Rome 2 The Amalfi Coast Long Weekend- Blue Route - Bus2alps

Rome 2 The Amalfi Coast Long Weekend- Blue Route

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Long Weekend: 5 days -  Capri, Positano, Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius & Naples! Limoncello, sun, and black sand beaches; vacation in true Mediterranean style. Relax on our private boat tour of 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. See the ruins of Pompeii where our private guides are available to show you one of the most preserved cities of ancient times. On the last day, 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, Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvious & Naples.  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 additional day from the standard Amalfi Coast trip. 

Included:

  • Round trip luxury coach transport from Rome Termini Train Station (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom)
  • Accommodation at top rated hostels
  • Breakfast
  • Ferry to the island of Capri with a private guided boat tour of the island (with an optional stop at the Blue Grotto)
  • Private transfer to Positano
  • Private transport to Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius
  • Private transport to Naples
  • Exclusive Bus2alps discounts everywhere
  • Bus2alps trip leader

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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

The trip departs Rome from the Termini train station. The meeting point is in front of the Nike Store. Please check in with your trip leader 30 minutes prior to departure. 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

Friday morning we depart for the port where we board the ferry and set sail for the Island of Capri. Upon arrival, we begin our private island tour. First stop is the Blue Grotto. If you want to enter 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. 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 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 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. 

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 to the English Inn, an outdoor beer garden with drink specials for Bus2alps members.

Day 3

Saturday morning we depart by private bus to Positano. 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 (availability based on the season & weather). Late in the afternoon 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.

Day 4

Sunday morning, you have the option to stay in Sorrento or depart for Vesuvius and Pompeii. Sorrento is an amazing city to explore and your guides will give you recommendations if you choose to stay in town. If you head out on the bus, we will arrive at Vesuvius first, where you will have the option to climb to the very top for an amazing view of the Bay of Naples. We will then depart for Pompeii where we recommend eating at our favorite spot, Pompeii Pizza, for a delicious brick oven cooked pizza at a great price. At Pompeii, Bus2alps will organize an optional professionally guided 1 hour tour of the ruins (price not included). The guides paint an excellent picture of Pompeii life during the Roman era. You also have the option to enter without a guide and see the ruins at your own pace. After touring Pompeii 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 will have breakfast, check out, and depart for Naples. In Naples, the birthplace of pizza, you will have a couple hours to explore this truly Italian city. Visit the beautiful Piazza Plebiscito, stroll along the Bay of Naples, and grab an authentic Margherita pizza. We depart Naples early afternoon to return to Rome. 

Included Activities

Capri Ferry and Island Tour: We take a ferry to the island of Capri. Once we arrive to Capri, our private boats take 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: Carlo's is our favorite shop in Anacapri that produces amazing custom sandals and makes their own Limoncello and lemon chocolates. Custom sandals start at 40€.

Positano Transport: Our private bus transports you to Positano, a beautiful drive winding along the ocean.

Positano Beach Day

Mt. Vesuvius Transport: We bring you most of the way up the volcano to a great view point overlooking the Bay of Naples. 

Pompeii Day Transport: Pompeii is the most preserved ancient Roman civilization. You will be transported there by our private bus and can then start exploring. 

Naples Transport: Your guides will bring you to the lively city of Naples, show you the top attractions and point you in the direction of the world’s best pizza! 

Optional Activities

Blue Grotto: Entrance into the site includes a row boat ride into the famous fluorescent blue cave. 

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.

Positano Water Activities: It is possible to rent a boat, go sea kayaking, rent stand-up paddle boards, purchase floaties, and more while on Positano’s beaches. Availability based on the season & weather.

Pompeii Guided Tour: Bus2alps has been using the same guides for years. They give a fantastic account of the city and make it relatable.

Climbing Mt. Vesuvius: Climb to the top of the volcano to see amazing views of the Bay of Naples

Highlights

​Highlights:

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

Route

  1. Rome
  2. Amalfi Coast