Positano/ Island of Li Galli
We will meet in the morning and head to the seaside village of Positano, one of the most famous towns on the Amalfi Coast.  John
Steinbeck, great American author once lived here and said, "it is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and
becomes beckoningly real after you have gone."
We will be hearing about the town and will visit the famous Positano church of Santa Maria Assunta.  
You will then want to explore the beautiful town at your own pace and explore the many boutiques where you can find Positano
hand-made leather shoes, bags, local fashions, ceramics, home goods and taste the famous lemon granita.
We will get together for lunch at a wonderful beach front restaurant in the center of Positano then head off for a boat tour of the
“Isola li Galli” (Island of the Sirens) you may recall this island from the Odyssey.
On our way back we will have time to stop to swim and snorkel at a local beach in Positano.  During the rest of the afternoon you
can sun yourself by the sea or enjoy a siesta like the locals do.  
Daily Excursions
Conca/Minori
We will meet in the morning and make our way by boat to the town of Conca dei Marini where the water is different in color from the blue sea of Positano and Praiano; here it is a deep green.  
From there we will visit the “Grotta dello Smeraldo” (The Emerald Grotto) which includes an underwater nativity.    
After our visit to the Grotta dello Smeraldo, you will have the option to visit a ceramic shop which is famous for its hand painted high quality products including dinnerware, table tops, vases
and many others.   
Following our visit to the ceramic factory, we will continue our boat ride along the coast and will stop in the town of Minori.  
Here we will have lunch at a garden set pizzeria and you will be able to try your first real Neapolitan pizza.  
Following lunch, we will visit the Villa Romana which was discovered in 1932.  Later you will have the option to visit a very famous bakery and enjoy some of the most delicious desserts you
have ever tasted. On our way back we will visit the beautiful Marmorate waterfalls where you will have time for a swim.
Capri/Anacapri
We will meet and commence our exciting excursion by private boat to the very famous island of Capri. The island of Capri is visited
and is home to many of the rich and famous of Italy and the world.  You will admire beautiful yachts that surround the island’s coves
and bays.  
As a group we will take a boat tour of the island and visit many of the spectacular grottos that are not seen by many tourists.  These
places may include the white grotto, the elephant arch, the red coral cave, the fisherman grotto & the grotto verde.   
We will stop in Marina Piccola, a beautiful beach or Marina Grande, the main port.  You will have time on your own to explore the
center of Capri, have lunch, and shop the luxurious shops which include Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and many others.  
In the afternoon (time permitting) you will have the option to take a 24 minute chair lift ride to the top Monte Solaro where you will
have the most spectacular view of the bay of Naples. We also will have the option to visit the Blue Grotto.  We return in the late
afternoon.
Nerano
We will depart by boat to the town of Nerano in the morning.  We will have lunch at a wonderful beach front restaurant in the town located directly above the water.
Here you will get to try some of Nerano's local specialties.   Before returning, you will have time to take in some sun, swim and snorkel in some of the clearest water.   
Amalfi/Ravello
We start our day by heading to the town of Amalfi.   You will have time on your own to explore the street at your own pace, visit the
little shops, go to the beach and have the option to visit the paper factory. You will also want to visit  the beautiful Saint Andrea
Cathedral of Amalfi which was built before the 9th century.  
Our group will depart from Amalfi in the early afternoon and head to the town of Ravello where we will have lunch.  Ravello is one of
the most famous towns on the coast yet is set high in the mountains.  We will visit the breathtaking Villa Cimbrone where you will
enjoy a beautiful view of the Bay of Salerno.  In the afternoon (time permitting) you will have some free time.  You may want to visit
the private estate of Villa Rufolo.  There you will be surrounded by its medieval ruins that date back to the 13th century.  
We will return to the hotel late afternoon.  
Sail the Amalfi Coast *Limited Space
Today you will spend your day relaxing on a sail boat that will sail around the Amalfi Coast.  You will enjoy seeing many of the places you have visited from the sea and will truly
appreciate the beautiful coast line.  It is a scene that you will never forget!  We will be providing a picnic lunch including sandwiches, local cheeses, wine and fresh fruit.  Make sure to
bring your swimsuits for swimming and snorkeling.  
We return around 3:00PM.  You will have time to visit the town of Praiano on your own if you choose or get some sun by the beach.
Private Land Excursions to Pompeii- 4 hours (Available Everyday)
Visit the world famous town of Pompeii which was destroyed, and completely buried, during a catastrophic eruption of the volcano
Mount Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD.  
The volcano buried Pompeii under many metres of ash, and it was lost for 1,600 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1748. Since
then, its excavation has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. Today, it is
a main tourist attraction of Italy.
Private Land Excursions (minimum 2 people)
Amalfi Vacations Excursions
Mount Vesuvius- 5 hours (Available Everyday)
Visit Mt. Vesuvius, the deadly volcano that killed thousands.  Thousands of prosperous citizens would have sought comfort in the
majesty of Mount Vesuvius and regarded it as nothing less than a gift from the gods. In those days of abundant plenty, no Neapolitan
would have anticipated the hidden threat of their beloved mountain that erupted violently during the morning of August 24, AD 79,
unceremoniously removing all surrounding cities within a X radius of Vesuvius, from the face of the earth. Since then, Vesuvius has
erupted about three dozen times. The most recent eruption from 1913-1944 was thought to be the end of an eruptive cycle that began in
1631, however unpredictably the last eruption of Vesuvius was on 23 November 1980 that killed over 3,000 people. View the crater of
Vesuvius, 1281 meters above sea level, by walking for approximately 45 minutes up the steep mount, as the road for vehicles terminates
half way up this climb.
Private Land Excursion to Sorrento/Pompeii/Naples -9hours (Available Everyday)
Sorrento- to get there you need to drive the coastal road to its furthest point. Spectacular views of the entire bay of
Naples and the Island of Capri (that was once joined to Sorrento) are revealed as the Amalfi coast road emerges
from over the mountain cliff. There is a small drive through the town before you arrive in the centre – a major
shopping mall for the local people as well as tourists, with very many shops (normally open all day everyday in the
summer).  

