Call to speak to your personal Travel Consultant 01483 345 701
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 9am-5.30pm
One of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, with stunning views, outstanding sightseeing, fine hotels and superb local cuisine.
The beautiful resorts of Sorrento, Positano, Ravello and Amalfi, immortalised in song and film, never fail to delight. The Amalfi Coast has been granted UNESCO World Heritage listing for its great physical beauty and natural diversity and you will never tire of the magnificent views from every angle.
The elite of Roman society came here in the summer months to escape the heat of Rome and built sumptuous villas and entire towns around the bay. Today we are left with the echoes of the past in the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, both easily visited from all the resorts along the coast.
Where to stay
Perched on the tip of a rocky peninsula, Sorrento sits in a stunning location looking out across
The Amalfi Coast has to be one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. The villages and ha
Capri's dramatic cliffs jut out of the sea creating inlets and caves such as the famous Blue Grot
PLACES TO SEE IN THE NEAPOLITAN RIVIERA
The Neapolitan Riviera is one of the best places for sightseeing, with so much within a short radius. This is just a selection, so please call us for more details.
Drive down the beautiful coastal route to Amalfi town, seat of the ancient Maritime Republic, and Ravello with some of the most breathtaking panoramas in Europe.
Pompeii & Vesuvius
A full day visit to the amazing ruins of Pompeii, destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 79AD. Visit Vesuvius in the afternoon, with optional walk to the crater (if local conditions permit).
A half day guided tour of the island with transport by ferry.
A morning's lesson (available only in Sorrento) to learn pizza and pasta making and taste your creations with a glass of wine!
Food & Drink
The cuisine here is some of the best in Italy and features an interesting mixture of products from the mountains and the wonderful local seafood. The main ingredients used here are tomatoes, olive oil, basil, mozzarella, lemons and walnuts. Dishes are generally light, fresh and very tasty. Seafood of course is an important ingredient and you'll find calamari, tuna, clams, mussels and anchovies in abundance. Plus the pizza was invented in Naples, so where best to indulge?
There are also many cheese producers in the area making several different types such as provola, caciocavallo and of course, this is the land of the mozzarella. Try the fluffy, light crespelle (pancakes) with ricotta and ham or perhaps 'ndunderi' which are gnocchi, or dumplings, with a fresh tomato sauce.
Lemons are also used to make desserts and the famous liqueur 'limoncello', which you will undoubtedly sample during your stay.
Festivals & Events
Ravello Music Festival, throughout the summer months concerts take place in the magical setting of the village of Ravello, perched up high above the Amalfi coastline. From Jazz to Wagner, there's something for everyone.
The Sorrento Music Festival and Sorrento Classica are programmes that take place throughout the summer months.
There are numerous boisterous celebrations of local saints including St Pantaleon of Ravello on 26-27 July, when the locals wait for a phial of his blood to liquefy.
Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Amalfi and is celebrated on 27th June as the protector of fishermen, when local men race up the steep steps of the Cathedral carrying a heavy statue of the saint. The celebrations culminate with a fantastic fireworks display.