Further Afield Travel and Tours
Tailor-Made Private Groups
You choose how you want to travel and enjoy 'peace of mind' knowing who you are travelling with. We will tailor an itinerary to the way you want to see the world.
Excursion to Pompei incl. private minibus, including local guide and admissions to the archaeological site.
Excursion to the Path of Gods incl. local/hiking guide, private minibus Sorrento-Bomerano and public boat ride from Positano to Sorrento.
Excursion to Capri incl. local/hiking guide, return transfers hotel/Sorrento port/hotel, return hydrofoil Sorrento/Capri/Sorrento, minibus to Anacapri, funicular from Capri center to the port.
Excursion to the Amalfi coast incl. local/hiking guide and private minibus.
Excursion to Mount Faito incl. local/hiking guide, return local train to Castellammare di Stabia and cableway.
Return transfer by private minibus to the agriturismo near Sorrento for cooking class/dinner.
Arrival and departure transfer from Naples airport to Sorrento.
7 nights accommodation including Tourist tax.
Daily American buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Welcome dinner at typical restaurant in Sorrento center, 3 courses menu with wine and water included.
Sea-food dinner at a restaurant by the beach in Marina Grande, 3 courses menu with wine and water included.
Pizza cooking class and dinner at an “agriturismo” on the hills above Sorrento, 3 courses menu with wine, water and limoncello included.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE NAPLES
Arrival at Naples airport, meet and greet by your local assistant and transfer by private minibus to Sorrento.
Accommodation at your hotel, welcome dinner in a typical restaurant in the lovely town center.
DAY 2 - Pompei
Morning excursion to Pompei by private minibus. Meet your local guide for an unforgettable walking tour through the excavations, that takes you back nearly 2000 years. You will see how the town was literally buried under the eruption of Mount Vesuvis in AD 79.
Return to Sorrento in the afternoon, time at leisure and dinner on your own.
DAY 3 - Paths of Gods
Transfer by private minibus to Bomerano and start the first hiking tour “Paths of Gods” (approx. 11km). Probably one of the most famous paths in Italy, this hike moves from Bomerano to Nocelle di Positano, with stunning view of the coast which ranges from the archipelago of Li Galli at your left to the Island of Capri in front of you. Walking in this spectacular scenery, there will be the occasion to meet local shepherds and farmers, still working and living in this little corner of heaven. Through old vineyards, terraces, farmhouses and monasteries, suspended at 650 meters above the sea level, you will have the feeling to walk in a painting with an ever-changing landscape. At the end of the walking tour you will have the chance to visit the charming village of Positano, before taking a scenic boat ride back to Sorrento.
Dinner on your own.
DAY 4 – Capri
Travel to the Marina Piccola and board a hydrofoil for a short crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to the Isle of Capri. Enjoy views of the Faraglioni Rocks and Marina from the sea. Ascend by minibus to Ana Capri for spectacular views all the way to Naples.
Optional hiking tour: the “Sentiero dei Fortini” (Path of the Little Forts): approx. 6km from the Lighthouse to the Blue Grotto, a stunning walking route along the coast of Anacapri, from Punta Carena and the lighthouse to the “Grotta Azzurra”, past a series of old blockhouses or "fortini", with
Return to Sorrento in the late afternoon. Evening free to enjoy the city-center
Explore Capri Town's piazza, before returning to Sorrento by hydrofoil. Dinner tonight at a sea-food restaurant in Marina Grande, the old fishermen village of Sorrento.
DAY 5 – Amalfi and Ravello
Excursion by private minibus to the Unesco World Heritage site of the Amalfi Coast. Stop in Amalfi, the ancient Maritime Republic that gives its name to the coast, with the beautiful Cathedral of St. Andrew, its impressive staircase and the charming Cloister of the Paradise. Continue to Ravello, nestled at 350 m asl, with its elegant villas that have made it one of the coast’s most enchanting towns. The gardens and panoramic viewpoints at Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone are stunning and definitely absolutely breathtaking.
Optional hiking tour: from Amalfi, through the coastal village of Atrani, up to Ravello along a paved road – approx. 4km.
Return to Sorrento in the late afternoon, evening and dinner free.
DAY 6 – Monte Faito
Hiking tour to the highest peaks of the Sorrento Peninsula, for lovers of nature and landscapes (approx. 8-10km). By local train reach Castellammare di Stabia and then take the cableway up to Monte Faito 1200 mt, overlooking the gulf of Naples. You will start hiking through a forest of Beeches, chestnut trees and wild orchids in April-May and perspective on the surrounding landscape will change as you gain quote. You will then reach Monte Conocchia 1380m and Monte Molare with a height of 1444m, the roof of the Sorrento’s peninsula, with stunning view of the Amalfi coast and the golf of Salerno. Return to Sorrento in the afternoon, dinner on your own
DAY 7 – Leisure Day
A full day of in Sorrento for personal activities, shopping or just to relax by the beach.
In the early evening transfer to a nearby “agriturismo” for a tour of the lemon garden and a fun pizza cooking lesson, followed by a rich dinner including wine and limoncello.
Day 8 - Departure
Check-out and transfer to Naples airport.
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