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EXPLORE: Positano, Rome, Ravello, Amalfi, Sorrento, Capri, Paestum, Pompeii. Cruise along one of the most picturesque coastlines in the world: the shores of the dramatically stunning Amalfi Coast have been a holiday destination for emperors, and celebrities for thousands of years.                                                                                                                                                              11 Days/10 Nights starting at $6,550

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The Jewels of the Amalfi Coast Tour

All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy a ride along the world's most spectacular coastline.

11 Days/10 Nights (2 Nights in Rome + 8 Nights on the Amalfi Coast)*

Low Season: $6,550 per person. High Season: $7,530 per person.


The spell-binding atmosphere of the Amalfi Coast towns will conquer your senses. Explore the hidden piazzas lined with cafes and shops in the maze of steep stairs and alleyways. The colorful bougainvillea, fragrant lemon groves, and grapevines will provide endless delight to any photography lover and artist. A private boat will take you on a leisurely ride to Capri, stopping for a refreshing swim at various coves and hidden grottos.

The jaw-dropping and spectacular scenery is sure to impress any traveler.

Visit a boutique family-owned winery at the foothills of the Vesuvius, where vines reach for nutrients and minerals in the depths of thousand-year-old lava. Shop the narrow, colorful streets of Sorrento, where you will find an extraordinary view of the entire Gulf of Naples. Then witness the drama of ancient history in Pompeii, the Roman city buried by volcanic ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of 79 A.D. Discover how local products are made during your visit to an organic Mozzarella di Bufala cheese farm and Limoncello factory. Find your culinary inspiration with a cooking class by local Italian Mamma's, as you soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant Mediterranean coast.


*All hotels Nada's Italy works with are centrally-located luxury boutique hotels of the highest quality standards and amenities, which we regularly inspect and evaluate. For specific information about accommodations selected for this tour, please contact us with your travel dates.

Overview


  • EXPLORE: Rome (where tour begins and ends), Positano Ravello, Amalfi, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii, Paestum.
  • Enjoy the Southern Italian lifestyle with a small group of 6-12 travelers.
  • Explore Rome’s famous piazzas with an expert local guide: the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona.
  • Visit the awe-inspiring coastal villages along the Costiera, including Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.
  • Stay 8 nights in a Luxury Boutique Hotel or Private Villa overlooking the Mediterranean, soaking up the energy of this spectacular coast.
  • Wander Sorrento's bustling streets, lined with craft shops, and enjoy breath-taking views of the Gulf of Naples.
  • Take a leisure luxury boat ride to posh Capri, with time to swim in its sparkling emerald waters.
  • Tour an organic family-owned dairy farm and have the best mozzarella of your life!
  • Visit the impressive Greek temples of Paestum, dating back to the 6th century BC.
  • Learn to cook regional specialties with local chefs during a fun cooking class.
  • Take a private tour of a boutique winery on the foothills of the intimidating Mt. Vesuvius volcano.
  • Visit Pompeii, the Roman city that for centuries was hidden beneath layers of pumice ash.



(Itinerary is subject to change with or without notice. The sequence of day trips may vary. The final itinerary will be given to travelers prior to the start of the trip.)

Friday | Day 1 | Benvenuto: Welcome!

Arrival in Rome after a long flight overseas, make sure to get some rest in the "Eternal City" so you can start the trip of a lifetime with plenty of energy! Stay in a luxury boutique 4-star hotel, located steps away from major sites and great dining. First night stay in Rome.
No meals included.

Saturday | Day 2 | Fountains, Piazzas, and Highlights of Rome

After breakfast, we'll take a panoramic tour of some of the stunning sites of the Roman Empire and some of its most famous landmarks with our expert Rome City Guide and private driver. See the famous Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon (with internal visit), and Piazza Navona, among many others. After a delicious lunch in a Roman trattoria, we'll make our way to the Amalfi Coast. After check-in, you'll have some time to relax and unpack. Then, enjoy a tasty Benvenuto Dinner with the group and get to know your fellow travelers!
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Sunday | Day 3 | Amalfi, Ravello, and the Coast of Dreams

Today we visit the awe-inspiring coastal villages along the ‘Costiera’, including Amalfi, with its spectacular byzantine-style Cathedral, lovely shops, and characteristic piazza. We continue to Ravello for a group lunch in one of the most scenic and restaurants of the area. Enjoy some free time to explore the sumptuous villas clinging to the mountainside surrounded by fragrant lemon orchards or shop for the wonderful bright hand-painted pottery items. Visit the ruins of the 11th-century Moorish Villa Rufolo or walk up to the magical gardens of Villa Cimbrone, where flowers and luscious landscaping greet you at every corner. Enjoy a delicious dinner in a family owned trattoria with traditional local dishes!
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Monday | Day 4 | The Sun Always Shines on Positano

