Local Living Italy—Amalfi Coast

From$1799USD
8 days,Naples to Naples
EIAL

Live at an agriturismo on the Amalfi Coast for a week, hike beautiful trails including the famous "Walk of the Gods", learn about the fate of Pompeii from an expert local guide, explore chic resort towns and historic villages, savour delicious home-cooked Italian food made from local ingredients, take in spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast from the water on a scenic ferry ride between Positano and Amalfi

Charming hilltop towns, acres of lemon groves and vineyards, mile after mile of stunning cliffs kissed by cobalt-blue waters… its official name is the Amalfi Coast, but this magical land answers to "heaven." On this trip, you’ll live like one of the region’s (incredibly lucky) locals, discovering the small towns, mountain trails and local customs of this uniquely beautiful place. Explore the ruins of Pompeii in the morning, hike the coastline of the Med by afternoon, and tuck into bed at your converted 17th-century monastery home base at sundown. Paradise incarnate.

What's Included

  • Guided tour of Pompeii
  • Four days of organized hikes and excursions from Furore
  • Visit to Amalfi and Ravello
  • Scenic ferry ride from Positano to Amalfi
  • Six home-cooked dinners using local organic produce
  • Three pre-dinner cooking demonstrations at the agriturismo
  • Orientation walk in Naples
  • Transport between destinations and included activities
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 6 dinners. (Allow EUR100-150 for meals not included.)
  • Minibus, public ferry, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.
  • Hotel (1 nt), locally owned agriturismo/guesthouse (6 nts).

Itinerary

Day 1Naples

Arrive at any time. Take an orientation walk around Naples with the CEO after an optional dinner.

Day 2Naples/Furore(1B, 1D)

Enjoy a guided tour of the partially buried ruins of Pompeii before transferring to a beautiful agriturismo nestled in the hills above the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy the first of many delicious home cooked Italian dinners and one of three cooking demonstrations.

Day 3Furore(1B, 1L, 1D)

Hike to the Valle delle Ferriere, the first of several hikes in this beautiful part of Italy.

Day 4Furore(1B, 1D)

Set off from Amalfi to the tiny coastal village of Atrani, then continue uphill to the beautiful town of Ravello, perched high above the Mediterranean.

Day 5Furore(1B, 1D)

Hike up the mountain slopes of Mt Tre Calli. Dinner will be well deserved.

Day 6Furore(1B, 1D)

Enjoy some down time to explore the area or just kick back and relax at the agriturismo.

Day 7Furore(1B, 1D)

Set off on the famous 'Walk of the Gods' along the Amalfi Coast, finishing up in quaint Positano. Take a scenic ferry ride along the coast to Amalfi, then return to the agriturismo in time for a final dinner feast.

Day 8Furore/Naples(1B)

Transfer to the Naples train station and depart any time after 11am.

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