years ago.
Day 1 – Naples
Arrival at the hotel in the city center or Naples Airport/Station with optional transfer. Check-in.
You will have time to explore the city of Naples. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 - Pompeii and Vesuvius
Breakfast in Hotel. You will then leave for Pompei where you will visit the famous Eternal city. Visit of the ruins of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 a.d. and brought back to light nearly intact. The tour will show you a bit of the lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants of the Town. Stop in a local fabric to look at the productive process of Cameos and Corals. Lunch in a typical restaurant.
After lunch you will visit the Vesuvius, and you will discover the wonders of this place, declared by Unesco “Biosphere World Reserve”. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 - Sorrento and Amalfi Coast
Breakfast in Hotel. You will then leave for discover the pearls of the coast. Enjoy your time to the historic center, the harbor and the terraces of the beautiful Sorrento and enjoy a lunch of typical products of the Mediterranean gastronomy. After, drive to a panoramic tour of the Amalfi Coast. The route offers wonderful views of steep cliffs, natural bays and picturesque towns.. You’ll see Positano (only panoramic photostop) and Amalfi, where you can stop to admire the famous “Duomo” and stroll through the characteristics streets of the town, among artisan and souvenir shops. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4 - Naples Walking Tour
Breakfast in Hotel. You will find your guide at the meeting point to visit the beautiful city centre of San Gregorio Armeno, with its very colourful alley of nativity scenes and its shepherds. You will then head towards the Church of Gesù Nuovo and the Monastery of Santa Chiara. Afterwards you will visit the elegant Galleria Umberto I, the famous theatre of San Carlo and the majestic Piazza Plebiscito where you can taste a typical Neapolitan coffee and 'sfoglitella' (typical Neapolitan cake). You will have the half day to explore the wonderful city of Naples and visit some of the famous attraction that are located throughout the city. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 5 - Departure
Breakfast in Hotel. Check-out and term of services.
Optional transfer to Airport/Station of Naples.