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Riviera Travel Walk & Discover: Sorrento, The Amalfi Coast & Pompeii

Riviera Travel Walk & Discover: Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast & Pompeii

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The Sorrento peninsula and the Bay of Naples have been attracting visitors for centuries due to their stunning scenery, rich historical heritage, and tranquil ambiance. This tour centres around the picturesque town of Sorrento, known for its colourful streets, fragrant lemon trees, and delectable cuisine. Travelers also explore the Amalfi coast, the enchanting island of Capri, and visit well-preserved Roman towns buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This region offers a unique blend of history and natural beauty, making it a highly captivating destination in Europe.

– Return flights and transfers
– 7nts in 3* accommodation
– Half Board
– Programme of daily tours and visits
– Services of an expert tour manager and walking guide
– Checked luggage

– Boat trip to Capri
– Visit Pompeii
– Follow the Path of Gods

Day 1 – Arrival in Sorrento
Arrive at the airport for your flight to Naples. Transfer by coach to Sorrento and check into your hotel

Day 2 – Walk: Sorrento
Today, discover Sorrento’s legendary olive groves on one of two guided walks

Easy Walk (Green)
Starting in Annunziata, you’ll walk along tiny alleys and groves through the town of Massa Lubrense. Follow the winding path, enjoying views of the Bay of Naples before descending back into Sorrento
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 
5.3 miles
Altitude gain: 
324 feet
Terrain: 
Stone paths, tarmac and gravel

Moderate Walk (Blue
From Termini, walk down to Annunziata before following the same route as the easy walk
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 
7.2 miles
Altitude gain: 
577 feet
Terrain: 
Stone paths, tarmac and gravel

The rest of the day is at leisure

Day 3 – Capri
Take a short ride to discover the island of Capri. You have some time to explore the island, may join a boat trip or visit the famous Blue Grotto

Day 4 – Sorrento
Spend a day at leisure in Sorrento

Day 5 – Walk: The Path of Lemons
Today, experience the Amalfi Coast as you wind around the cliffs. Head to the village of Ravello where you’ll have some free time to explore before starting one of the two walks

Easy Walk (Green)
Leave Ravello and descend through narrow terraces. Follow the Path of the Lemons, which takes you past the orchards where the famed Amalfi lemons grow. Finish the walk in Maiori, a fishing town where you have some free time
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 
3 miles
Altitude gain: 
422 feet
Terrain: 
Stone steps, pavement and gravel tracks

Moderate Walk (Blue)
After leaving Ravello, head through wooded hills before following the same route as the green walk.
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 
4.7 miles
Altitude gain: 
819 feet
Terrain: 
Stone steps, tracks, country roads and gravel tracks

Day 6 – Pompeii & Farm Lunch
Visit Pompeii this morning and tour the site with a local guide. Later, visit a family owned, working farm and enjoy a lunch feature the farm’s own produce

Day 7 – Walk: Valle delle Farriere
Take the Amalfi Coast road to the Scala, where both the walks begin

Easy Walk (Green)
This walk begins in Munita, taking a staircase down to Pontone. From here, head through the Valle Delle Ferriere nature reserve, following the trails until you reach Amalfi.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Distance: 
3 miles
Altitude gain: 
255 feet
Terrain: 
Stone steps, tarmac and woodland paths

Moderate Walk (Blue)
this walk begins in Scala, entering the nature reserve and heading to Pontone, from where you’ll follow the same route as the easy walk.
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 
5 miles
Altitude gain: 
984 feet
Terrain: 
Stone steps, tarmac, woodland paths

Both walks end in Amalfi where you’ll have free time to explore before returning to Sorrento

Day 8 – Return home
Transfer to the airport for your flight home

Villa Maria, Sorrento
The hotel is ideally located just 500m from Piazza Tasso, the lovely main square in the centre of Sorrento. The three-star Hotel Villa Maria provides all the comforts of a modern, purpose-built property. The bedrooms are simply furnished and of course have a private bathroom, air-conditioning, safe and TV

Useful information

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time: Approx. 2 hrs 45 mins to 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Language: Italian
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Italy
  • Plug type: Standard European 2-pin round

Visa Information
UK Citizens do not require a visa to enter Italy however must have a valid passport.

 

Walking equipment
Good quality walking shoes or boots are a must. Riviera also recommend a waterproof jacket, comfortable rucksack, hat, sunglasses, sun cream, water bottle and clothes that can be layered easily. Hiking poles are not necessary, but you may wish to take them.

Walking difficulty
There is often a choice between a ‘green’ and ‘blue’ option. A reasonable level of fitness is essential for all walks – while the green walk should suit most travellers, the blue option is perfect for those who prefer a bit more of a challenge.

Routes
While guides will always try to adhere to the route as advertised, they may be required to modify the itinerary due to local conditions. Our guides may also make minor changes to tailor the walk to the group.

*All transfer times listed here are approximate and dependent on traffic

  Arrival airport    Hotel location  Transfer time
Naples Airport Sorrento 1 hr 30 mins

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Half Board

Duration

8 Days

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