Sorrento

Full Day Amalfi Drive

Duration: 8 hours
Overview: The Amalfi drive is said to be the most spectacular drive in Europe. The winding cliff top road offers breathtaking panoramic views at every town. Amalfi, which was once a thriving Marine Republic, powerful and prosperous is now an amazing holiday resort. The unmistakable cluster of white, tightly packed houses rising up the hillside is dominated by the beautiful cathedral which stands majestically on top of a great flight of stairs leading up from the main square. Housed in the Cathedral are the remains of the patron saint of Amalfi and also of Scotland, St.Andrew. Travel to the picturesque town of Ravello 1100 feet above sea level to visit the exclusive Villa Rufolo which inspired Richard Wagner to create some of his most famous works.

Full Day Capri and Anacapri

Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Designer boutiques, chic cafes, dramatic scenery, it must be Capri. Sail across the Bay of Naples to this beautiful isle. Whilst visiting Capri and Anacapri, enjoy an optional visit to the fabulous villa of Dr Axel Munthe whose best selling book Story of San Michele tells of his time on Capri; or decide to take the chair lift to the top of Mount Solaro a unique and hair raising experience (payable locally). You'll also have time to explore Capri Town with its winding streets, many cafes, the lovely Piazza Umberto and the colorful gardens of Augustus overlooking the famed Faraglioni Rocks.

Full Day in Pompeii and Vesuvius

Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Walk through some of the ancient streets of Pompeii where you can see the baths, forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans in the year 80 BC. Marvel at the fabulously preserved frescoes which adorned the walls and floors of the villas. Visit the Amphitheatre, Gymnasium, House of Menandro, The Grand theatre and Small theatre, Gladiators Barracks, Thermal baths, House of Vetti. The guided tour of the ruins will last approximately two hours. Next, visit Mount Vesuvius, one of the most famous volcanoes on earth. It is also the only active volcano on the mainland of Europe. The bus and local expert will take you up to 1,000 meters. Walk to the very top and admire the splendid panoramic views across the bay. Peer into the crater where a single plume of smoke rises, reminding all that the volcano is only just sleeping.

Full Day Ischia and Thermal Spa

Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Enchanting Ischia is known as the Green Isle because of its lush vegetation. It is also the only location to boast true sandy beaches. It is a volcanic island dominated by Mount Epomeo. Enjoy the view as you travel across the Bay of Naples by hydrofoil. Though a small island, it has many faces and all of them beautiful. The famous waters of Ischia are known as a "cure all". The island has the largest thermal complex in Europe and spas that are world famous.

The imposing Aragonese Castle, Ischia's most famous historical monument, stands on a volcanic rock connected to the island by a bridge first built in 1438. After a short tour of the island, you will have three hours to spend in a thermal spa to enjoy the hot water springs and relax in the sun.

Full Day Blue Mini Cruise

Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Spend a delightful day cruising in the Bay of Naples and Salerno on the comfortable Marine Club boat. There is plenty of room for sunbathing with changing facilities and showers. Pick up lunch from the snack bar with a large selection of hot and cold snacks and salads or take your own picnic lunch. Several stops will be made for swimming including the Galli Isles and the Faraglioni Rocks at Capri. Go ashore in Positano. (This is an optional extra to the cruise and the cost is payable to the boatman directly). The Marine Club steams on to Amalfi and will pick you up again from Positano on its way back to Sorrento. If you do not wish to visit Positano, you can cruise down the coast to Amalfi and go ashore there for sightseeing at no extra cost. On the return journey there will be more stops for swimming.

Half Day in Herculaneum

Duration: 4 hours
Overview: Herculaneum was destroyed along with Pompeii in 79 AD and rediscovered in 1709. A residential town surrounded by villas of the wealthy Romans, it was submerged under a torrent of mud that preserved many of the timber features and household objects which can still be seen today. A more intimate and detailed attraction than Pompeii, enjoy a comprehensive experience of this best preserved Roman site in the world.

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