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Sorrento and Amalfi Coast

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  • Relax in stylish Sorrento
  • Admire the scenic Amalfi Coast
  • Visit the archaeological site of Pompeii

Join us on this fantastic holiday and enjoy a stay in the stylish resort of Sorrento with its cafes and shops. Admire the stunning Amalfi coast, home to some of the most breath-taking scenery in the world.
Flying from your chosen airport to Naples, then transfer to the stylish resort of Sorrento. On reaching Sorrento, we’ll check in for a six-night stay at the four-star Hotel Plaza. The hotel is perfectly located in the centre of this historical town. From our base we’ll enjoy a guided excursion to fascinating Pompeii, now one of the world’s greatest archaeological attractions. No trip to Sorrento is complete without a scenic drive along the Amalfi coast to absorb the stunning views.



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Itinerary

Day One: UK to Sorrento
Fly to Naples, and transfer to Sorrento, ready for our six night stay at the Hotel Plaza. (D)

Day Two: Sorrento
We’ll take a guided walking tour of sunny Sorrento in the morning, taking in fabulous views of the beautiful blue waters of the town’s two ports on the Mediterranean Sea. Sorrento’s staple produce for hundreds of years has been Lemons, which are grown in the terraces above the town. This has led to one of Sorrento’s leading exports becoming Limoncello liqueur, in the afternoon we’ll visit a Limoncello factory to learn more about how this tasty drink is made. (B,D)

Day Three: Amalfi Coast
Today we will take a trip to the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Designated by UNESCO as an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape, it combines great beauty and gripping drama with coastal mountains plunging into the sea. (B,D)

Day Four: Sorrento
Spend the day at leisure in Sorrento, or why not join our optional excursion to Capri? On arrival, we’ll head to Anacapri, situated in the highest part of the island, and from the villas gardens you’ll have a fantastic view of the city of Capri, the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius before returning to Sorrento by ferry. (B,D)

Day Five: Pompeii
We visit the ancient site of Pompeii in the morning, finding out more about this ancient city with its preserved streets and houses. It is one of the largest archeological sites in the world and an amazing place frozen in time. Wander around the site at leisure, taking in the landmarks that would have been a standard for Roman towns almost 2000 years ago. (B,D)

Day Six: Sorrento
Enjoy your last day in Sorrento, and stroll through its beautiful centre picking up a final souvenir. (B,D) 

Day Seven: Sorrento to UK
Saying farewell to Sorrento, we’ll fly back to the UK. (B) 

Hotel Plaza

Sorrento

This beautiful hotel enjoys a wonderful position, in a quiet side street just a pleasant walk from Sorrento’s main square. The rooftop swimming pool boasts stunning views over the gulf of Sorrento.

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Included Excursions

Full Day: Amalfi Coast

Running down the southern side of the Sorrento Peninsula, the Amalfi coast is one of Europe’s most beautiful stretches of road. With its steep sloped lemon tree gardens, coloured terrace houses, stunning views and azure sea, we’ll enjoy a drive along this famous coastline in order to marvel at the incredible landscape.

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Half Day: Pompeii

When Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, covering Pompeii in deep volcanic ash, it preserved for posterity one of the region’s most important Roman centres. Today, we see a remarkable excavation site and outdoor museum of the ancient Roman settlement, and we’ll be sure to visit this historic site during our holiday. This will provide an unprecedented opportunity to see how people lived two thousand years ago.


 

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Half Day: Sorrento Guided Walking Tour And Limoncello Factory

Sorrento, with its exquisite views out over the Bay of Naples and traditional architecture that’s synonymous with this part of Italy, makes for an excellent excursion during our holiday. We’ll get to enjoy a fantastic guided walking tour of the town, so we can find out more about what this location has to offer.

One of the many things that Sorrento is known for is limoncello, a delicious drink that can be enjoyed after a fantastic meal in the town. Limoncello is made with lemon rind, water, sugar and alcohol and is one of the most popular digestifs in Sorrento.

While in Sorrento, we’ll be treated to a guided tour of a local limoncello factory, so we can find out more about how this tasty drink is made.

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Optional Excursions

Full Day: Isle of Capri

We’ll take a trip to the evocative island of Capri during our holiday, allowing us to take in the stunning scenery here, while also learning more about its fascinating history.

Sailing across the Bay of Naples, this day is sure to be unforgettable, as we begin our time on this famous island. Capri is an island of calcareous origin that has been visited over the centuries by intellectuals, artists and writers, all of whom have been equally enthralled by its magical beauty.

A mix of history, nature, culture and events await, with this island being known for its excellent combination of tourist sights and relaxing getaways. There’s more than enough to do here - admire the elegant boutiques, stroll along the cobbled streets or simply relax on the beach.

Capri may be a tiny island, but you’ll be amazed by it nonetheless!

 

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Half Day: Teatro Tasso

Enjoy a true taste of the Neapolitan Riviera at the spectacular Tasso Theatre musical show. A medley of popular Neapolitan song and dance that will certainly set toes tapping!

This colourful show will give us an evening of fantastic entertainment, with music and dance to take in. This traditional Sorrento musical makes for a superb night out, complete with local traditions, folk dancing and some of the most famous Neapolitan songs to enjoy. 

Everyone is sure to have a great time, with traditional dress, spectacular dancing and wonderful music to make the most of - the ideal night of entertainment during our holiday!

 

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