Luxury Walking Tour of Amalfi Coast – 8 Days
This tour offers a selection of accommodations among the world’s best, as acclaimed from Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and many others. From premiere Inns, quaint boutique hotels, wonderful bed & breakfasts, to agriturismo’s, rural accommodations, which are countryside Relais. All are chosen for accessibility to trails, and offer a warm welcome feel. Many are located in historical buildings, or in exceptional spots. Many of the hoteliers are walkers themselves and take an active interest in our clients. With this tour you are free to choose from a wide variety of local restaurants to dine at. On Request reservations can be made to ensure a special restaurant location of your choice. Picnic lunches are not included in this tour, however it can be prepared for you at your accommodation, or picnic products can be purchased in local shops on the island. On several occasions, you will have the opportunity to eat lunch at local fine restaurants.
Nights 1, 2 & 3: The first three nights are spent at Amalfi, the ancient capital of the Amalfi Coast, in a beautiful 4-star hotel in the heart of the village (at walking distance from the sea and all major monuments of the medieval town centre). On request a 5-star hotel can be booked.
Nights 4 & 5: The next two nights are spent in the romantic & fashionable little village of Positano, with its characteristic houses built onto the steep slopes of the mountains. You stay either in a beautiful 4-star hotel, at walking distance from the seashore (along Positano’s charming little streets), or in one of the stunning 5-star hotels.
Nights 6 & 7: The last two nights are spent in beautiful Sorrento, with its charming historic centre and great parks and terraces overlooking the Bay of Naples. You stay either in a beautiful 4-star hotel located in the heart of town and at walking distance from the train station and harbour, or in one of the other hotels of your choice.
FOOTPATHS & WAY MARKING: Most paths are well maintained, but some can become overgrown (we are in continuous contact with local authorities to maintain the paths. Parts of the route are paved alleyways and parts are way marked. You will follow the route description provided with maps, and you will always be able to find your route. A local guide can be provided for some trails (On Request).
Level of Difficulty: Moderately easy (2): Mostly easy walks, with some up hill, sometimes on paths with rough surfaces. On some days there are stretches that are difficult for those suffering from vertigo (are not dangerous). On these days alternative options are available. Extensions or shortcuts are also possible on all days.
Fitness: High standard of fitness is not necessary but you should be able to walk for up to 4 hours a day in the hot sun, sometimes on dusty or stony tracks.
- 4* Hotels with breakfast; 3 nights in Amalfi, 2 nights in Positano, 2 nights in Sorrento
- Extensive route notes, with description of tourist information, Maps at 1:25.000 scale or more detailed, GPS tracks or each walk, 24/7 assistance
- Luggage transfer, Private transfers as specified
- Flights, tips and gratuities, City Tourist Tax (paid locally), beverages & meals not mentioned, items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
2018 Rates & Departure Dates
|MAY 08 - MAY 16||$2876|
4* Hotels or Similar
- Amalfi: Hotel Luna Convento
- Positano: Hotel Pasitea
- Sorrento: Grand Hotel Continental
2018 Price per person in Canadian Dollars, Minimum 2 passengers
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply