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Wonders of Amalfi – May 2020

Wonders of Amalfi 2020

Join us for 7 memorable nights 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, hike along the rugged coast, and enjoy local authentic Italian cuisine.

Wonders of Amalfi 2020 -A Custom Small-Group Active Adventure by Niche Travel Group

May 15-22, 2020 – $2395 per person, +$500 Single

Day 1 – MAY 15 – Naples-Pompeii -FuroreThe journey begins in Naples, we will be picked-up at the train station by our tour leader, Daniel. Our first stop is Pompeii. We will tour the town buried by the sudden eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 A.D and view the city ‘frozen in time’ which provides 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 7 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.

* For guests traveling from Rome on this day, your Niche host will meet you at Termini station in Rome to take the train together to Naples*

Meals Included: Dinner

Activity:Pompeii guided sight visit with archaeologist

Day 2 -MAY 16 – Walk of the Gods with BBQ on the trail

Begin a portion of the famous Walk of the Gods in the small town of Bomerano. We will follow the path along the coast with sensational views of lemon groves, gorges, deep valleys, woodlands, abandoned farmhouses and of course the ocean! Enjoy an amazing private lunch, along the hike, in a mountain-shelter with Salvatore and his family. They bring everything in with their horse and will have a spread of delicious, locally-grown food, wine, cheese and bread. We will return to Bomerano and visit a homemade gelato shop before a transfer back to the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast, BBQ Lunch, and Dinner

Activity: Hike 5KM, private transfer to hotel after hike

Day 3- MAY 17- 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 catch an early ferry to enjoy a full day of touring the island. We will visit Capri square, Tragara hotel with its stunning view of the Faraglioni rocks, and take the funicular to Anacapri. There will be free time to enjoy the island before we return to the mainland.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch Lemon Pizza at Anacapri + Dinner

Activity: High-speed ferry, Walk around island, funicular

Day 4-MAY 18 -FREE DAY

The gorgeous Amalfi coast is your oyster today! What would you like to do? Visit the ancient Greek temples of Paestum? See the local beaches? Do some more hiking or shopping or winery visits? Many options are available from our base in Furore. Speak to Daniel and he can assist with arrangements. We can trade adventure stories at dinner!

Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5- MAY 19- Ravello -Valle delle Ferriere & Amalfi town visit

In the morning, we will be transferred to the medieval city of Ravello, located at the top of the hill over the gulf of Salerno. Free time to walk around the historic buildings, villas and visit the Duomo. This beautiful region is famous for many agricultural products, and we will visit a lemon farm today.

The bustle of the Amalfi coast is only a few miles away as the crow flies, but we have a chance to savor the more peaceful surroundings with a beautiful hike. **Please note, there are many steep steps on most of the trails in this region, including on many of the paths we take on this tour. You will be rewarded with stunning views throughout! ** 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 -hike to visit Amalfi

Day 6- MAY 20 – Positano & Sorrento visit

Today, we visit two iconic towns of the region! In the morning we will transfer to Positano with free time to look around this iconic city. Along the way to our next stop, we will enjoy lunch at a local farm. Then continue along to Sorrento, another of the Amalfi coast’s gem cities. Here you can see sweeping views of the Bay of Naples, Capri and Mt Vesuvius! Visit the famous Piazza Tasso, the small, unique shops, the cathedral and the marina. Return to the hotel to relax before dinner.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7- MAY 21 – Pizza Lunch demonstration with a local family -Positano

Short but beautiful walk through the Fjord of Furore to the village of Agerola Bomerano, famous for their organic farms and products like wine or local liquors like limoncello, fennel or walnut). There will be time for shopping before visiting a local family’s pizza shop for an amazing pizza-cooking demonstration followed by a delicious lunch together! We will visit a local winery for a tasting of the local wine, before heading back to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, pizza lunch, and dinner

Guide: Local Guide

DAY 8- MAY 22 – Departure Day

After breakfast say goodbye to your hosts and new friends. We will pack up and transfer to the train station in Naples for your next adventure or your journey home.

Meals included: Breakfast

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**Please note, this is an active itinerary. The Amalfi coast has rugged terrain with high and low elevations. There are many steep steps on most of the trails in this region, including on many of the paths we take on this tour. You will be rewarded with stunning views throughout but a moderate fitness level is required. Hiking boots are recommended as well as collapsible trekking poles (poles can be rented locally). Speak to your Niche agent to see if this trip is right for you**.

 

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