Active Vacations Adults Only Amalfi Coast Italy Uncategorized Wine and Culinary

Wonders of the Amalfi Coast : May 07 – 13 2019

Join us for 7 memorable days along Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast!

Experience Italian living at its best! Our local guide will share all of the amazing gems this gorgeous region has to offer. Visit clifftop towns, taste the local wine, join a cooking class, visit the island of Capri by private boat, walk along the rugged coast, relax on the beautiful beaches and enjoy local rustic Italian cuisine.

Day 1 – Rome-Pompeii -Furore

The journey begins in central Rome where we will be picked up and transferred to the coast. We stop along the way to visit Pompeii. Tour the town buried by the sudden eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 A.D and view the remains which provide a glimpse of what life was like in the 1st Century. After the tour, we will continue to the coast and check in to our home for the next 6 nights, the cozy Fico D’India, nestled high on the hills over the ocean. We will join a local cooking class and enjoy our first dinner together on the hotel’s stunning outdoor terrace.

Meals Included: Dinner

Activity:Pompeii guided sight visit 2 hours, cooking class

Guide: Local Guide

Day 2 – Ravello- Valle delle Ferriere Natural Reserve – Amalfi

Visit the elegant city of music, Ravello, located at the top of the hill over the gulf of Salerno. Walk around the historic buildings and enjoy the stunning views of the Amalfi coast. Then we take “valley of the mills” along a path and some stairs towards the beautiful Valle delle Ferriere National Park finishing in the city of Amalfi. Free time to walk around the capital of the ancient Republic Marinara, discover the magnificent Duomo Sant’ Andrea, and try the famous delizia al limone cake.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Activity: Visit Ravello -5 KM walk -visit Amalfi

Guide: Local Guide

Day 3- Visit Praiano and walk to Marina di Praia beach -Wine Tasting

Set off from Furore to the tiny coastal village of Praiano. After the walk through farmland and the gorgeous countryside, there is free time to relax at the beach of Marina di Praia. Enjoy the local restaurants and art galleries, or relax in the sun, swim or kayak near the stunning cliffs of the coast. Later, return to the hotel by private transfer. Relax in the hot-tub on the terrace and watch the sunset with your favorite local wine.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Activity: Visit Praiano- 5 KM walk – Marina di Praia

Guide: Local Guide

Day 4-Positano – Walk of the Gods Hike -Limoncello tasting

Begin the famous Walk of the Gods in the small town of Bomerano and follow the path, along the coast with sensational views of lemon groves, gorges, deep valleys, woodlands, abandoned farmhouses and of course the ocean. Stop in the coastal towns along the way like Montepertuso. Enjoy an amazing private lunch, along the hike, in a mountain-shelter with Salvatore and his family. They bring all the food in with their horse, and will have a spread of delicious locally-grown food, wine, cheese and bread. At the end of the hike, visit the cliffside village of Positano. Stroll the steep, narrow streets and fashionable shops of this famous town. Relax on the private transfer back to your hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Activity: Hike 12 KM, private transfer to hotel after hike

Guide: Local Guide

Day 5- Capri Visit

The island of Capri is one of the most picturesque and visited locations in Campania. Full of natural beauty and history and famous since ancient times; it is where Odysseus narrowly escaped the Sirens in The Odyssey. We will visit Capri square, Tragara hotel with its stunning view of the Faraglioni rocks, and Annacapri. Free time to enjoy the island before we return to the mainland on our private boat.

Optional: Blue Grotto trip, Monte Solaro Chair lift

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Activity: Walk 5 KM, Private boat to and from Capri

Guide: Local Guide

Day 6- Free Day

Optional visit to the ancient ruins of Paestum, or a Mozzarella Buffala farm, visit the beach, take one more hike or relax and enjoy the town and our hotel. Pick up your last minute local specialties and your favorite wine to take home.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7- Transfer to Rome

Say goodbye to this beautiful region and head for your private transfer back to central Rome or to the local train station for your next adventure.

  • May 07 – 13 2019 Tour begins and ends in Rome, Italy
  • Price per person is $2295 CAD
  • Single Supplement is $400
  • Maximum tour size is 14 guests + tour guide ( 8 seats still available)
  • Deposit is $250 non-Refundable
  • Balance due by January 31 2019

Meet our  Host Valerie Eisnor

This tour will be hosted by our Active Holiday Specialist Valerie Eisnor. Val is in her element hiking 20km a day, visiting Antarctica, riding in a hot air balloon or biking along the rivers of Europe; as long as the day ends with a great glass of wine and good conversation. We would love you to join her on this Wonders of Amalfi Tour and  you have the option of adding Tuscany Tour that begins on May 13th !

Niche Travel Group
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