Heart of Amalfi ~ 8 Days
- Amalfi Coast, Ravello, Bay of Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Capri, Agerola, Postano
- Self Guided Walking Tour
- Tour Code: GIUA1020
Itinerary - click for more
Day 1: Naples Arrival (airport or train station). Private transfer to Hotel Time to stroll through the city center. Overnight Naples
Day 2: Capri Ferry boat to Capri , and start your walking tour, pass the ‘Piazzetta’ and the charming backstreets of Capri, to the ruins of one of the most impressive Roman villas, Villa Iovis. Descending towards the untouched coastline of the southern part of the island, you come across many grottos and finally the famous Faraglioni, three small uninhabited islands. Descend to the charming Marina Piccola, and return by local bus to Marina Grande, boat back to Naples. Overnight Naples
Day 3: Naples Several choices: Explore intriguing Naples, or visit the Roman city of Herculaneum which can be reached by local train. Walk through Naples also can be rewarding walking through neighborhoods with unbelievable history. Along the route there are several options to go ‘underground’ to discover another city under the actual city. Overnight Naples
Day 4: Pompeii & Vesuvius Travel by local train to Pompeii. Visit Pompeii, an amazing insight into the life of a Roman city, especially when walking along its chariot-marked back streets. Visit the amphitheater as well as the Villa of Mysteries with its masterpiece frescoes depicting the secret Dionysus rites. If you wish to do a complete walk, we recommend climbing Mount Vesuvius. A walk completely different from the standard visit to Vesuvius (and normally closed to the public), which makes you feel like you’re in a different world! Private driver meets you and transfer to Agerola plain, overlooking the stunning Amalfi Coast. Overnight Agerola
Day 5: Amalfi Walk down to Amalfi along scenic path, from Bomerano you walk down into the green Praia valley. Reach the grotto of St. Barbara, pass the chapel of Sant’Alfonso, reaching the small hamlet of Furore. Descend into the spectacular fjord of Furore. You reach the village of San Lazzaro, and enjoy a short break. Continue downhill, one of the oldest pathways of the Amalfi ‘Via Maestra dei Villaggi’, an old paved mule track dating back to the 9th century. Pass several villages, continue on foot to Amalfi, reach the main square perhaps you have the time for a swim, before taking the bus back up to Agerola. Overnight Agerola
Day 6: Positano Walk the most famous footpath of the Amalfi Coast, the ‘Sentiero degli Dei’ (Footpath of the Gods), reach Colle Serra, and the monastery of San Domenico, from its stupendous hilltop position, Continue through spectacular scenery and reach the hamlet of Nocelle. The little village of Montepertuso. After Montepertuso a short walk down to Positano. Positano itself is considered to be one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, and certainly one of the pearls of the Amalfi Coast. Stroll through its alleys and relax, go for a swim at the beach, before taking the boat to Amalfi. Overnight Amalfi
Day 7: Ravello Take a local bus up Ravello, one of the most exclusive villages on the Amalfi Coast. Take time to stroll through the village, before starting the walk down to the coast. Past the beautiful Villa Cimbrone, start walking down through chestnut forests, vineyards and lemon groves, through several small villages. Then you return back down to Amalfi.
Day 8: Departure
- Arrival transfer
- 3 Nights Naples, 2 nights Agerola, 2 nights Amalfi
- Luggage Transfer
- Extensive route notes with description of the route & tourist information
- Maps at 1 : 25.000 scale or more detailed
- GPS tracks of each walk
- 24/7 assistance
- Flights, tips and gratuities, City Tourist Tax (paid locally)
- Beverages & meals not mentioned
- Departure Transfer
- Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
2020 Rates & Departure Dates
|APR, MAY, JUL, OCT, SEP||$1390||$2040||$2095|
3* Hotels or Similar
- Beautiful, characteristic family-run hotels (generally 3-star)
- All rooms have en-suite facilities
Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.