Amalfi and Capri – A Dream Trip

Amalfi, Vesuvius, Herculaneum and Capri  – September-October, 2017

How about a romantic trip to the Amalfi Coast. Just an hour south from Naples, it is so easy to get to and such a change from the grey skies of Northern Europe. Feast your eyes on this little ‘minimoon’…..

amalfi coast view
Amalfi Coast, Ravello – aerial view

Day One – Arrive Naples, Southern Italy

  • On arrival at Naples Airport a private car and driver will be waiting to drive you around the Bay of Naples via Mount Vesuvius to the Amalfi peninsula.
  • Follow the road up the side of Mount Vesuvius and then walk the final (short) distance to the crater. You can look into the crater and walk on a path of volcanic ash (pumice stone)
  • Continue to the charming hill-top town of Ravello, high on the Amalfi coast.
  • Free time to relax and enjoy this magical environment.

Day Two, Three, Four – Ravello, Amalfi Coast

  • Stay at a luxurious 4-star hotel in Ravello
  • Enjoy accommodation with beautiful gardens, pool, spectacular views.
  • Private day trip to Herculaneum with car and driver
  • Guide at Herculaneum (English speaking) to introduce you to the site and show you the highlights.
Amalfi and Nales - Italy
Amalfi Coast – map

Day Five, Six, Seven – Capri

  • Leave Ravello in the morning and drive from the Amalfi Peninsula to Salerno and the magnificent Greek Temples at Paestum.
  • These spectacular Greek temples are roughly contemporary with the Parthenon in Athens. They are brilliantly preserved and very impressive.
  • The small museum at Paestum is excellent and well worth a visit. Many tomb paintings dating from 350 BC have been found and preserved at Paestum.
  • Proceed along the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and the ferry for your boat to Capri.
  • A short ferry crossing to the Marina Grande, Capri where your hotel vehicle will be waiting to transport you to the hotel.
  • A fun drive across the island to the Hotel Scalinatella, Capri.
  • Two full days of rest and relaxation in this paradise of sea, sun and tranquillity.

Day Eight – Departure

  • Transfer to port area of Capri and then ferry across the Bay of Naples and vehicle transfer to Naples Airport
La Scalinetta, Capri
La Scalinatella, Capri
La Conca, Amalfi
La Concha Ristorante, Amalfi

Notes:

  • This is a sample itinerary.
  • The trip can be longer or shorter to suit the guests.
  • All the tours / experiences I create are tailor-made for the individual clients
  • I have assumed transport to and from Naples Airport (flights not included)
  • I am an Oxford educated tour guide, travel planner and travel company owner.
  • My company web site is: grand-tourist.com
  • My travel blog where I write about travel is: educated-traveller.com

Costs and what’s included – 7 nights accommodation in Italy

  • 4 nights Ravello –4 x Villa Cimbrone
  • 3 nights Capri – Hotel Scalinatella
  • Very good 4-5 star hotels with luxurious double accommodation
  • Breakfast included daily
  • Arrival transfer from Naples Airport to Amalfi (with Vesuvius ascent if required)
  • Full day excursion to Herculaneum (with local guide)
  • All ground transportation in comfortable saloon car with air conditioning
  • Professional and courteous drivers.
  • Excursion to Paestum to see the spectacular Greek Temples (with guide at site)
  • Professional tour guide to accompany group and co-ordinate the programme
  • Car transfer to Sorrento for ferry to Capri
  • Transport from Capri port to Hotel Scalinatella
  • Maps, guide books and local information provided.
  • Departure transfer from Capri to Naples with car service to Naples Airport

The programme cost is as follows:

  • GBP £ 2995—per person based on 2 people sharing – deluxe double room
  • GBP £ 3325—per person in Junior Suite

BOOKING AND MAKING PAYMENTS:

  • A deposit of 50% of the total trip cost is required to confirm the trip.
  • The balance payment is then due no later than 30 days before travel
  • You can pay by bank transfer in GBP direct into our UK bank account.
  • We do accept credit cards but we much prefer a bank transfer

Notes:

  • Prices are land only – and include all services listed above.
  • All services subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Grand Tourist Ltd is registered in England. Co. registration: 5455911
  • For more information: Janet at Grand Tourist
  • 02-06-2017
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Strada della Mozzarella, Campania

NOTE – Southern Campania is THE mozzarella producing area of Italy, if you’d like to visit a farm and do a mozzarella cheese tasting just ask!

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