Sorrento Coast, Pompeii & Capri
- Experience the perfect combination of spectacular coastline & Italian culture on this guided Italy tour.
- Stay 7 nights on the Sorrento Peninsula overlooking dramatic sea cliffs & deep turquoise waters.
- Visit the enchanting Island of Capri on a guided day trip with free time to swim, shop or just soak up the sun!
- Discover the history of Sorrento as an ancient Roman resort on a half day walking tour of the city centre.
- Learn about the volcanic eruption that forever changed Southern Italy on a visit to the ruins of Pompeii.
- Enjoy a scenic boat trip on the legendary Amalfi Coast with a stop in Positano and Amalfi.
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Your Guided Group Holiday To Sorrento
Join us on this Italy trip to experience the breathtaking landscape of hills and valleys, scented lemon orchards, silvery olive groves, and dramatic cliff tops giving way to picturesque fishing villages of the Sorrento Peninsula. Overlooking the beautiful Bay of Naples and with easy access to some of southern Italy’s most famous sites, Sorrento is the perfect location for a touring holiday. On this guided trip, we’ll make use of this fantastic location with excursions to explore the dazzling Amalfi coast, the charming town of Sorrento, the romantic island of Capri and the ancient ruins of Pompeii. You’ll also enjoy plenty of leisure time to relax on the beach, sample local delicacies like limoncello or explore coastal towns with personalised recommendations from your expert guide.
Activity Level: Moderate
Travel to Italy
Transfer to Sorrento
Upon arrival in Naples, we will be met at the airport by our local representative and transferred to our hotel.
Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival at our hotel. This is a great opportunity to get to know other members of our group and to pick up plenty of tips and information from our local guide.
Full Day Excursion to Capri
After breakfast, depart our hotel for Sorrento's port. We will travel by hydrofoil to the enchanted island of Capri, renowned for its beauty and the clear blue sea that surrounds it. Stroll through Capri town, visit the famous Augustus Gardens and admire the incredible views. There is plenty of free time to enjoy a leisurely lunch, a swim in the sea or a visit to the famous Blue Grotto, before returning to our hotel.
Sorrento & Pompeii
Guided Tour of Sorrento Town
This morning, we will enjoy a guided tour of Sorrento Town, followed by free time to explore at our own pace.
Guided Tour of Pompeii
In the afternoon, we will visit the excavations of the ancient Roman town of Pompeii. There will be a guided tour of the excavations, explaining how time was frozen in the year 79AD for the 25,000 residents of Pompeii, when the great Mount Vesuvius erupted.
Free Time in Sorrento
Today is free to spend at your leisure in Sorrento. (For those staying in hotels not based in Sorrento town a transfer to and from the centre will be provided). Piazza Tasso is the hub of the town, where you can view the lovely Baroque Church del Carmine Maggiore, and the 18th century mansion, Palazzo Correale. From here you can visit the Basilica of St. Antonino, the town's patron saint; and the pretty historic quarter is close by, with plenty of cafés, shops and interesting small streets to discover. Sorrento's fishing village, Marina Grande, is the perfect spot for an al fresco lunch and maybe a refreshing dip in the sea! A day quickly flies in the town while chit-chatting with the locals and shopping for souvenirs and local specialities.
Guided Excursion of the Amalfi Coast
On this magical guided excursion, we will travel along the Amalfi Coast by boat, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and pastel coloured villages, perched over the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. After a stop in the picturesque town of Positano, we will continue to the lovely maritime town of Amalfi, where a visit to the Cloister of Paradise is included.
Free Time in Sorrento
Today is a free day, for relaxing or independent sightseeing on the Sorrento Peninsula. Your guide will be on hand to suggest activities based on your interests.
Explore Sorrento at Your Own Pace
Today is another full day at leisure, to take in those amazing views, go shopping, enjoy a delicious gelato or two and practice your Italian! There are many charming towns and villages around the Sorrento peninsula that can be reached by public transport. Your guide will be happy to advise you.
Time to say 'arrivederci' to the unforgettable Sorrento Coast. After breakfast, we will transfer to the airport, with guide assistance for our return flight home.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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