Enjoy half a day to relax and explore ~ it’s a vacation after all! ~ In the early afternoon we will leave for the bustling town of Sorrento, where you will be able to enjoy some free time to explore Sorrento’s lovely shops, boutiques, and explore the local artisans, especially known for hand-engraved wooden boxes. We then meet again at mid-afternoon and we’ll head up to the mountains to a family farm where you’ll learn to cook some regional specialties, taste some home-made limoncello, and of course enjoy them for dinner!! A truly enchanting place.
Meals included: breakfast, dinner

Tuesday | Day 5 | Luxurious Capri by Private Boat

Today we're off to one of the pearls of the Mediterranean: the Island of Capri. At your leisure, take a picturesque walk to the top of the island visiting the ancient remains of Roman Emperor Tiberius's Villa Jovis, passing by fragrant groves of chestnut, pine, lemon, and olive trees, and rose gardens spilling over elegant villa walls. Or, take a quick ride up to the old town of Anacapri, a less-touristy part of the island. The group gathers at the dock to continue a memorable boat tour around the island, during which you’ll have the chance to go into the Blue Grotto (extra charges apply – to be paid directly on site, and subject to weather conditions). We will also be able to take a swim in a quiet bay, away from crowds, with a refreshing glass of Prosecco. Enjoy dinner on your own.
Meals included: breakfast

Wednesday | Day 6 | Mozzarella & the Greek Temples of Paestum

Today we’re off to the surroundings of the town of Battipaglia, south of the Amalfi Coast, known for the production of the world's best gourmet Mozzarella di Bufala (made from water buffalo milk). We'll visit a local organic farm where you can see how this tasty cheese is made and enjoy a delicious lunch with the farm's specialties. We will then take a trip back in time, visiting the Greek temples of Paestum. These amazing structures are the standing remains of three major temples in Doric style, dating from the first half of the 6th century BC, a huge testimony of the Greek colonies in this area. These were dedicated to Hera, Apollo, and Athena. On our way back we’ll stop for a group dinner in a Pizzeria serving the region’s best piping-hot classic Neapolitan pizza.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Thursday | Day 7 | The Mediterranean-Chic Lifestyle

Free day to relax by the beach, explore the gorgeous boutiques and jewelry stores, shop for the brightly hand-painted vases and table tops, go for a hike up in the mountains on the various trails, or get a spa treatment. Then, float back down to earth and meet up for another scrumptious dinner with the group!
Meals included: breakfast, dinner

Friday | Day 8 | Volcanic Wines and Views over Pompeii

Today we're heading towards the infamous volcano whose eruption buried almost 2,000 people: Mt Vesuvius. Its unforgiving explosion, however, left behind a rich soil full of minerals where tenacious vines produce a light and floral wine. We’ll learn more about it during a private visit to a local family owned winery, where the friendly owners will tell us about the wine production and walk us through the vineyards. Group lunch and wine tasting featuring homemade local specialties. We continue our journey to the nearby town of Pompeii. Our expert local City Guide will walk us through the amazing ruins, telling us about what Roman lifestyle was about, visiting villas with wonderful frescoes, mosaics, and gardens, before the tremendous eruption of 79 A.D. Group dinner on the way back to the Amalfi Coast.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Saturday | Day 9 | The Essence of the Mediterranean

Aaaah.... take it easy today with an incredibly scenic and soothing boat ride along the coast, visiting hidden alcoves with deep blue waters. De-stress with a refreshing swim near a quiet bay. Group lunch along the way in a hidden restaurant that can only be reached by sea. We’ll pass the coastal towns of Praiano, the fiord of Furore, Sofia Loren’s villa at Conca dei Marini, Atrani, and Amalfi. Towels, refreshments, and water provided. Dinner on your own.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Sunday | Day 10 | Return to Rome

After check-out, we’ll begin our drive back towards Rome. Group lunch along the way in a local family-owned trattoria. Check-in Rome hotel for final night stay. Enjoy your final day at your leisure in this spectacular city, where discovery never ends.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Monday | Day 11 | Arrivederci! Until we meet and eat again!

