Walks Europe Italy Vesuvius Capri and the Amalfi Coast 2

Vesuvius, Capri and the Amalfi Coast / Self-Guided

8 days | From £775 | Self-guided,for 2 or more persons travelling together

This tasty and varied 'Italian Job' combines walking Vesuvius and on Capri as well as along the Amalfi coast too on the 'Path of the Gods'.


8 days | From £775 | Self-guided,for 2 or more persons travelling together

  • Climb Mount Vesuvius for panoramic views from the summit
  • Island hiking on Capri
  • Trek the 'Path of the Gods' to Positano
  • Explore the beautiful and fragrant landscape

This varied 'Italian Job' combines an explosive volcano walk, ancient history and culture, as well as coastal and island hikes. Ascend world famous Vesuvius for a stunning panoramic view over the Bay of Naples, and then travel by boat to Capri for an island walk and fantastic views back to Vesuvius.

A visit to the ruins of Pompeii is a must before travelling to the striking Amalfi Peninsula. Here, from the delightful town of Agerola, you'll enjoy four days exploring the fascinating coastline with its rugged sea cliffs and picturesque villages, including a hike on the 'Path of the Gods' to the colourful town of Positano.

Walking through fragrant landscapes where natural beauty has inspired many artists and poets is an experience to savour.

Italy Vesuvius Capri and Amalfi Coast Map
Day 1. Arrive in Naples
Depart UK. Arrive Naples.
Day 2. Take "Circumvesuviana" to Ercolano and ascend Vesuvius
Take the 'Circumvesuviana', a narrow gauge railway that runs around the base of Vesuvius to Ercolano and summit Vesuvius.
Day 3. Ferry to Capri for a day of island hiking and exploring
Taking the ferry over to the Island of Capri brings you to the port of Marina Grande. Here you will commence today's walk and hike up to the 16th Century Hermitage of Santa Maria a Cetrella.
Day 4. Visit Pompeii, then private transfer to Agerola
In the morning you take the "Circumvesuviana" from Naples again to bring you to the famous archaeological ruins of Pompeii.
Day 5. Walk to the Canyon of Furore
Heading out of Agerola, today is all descent as you follow a trail that will allow you to explore tiny chapels and hidden caves along the way.
Day 6. Walk to Valle dei Mulini and Ravello, returning to Agerola via Atrani and Amalfi
Your exploration of the delightful Amalfi coastal region starts with a walk along the path still used by mules to carry wood to the villages in this area. Here you will discover the 'Valle dei Mulini'. The trail then continues to the charming small town of Ravello from Scala.
Day 7. Hike the "Path of the Gods"
Your final day's walk is following what is the most famous walk in the entire Amalfi region, "The Path of the Gods". This wonderful, panoramic hike hugs and contours the coastline from above.
Day 8. Transfer to Naples Airport
Transfer to Naples Airport. Depart Naples. Arrive UK.

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  • Trip grade: B - Moderate
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Trip Code: TVES
  • Max altitude: Low (650m)
  • Accommodation: Hotel x 7 nts
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Departs: March until October
  • OVERSEAS JOINING POINT : Naples
  • IMPORTANT : Make sure your chosen holiday is guaranteed to run before you purchase your air tickets and make any other travel arrangements

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