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Local Living Italy—Amalfi Coast
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Charming hilltop towns, acres of lemon groves and vineyards, mile after mile of stunning cliffs kissed by cobalt-blue waters its official name is the Amalfi Coast, but this magical land answers to "heaven." On this trip, youll live like one of the regions (incredibly lucky) locals, discovering the small towns, mountain trails and local customs of this uniquely beautiful place. Explore the ruins of Pompeii in the morning, hike the coastline of the Med by afternoon, and tuck into bed at your converted 17th-century monastery home base at sundown. Paradise incarnate.


Duration: 8 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Moderate% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 127111
Starts: Naples, Italy Finishes: Naples, Italy
You will visit
  • Naples

Itinerary

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Day 1: Naples

Welcome to Naples, home to the best pizza of the world. As fellow travellers are arriving throughout the day, there are no planned activities until a group meeting at 6pm. Check into the hotel (check-in time is approx 3pm) and enjoy the city.

After the welcome meeting, join your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) for an optional group dinner with the most famous dish in Naples—pizza!

Additional Notes:
Please arrive on time for this important meeting. If you will arrive late, inform the hotel or contact us directly -- contact numbers are provided in these notes. Your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will then leave you a message at the front desk informing you where and when to meet up.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Orientation Walk

02

Day 2: Naples/Furore (1B, 1D)

After you've had time to settle into your room, the hosts will give you a tour of the property and tell you a bit about themselves and the agriturismo's history.

Additional Notes:
Our accommodation is an agriturismo just outside of Furore. For the duration of our trip we stay at the same agriturismo. Located in a tiny village just outside of Furore, our accommodation was formerly a 16th century monastery, and the staff are incredibly friendly and hospitable. The property is surrounded by colourful gardens, open terraces, and endless staircases leading out to lemon groves and grapevines. Enjoy your meals in an open-air dining area that overlooks the crystalline waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

Included Activities:
Pompeii Guided Tour
Cooking Demonstration

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))

03

Day 3: Furore (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy the first of several hikes in this beautiful part of Italy. The bustle of the Amalfi Coast is only a few miles away as the crow flies, but we have the chance to savour the more peaceful surroundings.

Additional Notes:
Please note there are many steps on most of the walking trails in the region, including all of the pathways we use on this tour. As with all of our hikes, today's hike is optional, but you are rewarded with stunning views throughout.

Included Activities:
Valle dei Mulini Hike

04

Day 4: Furore (1B, 1D)

After the walk and some free time, return to our agriturismo home via private transfer.

Included Activities:
Ravello Hike and Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))

05

Day 5: Furore (1B, 1D)

Hike up the mountain slopes of Mt Tre Calli. Dinner will be well deserved.

Additional Notes:
As with all of our hikes, today's hike is optional, but you are rewarded with stunning views throughout.

Included Activities:
Mount Tre Calli Hike

06

Day 6: Furore (1B, 1D)

Today is a free day for you to enjoy more sites of your choice along the Amalfi Coast.

We have details of more beautiful walks in the area if you would like to do another day's hiking. Amalfi's famous historic cathedral should not be missed, or simply hit the beach for some R&R.

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Day 7: Furore (1B, 1D)

Set off on the famous 'Walk of the Gods' along the Amalfi Coast, finishing up in quaint Positano. Take a scenic ferry ride along the coast to Amalfi, then return to the agriturismo in time for a final dinner feast.

Included Activities:
Walk of the Gods Hike

Transport:
Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))

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Day 8: Furore/Naples (1B)

An included group transfer will take you back to Naples on the departure day. This transfer will depart the agriturismo at 8:30am and arrive into Naples train station by 11am." If you opt to stay at the agriturismo in Furore until checkout time at 11am, we will gladly help you arrange any onward transport at your own cost.

Included Activities:
Departure Day (Activities)

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s))

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Guided tour of Pompeii
    • Organized hikes and excursions from Furore (6 days)
    • Visit to Amalfi and Ravello
    • Scenic ferry ride from Positano to Amalfi
    • Six home-cooked dinners using local organic produce
    • Three pre-dinner cooking demonstrations at the agriturismo
    • Orientation walk in Naples
    • Transport between destinations and included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotel (1 nt), locally owned agriturismo/guesthouse (6 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 6 dinners
    Transport
    • Minibus, public ferry, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide
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Tour Highlights:
  • Live at an agriturismo on the Amalfi Coast for a week
  • Hike beautiful trails including the famous "Walk of the Gods"
  • Learn about the fate of Pompeii from an expert local guide
  • Explore chic resort towns and historic villages
  • Savour delicious home-cooked Italian food made from local ingredients
  • Take in spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast from the water on a scenic ferry ride between Positano and Amalfi.