The Amalfi Coast Long Weekend- Silver Route - Bus2alps

The Amalfi Coast Long Weekend- Silver Route

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Limoncello, sun, and black sand beaches; vacation in true Mediterranean style. In the Amalfi Coast you can relax on a private boat tour of the island of Capri that takes you to the Blue Grotto for cliff jumping and cave swimming in the mystical blue water of the Mediterranean on Bus2alps’ exclusive boat ride. See the ruins of Pompeii where our private guides are available to show you one of the most well-preserved cities of ancient times. Afterwards, treat yourself to the best pizza margherita of your life in Naples, the birthplace of pizza. Only Bus2alps includes your ferry to Capri, boat tour of the island, transportation to Positano and Pompeii.  With us you can be sure that this will be your most brag-worthy weekend in Europe!

This is the trip that won Bus2alps the award for 2nd Best Tour Worldwide!

Note: This tour is one extra day, returning on Monday. The trip departs Rome from the Roma Fiumicino Airport at 22:30 or Roma Ciampino Airport at 23:30*. Please make sure your flight arrives prior to this time. 

Included:

  • Round trip luxury coach transport from Roman Airport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom)
  • Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels
  • Breakfast
  • Private ferry to island of Capri with a private guided boat tour of the island (with a stop at the Blue Grotto)
  • Private transfer to Positano
  • Private transport to Pompeii and Entry
  • Private transport to Mt. Vesuvius
  • Private transport to Naples
  • Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere
  • A Bus2alps trip leader

From EUR 310

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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

The trip departs Rome from the Roma Fiumicino Airport at 22:30 or Roma Ciampino Airport at 23:30*. Please make sure your flight arrives prior to this time. Please meet your trip leader in the Arrivals Hall immediately after your collect your luggage and pass customs. Travel to The Amalfi Coast is by private luxury coach with A/C, DVD, and bathroom. We will arrive to Sorrento late this evening. Upon arrival to The Amalfi Coast, we will immediately check into our accommodation.

Day 2

Friday morning we depart by private bus to Positano (included). This spectacular, scenic drive hugs the coastline before depositing us in the heart of Positano. We will wind our way through town ending at the black sand beaches. Once in Positano, your Bus2alps trip leader will point out Vini e Panini for sandwiches, snacks, and drinks, in addition to other good places to eat. You will then have the entire day to relax on the beach, swim in the sparkling blue waters, and browse the many shops of Positano, known for ceramics and lace! It is also possible to rent a boat, kayaks, or stand-up paddle boards while there. Our private bus will take you directly back to our accommodation. Saturday night you have free to yourself to either kick back at one of the scenic viewpoints at your accommodation or head into Sorrento. 

Friday night we organize optional dinners in downtown Sorrento at excellent restaurants with extensive menus of local specialties at great prices. Afterwards we can head down to the English Inn, an outdoor beer garden with drinks specials for Bus2alps members.


Day 3

Saturday 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, where you will be transferred directly from our boat into small row boats that will bring you into the grotto (weather permitting). We will then continue around the island to check out more sights finishing at Marina Grande. Your trip leader will then walk you up to Capri Town. Our private transport will then bring us further up to Anacapri, the highest part of the island, where we will be welcomed with a free chocolate and limoncello tasting. 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 the great restaurants that your guides can point out to you! You also have the option of checking out the rest of the island or hanging out on the beach down by Marina Grande. The ferry departs from Marina Grande. Saturday night you have free to yourself to either kick back at your accommodation, or head back into downtown Sorrento. 


Day 4

Sunday morning we depart for Pompeii and Vesuvius. We arrive at Pompeii where Bus2alps will organize an optional professionally guided 2 hour tour. Bus2alps has been using the same guides for many years and they paint an excellent picture of Pompeii life during the Roman era and relate it to young adults. You can also enter without a guide and see the ruins at your own pace. the option to climb Mt. Vesuvius and see the sweeping views of the Naples Bay. After touring Pompeii, we break for an optional hour lunch at Pompeii Pizza. Once finishing in Pompeii, we head to Vesuvious where you will have the option to climb Mt. Vesuvius and see the sweeping views of the Naples Bay.

We depart late afternoon to return to Sorrento. You will have the evening free to head into Sorrento city center or hang out at the hostel.

Day 5

Monday morning we depart for Naples after breakfast. In Naples, the birthplace of pizza, you will have a couple hours to explore this truly Italian city and visit the beautiful Piazza Plebiscito or grab an authentic slice of Margherita pizza. We depart Naples early afternoon to return to the Roma Airports. We arrive back later in the night.

Included Activities

Capri Ferry and Island Tour: We take a private, 80 person boat to the island of Capri. Once we arrive to Capri, our private ferry takes us on tour around the island, stopping at the Blue Grotto (entrance not included), and other sites, including Marina Grande, Faraglione, White Grotto and Green Grotto.
Limoncello Tasting & Sandal Shop: There are two shops in Anacapri that produce amazing custom sandals and make their own Limoncello and lemon chocolates. Custom sandals start at 40 Euro.
Positano Transport: Our private bus transports you to Positano, a beautiful drive winding along the ocean.
Pompeii Transport: Pompeii is the most preserved ancient Roman civilization. You will be transported there by our private bus.

Optional Activities

Blue Grotto: Entrance into the site includes row boat ride into one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Europe. 

Mt. Solaro: From Anacapri you can take a chairlift to the top of the island for the best views of the Bay of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius.

Pompei Guided Tour: Profession tour guides bring you around the ancient city of Pompei and pain a vivid picture of what life was like prior to the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius which covered the town in ash and preserved it for us to view today. 

Mt. Vesuvious Climb: Entrance to climb up to the top of Mt. Vesuvious

Highlights

Highlights include:

  • The island of Capri
  • Private boat cruise
  • Positano
  • Pompeii
  • Naples
  • and more!