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Amalfi Coast and Cilento

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At a glance

  • Stunning beaches in Cilento
  • Breath-taking scenery
  • Visit the Greek Temples at Paestum
  • Visit two contrasting sides of southern Italy

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Suggested Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : UK - Amalfi Coast
Arrive at Naples International Airport and transfer along the steep southern shore of the Sorrento Peninsula to your chosen Amalfi coastal town (approx. 1.5 hours). On your first afternoon, we recommend getting to grips with the stunning surroundings, either by heading to the nearest beachfront, or by enjoying a glass of prosecco in the glorious sunshine.
Where you could stay

Lidomare

Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast

  • Central location in the town of Amalfi
  • A characteristic hotel that offers good value for money and a warm service

Hotel Bonadies

Neapolitan Riviera, Ravello

  • Located a 10 minute stroll from the centre of Ravello
  • A charming hotel that offers good value for money

Hotel Savoia

Neapolitan Riviera, Positano

  • Panoramic position in Positano overlooking the sea and Piazatta dei Mulini
  • Family-run hotel with a typical Mediterranean design
Days 2-4 : Amalfi Coast
The picturesque Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s most dazzling destinations, dotted with charming towns that cling to tall cliff faces and overlook sparkling blue waters. During your stay fill your days with as much, or as little, activity as you want. Shop ‘til you drop in glamorous Positano, relax on the impressive sun-kissed beach of Maiori or explore the time-worn streets of Ravello - famous for its panoramic views and the celebrated botanical gardens of Villas Cimbrone and Rufolo.

For those wanting to see even more of Italy’s beautiful scenery, the pre-bookable Capri excursion is the perfect option. Travel via super-fast hydrofoil and then enjoy a guided private minibus tour which includes a visit to Villa St. Michele museum and later the Garden of Augustus. There will also be time to browse the elegant island boutiques and take in the atmosphere of Piazza Umberto I.
Where you could stay

Lidomare

Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast

  • Central location in the town of Amalfi
  • A characteristic hotel that offers good value for money and a warm service

Hotel La Conca Azzurra

Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast

  • A characteristic, family-run hotel in a prime position in Conca dei Marini
  • Magnificent views of the Mediterranean from the restaurant terrace

Minori Palace

Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast

  • Central location in Minori just metres from the sea
  • An elegant property with comfortable rooms
Days 5 : Amalfi Coast - Cilento
Embark on your journey to the stunning region of Cilento. Be sure to explore the ancient Greek Temples in Paestum before heading further south to your chosen hotel. Spend the evening settling in and relaxing at your hotel.
Where you could stay

Hotel Saline

Cilento, Palinuro

  • A good family friendly hotel located near the centre of Palinuro
  • Art Deco style building with panoramic views of the bay

Hotel Sonia

Cilento, Santa Maria di Castellabate

  • A traditional, family-run hotel in the centre of Santa Maria di Castellabate
  • Beachfront location close to the picturesque harbour
Day 6 - 8 : Cilento

Spend you time relaxing on the sandy beaches, exploring the hilltop town of San Marco di Castellabate or even driving further afield to the town of Maratea in the neighbouring region of Basilicata. MAke sure to explore the UNESCO world heritage site of the Cilento national park.

The Cilento National Park is an undiscovered part of Italy, featuring jagged coastlines and inland hills. Here is where you'll find small seaports, quaint fishing villages, and time-worn hill towns. Natural landscapes and genuine hospitality are the hallmarks of the Cilento, which lies south of the famous Amalfi Coast but is a world away from the crowds and tourist shops. Here, you'll find street markets where locals shop and small stores for everyday life.

Where you could stay

Hotel Saline

Cilento, Palinuro

  • A good family friendly hotel located near the centre of Palinuro
  • Art Deco style building with panoramic views of the bay

Hotel Sonia

Cilento, Santa Maria di Castellabate

  • A traditional, family-run hotel in the centre of Santa Maria di Castellabate
  • Beachfront location close to the picturesque harbour
Day 9 : Cilento - UK
From Cilento take a private transfer or your car hire back to Naples Airport for your return flight to the UK.

8 days from £999 per person

Practical Information

Flight Information

The closest airport to the Amalfi Coast is Naples (NAP), which is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Amalfi. Direct flights to Naples airport (NAP) are available from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.
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