Day 1 UK – Naples
Make your own way to the airport for your flight to Naples, after which, we'll transfer you to the pretty town of Vico Equense, on the Sorrento Peninsula. Your hotel here offers fantastic views over the Bay of Naples towards Mount Vesuvius.Meals included: D
Day 2 Christmas Eve Sorrento
Today we'll board a train and head for the lively resort of Sorrento. During free time here you can take in breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery, enter one of the resort's fascinating museums or take a seat at a pavement café. The main square, Piazza Tasso, is the place to head if you want to watch the locals as they finish their Christmas shopping. You could pick up some last-minute gifts yourself - handmade leather goods and the famous limoncello liqueur are specialities here.Meals included: B,D
Day 3 Christmas Day Salerno
It's Christmas Day, so enjoy a leisurely morning before sitting down to a traditional Italian festive lunch at the hotel. Later, we'll make our way to Salerno. A walking tour will introduce us to the city's historic centre, its atmospheric Christmas market and the magical Luci D'Artista, or artists' lights. This spectacular display of art, which usually follows four themes, fills the streets, piazzas and gardens, and is an enchanting sight.Meals included: B,L,D
Day 4 Vico Equense - at Leisure
You could spend today relaxing after the Christmas festivities, or join an optional excursion where you'll visit the exceptional archaeological site of Pompeii, which we'll reach by train. This infamous Roman town was frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, when it was buried by hot ash. You're going to explore in great 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 even bakeries that still have their bread ovens and flour grinders intact.Meals included: B,D
Day 5 Caserta
This morning you'll take a guided tour of the magnificent Royal Palace of Caserta and its beautiful fountain-filled gardens. This is said to be the world's largest Royal Palace, and during your tour you will see the Bourbon Nativity in the Royal Apartment.
Later, enjoy time at leisure to explore the enchanting medieval hamlet of Casertavecchia, adorned with Christmas lights.
Day 6 Vico Equense - at Leisure
Spend today exactly as you wish, relax at the hotel or explore Vico Equense.Meals included: B,D
Day 7 Vico Equense - UK
We will transfer you to the airport today for your flight back to the UK.Meals included: B