Check-out from the hotel and ... Arrivederci! As hard as it may be to leave these beautiful sites, we hope to see you again very soon in incredible Italy!
Meals included: breakfast


What's included in the Jewels of the Amalfi Coast Tour:


  • 2 Nights in Rome + 8 Nights on the Amalfi Coast. A trip totaling 11 Days/10 Nights (Depart from the US on Thursday and return on Monday).
  • This tour begins and ends in Rome.
  • Small group travel: maximum of 12 travelers per group!
  • Fully escorted day trips with professional private drivers and full-time service of English-speaking Nada's Italy Italian Tour Director.
  • Meals included: all breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners (included meals are shown at bottom of the description for each day.)
  • Beverages included: bottled water, soft drinks (in limited amounts), coffee, and 2 glasses of wine per person (choice of red or white) with included lunches and dinners.
  • Destinations included: Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello, Paestum, Pompeii (itinerary & destinations may vary on time of year and weather conditions.)
  • Unique Experiences: wine tour of boutique winery, luxury boat tour to the Island of Capri, luxury boat tour along the Amalfi Coast (boat tours are contingent to weather conditions), cooking class at family farm, visit of Mozzarella di Bufala dairy farm, panoramic tour of Rome's landmarks, walking tour of Pompeii ruins (includes entrance ticket), limoncello tasting, visit to artisan shops in Sorrento, and much more.
  • Private Transportation for day trips and transfers in comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes Executive vans (does not include: transfer from and to the airport, airfare, or any other personal travel expenses).
  • A+ Rated Customer Service With Nada's Italy you can rest assured that your travel experience will be completely stress-free. Your personal Journey Coordinator will assist you with any additional services you may need, provide expert packing and travel advice, and answer any questions you may have before your trip.
  • Return Traveler Program: receive up to $800 credit per person towards any future trips you take with Nada's Italy!
  • No bag limit (many tour companies have a 1-bag limit per person).
  • Taxes & Fees: Local VAT taxes and government fees, City Tax, gas, highway tolls, city access licenses and permits, parking fees.
  • Staff & restaurant tips included (additional gratuities can be given at the sole discretion of each individual traveler).



What's Not Included in Tour Package


Trip price does not include airfare and anything that is not specified to be included. Price does not include any personal related expenses or travel-related expenses outside of the scheduled itineraries. The food & wine that is included is what is presented during meals.





Before you sign up, please note the following:


>     The first day of this tour is Friday (you will need to book your flight from the USA on Thursday to get to Rome on Friday). The last day of this tour is Monday (arrival in the U.S. is the same day of departure on your way back). Some tours start and end in different cities, make sure to book your flights accordingly.

>     Airfare is not included. Nada's Italy can assist with Business and First Class airfare. Please let us know if you need information about arrival and departure airport for this tour.

>     Reminders, hotel information, and arrival instructions will be sent only by email, please make sure we have your current email address.

>     Transfers to and from the airport are not included in the tour rate. Please contact us if you'd like to add transfers to your tour package.

>     You must be in good physical condition to sign-up for this trip. This is not a physically challenging trip, nonetheless, there will be a lot of walking uphill, downhill, walking over uneven pavement, and standing for extended periods of time.

>     Even though tips to staff and restaurants are included, it is suggested that you put aside approximately $100 (US) in combined gratuities for your driver & Tour Director for your trip (and any voluntary additional restaurant gratuities are at your discretion).

>     Nada's Italy strongly recommends that you purchase Travel Insurance for your trip. For suggestions on policies and a quote, please contact us.

>     You should know that air conditioning in Italy, as well as WIFI connection, are not always as reliable as they are in the United States.

>     The hotel staff assigns rooms to guests, some rooms may include stairs. A view is not guaranteed. As Nada's Italy works mainly with luxury historic inns and small upscale boutique hotels, rooms differ in size and layout. In general, Italian bedrooms and bathrooms are smaller compared to US standards. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom with shower and/or tub, hair-dryer, and basic toiletry set. Please contact us if you have specific requests/needs.

>     It is your responsibility to obtain the required documents to travel to Italy, please verify with your own country's travel laws and government agencies. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after your return date.

>     In the unlikely event your tour does not reach the minimum participation requirement of 6 travelers, we will work with you to choose another available tour or tour date. We will do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible.

>     Add extra nights and extend your stay in this amazing country. Contact us for a quote (subject to availability).


>     Please note: while we do our best to adhere to our published itineraries, they may be changed at the discretion of the  Tour Leader due to weather conditions and any other unforeseeable circumstances.

>     Unless stated otherwise, all rates are per person, based on double occupancy, land only, in USD, and subject to availability. Rates may vary by departure date and are subject to change without notice.  Nada’s Italy reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update rates, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice.


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