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WALKING
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8 days
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ITSW250
Amalfi Coast and Capri Island - Italy
8 days, price from
  € 629

This flexible trip with options of shorter and longer walks is all about enjoying the Italian way of life, the sun and the sea. Visit the panoramic Amalfi Coast and the magnificent Gulf of Naples with Capri and the volcanic Mt. Vesuvius towering in the horizon. Spend the day walking on the Jet set island of Capri, then walk along scenic coastal paths of the gods, visit bustling fishing villages and go for a dip in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean.

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The tips of Valentina:

  • The enchanting Amalfi Coast with its amazing villages of Amalfi and Positano;
  • The magnificent Gulf of Naples and the volcanic Mt. Vesuvius towering the horizon;
  • The Capri Island with breath-taking views of the emerald blue Mediterranean Sea;
  • Fabulous coves for swimming;
  • Mouthwatering local food and the famous Limoncello liquor produced in Amalfi.

Route

Day 1   Arrive in Sorrento
 

Arrive in Sorrento with public transports.  As soon as you get settled in your accommodation, step outside and breathe in the incredibly fresh, crisp air of the Mediterranean Sea. In the afternoon you can visit the historic centre, and in the evening, let all your senses be delighted as you prepare for your phenomenal walking adventure ahead.

Day 2   Capri Day with selection of walk
 

Take the ferry from the port of Sorrento to Capri Island, the pearl of the Bay of Naples. Here you have a choice of two walks, a short easy walk to visit Emperor Tiber’s villa or a longer coastal walk from the hill town of Anacapri down to the west coast, with the option of an additional easy panoramic coastal walk to the Blue Grotto. On the island you can use the public bus or cable car to travel around. In the late afternoon return to Sorrento by ferry. 

Walk A: Roman Villa Jovis (Tiberio) (5,3 km)
This is an easy walk that goes from the town of Capri to the Roman Villa Jovis from where Emperor Tiberio is said to have thrown his rivals and unwanted guests off the cliff. Walk along paved and cobbled lanes lined with luxurious gardens, and take in great views of the western side of the island and the Gulf of Naples.

Walk B: From Anacapri to Punta Carena and extension to Blue Grotto (6,5 km)
A really spectacular walk with really great views of the Faraglioni, Capri, the Gulf of Naples and the imposing cliffs between Monte Solaro and Punta Carena.  From Punta Carena you return by bus to Anacapri where you change bus to reach Capri or Marina Grande OR you can continue walking to the Blue Grotto.

Walk C: Extension to Blue Grotto from Punta Carena (6 km)
This is one of the most picturesque trails on the island. The path gently contours the coast offering spectacular sea views from the cliffs and 19th century military forts. From the end of the walk take the local bus to Piazza della Pace, Anacapri.

Day 3   Walk from Termini to Marina del Cantone via Punta Campanelle (9 km)
 

A private transfer will lead you from Sorrento to Sant’Agata, from where you can walk to the wonderful beach at Marina del Cantone via Punta Campanelle. The day’s itinerary offers offering spectacular views on the Capri Island, the Amalfi Coast, the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius.

Option 1 -  walk from termini to Marina del Cantone:
You are transferred from Sorrento to Termini, then you walk to Marina del Cantone via Punta Campanelle.

Option 2 - walk from Sant'Agata to Marina del Cantone: 
If you want to make the walk longer, you can ask the driver to drop you off in Sant’Agata and walk to Marina del Cantone via Termini and Punta Campanelle.

Option 3 - walk from Sorrento to Matina del Cantone:
You can walk all the way from Sorrento to Marina del Cantone without the transfer. In this case inform the driver. 

Day 4   Punta Campanella loop walk (11 km)
 

The day's walk takes you to the lovely Promontory of Punta Campanella offering spanning views on the Bay of Jeranto, the Island of Capri and the Amalfi Coast, the walk is not too long giving you time to relax at the hotel and time for a dip in the Mediterranean blue sea. 

Day 5   Walk from Sant’Agata to Colli San Pietro and local bus to Amalfi (9,5 km)
 

A private transfer will lead you to Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi from where you walk to Colli San Pietro, located slightly inland and high above the coastline.  Today’s picturesque walk is along old country lanes and footpaths through terraced fields, olive and lemon groves that open out onto the Mediterranean. Here you can clearly smell the wild flowers and Mediterranean scrub.  In the afternoon take a local bus to Amalfi where you will be staying for 3 nights. 

Day 6   Sentiero degli Dei (12,6 km)
 

This is the most famous of all the walks on the Amalfi coast along the Sentiero degli Dei, the Path of the Gods. Immense coastal panoramas and a high cliff coastline will accompany you from Bomerano, (that you reach with the local bus from Amalfi), all the colourful village of Positano perched on the side of the mountain. From Positano take a local bus back to Amalfi.  

Day 7   Via delle Ferriere short or long loop
 

Today you can choose from 2 walks though the Valle delle Ferriere or mills.  

Walk A: Amalfi–Pontone-Amalfi through the Valle delle Ferriere (6 km)
A short easy loop gives you plenty of time in the afternoon to explore Amalfi or take the local bus up to Ravello.

Walk B: Pontone-Pogerola-Amalfi above the Valle delle Ferriere (12,8 km)
The longer loop will satisfy the demanding walker with its spectacular views of the bay of Salerno and the high cliffs of the Amalfi coast 

Day 8   Arrivederci Amalfi!
 

The trip and our services end after breakfast. You can depart Amalfi by local bus to reach Naples airport. 

Practical info

There is a direct bus from Naples airport to Sorrento. Check times on www.curreriviaggi.it

From Naples central station (about 20 minutes from the airport), you can also take the Circumvesuviana train that goes to Sorrento.

On departure, from Amalfi take a local bus to Sorrento and then catch either the train or the the Curreri Viaggi Bus to Naples airport.

You can also take a bus from Amalfi to Salerno, a train from Salerno to Naples central station, and then a bus to the airport.

For further information please see: www.sorrentoinfo.com/how-to-get-to-sorrento/.

GPS tracks are available on request.

Included

What is included:

· Nights in double rooms in hotels with breakfast 

· Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel

· Transfer Sorrento-Termini and Marina del Cantone-Sant'Agata

· Maps and detailed description of the itinerary

· 24h phone assistance

What is not included:

· Transfers to the starting location and from the arriving location of the tour

· Lunches and dinners, if not otherwise stated

· visits and entrance fees - tips

· personal expense

· possible sojourn taxes

· everything that is not mentioned in the "What is included" section.

Optional Services:

These services can be added to the ones included in the base price of the tour:

· Single room supplement

· Half Board supplement

· Transfers to reach the starting location or to leave the arriving location of the tour, which will be quoted on request.