Experience La Dolce Vita on the Amalfi coast
Sorrento and Amalfi's picturesque pastel-coloured houses cling dramatically to cliffs overlooking the shimmering Mediterranean sea and help make this 50km stretch of coastline one of the most beautiful in the world.
Opt for this wonderful holiday in the spring or summer and you'll stay in three luxurious four-star hotels (with five-star upgrades available) and enjoy a range of included experiences and tours - all completely private. You'll have a private guide to experience the culture, history and cuisine of Naples, Amalfi and Capri.
You will sample Italian coffee in Naples with a master taster, as well as learn to make authentic pizza; you will explore the historic ruins of Pompeii with an archaeologist and take a private sunset boat trip along the coast. Plus, you'll enjoy delicious meals, including one at Michelin-starred Villa Cimbrone**, which boasts spectacular views. You will also have plenty of time by yourself to explore the most stylish regions of Italy.
Reasons to book
Stay in luxurious hotels
Explore with experts
Delicious Italian food
Michelin Star dining
- Return flights from London to Naples
- Six nights in premium rooms in four-star hotels (five-star upgrades available)
- Breakfast each morning and three meals
A walking tour of Amalfi
Private boat trip along the Amalfi coast at sunset
Aperitif on the Terrace of Infinity at Villa Cimbrone**, with breathtaking views
Dinner at Villa Cimbrone's Michelin-starred restaurant**
- A coffee tasting at a historic café in Naples
- A private tour of Naples with an art historian and a visit to the San Carlo Opera Theatre
- A cooking class with a pizza chef in Naples
- A private excursion and hike in Mount Vesuvius National Park
- A private winery tour with tasting and three-course lunch at Mount Vesuvius
- A private guided visit of Pompeii
- Travel by ferry to Capri and a walking tour
- English-speaking local guides
- Private transfers
Day1Arrive in NaplesNapoli, Italy
Upon arrival at Naples Airport, transfer to your accommodation. In the afternoon, meet your art historian local guide for an orientation tour of the city to discover its glorious past, its medieval castles, and monumental squares. Explore the San Carlo Opera Theatre, the most ancient opera theatre in Europe and a real artistic gem. At the end of the visit, enjoy a coffee break at a historical Café and try the delicious traditional sfogliatella (a shell-shaped filled pastry).
Naples Airport-Naples: 10 km drive / 30 minutes OPTIONAL: Guided coffee tasting in the company of a Professional Coffee Taster
Day2Pizza-making in NaplesNapoli, Italy
Spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, meet a professional pizza chef for a group hands-on cooking class. Learn how to make the real and authentic pizza where it is said it was born - in Naples - from preparing the dough and the sauce to cooking it at the right temperature. Feast on your creations for dinner.
Day3Mount Vesuvius and PompeiiPompeii, Italy
Reach the Vesuvius National Park, meet your hiking guide and set out on a hiking along the trails reaching the crater and enjoying the majesty of the volcano as well as the amazing views over the whole Gulf of Naples. After the excursion, reach a winery at the base of Mount Vesuvius for lunch and a wine tasting and discover how volcanic soils give birth to amazing wines.
In the afternoon reach the UNESCO World Heritage designated Archaeological Area of Pompeii, a city frozen in time preserving the area in a thick layer of ash, pumice and lapilli and meet your guide expert in archaeology. At the end of the day, transfer to your accommodation and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Day4Day excursion to CapriCapri, Italy
Take the ferry boat and reach the island of Capri, celebrated for its beauty since the time of the Roman Empire. Join a guide on a walking tour of Old Town Capri and its famous "piazzetta". Spend the afternoon at leisure in Capri. At the end of the day, return to your accommodation and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
OPTIONAL***: visit a historic perfume factory. Nowadays, as in the past, all stages of production are carried out by hand to guarantee accurate application of the natural methods involved, and the exquisite care of traditional craftsmanship. Learn how perfumes are made and smell them.
OPTIONAL***: Join a local family for lunch in their private home, a villa with panoramic views across Capri, and discover the traditional, home-made dishes of the island.
Day5Sorrento to AmalfiSorrento, Italy
Spend one leisurely day for independent visits or to relax. In the late afternoon, reach your accommodation in Amalfi.
Day6Amalfi and RavelloAmalfi, Italy
Visit Amalfi, once one of Italy's four great maritime republics. Meet your local guide and embark on a walking tour of the historic center with its stunning 13th century Cathedral and Cloister. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
OPTIONAL***: enjoy a special tour and tasting at a traditional limoncello farm. Learn from a local family the traditional recipe for preparing the delicious liquor. End the tour with a lemon based local lunch with wine pairing.
Take a sunset private boat excursion along the Amalfi coast. Reach the fabled Villa Cimbrone, for an unforgettable aperitif on the Terrace of Infinity overlooking the ocean of the Amalfi coast. Then, enjoy dinner at the Michelin-starred Restaurant of Villa Cimbrone**.
Day7Return to UK from NaplesNapoli, Italy
Airport Departure Transfer to Naples Airport for your return flight.