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Emerald Coast Tour

Emerald Coast Tour

9 Days/8 Nights From
AU$2,503 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Packaged TourPackaged Tour
  • Tour Code
    CAR-19-6202
  • Travel From
    06 Apr 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Oct 2019
9 Days/8 Nights From
AU$2,503 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Packaged TourPackaged Tour
  • Tour Code
    CAR-19-6202
  • Travel From
    06 Apr 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Oct 2019
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 8-night accommodationCruiseCruise Capri Island cruise with outside Blue Grotto stopMealsMeals All meals as per itineraryTourTour Tour of Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Positano & naples

Summary

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 from April to October.

Highlights

  • Tour of Naples, Italy’s third largest city
  • Explore the ancient ruins in Pompeii
  • Visit the beautiful Capri Island including Blue Grotto

Itinerary

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 to Pompeii, you will stop for lunch. Upon arrival in Pompeii, join your guide for a 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. (L, D)

Day 2, Sorrento
Today is spent at your leisure. Spend the day exploring Sorrento on your own. (B)

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 on a minibus for a scenic drive to Anacapri. From here, you can marvel at the wonderful views out over the bay of Naples before we continue to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, you can take advantage of some free time to explore Capri at your leisure. (B, L)

Day 4, Capri
You will have plenty of time after your hotel breakfast to explore the beauty of Capri, sometimes called the “Garden of Eden,” at your own pace. Discover the many shops and restaurants of this wonderful, sunny island or take a swim in the Gulf of Naples. If you’d rather take a day trip, you may book a separate excursion to nearby Anacapri, situated on the slopes of Monte Solario; the port city of Marina Grande; I Faraglioni, three impressive rock structures that have survived many kinds of erosion but yet still protrude grandly out of the sea; or the famous Villa Jovis, a residence built for the emperor Tiberius in the First Century BC. Return to your hotel for one last evening in Capri. (B, D)

Day 5, Capri – Sorrento – Positano
After breakfast, depart to Sorrento by ferry, once on the mainland, you will board on a coach for Positano, driving along the Amalfi Coast on the most famous road in the Campania region. In Positano, check in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. (B)

Day 6, Positano
See all that Positano has to offer as you set off to explore the ancient fishermen’s village after breakfast. Known for its cubic Empire houses perched upon cliffs looking over turquoise water, Positano is the most well-known summer resort area on the whole peninsula. Walk to the heart of town on Via Pasitea and weave your way through the city’s narrow streets, terraces, and gardens overlooking the bay. Be sure to buy one of the straw handbags or handmade sandals for which Positano is famous. Return to your hotel for one last overnight. (B)

Day 7, Positano – Naples
Start your day with breakfast at your hotel, and at the designated time, depart for Naples, the third largest city in Italy. Situated along a lovely bay, Naples is known for its islands, the neighborhood of Posillipo, and Mount Vesuvius. Check in to your new hotel for an overnight. (B)

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 to spend your last night relaxing at your hotel in Naples. (B)

Day 9, Naples
Enjoy a final breakfast in your hotel before your tour concludes. (B)

Inclusions

  • 8-night accommodation in Sorrento, Capri, Positano & Naples
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Full-day excursion to Pompeii
  • Half-day tour of Naples
  • Transfer from Sorrento hotel to harbor
  • Visit the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
  • Transfer from Capri hotel to Positano hotel
  • Transfer from Positano hotel to Naples hotel

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