DEPARTURE FROM THE UNITED STATES
Friday, May 3
DAY 1: Saturday, May 4
Morning/Afternoon: Arrive in Rome. Check in for 1 night at your centrally located hotel.
Evening: Enjoy a Welcome Reception filled with Italian flavor and style at the private residence of Giovanna's dear friend, Margherita.
DAY 2: Sunday, May 5
Roma - Sorrento
Morning: Departure to Sorrento.
Afternoon: Check in for 4 nights at Sorrento Hotel. After a welcome lunch enjoy an orientation walk of Sorrento with a local guide.
Evening: Welcome aperitivo. Dinner on your own.
DAY 3: Monday, May 6
Amalfi Coast - Ravello, Amalfi, Positano
Morning: Heading south from Sorrento, along the famous Amalfi Coast drive, we reach the beautiful village of Ravello, perched 1,200 feet high above the Amalfi hills with unforgettable views of the coastline and the Mediterranean. Here we will visit the renowned gardens of Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo.
Afternoon: Free time for lunch in Ravello followed by a walking tour of Amalfi, one of Italy’s most powerful, historical maritime republics, followed by a visit to the charming and chic Positano. Free time for shopping and return to Sorrento.
Evening: Dinner on your own.
DAY 4: Tuesday, May 7
Morning: Free time to shop, relax or explore the sights and charms of Sorrento on your own. You may also indulge in a relaxing treatment at our hotel spa.
Afternoon: Depart to Pompeii. Travel back in time on a walking tour of the most famous and fascinating archeological site in the world with a local guide. Pompeii is a metaphor for the glory and tragedy of Rome vividly written by volcanic destruction.
Evening: Private authentic Pizza Party! From Pompeii we’ll travel to our dinner destination and a night of molto fun with an authentic Italian pizza making lesson & mozzarella making demonstration. This special participatory Pizza Party is always a great highlight of our Amalfi tour.
DAY 5: Wednesday, May 8
Morning/Afternoon: Full Day Excursion to Patrizia’s Winery with a Private Lunch Overlooking the Bay of Salerno, including 1 hour walking tour of Vietri with a local guide. We will visit the exquisite winery of Vigne di Raito. The beauty of the place and Patrizia’s hospitality are unforgettable. This is a day that truly defines “la dolce vita”, a day to enjoy the pleasures of good companions, wonderful wines and abundant home cooked Italian food. Lunch will be served on the winery’s private panoramic terrace.
Evening: Enjoy a leisurely night to just relax or explore. Dinner on your own.
DAY 6: Thursday, May 9
Sorrento - Capri
Morning: Depart by bus from hotel to Sorrento port. Visit the Mediterranean island jewel of Capri via hydrofoil! Arrive for an orientation walk of Capri including the famous Piazzetta (Gardens of Augustus), Certosa of San Giacomo (magnificent 13th century monastery) and perhaps Punta Tragara (the iconic Capri hotel) with a local guide.
Afternoon: Check in for 2 nights at our 4-star hotel and welcome lunch. Following lunch, optional walking tour to Punta Tragara. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure.
Evening: A free night to relax and explore. Dinner on your own.
DAY 7: Friday, May 10
Morning: Departure to stunningly scenic Anacapri for some of the best views of Capri and the Bay of Naples as well as a visit to the extraordinary Villa Axel Munte (Villa San Michele).
Afternoon: Free time for lunch and shopping in Anacapri. Optional visit to the Blue Grotto. Return to Capri on your own by bus or open-air taxi.
Evening: Group dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 8: Saturday, May 11
Capri - Naples
Morning: Depart by foot for the funicular to reach Capri’s port. Ferry from Capri to Naples Benevello. Meet your local guide for a panoramic tour of indescribable but always delicious Naples! Visit the Naples Archaeological Museum and afterwards enjoy a walking tour of the city’s historical center.
Afternoon: Napoli is pizza! Group pizza lunch in the city most famous for it! Check in for 1 night at our 4-star Naples hotel.
Evening: Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 9: Friday, May 10
End of Tour
Morning: Private Transfer to the airport (on request)
Fly back to the U.S.
Itinerary specifics subject to change.