October 5, Day 1- PAESTUM
Arrival in Paestum, which you can reach by train from Rome with a change in Salerno. Transfer to the hotel and visit the temples. Be sure not to skip the museum which features 2000 years old frescoes. Supper and night in Paestum.
Day 2 – AGROPOLI
Santa Maria di Castellabbate
After a visit to a Mozzarella cheese factory you will be transferred to Agropoli. Walk up to the castle for the view, then walk across the harbor and on to St Maria di Castell’abbate. Along the way stop at a winery with an outstanding view of the bay and stop for a wine tasting light lunch. Same hotel
Day 3 – AMALFI
Amalfi – Ravello Private transfer to Amalfi.
Never in your life have you climbed so many stairs! The road to reach Ravello from Amalfi is a long, never ending staircase with in between small, lovely hamlets. The route offers breathtaking views of the gulf. Ravello is called the balcony of the Costiera with good reason. It is a rather sleepy village with a beautiful villa to visit.
Day 4 – THE “TRAIL OF THE GODS”
The “Trail of the Gods” is the name given to the path that from Agerola (a village above Amalfi that can be reached with 20 minutes bus ride) that leads to Positano. It is a fairly long walk and it leaves you just enough time in Positano to spend some money in the fashionable boutiques of this fancy town and enjoy an ice cream before catching a boat back to Amalfi.
Day 5 – THE TIBERIO ROMAN VILLA
Capri is one of the most famous places in the world. And it is magic. Catch a boat to the island and spend 2 days there. A Funicular will take you to the upper town. After check in, visit the archeological part of the island, walking to The Tiberio Roman Villa along narrow alleys bordered by luscious gardens. On your way back, stop for a gelato on the piazzetta. It may be expensive, but you will see the jet set walk by!
Day 6 – MONTESOLARE
Catch the bus to Anacapri and then the chair-lift to Montesolare. The hike along the ridge is breathtaking! A sheer 300 meters drop straight into the bluest sea on one side, soft meadows covered with wild flowers on the other. The trail will lead you back to Anacapri in time for a late lunch, or bring a picnic.
Day 7 – POMPEII
Catch a boat Sorrento. Transfer on your own by taxi to your hotel in Sorrento. We suggest visiting Pompeii today. The hotel will assist you with information about getting to the train station and purchasing tickets that will include your train to Pompeii and a group guided tour. Return by train to your hotel in Sorrento
October 12, Day 8: – Departure Flight from Naples
The reception at the hotel in Sorrento will be able to arrange an airport transfer from Naples. Depending upon the time of day, they will also let you know how much time the transfer will take.
TRAVEL INFORMATION: Your trip begins in Paestum and ends in Sorrento.