Breathtaking terrain and dramatic cliff lined coastlines makes this world renowned ‘bucket list’ destination a must place to visit.
The sheer cliffs and rugged shorelines are dotted with small beaches, the perfect place to hideaway in the midday sunshine, pastel coloured houses and magnificent villas adorn the hillside like an Italian artists masterpiece reflecting across the vibrant blue waters.
Home to some of Italy’s finest hotels and restaurants, the Amalfi Coast is a favourite to the world’s jet set, Mr Bond himself, Brangelina and the Clooneys are regulars year in year out so if people watching is your thing, there’s no better place to just hang out at your favourite bar and take it all in.
To escape the star struck crowds Amalfi is also a favourite for hikers and walkers with many trails set out throughout the hillside and cliffs, surrounded by beautiful aromatic flora and woodland full of life.
Our Resort - Sorrento
Overlooking the Bay of Naples in the south west of Italy, Sorrento is one of the most popular places to visit on the Amalfi Coast, renowned for its abundant choice of shops, restaurants and bars with panoramic views across the glistening bay waters, Sorrento has everything for that prefect Italian holiday.
Whilst a place of relaxation and a people watchers paradise Sorrento offers many more energetic activities, good diving, sea fishing, boat cruises and excellent hiking and walking trails surround the area for those with a bit more ‘get up and go’.
Wander the backstreets for a taste of local life and tradition, alleyways twist and turn revealing shops, bars and hidden gems enticing you deeper into this magical maze. With the air filled with the scent of fresh basil, ripe tomatoes and wafer thin pizzas freshly baking in open ovens you can’t avoid the temptation to visit one of the many restaurants or bars available close by, the sophisticated L’Antica Trattoria for local specialities, Cafè Latino for great wine and its candlelit garden or the A’Marenna deli style street food washed down with a local brew.
Known as the land of Lemon Groves, Sorrento is the birthplace of the famous Limoncello liqueur so make sure you raise a glass or two to this wonderful Italian experience. Saluti!
HOTEL LA MERIDIANA
Located 5 minutes from the centre of Sorrento this 3 star hotel is the perfect base from which to explore everything the town and surrounding areas have to offer.
The rooftop terrace is a wonderful place to hang out with your new friends before heading out to explore the town, fully equipped with sunloungers, tables and chairs, sit back and take in the wonderful views across the Bay of Naples. For breakfast, there’s a Continental buffet and in the evenings there’s waiter service and 3-course meals that showcases authentic Italian cooking.
Rooms are tastefully decorated with warm tones and simple furnishings, a television, shower, WC, mini fridge and air conditioning (extra) is available from June to September.
Let yourself be fascinated by Naples and its remarkable Beauties. Naples is the capital of the region Campania. There's plenty to do in Naples, whether it's a long shopping trip you're after or a day or two spent soaking up the history in the museums, Naples has it all! It's famous for one of the world's best opera houses, the 18th century Teatro di San Carlo. Make sure you take a trip here and see its spectacular interior. It's located right next to the central hub of the city, the Piazza del Plebiscito where you'll also find the dome-shaped San Francesco di Paola church.
Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
Discover the wonder of one of Europe’s active volcanoes on this Mt Vesuvius and Pompeii day trip from Naples. Follow your local guide through the ancient ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed city. Enjoy a traditional Italian pizza lunch with your small group and then hike to the top of the notorious volcano, where you’ll find stunning views of the Bay of Naples and the surrounding landscapes.
The Amalfi Coast is located on the southern shore of the Sorrentine Peninsula and it's sure one of the most striking sceneries existing in Southern Italy deemed by UNESCO an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape. In fact, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. At the beginning of the Amalfi coast tour you will have the opportunity to make several stops along the winding road in the most beautiful corners.
The first stop will be in Positano (about 1h). You can stroll and discover the picturesque village that has earned its worldwide reputation not only because of the beauty of its surroundings, but also thanks to the shops that produce made-to-measure clothing in the distinctive "Positano style". On the way you will pass the fishermen village of Praiano, with its church dedicated to San Gennaro renowned for its hand painted maiolica tiles. Continuing along the road, you'll see the ancient sixteenth-century defensive towers located on the rocky promontory. Then you'll reach Conca dei Marini where you can't miss the opportunity to see the Furore's "Fjord" and the "Emerald grotto" known for its underwater ceramic nativity.
Through a winding road you will finally reach Amalfi, proud of its ancient heritage as one of the four Maritime Republics of Italy. You'll stop to visit its alleyways and the main symbol of the city: the Cathedral of St. Andrew. After that, we will drive ahead to Ravello, one of the most popular medieval village of Amalfi Coast. Situated in a panoramic position, this town is a real jewel of art and culture with an atmosphere of rare tranquillity, all surrounded by architectural wonders. You'll have the opportunity to visit the Cathedral of San Pantaleone and the Norman-Arab Villa Rufolo.
Our tour is the best way to discover the island of Capri, wherefore we will be able to admire the coast with its secret grottoes, all in complete relaxation aboard our boats. After the free shuttle service from your hotel to the port of embarkation, we will leave to Capri sailing along the Sorrento coast, the fascinating point of encounter between Ulysse and the Sirens. The first stop of our tour will be at the small waterfall of Marciano where you can take beautiful photos and a refreshing shower under the waterfall for an enjoyable amount of time. Continuing our tour to Capri we will admire the Cala di Mitigliano and the Punta Campanella, the end of the Sorrentine Peninsula with its ancient watchtower, then we will arrive at Capri, where we can immediately admire the leap of Tiberius, Villa Jovis and the two beautiful grottoes: Coral Grotto and White Grotto. Then, navigating to the Faraglioni, the symbol of the island with its cave of love, we will admire the famous natural arch of Capri and Villa Malaparte, set of famous films and commercials. It will then follow a bath stop sheltered from the crowded beaches near Marina Piccola, the most beautiful bay on the island, a summer destination of yachts from all over the way.Later on, we will disembark on the island, where you will have 4/5 hours of free time to visit the island of dreams and reality – to stroll along the small towns of Capri and Anacapri.
Explore Amalfi coast with a full-day tour to the island of Ischia, known for its thermal baths, visit several villages, scenic viewpoints, and seafront promenades.
What is included in the tour
- Stay at Hotel La Meridiana ****
- Your own single occupancy en-suite room
- Daily Breakfast and Dinner
- Flights from London Gatwick or Manchester
- Flights from your local airport at a small supplement
- All Taxes & Surcharges
- 20KG Baggage & 5 kg hand baggage
- Airport / Ferry transfers
- Coordinated site seeing and activities (optional extra)
- Great times with other singles in your age group!
Flight Timings -
Outbound - London Gatwick 06:00 - Naples 09:40
Inbound - Naples 10:15 - London Gatwick 12:05
Outbound - Manchester 07:45 - Naples 11:50
Inbound - Naples 12:50 - Manchester 15:05
Price excludes Tourist Tax approximately Euro 3/ person/ day to be paid locally