Amalfi Coast

From £699.00
Duration 8 Days
Departures from Feb 2020 - Oct 2020
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From £699.00
Duration 8 Days
Departures from Feb 2020 - Oct 2020
Tour Overview

​On this fabulous holiday you'll stay in the village of Minori and spend a week exploring the delights of the Amalfi Coast. First, you'll discover the picturesque towns of Amalfi and Ravello, which overlook the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea. In Sorrento, there's an opportunity to learn how the area's famous liqueur limoncello is made, followed of course by a tasting. Next, you'll admire picture-postcard scenery as you drive to a winery in the Amalfi Hills and try some locally produced wines alongside a lunch of cheese and salami. For those who want to explore further there are optional trips to Pompeii and the island of Capri, or perhaps you'd prefer to spend some time just relaxing at the hotel.​​

  • relaxed touring icon Relaxed Touring
  • Flight Choices icon Flight Choices
  • Maximum Group Size icon Max 35 Group Size
  • meals icon Half Board

Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Return flights from Gatwick with British Airways
  • 7 night half-board in a 4-star hotel
  • 15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners and welcome drink
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Specialist Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage
  • Audio Guide

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Discover Amalfi and Ravello 
  • Visit a winery in the Amalfi Hills with lunch 
  • Visit the lively resort of Sorrento, including a tasting of Limoncello​

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Naples

After your scheduled flight to Naples we'll transfer you to the spectacular Amalfi Coast. Your 4-star hotel in the village of Minori is surrounded by pretty beaches and lush green hills dotted with lemon and orange groves. Settle in before you head to the restaurant for dinner this evening.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Amalfi & Ravello

Your sightseeing of this beautiful region of Italy begins today, as you uncover the charms of two of its most picturesque towns. First we'll visit Amalfi, set between the mountains and the sea and dominated by an impressive Romanesque cathedral said to hold the remains of St Andrew. We'll then drive high up the cliffs to Ravello, which is perched above Amalfi overlooking the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The wonderful gardens of Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo are memorable highlights here, and there's also an impressive cathedral to admire.

Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Sorrento

Today you'll head to the lively resort of Sorrento, which is set above the Bay of Naples. It has long been a haunt of the rich and famous, and on this included excursion you'll soon see why. There's stunning scenery, a fantastic variety of elegant restaurants and pavement cafés and many wonderful shopping opportunities. You'll also get the chance to learn how the area's famous liqueur, limoncello, is made, with a tasting included of course.
During free time, why not shop for souvenirs - handmade leather sandals are a speciality here, and after your tasting, a bottle of limoncello might also be top of your list.

Meals included: B,D

Day 4 Minori - at Leisure

An optional excursion today gives you the chance to set sail for enchanting Capri, a favoured spot of the international jet set from the 1950s to today. Highlights of your guided tour include the hillside village of Anacapri, the wonderful Gardens of Caesar Augustus and the Faraglioni rocks.

During some free time you might choose to take the chair lift to the highest point of the island for spectacular sweeping views. Or you might find yourself lured into the exclusive boutiques of Capri Village.​​​

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Minori - at Leisure

How you spend your day is completely up to you. You can stay close to your hotel if you wish, or why not come with us on an optional trip to Positano. 

This will take you on another scenic journey along the Amalfi coastline, so sit back and enjoy the views. Once in Positano, soak up the exclusive feel of this lovely resort as you browse chic designer boutiques, or maybe while away the time on the beach.

Instead of Positano, on our winter departures your option today is a visit to Salerno, to see the magical festive lights display.​​

Meals included: B,D

Day 6 The Amalfi Hills

Your included excursion begins with another chance to take in the Amalfi Coast's sublime scenery as we drive way up into the hills to a winery. As we ascend, enjoy views of steep slopes, where the native grapes are cultivated on terraces. On arrival we'll taste some wine, before moving on to lunch at il Rifugio Tramonti. You'll be able to take in the stunning views from the terrace while you eat. Lunch will typically consist of sausages cooked on the open grill, homemade cakes and of course the local herbal liqueurs.

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 7 Minori - at Leisure

During a free day you might choose to explore your lovely base, Minori, or simply soak up the sun by your hotel's swimming pool. Alternatively you can join an optional excursion to discover the exceptional archaeological site of Pompeii, the Roman town frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. You're going to explore in fantastic company, as a Local Guide leads you through its maze of streets. As you stroll you'll get a fascinating insight into the last days of the people who lived here. You'll see villas still decorated with brightly painted mosaics, Roman baths and an impressive amphitheatre. There are even bakeries here that still have their bread ovens and flour grinders intact.

Meals included: B,D

Day 8 Naples - UK

We'll transfer you to the airport for your return flight to the UK today.

Meals included: B

Additional Information

WINTER DEPARTURES

If you choose to visit the Amalfi coast in the winter months, you can expect the weather to be milder than at home in the UK. Although some resorts may be quieter than in the summer months, you’ll get to witness glorious sunsets and enjoy your sightseeing without the crowds.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Hotel Villa Romana: Room Upgrade​

Elegant and spacious superior rooms are​ available at a supplement for the duration of your stay. Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details.​

  1. Favourite Moment

    It's fascinating to find out how Limoncello is made, using only Amalfi lemons, but it's even better to sample the finished product in lovely Sorrento!

Accommodation

Hotel Villa Romana

Hotel Villa Romana is a 4- star family run hotel situated on the stunning Amalfi Coast. Located in the small town of Minori which is home to narrow streets, townhouses, bars, cafes and a sea front promenade. Just 200m from the beach and in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, it is great for relaxing and exploring.

As is in the name, it was formerly an ancient Roman Villa, and this is evident through the classic style and comfort of the hotel. They serve delicious Mediterranean cuisine with seasonal and local produce.

Hotel facilities include; swimming pool, American bar, restaurant amd free Wifi throughout the hotel. Bedrooms are classically furnished and equipped with; direct dial telephone, TV mini-bar, air conditioning, hairdryer and safe.

Hotel Amenities

  • Pool
  • Sunbathing terrace
  • Restaurant/Bar
  • American pool bar
  • Free wi-fi

Room Amenities

  • Direct dial telephone
  • Satellite colour TV
  • Mini-bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe

Nearby Attractions

Naples- 56.5 km – 1 hour 30 minute drive approx.

Sorrento – 35.7 km- 1 hour 28 minute drive approx.

Amalfi- 3.9 km- 12 minute drive approx.

Prices shown are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room with private facilities unless otherwise stated. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.