1st day - Arrival
Arrival of the group in Sorrento, check in to hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
2nd day - Capri and Anacapri
After breakfast meet our local guide in the hotel and depart for a full day excursion to Capri. No holiday in Sorrento would be complete without trip to the evocative island of Capri. First you will visit the fabulous villa of Dr Axel Munthe, a Swedish doctor whose best-selling book ‘Story of San Michele’ tells of his time in Capri. The visit is optional and entrance fees should be paid direct to the guide. You then go down to the very chic Capri town with its shops, hotels and restaurants along its winding streets. The main square, Piazza Umberto I, has a pretty white church and several open-air cafès where you can sit and watch the world drift by. Admire the colourful Gardens of Augustus overlooking the famed Faraglioni Rocks and The Marina Piccola where Gracie Fields once lived. There is free time to go off and admire the elegant boutiques, stroll along the cobbled streets or lunch. Optional visit of the Blue grotto. Return to Sorrento for dinner and overnight accommodation.
3rd day - Amalfi Coast
Meet our guide in the hotel, after breakfast, and departure for the Amafi coast the most spectacular in Europe and the winding cliff top road offers breathtaking panoramic views at every turn. The tour stops just above Positano, which boasts picturesque pick and white villas perched dramatically on the steep hillside. Then on to Amalfi, which gives its name to the whole coast on which it lies. Once a thriving Marine Republic powerful and prosperous and now a thriving holiday resort. The unmistakable cluster of white, tightly packed houses rising up the hillside is dominated by the beautiful Cathedral, which stands on top of a great flight of steps leading up from the main square. The remains of the patron saint of Amalfi, and also Scotland – Saint Andrew – are housed in the cathedral. From Amalfi, we visit to Ravello which nestles eleven hundred feet above the sea. Visit of Villa Rufolo, which inspired Richard Wagner to create many of his most famous works. Return to Sorrento for dinner and overnight accommodation.
4th day - Naples and Caserta
After breakfast depart with our tour guide for another full day excursion. Visit the city of Naples and take a sightseeing tour passing by the Piazza Municipio which is dominated by the Castel Nuovo, the San Carlo Theatre, the Royal Palace, Piazza Plebiscito, the Castel dell’OVo, via Caraccolo and Mergellina and its port. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon depart for Caserta and visit the royal palace which was designed by Charles the third of Borbone and the architect Luigi Vanvitelli. It spans over 45,000 square metres and boasts 1200 rooms. From the grand staircase it is possible to access the chapel which for wish of King Charles is similar to that of Versailles and the royal apartments which are home to some of the best works of art from the XVIII century. The beautiful grounds span over 120 acres and include the English Garden introduced by Queen Mary Caroline. Return to the hotel for dinner and a show of local song and dance known as “Tarantella”
5th day - Departure
Breakfast at the hotel and departure
- Accommodation in Sorrento Peninsula - 3/4 star hotels
- Bus service as programm
- Half board
- Guide service as program
- Excursion Capri and Anacapri: transfer to/from the port of Sorrento, guide, hydrofoil, minibus Capri/Anacapri
Rates do not include:
- entrances to monuments and sites
- Tips, extra
- Anything not specified in “the price includes”