Visit Italy on an adventure tour from Rome to Amalfi

If you want a short trip packed with diversity, then this tour of southern Italy is the adventure for you. Acquaint yourself with Italy's 'Eternal City' of Rome and learn about the catastrophic fate of Pompeii. Soak up the sunshine in the coastal town of Sorrento and explore the beautiful Amalfi Coast. This trip offers the chance to delve into history, culture and cuisine and to live a little of la dolce vita.

Start
Rome, Italy
Finish
Amalfi, Italy
Countries
Italy
Themes
Explorer
Code
ZMSS
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
114kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Explore the sights of beautiful Rome
  • Sip espresso with sharp-dressed locals
  • Sample authentic Neapolitan pizza
  • Ponder the power of nature in Pompeii
  • Trek up Mt Vesuvius
  • Hike among the olive groves and terraces of the Amalfi Coast
  • Toast the adventure with a sweet limoncello

Itinerary

Walk beneath the Colosseum's arches and marvel at the mighty Pantheon to gain an understanding of the might of Roman civilisation at the height of its power. Saunter through colourful piazzas, share narrow laneways with beeping Vespa’s and be awestruck by the history that is revealed around every corner. Or, to escape the heat of the afternoon sun, get lost amid the cool, marbled hallways of the Galleria Borghese and Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna.
Traipse through this raucous city that overflows with passion, tradition and gastronomy, being sure to inspect the evocative, World Heritage-listed old centre. Discover original Pompeii artefacts in the National Archaeological Museum and succumb to the temptation of the city’s original Neapolitan pizza. Then, travel to Pompeii - a time capsule quite unlike any other ruined city in the world – and hear tales of the city’s fate on a guided tour.
Ascend to the summit of Mt Vesuvius for staggering views over the Bay of Naples. See firsthand the awesome power of the volcano that engulfed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD. Afterwards, make tracks to the picturesque resort town of Sorrento, set invitingly atop dramatic cliffs over sparkling, blue waters. In free time, go celeb-spotting on a day trip to Capri, taking the opportunity to visit the beautiful Blue Grotto.
Negotiate the rocky coastline, whitewashed villages and lemon groves of the Amalfi Coast while hiking along its well-worn trails. Then, clock up some quality hours of rest and relaxation on the beach or perhaps toast the conclusion of this short but sweet trip with a delicious limoncello liqueur.
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Inclusions

Meals
2 breakfasts
Transport
Bus, Metro, Train
Accommodation
Hotel (7 nights)
Included activities
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Gelato Making Demonstration
  • Guided Walk Pompeii
  • Mt Vesuvius summit climb
  • Old Pompeii Entrance

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Our Rome to Amalfi trips score an average of 4.8 out of 5 based on 46 reviews in the last year.

Rome to Amalfi , July 2015

Rome to Amalfi , July 2015