Pompeii- Visit the world famous town of Pompeii which was destroyed, and completely buried, during a catastrophic
eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD.  
The volcano buried Pompeii under many metres of ash, and it was lost for 1,600 years before its accidental
rediscovery in 1748. Since then, its excavation has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city at
the height of the Roman Empire. Today, it is a main tourist attraction of Italy

“Bella Napoli”, A city having many different colours and many different sides, renowned for the character of its
people who say “see Naples and then die”. Naples is situated in the bay where Mont Vesuvius forms the backdrop to
the city. Apart from shopping at its best along the streets of Via Chiaia, Via Roma, Corso Umberto, Via Caracciolo
and the shopping mall “Galleria Umberto”, the city is dripping with art, culture and history. Visit the museum of
National Archaeology and the museum Capodimonte that exhibits works of the Renaissance and baroque masters
(don’t miss the impressive ceiling). See the cathedral of San Gennaro, impressing churches of San Lorenzo and
Gesù Nuovo, the charterhouse of San Martino and the cloister of Santa Chiara. There is a theatre of San Carlo and
a nearby bar “Cambrinus” (the bar of the artists) that inherited its name from all the artists that used to drink there
after exiting the theatre.
Private Land Excursion to Pompeii/ Herculaneum/Mount Vesuvius - 9 Hrs (Available Everyday)
Pompeii- Visit the world famous town of Pompeii which was destroyed, and completely buried, during a catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius on 24 August 79 AD.  
The volcano buried Pompeii under many metres of ash, and it was lost for 1,600 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1748. Since then, its excavation has provided an extraordinarily
detailed insight into the life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. Today, it is a main tourist attraction of Italy.

Herculaneum-is an ancient residential town of Greek origins, destroyed and buried in ashes, together with Pompeii, by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that also offers a
variety of beautiful scenery and invaluable arts. Excavations began by accident in 1709 when some workers were digging a well - they discovered a wall which was later found to be one of
the stages of the ancient theatre. Later, there were many human skeletons uncovered at the ancient shoreline, suggesting that numerous inhabitants attempted to escape but perished
when mountains collapsed and volcanic gases were released.

Mt. Vesuvius-, the deadly volcano that killed thousands.  Thousands of prosperous citizens would have sought comfort in the majesty of Mount Vesuvius and regarded it as nothing less
than a gift from the gods. In those days of abundant plenty, no Neapolitan would have anticipated the hidden threat of their beloved mountain that erupted violently during the morning of
August 24, AD 79, unceremoniously removing all surrounding cities within a X radius of Vesuvius, from the face of the earth. Since then, Vesuvius has erupted about three dozen times.
The most recent eruption from 1913-1944 was thought to be the end of an eruptive cycle that began in 1631, however unpredictably the last eruption of Vesuvius was on 23 November
1980 that killed over 3,000 people. View the crater of Vesuvius, 1281 meters above sea level, by walking for approximately 45 minutes up the steep mount, as the road for vehicles
terminates half way up this climb.
(Entrance fees are to be paid separately)
Private Excursion to Paestum & Buffalo Mozzarella Factory - 9 Hrs (Available Everyday)
Paestum- can often be deserted, the gleaming white marble ancient Greek temples that date back to the 6th century BC, set against the
dark brown hills and deep blue sea, provide a uniquely Greek experience in Italy. Today preserved is the temple of Hera II (once believed
to be the Temple of Poseidon) is one of three temples. (See also the temple of Hera I) Part of the interior is a colonnade with two rows of
columns, including the superimposed upper level which supported the roof, therefore illustrates the standard Doric form: 6 columns on the
end and 14 columns on the side. We recommend hiring a 2 hour guide for the sites and visit an archaeological museum in the vicinity,
with a rich collection of Greek art and antiquities.

