7-nights at First Class Hotel on the Amalfi Coast (Hotel Villa Romana, Hotel San Francesco or similar). Breakfast and dinner daily, private transfers and sightseeing, tours to Capri and Anacapri with round-trip transfers (via Hydrofoil boat), guided excursions of the Amalfi Coast including Ravello and Sorrento. Demonstrations of local artist creations, visiting the local "Limoncello" factories, local pasta makers, ceramic factories, pizza making & tasting and local pastry sampling. Air is based on departure from Boston, all major gateways available.
- Day 1 - Naples/Amalfi Coast
Arrival in Naples. You will be met by your tour leader who will assist with your
transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. Later this afternoon,
meet your tour leader for a welcome cocktail, orientation and welcome
- Day 2 - Amalfi Coast (Amalfi/Ravello)
After breakfast, full day excursion of the Amalfi Coast. The Amalfi Coast is a
stretch of coastline on the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula. You will
visit Ravello - the dramatic hillside town, famous for its Villa Rufolo. Continue
to Amalfi and its historical center with Saint Andrea’s Cathedral and the Cloister
of Paradise. Dinner this evening.
- Day 3 - Amalfi Coast
After breakfast, enjoy a local limoncello tasting to learn about the tradition and
secrets behind the limoncello production. This delicious liquor has become a
popular after dinner drink - both in Italy and around the world. Walk through
the picturesque town of Minori, meet some of the locals, shop or enjoy the local
cuisine. Dinner this evening. After dinner, learn the art of Italian pasta making
by a “Master Pastaio” – come home a gourmet cook!
- Day 4 - Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast is famous for their colorful pottery/ceramics. Today you will
have the opportunity to visit one of the local factories and see the fine art ceramics.
Dinner this evening. Late night pizza making demonstration and tasting.
- Day 5 - Amalfi Coast/Capri
Today, meet your tour leader for a full day guided excursion to Capri. Board your
hydrofoil for your trip to the island of Capri, an enchanted island on the south
side of the Gulf of Naples. Upon arrival, ride the “funicolare” and enjoy a walking
tour of the historical city center. View of the “Faraglioni” – nature’s rock
guardians of Capri. You will have free time to explore on your own. Dinner this
evening. After dinner tasting of local limoncello.
- Day 6 - Amalfi Coast
Today is a day at leisure. Dinner this evening. After dinner, come sample a local
favorite, the “baba’”? Come try this delicious treat!!!
- Day 7 - Amalfi Coast
After breakfast, meet your Tour Leader for a full day excursion to Sorrento and
the Amalfi Coast. Visit Sorrento, full of fashion and artisan shops selling local
products and wares. Stroll through the streets and “piazzette” of Sorrento,
lined with orange and lemon trees. Continue to the “Belvedere”, the highest view
point from where you can see the charming town of Positano. Farewell dinner
this evening. Enjoy music and entertainment as you enjoy your last night in the
beautiful Amalfi Coast.
- Day 8 - Amalfi Coast/USA
After breakfast and check-out, board your private motor coach one last time for
your transfer to Naples/Capodichino airport and your return flight home.