Lemons and Flavours - Naples and the Amalfi Coast
- 8-days study and walking tour to Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii, Capri and the Amalfi Coast -
Tour code: ITA_AMA
Duration: 8 days
Dates:Custom and group dates
no scheduled dates at present
Price (p.p.): ca. 995 EUR
8-days Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast
This day-by-day itinerary should be taken only as a general guide. Although we update our itineraries on a regular basis, in order to take into account such things as changes to trekking routes, schedules of local transport, it is not possible to guarantee that this trip will run exactly according to the proposed itinerary. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions and difficulties with transportation, can lead to necessary changes.
Day 1: Arrival in Naples
Arrival in Naples by airplane or train. Transfer to the hotel and meeting with your guide.
Acc.: : hotel*** in the historic center of Naples (D)
Day 2: Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
In the morning, easy walk to climb the top of Mt Vesuvio at 1280 mt. to the discover all its aspects : geologic, volcanic and naturalistic. Wonderful view over the Naples bay. In the afternoon, transfer to Pompeii (1h) and visit to this incredible sleeping roman town where everyone can walk at own pace, enjoying this important and charming historical site. Transfer to Agerola over the Amalfi coast.
Acc.: : accommodation at agriturismo with dinner included.
Day 3: Mount Tre Calli walk
Wonderful day of trek on the edge of Lattari Mountains. We walk until the M. Tre Calli, one of the highest peak of Amalfi coast peninsula. Magnificent view over Amalfi coast and Capri. Along an easy path we walk back to our hotel.
Acc.: : Dinner and overnight stay at the agriturismo in Agerola.
Day 4: Positano
Today we hike over the “walk of the Gods”, between Agerola and Positano. This is an ancient terraced mule path linking Agerola to the village of Positano, small and charming fishermen village. According to the conditions of the sea return to Amalfi by boat and then transfer by public bus to Agerola.
Acc.: : dinner and overnight stay in Amalfi
Day 5: Ravello
Starting our day from Amalfi, we visit the Paper Museum. Then we hike along the beautiful “Mulini Valley”, that is the ancient Amalfi industrial area, where paper mills and iron-works were situated. We reach Ravello, placed at 350m above sea level. Free time to discover this village and optional visit to “Villa Cimbrone” and “Villa Rufolo”. We finish our walk in Amalfi passing through the village of Atrani. Public bus back to Agerola. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (gradient: + 350 m -350 /walk : 5 h)
Acc.: : Free dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Amalfi.
Day 6: Capri Island
Hydrofoil to the island of Capri (40 min). Visit to the Matromania caves and to the “Terrazza di Tragara” along a colourful path with villas and gardens full of flowers. Great view over the “Faraglioni” and “Monte Solaro”. Free time to enjoy the romantic alleys of Capri village and for sea bathing. In the afternoon hydrofoil back to Amalfi.
Acc.: : Free dinner and overnight stay in Amalfi.
Day 7: Amalfi & the “Valle dei Mulini”
Nice walk along the beautiful “Mulini Valley”, the ancient Amalfi industrial area, dating back to the 11th century, where paper mills and iron-works were situated. The path takes us deep into the valley, to the entrance of the nature reserve, with its lush vegetation and waterfalls. In the afternoon, we visit the Paper Museum at Amalfi.
Acc.: : Celebratory dinner and overnight in Amalfi
Day 8: Departure
Tour ends in Amalfi after breakfast. You can make your way to Salerno or Naples, either by boat or bus. A taxi transfer can be arranged on request.
Important: This day-to-day schedule should be taken only as a general guide. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions and difficulties with transportation, can lead to enforced changes. The trip leader will make any changes that are necessary.