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Southern Jewels

4.5
(5 Reviews)
From $4,685 AUD
  • 7 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Positano

    Group Size:
    1 to 30
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Package, Partially Guided Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Discover the sun-kissed, natural & cultural wonders of the Amalfi Coast and Capri

  • 6 nights accommodation in superior class
  • Cross the fertile Roman Countryside through Lazio & Campania region
  • Meander through the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii
  • Explore the idyllic Sorrentine Coastline
  • Stroll the heart of Positano town
  • Embark on a boat ride to the Blue Grotto in Capri
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  • End Point:
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Pick up from your Rome centrally located hotel. The first destination is Naples, one of the most enchanting cities in the Mediterranean, famous worldwide for its rich history, art, culture, and gastronomy, where you will take a short panoramic tour to discover its beauty from the comfort of your coach, climbing up the Vomero hill. The town overlooks the Bay of Naples which extends from the Sorrento peninsula to the volcanic area of Phlegrean fields, and the skyline is dominated by the majestic and still active volcano Vesuvius, offering an impressive sight, perfect to take stunning pictures. Depart for Pompeii where you will have lunch (a real Neapolitan pizza). After lunch, tour of one of the most important archaeological sites in the world: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ruins of Pompeii, with Skip the Line entrance. Through the remains and ruins of this ancient city you will learn how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed the city, killing its inhabitants and burying it under tons of ash. The site was lost for about 1,500 years until its initial rediscovery and the objects beneath the city have been well-preserved for centuries. Walk along the ancient streets for a glimpse into the lives of the Romans, discovering ancient houses, bakeries and shops and imagine the everyday life in the Roman times. Depart for Sorrento. Dinner at hotel (dress code: jacket for men). Overnight in Sorrento.

Meals Included:
Lunch, Dinner

Spend the day exploring Sorrento at your own pace. Overnight in Sorrento.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, embark on a boat to the island of Capri. De­pending on weather conditions, you’ll take a boat ride to the popular Blue Grotto, where sunlight passes into an underwater cavity and shines through the seawater creating a magical blue reflection. Return to the port and board a minibus for a scenic drive to Anacapri, 918 feet (280 me­ters) above the sea level. You’ll see wonderful views of the bay of Naples. Free time in Anacapri and Capri. In the afternoon, check into your hotel. Overnight Capri.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Step out early to discover the beauty of Capri at your own pace. Explore the many shops and restaurants of this wonderful island or take a swim in the gulf of Na­ples. Overnight in Capri.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

After breakfast, depart to Sorrento by ferry. Once on the mainland, you will board a coach for Positano, driving along the Amalfi Coast on the most famous road in the Campania region. In Positano, check in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. Overnight in Positano.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Day at leisure to see all that Positano has to offer. Known for its cubic Empire houses perched upon cliffs looking over turquoise water, Positano is the most well-known summer resort area on the whole peninsula. Walk to the heart of town on Via Pasitea and weave your way through the city’s narrow streets, terraces, and gardens overlooking the bay. Overnight in Positano.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Enjoy a final breakfast in your hotel before setting off to Naples, where the tour will conclude. End of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

2 nights accommodation in Sorrento

2 nights accommodation in Capri

2 nights accommodation in Positano

Touring with multilingual local guides

Touring as per itinerary

6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners

Transportation by air conditioned vehicle

Transfers included:

  • Transfer from Sorrento hotel to harbour
  • Transfer from Capri hotel to Positano hotel
  • Transfer from Positano hotel to Naples

Visit of Blue Grotto (weather permitting)

Beverages during meals and any meal not expressly listed above

Hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling

Passport and visa fees

Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned

City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)

Any items of personal nature

Pricing & Availability

Filter Dates
2024
2025
Departing Ending

All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Grand Hotel Vesuvio Sorrento
Via Nastro Verde, 7, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy
Tel: +39 081 878 2645
Rating
4
Grand Hotel Vesuvio Sorrento
Hotel Bougainville Anacapri
Viale T. De Tommaso, 6, 80071 Anacapri NA, Italy
Tel: +39 081 837 3641
Rating
4.5
Hotel Bougainville Anacapri
Hotel l'Ancora Positano
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 36, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
Tel: +39 089 875318
Rating
4.5
Hotel l'Ancora Positano
Pasitea Art Hotel Positano
Viale Pasitea, 207, 84017 Positano SA, Italy
Tel: +39 089 875500
Rating
4.5
Pasitea Art Hotel Positano

Important things to note

Accommodation is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to avoid hotel changes but should a mid-tour hotel change become necessary after this list has been printed, contact details of the new hotel will be supplied to you by your Tour Director.

Hotel rooms may not be available for check-in before 2:00 p.m.

Tour can be a combination of regular tours, therefore coach changes may be required. The same people may not be travelling throughout the tour.

For operational reasons, order of itinerary and/or excursions is subject to change at any time. Optional excursions not specified in our itinerary will be suggested by the tour leader.

A government tourist tax may need to be paid locally upon arrival at your hotels.

During peak season, visiting the Blue Grotto in Capri may involve long lines and limited capacity. If access is not possible, or the weather con­ditions do not allow it, our guides will suggest alternative attractions to ensure a satisfying and memorable tour (e.g., Faraglioni rocks).

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Reviews for Southern Jewels

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Maria
17 day tour great weather

Review for: Glorious Italy

We were lucky to have great weather from Rome to Rome taking in the sights of Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice, Montepulciano, Rome beautiful destinations and incredible history. Both Nancy our tour guide who was knowledgeable and Luigi our bus driver they  were fantastic and worked great together. We had a different tour guide and driver from Naples to Taormina sights seen were great as well Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri then to Palermo, Monreale, Erica, Marsala, Agrigento, Armenian, Ragusa, Noto, Siracusa, Mt Etna not to forget the beautiful Taormina. We loved Sorrento full of life and Palermo great arancini and Sicilian canoli (was in heaven).
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Elizabeth and Gordon Wood
The standard of hotels and the level of guide expertise was excellent

Review for: Fantasy of Puglia

The standard of hotels and the level of guide expertise was excellent. The fact that breakfast and dinner were included in the pre-tour costs was of benefit to us. Our only concern would be the quality of the dinners presented to us during our 2 night stay in Alberobello. As the "dispersed hotel" did not have catering facilities, we ate at the same restaurant for 2 nights. This restaurant made little effort to give us meals comparable to the standard of the other included meals. On our first night the first course was a pasta with minimal sauce, the second course was 2 small Italian sausages with a small scoop of fried potato and the dessert was a chocolate sauce on ice-cream. Some of our group complained to Angela, our guide, who agreed that it was not satisfactory and rang the restaurant to ask for a higher quality meal the next night. On the second night, for the first course we were given a very similar pasta to the night before, then a small undressed tomato, mozzarella and lettuce salad accompanied by a small dressed tomato and lettuce salad. This was topped off by a slice of watermelon for dessert. We particularly enjoyed the final dinner at the 'Masseria le Stanzie' outside Lecce.
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Tim
We were lucky to

Review for: Art Cities & Tuscany with Rome Winter

We were lucky to have such an amazing tour director- really the best of the 3 trips we had with Sun Island!

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Southern Jewels

4.5
(5 Reviews)
From $4,685 AUD
  • 7 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Positano

    Group Size:
    1 to 30
    Age Range:
    0 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Package, Partially Guided Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

Italy
Speak to our Italy Expert - Natalie

Natalia is in love with Italy. Contact her for advice on Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice, Como, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Puglia and Sicily.

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