Turn epic expectation into legendary family fun during your custom tailored tour of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Legend comes to life as the family uncovers the ancient worlds of Pompeii and Paestum, and then toss pizza dough into the air and bite into the creamy texture of freshly made mozzarella cheese before your climb to the top of a medieval tower to witness the grandeur of Farnese marble statues. The landscape encourages you with stunning waters and dramatic mountains as your family journey...
Naples – Arrive in Naples and Enjoy a Family Friendly Introductory Tour
Naples is a city of bustling activity and historical grandeur at the edge of the Bay of Naples. Palaces and churches line the exuberantly colorful streets of Italy’s third largest city as the aromas of fresh espresso and pizza fill the elegant piazzas. French, Spanish, Austrian, and Byzantine culture converge across an Italy city with ancient Greek foundations. Your family will land at Naples International Airport where you will meet your private transfer at baggage claim, and your family will then enter the fast pace of the city. As you drive in, you will find charm in both the narrow lanes of historical neighborhoods and broad promenades along the harbor.
Your comfortable hotel will overlook the Bay with a view of the dramatic ramparts of Castel dell’Ovo, a structure whose foundations date back to the 5th century AD. The kids will marvel at the ship masts that they can see in the distance in the harbor and then will notice their proximity to an actual castle, which will begin your journey as a family with enthusiasm. Your guide will meet you at your hotel eager to introduce your family to a city often overlooked by visitors and passed through on the way to the Amalfi Coast. Your guide will point out the aquarium at the edge of the harbor, the oldest in Europe.
You will find the scent of fresh, flaky pizza dough emanating from the local, quiet trattorias around town as you wander along Via Benedetto Croce to reach Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, a square encircled a central obelisk erected by monks in the 17th century. Palazzo Petrucci frames the piazza to the left, and your guide will lead you inside the church to find the remains of the original 10th-century Romanesque structure. Your family will enjoy the first view of historical frescoes painted by Renaissance masters, including Caravaggio and Tiziano.
Naples – Explore the Majesty of Historical Naples and Relish a Pizza Class
Amalfi – Discover the Uniquely Preserved Streets of Ancient Pompeii
Amalfi – Delight in a Pastry Tour before Visiting Positano and Ravello
Amalfi – Learn the Art of Majolica Tiles and Witness the Emerald Grotto
Amalfi – See the Greek Temples of Paestum and Learn to Make Mozzarella
Amalfi – Relax in the Beauty of the Amalfi Coast with a Day at Leisure
Amalfi – Depart for Home
- Enjoy the art of pizza making as a family to engage in learning while also discovering the unique flavors of Naples
- Delight in a hands-on family art project in the town of Vietri as you embark on crafting a ceramic work, the art for which the town is famous
- View the natural glow of the Emerald Grotto, a secluded sea cave that shimmers like a gemstone
- Uncover the mysteries of Pompeii during a private guided tour of the city preserved in volcanic ash
- Witness the grandeur of the ancient world with a visit to the National Archeological Museum in Naples
- Indulge in the sweet flavors of Amalfi Town during a private morning pastry tour
- Venture to the oldest temples on mainland Italy at the Greek settlement of Paestum
- Bask in the creamy and delicious flavor of buffalo mozzarella during a tour of a cheese farm and factory
- Wander the Path of the Gods, a trail that crisscrosses the maritime mountains above the Amalfi Coast for a serene view and active exploration of the landscape
- Relish the tranquil gardens in the villas of Ravello, each offering unique flora and unforgettable panoramas of the Mediterranean Sea
Combine hands-on adventure with gorgeous landscapes during your 8-day family tour of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Listen to tales of pirates and erupting volcanoes, shape wet clay into a treasured plate to take home and wander the mountainous trails to linger in the majesty of historical villas. From the pebbled beaches to the labyrinthine streets of antique villages, your family will find splendor in the past, comfort in the present, and excitement in your discovery where the past and present meet.
Your flight will land at the international airport in Naples where your private transfer will greet your family and escort you to a luxurious hotel that overlooks the beautiful harbor. Your private tour will introduce your family to the rich antiquity of Naples in the historical city center. The next day, you will have a private tour the ancient art and culture of the city as you explore the Archeological Museum. Your guide will engage your kids with an elaborate scavenger hunt as you enjoy the famed works of the past.
In the afternoon, you will meet a private chef delighted to teach your family how to make pizza with a hands-on demonstration where everyone chooses the flavors they prefer. Travel next to the remarkable ancient city of Pompeii and discover the immensity of what has and has yet to be unearthed. You will then continue along the Bay of Naples until you reach the Amalfi Coast. Wake up the next morning to a treat with a guided breakfast tour of the pastries of Amalfi.
Your private guide will lead you along the western edges of the Amalfi Coast to visit the stunning towns of Positano and Ravello, the latter of which is known for its extravagant villas and incredible views. The next day, your family will continue exploring the villages of the Amalfi Coast. Wander along the neighboring streets of Atrani to learn the art of ceramics in Vietri sul Mare. At Conca dei Marini, the family boards a small boat to see the glowing verdant hues of the Emerald Grotto. Delight in the surprising Greek ruins of Paestum the following day as you journey to the plains of Campania.
Wander through the preserved structures and artwork before you visit a local farm that specializes in the production of buffalo mozzarella. The next day at your leisure to enjoy the majesty of the Amalfi Coast, and you will then take a ferry to the island of Capri to wander along the island. You can also opt to traverse the ancient pathway around the coastline referred to as the Path of the Gods. Conclude as your private transfer will meet your family at your hotel and escort you to the airport in Naples for your flight home.
$2,859 per person (excluding international flights)
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