The Global Internship: The Amalfi Coast - Bus2alps

The Global Internship: The Amalfi Coast

Head south to Italy’s #1 beach destination! Boat around the island of Capri, sip limoncello, and show off your new handmade sandals before breaking out your best dance moves in bustling downtown Sorrento. Bronze in Positano on the black sand beach and cruise along the coast. Finally, explore the ruins of Pompeii while admiring Mt. Vesuvius. You can be sure that this will be your most brag-worthy weekend in Europe!
 

Included:

  • Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom)
  • Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels
  • Breakfast
  • Private ferry to island of Capri
  • Private guided boat tour of the island
  • Private transport to Capri Town and Anacapri
  • Private transfer to Positano
  • Private transport to Pompeii
  • Exclusive discounts everywhere
  • Trip Leader

Not Included: Flights

 

 

Please feel free to reach out to [email protected] if you require any further information or have any questions. 

Cancellations with a full refund (not including the booking fee) are permitted up to June 9, 2019, by writing to [email protected]

Detailed Itinerary

For accurate departure times, travel times, prices of activities, and suggestions on how much extra money you will need, please contact [email protected]

Day 1 - Friday

The trip departs from the Naples Airport at 23:30 (11:30 pm). Please meet your trip leader in the Arrivals Hall after you collect your luggage and pass customs. Travel to the Amalfi Coast is by private, luxury coach bus with A/C, DVD, and bathroom. Upon arrival to the Amalfi Coast, we will immediately check into our accommodation.

Day 2 - Saturday

Saturday morning we depart by private transfer to Positano.

 

Once in Positano, your 4.0 Tours trip leader will point out Vini e Panini for sandwiches, snacks, and drinks, in addition to other highly recommended places to eat. You will then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach, swimming in the sparkling blue waters, and browsing the many shops of Positano, a town known for its ceramics and lace! It is also possible to rent a boat, kayaks, or stand-up paddle boards while there (availability based on the season & weather). Late in the afternoon our private transfer will take you back to your accommodation in Sorrento.

 

Saturday night we organize optional dinners in downtown Sorrento at excellent restaurants with extensive menus of local specialties at great prices. Afterwards we can head into downtown Sorrento for a fun night out. 

Day 3 - Sunday

Sunday morning we depart for the port where we board the ferry and set sail for Capri. Upon arrival, we begin our private island tour. First stop is the Blue Grotto. If you are interested in going into the cave, you will be transferred directly from our boat into small row boats that will bring you into the grotto (weather permitting, price not included). We will then continue around the island to check out more sights finishing at Marina Grande. Our private transport will bring us up to Anacapri, the highest part of the island, where we will be welcomed with a free sample of chocolate and limoncello at Carlo's Sandal Shop. You will have the remainder of the afternoon free. We suggest riding the chairlift to the top of Mt. Solaro to get a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island, grabbing a unique pair of custom made sandals, and having a scrumptious lunch at one of the restaurants your guide can point out. You also have the option of checking out the rest of the island or hanging out on the beach down by Marina Grande. In the late afternoon private transfers will take us down to Capri Town to explore. From their 4.0 Tours leaders will walk down to Marina Grande. The ferry departs from Marina Grande.

 

Sunday night you have free to yourself to either kick back at one of the scenic viewpoints at your accommodation or head into Sorrento.

Day 4 - Monday

Monday morning we depart for Pompeii. 4.0 Tours has an optional 1 hour guided tour of the ruins (price not included). The guides do an amazing job of painting an excellent picture of life in Pompeii during the Roman era in a fun and relatable way. The guided tour is highly recommended. You can also enter without a guide and see the ruins on your own. After we suggest eating at our favorite spot, Pompeii Pizza, for a delicious brick oven cooked pizza at a great price. In the afternoon we depart Pompeii to return to the Naples Airports. Please plan your flight to depart from Naples aiport after 18:00 (6:00 PM).

Optional Activities*

  • Blue Grotto: Entrance into the site includes a row boat ride into the famous fluorescent blue cave for 14€.
  • Chairlift to Monte Solaro in Anacapri - Take the single seater chairlift up to Monte Solaro for stunning 360 degree views from the top of the island. You are able to get off the chairlift at the top for photo ops or just to relax and take in the scenery. You'll receive an exclusive discount on this activity, which is 10€ with the group.
  • Positano Water Activites: It is possible to rent a boat, kayaks, ot paddle boards. Availabitiy based on the season & weather. 
  • Pompeii Guided Tour - Learn the history behind the ruins of Pompeii, which were buried in ash during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. This tour with a local guide is 25€ and includes the price of entry to the ruins.

*Don't worry about signing up for optional activities in advance! Your trip leader will instruct you on how to participate in optional activities during your trip.

 

Highlights

  • Private Boat Tour of Capri
  • Limoncello Samples
  • Chairlift Views in Anacapri
  • Boating in the Blue Grotto
  • Downtown Sorrento
  • Colorful Town of Positano
  • Black Sand Beaches
  • Ruins of Pompeii
  • & More!

Route

  1. Naples. Italy
  2. Sorrento
  3. Positano
  4. Capri
  5. Pompeii