Day 1: visit the center of Naples, explore the archeological excavations of Pompeii and discover the beautiful Sorrento
Start our 5 days tour boarding our comfortable bus and watch as picturesque landscapes pass by on the drive from Rome to Naples. In Naples, follow your experienced local guide on a walking tour of the city center, where you will discover the beautiful Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I, the Piazza del Plebiscito, the San Carlo Opera House, and several grand churches. After a traditional lunch in a typical Italian restaurant, board back on the bus and start your journey towards Pompeii. Continue to the ancient city of Pompeii, buried underneath ash and lava in 79 B.C.E. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. You will join a walking tour with an expert guide, exploring the intriguing archaeological excavations taking place and glimpse the ancient treasures unearthed from the ash. You will then have the chance to stop at a coral and cameo factory, an interesting location with good souvenirs. After the visit, arrive at your hotel in Sorrento, where you will eat a delicious dinner and spend the night.
Day 2: explore the Isle of Capri and discover the Blue Grotto
Eat breakfast at your hotel in Sorrento before catching the 8:00 A.M. ferry to the famous Island of Capri. Once you've arrived at the Marina Grande, embark on an adventure (weather permitting) to the magical Blue Grotto, an enchanting sea cave. Relax in this unique natural wonder and swim in bright blue water. After, stroll through the alleys of the island reaching the famous Piazzetta, where you will feel the glam atmosphere of Capri. Next, travel to Anacapri, a high vantage point with equally stunning views. After eating lunch in this quaint town, return to the Marina Grande and sail back to your hotel in Sorrento for dinner.
Day 3: discover Positano and Amalfi's landscapes
After breakfast at your hotel in Sorrento, drive down the breathtaking Amalfi Coast until you arrive in Amalfi itself. On the route, you will stop in the beautiful Positano, where you will have around 2 hours at disposal for a free visit, perhaps for some shopping or simply to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views. Back on your coach, you will continue the route admiring the small fishing villages on the coast. Once you will get to Amalfi, you have a free day to do as you please in this splendid coastal town. Perhaps visit the center of Amalfi and glean some information about its past as the capital of an ancient maritime republic. Maybe wander the streets, taking in the breathtaking beauty of this historic city, which is itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alternatively, head to the beach and take a dip in the marvelous Mediterranean Sea! Dinner at your leisure (NOT included) and overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: discover the Amalfi Coast and its gems
Eat an American-style buffet breakfast in your hotel, then enjoy another full free day in Amalfi. Don't feel pressured to do everything in one day; now is a great time to do whatever you didn't get to yesterday! Swim in the blue water and relax on your private beach or walk through the streets of the city center, wondering around its little shops and discovering its pleasant perfumes. As an alternative, you can visit Ravello, contact us fro more information about optional tours. Dinner at your leisure (NOT included) and overnight Hotel in Amalfi.
Day 5: visit of the Amalfi coast and head back to Rome
After a buffet breakfast at the hotel in Amalfi, end your 5 days tour spending the morning at leisure. Meet in the early afternoon at your hotel in Amalfi and depart for Rome, stopping through Pompeii and arriving in the evening (around 9:00 PM).