The Emerald Tour is one of our top selling tours to the Amalfi Coast because it offers so much value for money. Starting in Rome and ending in Rome, this tour includes round trip transportation from Rome and includes sightseeing in Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri and the Amalfi Coast.
We consider our Emerald Tour of the Amalfi Coast to be of exceptional value for money because it includes both private elements and group elements. You get to experience the highlights of the area on some small group tours that we include here as well as the chance to relax on your own in a picturesque setting from which various options are available to you.
This tour unlike so many others also offers you the chance to stay right on the Amalfi Coast as opposed to only in Sorrento which so many of the other companies offer.
Please see the full description of the tour to better understand all that this tour includes. We are sure you will be impressed not only with the great hotels but the high level of service that is provided on this exceptional tour of some of Southern Italy's most beautiful places.
This morning we will depart from Rome to Naples where we will enjoy a panoramic city tour of this sea-side port town which is full of contrasts and surprising beauty. From Naples we will continue on to to Pompeii where we will visit the ruins with a local English speaking guide. After our walking tour of Pompeii we will enjoy lunch in a typical restaurant before beginning our descent along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, towards Sorrento the jewel of the Sorrentine Peninsula, famous for the cultivation of lemons, oranges and olives. In Sorrento there will be time at leisure and dinner as a group that evening.
Today will begin with an early departure to the island of Capri a veritable treasure trove bursting with natural beauty. With its stunning panoramas and dramatically beautiful coastline, the island offers many charms and inspires history lovers, photographers and foodies. Weather permitting we will visit the Blue Grotto before enjoying lunch in a local Trattoria. Over the course of the day we will visit Anacapri and there will be time for shopping and free time to experience the island at your leisure. We will return to Sorrento at approximately 5:00 PM where you will have time to enjoy a swim before dinner at the hotel in the evening.
This morning you and your travelling companion(s) will enjoy a privately guided excursion down the Amalfi Coast. You will stop in the beautiful and colourful town of Positano and other villages en-route to Amalfi town. There will be ample photo opportunities of what is considered by many to be the most beautiful coastline in the world. Upon arrival the hotel G.H. Excelsior in Amalfi, you will have time to relax, enjoy a swim and prepare for a delicious dinner on the hotel's spectacular terrace. Overnight at the hotel.
After a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel, the rest of the day is yours to explore the Amalfi Coast at your leisure. You can choose to take a local bus up to the town of Ravello or take a dip in the Mediterranean. Dinner will be served at the hotel's fantastic restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean. Overnight at hotel.
This morning you can take time to enjoy a buffet breakfast and the morning at leisure. Chances are you will not want to leave the incredible scenery the Amalfi Coast is famous for. In the early afternoon we will begin our descent up the Amalfi Coast back to Pompeii and then onto Rome. Traffic permitting, estimated time of arrival in Rome will be approximately 09:30 PM.
The region of coastline stretching from Sorrento, South of Naples, to Amalfi, so called Amalfi Coast is a UNESCO world heritage site that is renowned for its natural beauty as well as its characteristic towns. You’ll find houses and buildings painted in fresh pastels, stuck into cliffs and canyons … the flowery spectacle set in the cliffs framed by the endless blue sky and sparkling water.
The crystal clear ocean waters and breathtaking landscapes are offset by the famous towns of Sorrento, Praiano, Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi, whose charming architecture elegantly blends into the mountainous landscape. The Island of Capri is a favorite destination for celebrities and is known for its sheer cliffs, amazing grottos and crystal blue water.
The Island if Ischia is located above an ancient submerged volcanic crater and is rich in thermal water, making it a great source for natural spas and thermal baths. Of historical and archaeological interest are the ancient towns of Pompeii and Ercolano, preserved for all time by the cataclysmic volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Major attractions: Pompeii and Ercolano archeological sites, Sorrento, Positano, Capri, Ischia and smaller towns along the Amalfi Coast, the archeological site of Paestum by buffalo mozzarella farms, and the town of Castellabbate along the Cilento Coast south of Salerno. Major theaters and music events: Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Ravello Festival in Ravello.
It is still not certain exactly when the town was founded, but Sorrento was, without doubt, already a strategic commercial town for both the Greeks and the Etruscans. Today, Sorrento is a tourist destination of international repute, made all the more popular by a series of ancient traditions including the production of wine, gastronomic products and fine craftsmanship.
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