Later take a visit to the Buffalo Mozzarella Factory where you will tour the factory and see how Water buffaloes have thrived in this lush
swath of southern Italy — the birthplace of mozzarella — since time immemorial. You will see how Buffalo Mozzarella is made and have an
option to buy this one of a kind mozzarella that you certainly won't find in any other part of the world.  
Avellino Wine Tasting - 9 Hrs (Available Everyday)
Avellino- is the land of great noble wines. Our tour allows access into the main wine cellars in the entire area, where the following three wines are produced: (1) The “Greco di Tufo”, an
aristocratic wine that was first introduced by the Greeks from Thessaly. It’s straw-coloured, golden yellow, pleasing and characteristic aroma, dry harmonic taste goes well with all dish
dishes. (2) The “Fiano”, an antique wine from the Latin “vitis apiana” (as it attracts bees), very aromatic and can also be served as an aperitif. Yellow-straw colored, intense pleasant
aroma and dry taste (similar to toasted hazelnuts) goes will well all fish based dishes. (3) The “Tauràsi”, considered as one of the best “reds” in Italy and was the first in Campania to be
awarded the prestigious DOCG. It’s ruby, burgundy colour and acquires orange reflections with aging, pleasing aroma, dry and aromatic taste goes well with lasagne, game, roasts,
mushrooms and strong or seasoned cheeses.
Private Excursion to Naples- 5 hours or 8 hours (Available Everyday)
“Bella Napoli”, where the pizza Margherita was born - a city having many different colours and many different sides, renowned for the
character of its people who say “see Naples and then die”. Naples is situated in the bay where Mont Vesuvius forms the backdrop to
the city. Apart from shopping at its best along the streets of Via Chiaia, Via Roma, Corso Umberto, Via Caracciolo and the shopping
mall “Galleria Umberto”, the city is dripping with art, culture and history. Visit the museum of National Archaeology and the museum
Capodimonte that exhibits works of the Renaissance and baroque masters (don’t miss the impressive ceiling). See the cathedral of San
Gennaro, impressing churches of San Lorenzo and Gesù Nuovo, the charterhouse of San Martino and the cloister of Santa Chiara.
There is a theatre of San Carlo and a nearby bar “Cambrinus” (the bar of the artists) that inherited its name from all the artists that
used to drink there after exiting the theatre. There are various squares such as the Piazza Municipio where the castle of Maschio
Angioino is located, and the vacant Royal Palace of the former Royal family that rests in Piazza Plebiscito. To sample an authentic
Neapolitan pizza we recommend the restaurant “Brandi” that is to be found along the shopping street of Via Chiaia.
Private Excursion to Salerno- 5 hours (Available Everyday)
Salerno- is the closest ancient industrial city to the Amalfi coast having one of the largest harbours in the whole of Italy, a seasonal
theatre, many historical sites to visit and a city able to provide the opportunity for shopping in leisurely time along the main boulevard
“Corso Umberto”. There is a 7th century castle “Arechi”, once belonging to the Prince of Benevento and Salerno, situated high upon a
mountain overlooking the entire city, a medieval cathedral built in the 6th century where several ancient sarcophagi are preserved and
having its interior completely transformed in 1722, other churches such as the Annunziata and San Giorgio, which may as well be called
picture galleries, an archaeological museum, and a museum of one of the first medical universities in Europe to be founded in Salerno.
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Private Hiking Excursions (Available Everyday)
This coastline has mountain paths originally used by pilgrims and merchants which are still in
excellent condition. They weave their magical way through unspoiled Mediterranean coastal flora
and fauna, which contrast with more rugged areas of Limestone grottos and rock formation.The
best known one of these paths is called the “Path of the of the Gods” because of its fantastic
position half way between the sky and the sea. It rises on average at around 500 metres above
sea level. The view is incomparable when seen from Praiano and Positano. The vista spans to
one side, as far as the island of Capri, and the Cilento region on the other. It is because of our
deep love and passion for these mountains and the hope of preserving their existing natural
treasures that we desire to share their beauty with our visitors. For an unforgettable day, all you
need is: comfortable shoes suitable for bushwalking, a camera and love for walks in the open air.
a camera and love for walks in the open air.

For those who love hiking, we also offer hiking excursions to the Valle delle Ferriere, Sant' Angelo
a 3 Pizzi, Punta Campanella and Capri.  
Please send us an email for more details.  
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