Enjoy a taste of Italy’s sweet life during your customizable tour of the Amalfi Coast for seniors, highlighting the natural marvels and cultural splendors around the Bay of Naples. Indulge in gorgeous scenery and enjoy the immersive heritage, divine cuisine, fascinating history, and stunning architecture. Unwind at an organic orchard that offers insight into the lush flavors of the giant, local lemons. Embrace the sensational views of the coastline from a cliff-top trail that overlooks radiant...
Naples – Arrive in Naples with a Welcoming Pizza Making Class
The fast-paced and chaotic city of Naples has an unexpected charm that derives from its majestic history and stunning settings along the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The layers of the past will emerge from the preserved royal palaces, castles, and ruins that are scattered across the landscape. The National Archeological Museum displays artwork and artifacts that provide insight into the aesthetics of Greek settlements and Roman colonies, such as Paestum and Pompeii. The sweet scent of freshly baked sfogliatelle will drift out of the corner bakeries while the savory aroma of delicious Neapolitan pizza emanates from the restaurants across the city, preserving traditional flavors and exploring new and exciting combinations.
Your flight will land at Naples International Airport, where your private transfer will greet you upon arrival. The azure waters along the harbor will shine against the bustling streets of the city with yachts, fishing vessels, and sailboats. As you travel with your private transfer from the airport to your luxury accommodations that overlook the marina, you will be able to see the radiant past that incorporates Byzantine, French, Spanish, and Austrian rule, with foundations laid by Greek settlers in the eighth century BC.
In the evening, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby eager to introduce you to the quintessential flavor of Naples with a pizza-making class. You will enter a private kitchen where the ingredients will already be organized. The simple, fresh, and local combination of ingredients will balance the flavors and accentuate the quality of each item used. You will follow the instructions of your chef to make dough, create a savory sauce, and let the dish take shape. Your instructor will explain the history of pizza in Naples and its proud standing as a national symbol that is connected to the colors of the flag. The pizza will cook quickly in the woodfire oven and will fill the kitchen with the scent of crisp dough, garlic, and melted buffalo mozzarella.
Sorrento - Visit the Sensational City of Pompeii en route to Sorrento
Sorrento - Explore a Local Farm for a Cooking and Limoncello Lesson
Sorrento - Traverse the Amalfi Coast and Trek the Path of the Gods
Sorrento - Travel to Capri for a Day at Leisure Discovering the Island
Sorrento - Visit the Fascinating Ancient Greek Ruins at Paestum
Sorrento - Depart for Home
- Witness the splendor of Pompeii and the preserved aspects of ancient Roman life along the Bay of Naples during a private, guided tour
- Experience the majestic panoramas along the Amalfi Coast when hiking a portion of the Path of the Gods that connects Bomerano to Nocelle
- Discover the marvels of Amalfi during its days as a naval powerhouse on the Adriatic Sea that is captured in the grandeur of the gorgeous cathedral
- Embrace the beauty of Capri when strolling along the main town’s winding lanes and visiting the lavish artistic architecture, Villa Lysis
- Enjoy learning about the importance of fresh, seasonal, and local produce in Italy before crafting your own bottle of the famous liqueur Limoncello
- Visit the fascinating ruins of Paestum to view the largest Greek ruins on mainland Italy while offering insight into ancient Greek and Roman culture
- Indulge in the flavors of Naples with a private cooking class, teaching you the secrets of crafting traditional Neapolitan pizza
Enjoy the tranquil ambiance and charisma of rugged cliffs, charming villages, and elegant, azure waters during your 7-day, seniors tour of the Amalfi Coast. Traverse the famous road that hugs the coastal bluffs on one of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world. The wonderful cities along the Bay of Naples will introduce you to the authentic heritage of Italy and will provide insight into the preserved culture of Campania, taking you from Naples to Capri, and from Sorrento to Amalfi with guided tours, culinary instruction, and inspiring discoveries.
Your immersive exploration will begin with your arrival at Naples International Airport. With one night in Naples, you can experience the thrilling pulse of Campania’s capital city that emanates from the chaotic streets and an alluring, dynamic past. Traverse the historic center at your leisure before participating in a pizza-making class that offers the secrets to crafting the perfect Neapolitan pizza whether in a private kitchen in Italy or back at home. Before transferring to Sorrento for five nights, you will stop in Pompeii with a private guide for a sensational tour of the ancient city. Wander the excavated streets and unearthed homes for intimate images of life in the Roman colony before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Arrive in Sorrento with five nights of basking in the beauty of the city known as the Gateway to the Amalfi Coast. The charm of the bayside scenery will offer plenty of activities and countless wonders that will connect you to the genuine flavors of the region and authentic heritage along the peninsula. Visit a local farm with a guided tour of the lemon and olive orchards, and learn the art of crafting traditional Limoncello in addition to sampling the savory flavors of locally celebrated dishes that have been passed down through generations.
Traverse the symbolic beauty of the Amalfi Coast by visiting the eponymous city of Amalfi. Navigate the winding lanes, visit the golden strand of beach, and witness the fascinating cathedral before trekking a portion of the Path of Gods trail, where your transfer can meet you in Nocelle for an easier scenic hike, or in Positano for a longer, more challenging excursion. Spend time in Capri discovering the legendary beauty that has cast spells over Roman emperors and Hollywood starlets. With the day at your leisure to discover the towns, you can enjoy the picturesque views and visit the museums that possess signs of artistic history.
A half-day, guided tour of Paestum will unveil the deep roots of Greek history in the region that date back to the sixth century BC. Explore the plains of Campania with the option of visiting a farm to learn the process of making buffalo mozzarella. Before your tour of the Amalfi Coast finishes, you may extend your time in Italy and discover the treasures of the Emilia Romagna region or the epic history of Sicily. Make sure your perfect Italian vacation is an unforgettable one by seeing additional Italy travel ideas.
$1,920 per person (excluding international flights)
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